Masters in Business Management

Masters in Business Management

The Aston University online MSc Business & Management programme is designed for highly competent professionals and managers. The versatile business curriculum focuses on essential management principles and techniques. Students gain a wide range of skills that include developing marketing and pricing strategies, interpreting financial statements, and understanding strategy in tandem with innovation processes. Graduates of this programme are prepared to enter and excel in a range of professions across global business environments.

The Aston University online MSc Business & Management distance learning programme is open to students of all backgrounds and is perfect for a professional looking to get into management. This programme introduces essential management principles and techniques that are broadly applicable.

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How is Aston University's Online Business & Management programme different?

  • Relevant curriculum - Our online business degree curriculum is designed in collaboration with business leaders and academics with international industry experience. 
  • Affordable - Our programme is more affordable than other similar business programmes offered for international students.
  • Hands-on learning - Work on real-life projects to strategise, solve problems and gain relevant industry experience.
  • Prepare to lead - The masters degree in business management will prepare you to be an effective leader with an in-depth insight into how international business and global economy works. 
  • Make connections - As a student of our business management degree online, you will make lasting connections with Aston alumni and industry stalwarts.

International students must meet English language requirements. You may be eligible for an English proficiency waiver. Contact us for further information on how you can take advantage of our waiver policy.

Aston Online Business Management Degree Fast Facts

  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) - The duration of your course is dependent on your previous education levels and your work. This could reduce the number of subjects you study to gain your masters degree. Call our Enrolment team to discuss your options. 
  • 100 percent online and flexible - Our courses are delivered 100 percent online, on any device. Maintain work, family, and other commitments without the hassle of a fixed timetable.
  • Success coaching and support - You will receive individualised support from a Student Support Advisor.

Online Business and Management Course Curriculum

Aston University’s online business and management programme gives you the opportunity to choose a particular pathway from a number of options to tailor your degree to your professional needs. Pathways include:

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Finance

  • Global Business

  • Organisational Development

Below is the list of courses you will study during the Online Business and Management programme:

Strategic Management 

The aim of this module is to introduce the main concepts and thought processes in strategic management to enable students to analyse complex situations and make appropriate strategic recommendations.

The Economic Environment of Business

This module introduces students to fundamental concepts in economics to help them develop an economic perspective on business decision-making in a wide range of contexts and applications.

Operations Management 

The module aims to provide students with an understanding of the role of operations management and how it contributes to business competitiveness.

Accounting for Non-financial Managers

The module aims to enable students to understand and interpret a range of financial statements and other financial information organisational stakeholders use to aid decision-making in relation to the allocation of capital.


This module aims to help students develop the skills and competencies necessary to critically analyse organisational marketing options.

Organisational Behaviour 

The module aims to introduce students to human behavior in organisations and discuss organisational processes from the perspectives of individuals and organisations, as well as from different theoretical perspectives.

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Meet Our MSc Business & Management Programme Suite

Aston’s fully online MSc Business & Management suite offers programmes specialised to your professional ambition and goals. Not sure if this programme is right for you? Learn more about the other programmes in this suite.