Aberystwyth Business School measures itself and excels against the service delivery and product excellence "gold standards" of the UK university sector. We are not the type of business school where your lectures will be with hundreds of other students and you are unknown to the taff throughout your time at university. Class sizes at Aberystwyth are small, and you will be known to us personally within the first few weeks of joining us. We have a great mix of UK and international students from many different countries, and you will find it easy to mix and make friends with other students from a broad range of backgrounds and cultures. The result: Aberystwyth is regularly voted in the Top 5 Universities in the UK for student experience and student satisfaction.

Reputation

Aberystwyth University is a long-established traditional UK university, with an outstanding academic reputation. An Aberystwyth University master's degree will be recognised by employers internationally, and will be an asset to you throughout your future professional career. At Aberystwyth Business School, we identify the key areas of importance for our current and future students. The result is regular and exceptionally high accolades, including the UK government's Teaching Excellence Framework Gold award in 2018, The Times University of the Year for Teaching for an unprecedented two years running in 2017 and 2018, and 90% overall student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey in 2018.

Accommodation and your Guarantee

You’ll want guaranteed accommodation, ideally in close proximity to the Aberystwyth Business School. Great news, you get precisely that. Aberystwyth Business School is located at the heart of the University's main Penglais Campus, and there is plenty of parking. You can walk to Aberystwyth town centre in 15 minutes, or you can use the regular bus service to and from the town centre.

Teaching and Learning

Aberystwyth Business School is renowned for the quality of teaching and learning and the cultural experience of studying management and finance. Staff are drawn from academia and the private sector to give students a cutting-edge view of business theory and practice. Whilst we delight in being small, and punching above our weight, our staff are very proud of what they consistently achieve. Our students recognise the benefits of curriculum flexibility and highly focused discipline coverage - we don't teach you peripheral subjects, we focus on the absolute fundamentals; those fundamentals that will deliver the outcomes that are important to you: contemporary understands, outstanding professional competence, and employability.

Learning Resources

With electronic access to all the learning resources you’ll ever need, over 1400 networked PCs, and a wireless internet connection in every room, you’ll never struggle to find the information you want when you are trying to complete an assignment. £4.5 million has been spent renovating the teaching facilities in the past year, creating world-class learning facilities. If you like turning the pages of real books you’re in luck too. Aberystwyth Business School is located next to the Hugh Owen Library where all the University's books and journals are held. Less than five minutes walk from the Penglais Campus is the National Library for Wales, a copyright library that holds an edition of every book or periodical published in the United Kingdom (6 million +).

Employability

We understand that studying a degree is part of a longer-term professional career. As well as achieving your degree, for the best start in the business world, you need to have the most up-to-date skills and techniques. Our teaching covers the fundamentals of management and finance, with an emphasis on applied knowledge supported, where relevant, by accreditation from professional bodies. Graduates have gone to work for numerous prestigious establishments, including multinational organisations, SME’s and public sector employers. Students are supported by a careers officer, an alumni network and professional classes throughout their degree to make the transition to a fulfilling career.

Scholarships

We have numerous generous scholarships and bursaries. See our degrees for specific details and eligibility!

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

MSc

Aberystwyth University Business School

MSc Finance provides a broad range of specialized theoretical and practical knowledge and skills that will underpin a future career in the financial sector. ... [+]

By registering for the MSc Finance, you will gain a thorough understanding of international financial markets, financial institutions, and financial instruments. You will study equity instruments, bonds and other fixed-income instruments, derivatives, and risk management. In corporate finance, you will build an in-depth understanding of the financing options available to companies and their tax implications, the choice of a company’s capital structure, evaluation of the company’s cost of capital and its relevance to investment decisions, measurement and evaluation of financial performance, and dividend policy.

To underpin your study of financial instruments and financial markets, you will be encouraged to develop an independent capability to design and estimate appropriate models for the analysis of financial data. The programme also includes advanced coverage of econometric methods and practices that are used to model financial data, with an emphasis on the design, estimation and evaluation of appropriate econometric models using econometrics software.... [-]

United Kingdom Aberystwyth
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Aberystwyth University Business School

The MSc International Business and Marketing provides a broad range of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills that will underpin a future career in international ... [+]

By registering for the MSc International Business and Marketing, you will develop a thorough academic understanding of management theories and methods, with a strong emphasis on marketing strategy and management. You will study international strategy and financial management. The programme includes coverage of human resource management and organizational behaviour. You will also study, in-depth, key concepts, mechanisms and issues in transnational commercial law. The marketing specialism examines the theories, concepts and techniques of global and international marketing, including motives for international expansion, market selection and entry, management of communications and customer relations in international markets, and international branding.... [-]

United Kingdom Aberystwyth
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Aberystwyth University Business School

The MSc International Business Management offers you the skills and knowledge required for a successful career in international business, with an emphasis on strategic an ... [+]

By registering for the MSc International Business Management, you will study management theories and methods in depth, and you will gain a strong academic and practical understanding of individual and organizational behaviour. You will specialize in international strategy, financial management, marketing strategy, and operations management including the international supply chain: an increasingly important aspect of business opportunities worldwide. You will also study, in depth, key concepts, mechanisms and issues in transnational commercial law.

You will examine the forces that shape the international business environment and its impact on the operations and strategic outlook of international companies. The programme also covers the institutional structure of the international economy and examines how trade and financial flows are supported by international economic institutions. Throughout the programme, you will apply your learning to contemporary case studies in international business.... [-]

United Kingdom Aberystwyth
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Aberystwyth University Business School

The MSc in International Finance provides a superb opportunity for you to gain expert knowledge of the forces that shape and move the global economy. ... [+]

By registering for the MSc International Finance, you will gain a thorough understanding of international financial markets, financial institutions, and financial instruments. You will study equity instruments, bonds and other fixed-income instruments, derivatives, and risk management. In corporate finance, you will build an in-depth understanding of the financing options available to companies and their tax implications, the choice of a company’s capital structure, evaluation of the company’s cost of capital and its relevance to investment decisions, measurement and evaluation of financial performance, and dividend policy.

In the area of international capital markets, you will study foreign exchange markets, and you will develop an understanding of the complex factors affecting the movement of capital in a globalized world. To underpin your study of financial instruments and financial markets, you will be encouraged to develop an independent capability to design and estimate appropriate models for the analysis of financial data.... [-]

United Kingdom Aberystwyth
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Aberystwyth University Business School

The MSc Management and Finance is designed for participants who want to carry a sound grasp of business finance into a career in management. ... [+]

By registering for the MSc Management and Finance, you will study management theories and methods in depth, and you will gain a strong academic and practical understanding of individual and organizational behaviour. You will study international strategy and operations management including the international supply chain: an increasingly important aspect of business opportunities worldwide. The programme also includes coverage of human resource management and organizational behaviour.

In recent times, the terms on which businesses can access credit and finance have become more stringent and more difficult to predict. It is crucial for business managers and entrepreneurs to develop a sound and sophisticated grasp of all aspects of business finance. In corporate finance, you will build an in-depth understanding of the financing options available to companies and their tax implications, the choice of a company’s capital structure, evaluation of the company’s cost of capital and its relevance to investment decisions, measurement and evaluation of financial performance, and dividend policy. You will also study equity instruments, bonds and other fixed-income instruments, derivatives, and risk management.... [-]

United Kingdom Aberystwyth
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Aberystwyth Business School
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