We benefit from an extensive network of partner institutions, including some of the highest ranked business schools in Europe, such as Kedge Business School in France. We also have partnerships with universities worldwide, from Australia, to China, and USA to Singapore.
We believe that a work placement incorporated into your master’s programme can be hugely beneficial to your future career prospects. It will enhance your CV, extend your skills and allow you to build strong connections with industry professionals.
As part of this course you’ll have the opportunity to undertake a work placement. Select a company of your choice, in the UK or overseas, and spend from one month to 12 months gaining valuable insights into daily working practices, learning professional skills and further developing your understanding of business analytics and information systems.
Our students have been successful in gaining work placements in a wide variety of business sectors, both in the UK and internationally. Recent students have undertaken placements at a variety of prestigious organisations, including Porsche and Santander.
You’ll also have the unique opportunity to support start-up businesses and local SMEs with real-life business projects through our Aston Business Clinic. You’ll work to solve strategic problems and make a real positive impact to growing businesses.
Our careers team will assist you to find work placements and graduate positions. The team will also support you with writing a CV and learning interview techniques.
Trips and visits
Guest speakers regularly help deliver our course content with informative lectures related to their area of expertise and professional experience. These guest lectures are a great opportunity to gain an insight into the world of business analytics and information systems. You’ll learn how different companies operate as well as appreciate current issues and challenges faced by the industry.
We hold a variety of careers fairs and networking events throughout the year. You’ll have the chance to connect with numerous companies and discover a wide range of graduate opportunities. This will help you decide which is the best place for you to start your career.