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Business, Management and Public Policy BSc (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Aston University is The Guardian's 'University of the Year' 2020.****Course outline**Our BSc (Hons) Business, Management and Public Policy course gives you a comprehensive understanding of business and management alongside an in-depth knowledge of social policy.As a business student at Aston, you’ll study the theories, principles and underlying concepts of the main functions of management and develop a strong understanding of business models and processes. You’ll examine how strategic decision-making within organisations takes place, and develop the ability to recognise and analyse the economic, technical, financial, social and organisational parameters within which modern managers make decisions.On the public policy strand of the course, you will investigate the economic, social and political forces which influence government decision-making, and which give rise to conflicts between the achievement of economic, environmental and social objectives. The course examines why governments take particular decisions in key policy areas (such as the economy, health, and the environment) and develop a detailed understanding of processes of policy making at global, national and local level of government. You will also study the nature of policy delivery and management by various organisations, such as healthcare organisations, local government, schools and businesses.**Key benefits**- As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement year, gaining valuable practical experience that employers demand.- Social Policy at Aston is ranked 7th in the UK for graduate prospects (Complete University Guide, 2021).- The ‘BSc (Hons) Business, Management and Public Policy’ course at Aston University scored 91 per cent for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey, 2020).- 100 per cent of students on the ‘BSc (Hons) Business, Management and Public Policy’ course said that they had the right opportunities to provide feedback on their course (National Student Survey, 2020).- Employed Aston business graduates earn £11,000 (40 per cent) more than the UK average, five years after graduation (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2020).- Business modules delivered by the triple-accredited Aston Business School – one of just 1 per cent of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBC - BBB

BBB: Standard offer // BBC: If student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B // BBC: Contextual offer (more details https://www.aston.ac.uk/undergraduate/contextual-offer-aston-ready)

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

The Aston international pre-master's programme is for international students who want to accomplish a postgraduate degree at Aston Business School.
Extensive support including help gaining work experience, free English language support and a range of scholarships to help talented international students.
Over 250 partnerships in around 45 countries with a range of high profile institutions across the world, plus an amazing global network of alumni.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 122 5

    34th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    126 59%

    52nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    55th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    113 54%

    46th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    15th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    60th

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