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International Business and Management BSc (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course description**Our four-year BSc International Business and Management course, with an integrated placement year, offers a core strategic management focus within an international business context and has been developed in response to demand by graduates and our own advisory panel of international employers. The study of international business is more important than ever. Technological, political and economic developments mean that daily business transactions can be conducted on a global scale which gives international managers an added advantage in the employment market.You will gain a solid understanding of strategic management in international business. You’ll discover how differences in culture influences the way we conduct business and understand how to operate in challenging international environments. We recognise that a number of applicants have not studied languages to an advanced level, but may desire the skills to operate in an international business arena. This degree enables you to study International Business and Management purely in English, with the third year spent studying and /or working in an overseas, English-speaking environment.Our recent graduates have been successful in securing roles at well-known companies such as House of Fraser, Müller, WHSmiths Europe Travel Retail and Ernst & Young in roles such as Employee Relations, Assistant Brand Manager, Training and Communications Manager and Graduate Recruitment.**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• BSc International Business and Management at Aston achieved 97% Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey• The opportunity to incorporate language studies as part of your degree• Five years after graduating, employed Aston business graduates earn an average of £35,900 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2018)**Course details**- Year 1 - Your first year will include studies in International Perspectives which will give you a strong foundation. Although this degree does not include any language modules in your first year, you’ll have the option to include a language from scratch, or at an advanced level as an extra-curricular option free of charge. Languages can be included from scratch or at an advanced level in your second and final year.- Year 2 - From the second year onwards, this degree offers a great deal of flexibility for you to begin tailoring your degree. The core modules will allow you to specialise in the economics of international business, and gain vital skills in communicating effectively across cultures. You will learn about the relationship between business, government and society, and put your knowledge into practice in a virtual business simulation. The remaining modules are chosen from broad subject streams, including Accounting and Finance, Economics, Marketing and Languages.- 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 and EU students.- Year 4 - During your final year you’ll continue to study your specialist area(s), developing your knowledge and skills in international strategies, management decisions and solving business problems. The remaining modules are chosen from broad subject streams, including Accounting and Finance, Economics, Marketing and Languages.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 15,600per year

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A level : BCC - BBB

BBB: Standard offerBBC: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade BBCC: Contextual offer (Please see this webpage for more details - https ://www2aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextuaI­offer)

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    133 61%

    45th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    64th

    20

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