We are part of an elite group of business schools across the globe who hold the triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, and internationally recognised by top accrediting bodies and independent rankings for the quality of teaching and the employability of our graduates.
FT Top 100 European Business School
Aston Business School has been ranked in the top 100 European Business Schools by the FT.
QS Top 100 in the world for Business Studies
Aston Business School has been ranked in the top 100 in the world for Business to Management by the QS World University Rankings by subject
Honorary Mention, CIMA Global Excellence Award 2020
This award recognises academic partner institutions that achieve CIMA pass rates above the global average in the same calendar year.
MSc Accounting and Finance is fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
AACSB - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
AACSB accreditation demonstrates international and specialised recognition for business courses at bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level. It is perceived as ‘the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide’.
AMBA - Association of MBAs
In postgraduate business education, AMBA accreditation is perceived as "the highest standard of achievement". AMBA commits to develop standards in postgraduate management teaching worldwide. This accreditation is received only by the highest quality courses which have "the best standards in teaching, curriculum, and student interaction".
MSc Work Psychology and Business is a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited postgraduate programme in Occupational Psychology (Stage 1).
MSc Human Resource Management and Business is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and meets the requirements of the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HR.
EQUIS - EFMD Quality Improvement System
The main purpose of EQUIS is to increase standards in global management education. "EQUIS looks for a balance between high academic quality and the professional relevance". This accreditation stands for developing students managerial and entrepreneurial skills as we as sense of global responsibility.
Small Business Charter
We are a Small Business Charter holding business school, and were one of the first business schools to be awarded the Small Business Charter. This demonstrates exceptional dedication to helping improve links with and support the small business community.
Longitudinal Education Outcomes
Five years after graduating, employed Aston business graduates earn an average of £35,900 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2018)