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Economics and Management 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

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Aston University is The Guardian's 'University of the Year' 2020.**Course description** Our four-year BSc Economics and Management course, with an integrated placement year, provides you with the skills, knowledge and experience to enhance your profile in the graduate job market. This course looks at different aspects of economics and management, combining them to enable you to excel in your professional life and broaden your career options.The course will provide you with the skills to enable you to analyse how changes in the economic environment affect business organisations, therefore making more informed decisions. You’ll also develop practical management skills that will enable you to effectively manage and lead a team. You’ll develop a theoretical and an applied approach to the world of business economics, understand how macroeconomics underpins everything we do, while getting down to the detail with microeconomics in specific business cases. Our graduates from BSc Economics and Management typically find employment in the fields of economics, management, finance and education. Our recent graduates have been successful in securing roles at well-known companies such as Barclays Investment Bank, KPMG, HMRC and Ernst & Young in roles such as Trade Capture Analyst, Technology Consulting Graduate Scheme, Graduate Tax Scheme and Transfer Pricing Analyst.**Key course benefits**• As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of your chosen subject area• Aston Economics graduates earn a median salary of £27,700, one year after graduation (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2020)• Understand the real world implications behind the theory of economics and why it is so relevant in today’s climate• Economics at Aston is ranked Top 20 in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2020)• Economics is ranked 13th in the UK for graduate-level employment 15 months after graduation. (Guardian University Guide, 2021).**Course details**- Year 1 – You will study a wide range of modules designed to ensure you have a broad foundation and knowledge of management. You’ll consider the economic, financial, human and legal issues managers deal with and the tools and techniques they use.- Year 2 – You will start to specialise in economics and management subjects. The modules will lay a solid foundation towards your final year studies. In addition to developing a good understanding of theories, there is also emphasis on the application of theories towards understanding how businesses and economies operate. Subject areas include Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Markets, Games and Strategy.- Year 3 – This is when you will undertake a professional placement or choose an international study opportunity at one of our partner institutions. This year is compulsory for all UK students.- Year 4 - The final year continues with further specialisation in economics and management, with a strong emphasis on the application of theories towards understanding and enhancing the functioning of businesses and economies. Subject areas include International trade, Environmental economics and Entrepreneurial economics.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,400per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBC - BBB

BBB: Standard offer //BBC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B //BBC: Contextual offer (Please see this webpage for more details - https://www.aston.ac.uk/undergraduate/contextual-offer-aston-ready)If the student is presenting Level 3 Core Maths at minimum grade B, this is acceptable in lieu of GCSE Maths B/5.

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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

    36th out of 80 12

  • 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 233
    117 53%

    43rd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86.0 86%

    18th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    51st

    23

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