Aston Business School is internationally recognised by top accrediting bodies and independent rankings for the quality of teaching and the employability of our graduates.

Accreditations

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ACCA

MSc Accounting and Finance is fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

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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’.

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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".

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BPS

MSc Work Psychology and Business is a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited postgraduate programme in Occupational Psychology (Stage 1).

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CIPD

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.

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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.

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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.

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TEF Gold

A new Government league table, The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), considered to be a game changer for UK universities due to its unprecedented emphasis on teaching quality and student satisfaction, has given Aston University a Gold award – the highest possible accolade. TEF, published on 22 June 2017, found that students from all backgrounds achieve ‘consistently outstanding outcomes’ at Aston, with very high proportions of students going into highly skilled employment or further study.