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Aston University expands its suite of online programme offerings with Keypath Education

03/05/21   |  
Sat Jandu, Associate Director of Marketing

LONDON – March 5, 2021Aston University announced this week it’s launching seven additional online programmes, offering a range of in-demand industry-based skills to support working professionals who are unable to attend campus. The additional programmes will educate leaders by combining high-quality course content with the convenience of tech-enabled online learning, in partnership with Keypath Education Europe.

“We have built up a close working partnership between Aston University and Keypath Education Europe, which has concentrated on being excellent in all that we do.  Together we have designed and delivered online programmes which have exceptional satisfaction from participants and very high progression and outcomes. We want to offer this opportunity to a wider group of professionals.” Professor Helen Higson, Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Aston University. Keypath Education Europe designs and delivers market-led tech-enabled online degrees, preparing busy professionals for the future of work. The company has been Aston University’s online programme management partner for four years, providing course development, student recruitment, operations, and student support.

“We are immensely proud of our growing partnership with Aston University. This week, we are expanding our joint online offering with seven new postgraduate degrees,” said Patrick Klein, Managing Director of Keypath Education Europe. “Translating the on-campus experience into quality online learning is our prime focus. We are pleased to see exceptional satisfaction rates for our online programmes. Our students benefit from a diverse mix of domestic and international students, creating fantastic cohort dynamics and unique networking opportunities. Naturally, all our new programmes will build on our strong partnership and replicate an equally rewarding online experience. Every module crafted as part of the Aston Keypath partnership has gone through a rigorous six-months course design process, creating an interactive and collaborative experience for our students. Colleagues across Aston and Keypath are true innovators in this space and have set a high standard for online delivery. Our new Online MSc Business & Management suite and Online MSc Business Analytics suite offer flexible programme options designed for diverse skill sets and an evolving global economy. The choice created by our new programme suites ensures that our postgraduate offering is very focussed on learners’ goals and desired skills.” 

The expansion of the MSc Business Analytics suite and MSc Business & Management suite has been developed to serve an increasingly emergent audience of full-time working professionals that are unable to attend campus. Students will gain relevant, specialised knowledge and practical experience needed to elevate their confidence and career. The curriculum highlights topics including accounting, entrepreneurship, marketing, global ethics, organisational behaviour and strategic management.

The MSc Business Analytics suite includes MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics and MSc Management & Analytics. The MSc Business & Management suite includes MSc Business & Entrepreneurship, MSc Global Business Management, MSc Management & Finance, MSc Management & Innovation and MSc Management in a Digital Economy. These new online programmes will be offered under the Aston Business School, which is triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS.

About Aston University, Birmingham, UK

For more than 60 years, Aston has garnered respect and has been recognised for its excellence in producing graduates with the skills which business needs. Aston University Online is targeted to professionals and individuals who have established themselves in their fields and want to work towards the next step in their careers.  An online degree from Aston University carries with it the same reputation for academic excellence and career-ready focus that employers desire.  Aston Business School is part of an elite one percent group worldwide to be recognised with triple accreditation from AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS for providing the highest standard of academic experience for its students.  This latest top-100 position reflects Aston University's business studies across both undergraduate and postgraduate levels of study.  Aston's mission is to be the U.K.'s leading university for business, enterprise, and the professionals, where original research has a positive impact on the world around us.

About Keypath Education

We partner with world-leading universities to design purposeful online post-graduate programs that deliver the most career-relevant skills to solve global and social challenges. Our experienced global team gives us a breadth of diversity and data, allowing us to respond to future of work trends quickly, innovate ahead of the curve, and ensure the student's success is at the heart of all that we do. We have a global reach, with offices and partners in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

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For more information contact:
Ashley McGuire
Sr. Corporate Communications Manager
Keypath Education
ashley.mcguire@keypathedu.com