The Business School
Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the third oldest university in Scotland and part of an elite group of six ancient British universities, which includes Oxford and Cambridge.
The University of Aberdeen Business School enjoys a prestigious academic pedigree and an enviable reputation for excellence in research in Business and Management Studies; placing it within the top three universities in the UK.
Overall, the University of Aberdeen is consistently ranked within the top 200 universities in the world and boasts 82,500 alumni located across 192 countries throughout the world with a 92% employability record. Alumni include five Nobel Prize winners and a number of leading practitioners within their fields.
The Business School currently hosts students from 45 countries and prides itself on the personalised, student-centred approach of its teaching staff. Students learn from innovative tutors and leading experts with research and professional management expertise who are at the cutting edge of contemporary, global business practice.
In addition to academic excellence, the Business School is focused on forging strong links with industry to ensure its students gain the specialised knowledge that a competitive business and employment market demands.
At the University of Aberdeen Business School, you will acquire the knowledge and skills you need to become a business professional while enhancing your career prospects.
You will learn from some of the top tutors in business education and benefit from engaging and innovative teaching methods throughout your studies, which will enable you to put theoretical knowledge into practice in a contemporary business market. Many of our academics are leading authorities in their field and are actively involved in international research.
Throughout your studies, you will benefit from valuable insights from the University of Aberdeen’s Honorary Executive Fellows who are established professionals working in the business sector. Their input ensures that the programme is aligned with the competencies and skills that industry demands so that the courses you study will always be industry relevant.
At the University of Aberdeen, students develop and showcase an exceptional range of skills and determination that enable them to excel in today’s competitive business world. We are proud of the track record of our alumni who have achieved outstanding success in the global workplace.
Supported Online Learning
You can study your programme entirely online. Our state-of-the-art learning environment is fully compatible with your laptop, tablet and every mobile device. This means you can access your learning materials, submit assessment work, communicate with your tutors and fellow students, and contact our support team easily; wherever you are in the world.
You do not have to attend a campus, and there are no set tutorials or lectures – you study when you want, where you want. And you will graduate with exactly the same qualification and certification as students studying on-campus at the university.
LOCAL STUDY SUPPORT
Wherever we can, we’ll arrange access to a range of study support sessions locally. These will be facilitated by our agents and representatives across the globe. These sessions will be informal drop-ins where you can meet fellow students and take part in discussion and group work.
We work with Meridian Centre for Leadership (MCL) to offer Masters-level face workshops in the Gulf, China and Hong Kong.
THE ABERDEEN EVENT
At least twice every year, the University of Aberdeen will host a special event where you can meet tutors, fellow students, and leading business practitioners in person. Attending these events is not compulsory, but if you do have the time to do so, it’s a great opportunity to meet up face to face.
Supported Online Learning
The University of Aberdeen Online’s programmes provide the flexibility needed to balance your learning with career and personal commitments.
Just as technologies are transforming business practice and markets, so it is transforming learning. At the University of Aberdeen Business School, we understand that technology can enhance learning at many levels, and are committed to ensuring that our students benefit from this. At the same time, we think that technology alone is not enough and that at the heart of learning lies communication and interaction at a personal level – people talking to people. We call the coming together of the latest technologies with increased levels of communication and interaction Supported Online Learning.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
- A learning experience that offers you more, not less than you would expect to receive on campus – more one to one support, more communication and interaction; a richer learning experience
- Unlimited one to one communication with your personal tutor – anytime – and access to back up from a support team at any time who will help you with every aspect of your studies
- Learning materials which are rich, interactive and specially designed for studying online
- Continual engagement with fellow students that stimulates creativity, debate and enriches everyone’s learning experience
- No restrictions on when or where learning or communication takes place; no need to attend classes and no set tutorial or lecture times
- Most importantly, all of this is brought to you within a single learning environment specially designed to meet the needs of the online learner – one that is easy to use and can be accessed from any device, anywhere
World-Class Study Platform
An innovative online learning environment delivering levels of support and interaction unmatched by any other business school.
Our study site contains all of the learning materials that you will need for your studies: simply log in to get started. You will benefit from the intuitive tutorial, collaborative studio and assessment areas, where state-of-the-art functionality will enable you to upload your work quickly and easily, receive invaluable feedback from tutors, and take part in discussions with your fellow students.
You will also have access to a range of dashboard features to help you organise your studies, which you can sync to your personal diary to keep on track with assessment deadlines and events.
Choosing to study at the University of Aberdeen Online puts you in control of your learning; our study site provides the interface.
Inspiring Interactive Content
You will be challenged to put your newly acquired skills, techniques and knowledge into practice from day one.
Our learning materials have been specially designed for the modern business professional. Their contemporary style and intuitive functionality enable you to engage with your studies whenever and wherever you choose.
Activities include investigating case studies, creating innovative business proposals, and completing reflective exercises, which will enable you to gain in-depth knowledge of best business practice in a global business environment.
You will also use a range of industry-standard technology, as well as take part in exciting team building simulations. By working collaboratively, you will emerge from the programme with a broad understanding of all areas of business from culturally diverse perspectives.
Ultimately, our learning materials will provide you with the opportunity to develop as a business professional; equipped and confidently able to address the challenges of contemporary business worldwide.
For a taster of the kinds of inspiring, interactive content you can expect to see while studying on one of our programmes, watch the animation for an overview of nine theories of leadership in under five minutes.
The University of Aberdeen Online offers the best option for you – study wherever and whenever you choose.
Studying online means that there are no set tutorials, seminars or lectures. You can work on your personal commitments, logging in to the study site at times that suit you, from any device, while on the move, at work or at home.
You will never be required to attend an examination, as all assessments are coursework based.
As our programmes are mainly delivered through asynchronous communication, you will have the freedom to consider your questions and comments fully, and your tutor will have sufficient time to provide you with detailed, meaningful feedback. You will also participate in live debates and discussions, which will be organised at a time that is convenient for everyone in the group.
Studying online does not mean studying in isolation.
As a University of Aberdeen Online student, you will receive unlimited, one-to-one advice and guidance from experienced tutors and a comprehensive student support service from our team of advisors who will provide additional assistance with any administrative, pastoral and technical issues you may experience.
Throughout the programme, you will receive tuition from subject specialist tutors who are experts in their field. There is no limit to the number of messages you can send and receive via our inbuilt messaging system, and your tutors and support advisors will respond within 24 hours, Monday to Friday.
In the modern business world, establishing a global network of professional contacts is invaluable to your success.
Throughout the programme, you will meet talented professionals from different industries, sectors and cultures around the world. By working collaboratively on group projects, team building exercises, and live debates in your online studio, you will broaden your outlook and understanding of all areas of business from culturally diverse perspectives, as well as develop a personal network of global contacts that lasts beyond the academic experience.
The University of Aberdeen Online provides the ideal way to work, connect and communicate in today’s global business world: network with students internationally and communicate across borders using contemporary business practice technology.
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