MSc Strategy and International Business


Aston University    Aston Business School

Full time September MSc 1 year full-time
Business & Management (5)

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The MSc in Strategy and International Business at Aston University offers a unique blend of strategy, management consulting, and international business. This programme equips you with the skills to analyze strategic situations and develop practical solutions for complex business problems. Ranked 1st in the UK and 13th in the world, this cutting-edge course provides a detailed understanding of strategy and its application in various business settings. You'll study modules on corporate and entrepreneurial strategy, advanced-level strategy, and strategy in an international business context. You can also tailor the programme to your interests by selecting modules from topics such as marketing, finance, and entrepreneurship. Entry requirements include a minimum 2:2 degree in a Business-related field, but applicants with non-business degrees and relevant work experience will be considered. Don't miss the opportunity to gain practical experience through consultancy projects and entrepreneurial opportunities. The course concludes with a Business Project or Dissertation, allowing you to apply your knowledge and skills to real-world business problems. With the chance to study abroad, undertake internships, and engage in global business challenges, this programme opens doors to a wide range of career options in strategy development, management consulting, and managerial roles.

About the course

A unique combination of strategy, management consulting and international business, our MSc Strategy and International Business can kick-start your career.

Course outline and modules

This course will equip you with the skills to analyse companies’ strategic situations and develop practical strategic solutions for complex commercial problems. You’ll learn the vital role middle managers play in implementing strategy and how you can make strategy work in practice.

Ranked 1st in the UK and 13th in the world (Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking, 2019).

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Entry Requirements

One of the following:

A UK honours degree, minimum Lower Second Class (2:2)
Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University
The degree should be within a Business related field e.g. Business Management, Economics, Entrepreneurship, or Accounting. Applicants with non-business degrees and/or relevant work experience can be reviewed by the programme director.

As well as:

Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee
An official academic transcript of your university grades to date
A completed application form




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Thais Richard, Customer Account Manager, Unilever

"Having the opportunity to choose a number of optional modules, really helped me to tailor my education to my specific interests"

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