Masters in Management MiM

Masters in Management (MiM)

Study a flexible, affordable degree with a Triple Crown accredited (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS) business school.

Aston University empowers you to enhance your employability and tackle real-world problems with a curriculum enriched by strong links to industry.

Start date
September, January, May
Study mode
100% Online
24 months
Total tuition fees

Programme Overview

Our Masters in Management (MiM) programme is designed for aspiring professionals seeking to elevate their careers by mastering the art of leadership and innovation in the global business arena. From strategy and operations to marketing and accounting, this programme equips you for diverse career paths across multiple sectors. You will gain a global advantage with this future-focused programme as you develop in-depth, industry-relevant business skills.

Through real-world scenarios, you’ll be able to contextualise your studies and turn theoretical learning into practical know-how to solve business problems. You will learn to draw from many disciplines simultaneously to generate creative solutions for the domestic and international business marketplace.

Triple Accreditation: Aston Business School is proud to be among 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS.

Get the Aston Edge: Gain a competitive advantage through this integrated personal and professional development programme.

We’re amongst the best in the world for business: We’ve been ranked 66th in the world (and into the top 10 in the UK) in the 2024 QS World Rankings by subject for Business and Management Studies.

Register Your Interest

What You Will Learn

  • Strategic Business Insight: Gain a deep understanding of business strategy, operations, marketing, and accounting to navigate and lead in the global business environment.
  • Leadership and Management Excellence: Develop key leadership and management skills to lead teams, projects, and organisations towards success effectively.
  • Responsible and Ethical Business Practices: Embrace responsible management, sustainable business practices, and ethical decision-making in all business endeavours.
  • Digital Transformation and Entrepreneurship: Master the dynamics of digital business and entrepreneurship to lead in the digital age.
  • Personal and Professional Development: Through the Aston Global Advantage module, focus on personal growth and professional skill development relevant to the workplace.

Why Study Online With Aston University?

Aston Online offers various advantages, making it an appealing choice for prospective students globally.

Flexibility and convenience – fit your studies into your work/life balance.

Built for online – interactive, engaging, and purpose-designed curriculum available 24/7.

Affordable – spread the cost, pay monthly or in instalments, and earn as you learn.

Supported – dedicated student support and online tutors.

Expert tutors - Staff with industry experience and experts in their fields.

Empowering Creativity - complimentary full access to Adobe Creative Cloud tools for developing dynamic multimedia content and presentations through video, graphics and audio.

Transparency - Apply for free, with no hidden costs.

Ready for work and life – rigorous academic standards and curriculum focusing on the skills sought by employers (for now and the future).

Why Study Online With Aston masters in management mim
quote icon

My passion for my personal development through life-long learning was my driving force to pursue this programme.

I originally wanted the traditional in-campus study option, but that would mean quitting my job. At that time, I had assumed a mid-level management role in my company responsible for formulating objectives with top-level management and translating those objectives down into actions. This was an exciting and challenging role which I wanted to build experience in. Thus, I considered the online study option as it gives me the opportunity to learn and work concurrently.
Chidi Okafor, Aston University Online Student
Chidi Okafor Aston University Online Student

Career Prospects

The Aston Online Masters in Management (MiM) programme will equip you with the skills to succeed in various exciting career paths. Developed by expert faculty and experienced industry practitioners, this programme combines theory and practice, providing you with real-world insights and practical knowledge that will enrich your learning experience and prepare you to excel in the business world.

Our programme will help you develop the transferable skills that are highly sought-after by employers across diverse industries to give you a wider range of job opportunities so you can find the perfect fit for your goals and interests.

Aston graduates go on to excel in a range of roles and sectors—whether thriving in the world of business and academia or taking the leap from university into the life of an entrepreneur.

Recent graduates have gone onto roles including:

Customer Service Manager: Spearhead the development of service guidelines, oversee quality assurance, and lead dynamic customer service teams towards excellence.

Strategic Advisor: Deliver expert, unbiased advice to organisations, shaping their strategies for sustained success and long-term growth.

Digital Marketing Consultant: Design cutting-edge marketing strategies, leverage data analytics to refine campaign effectiveness, and stay ahead with the latest digital marketing tools and trends.

Corporate Client Manager: Serve as the crucial link between your company and its clients, fostering strong relationships and ensuring unparalleled client satisfaction through outstanding service.

masters in management career prospects

Programme Structure

Embark on a transformative journey with our Masters in Management (MiM) programme. Dive deep into the core functions and innovative strategies that will equip you to lead and succeed in any business environment.

Each credit of study is equivalent to 10 learning hours (e.g. 15cr reflects 150 hours of learning).

Optional modules are reviewed each year and may change to reflect the expertise of staff, current trends in research, as a result of student feedback, or demand for certain modules.

Stage - Taught
Stage - Dissertation

Entry Requirements

One of the following

* English language skills are assessed during admissions. If we need evidence of your English language skills, we may ask you to take one of the recognised tests such as IELTS.

Additional Requirements

You will also need to provide:

  • A professional reference
    • If you are a current student or recent graduate (within the last 2-3 years), we will ask for an academic reference
    • If you are currently employed and not a recent graduate, we will ask for a professional reference
  • An official academic transcript of your university grades to date
  • A completed application form.

Alternative Entry Requirements

  • We accept applications from candidates with relevant work experience who have not completed a graduate qualification.

    We take a holistic approach in evaluating applications. The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this programme for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.

    Please contact our Admissions Team for advice before applying at:

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.

Find Out If You Qualify

If you have any questions about your eligibility or the application process, please get in touch with the Aston Online Admissions Team:


Call: +44 (0) 121 824 6374 

Our office is open Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00 GMT

Contact Us

Register your interest

Don't hesitate to reach out! Our friendly admissions team is ready to answer your questions and offer personalised guidance on eligibility and funding options.

* All required fields must be filled out.

The information you provide will be used by Aston University to contact you about the University courses you may be interested in.

For anything outside of these purposes, we will obtain your consent. You are free to unsubscribe or change your contact preferences at any time by emailing If you choose to unsubscribe, this will only apply to receiving marketing communication on other courses or events. You will still receive communications in response to questions you have raised directly. The processing of your data is subject to the privacy notice and cookie notice. For further information, please visit