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