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Course summary

Course description 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, and international managers have added advantages in the employment market. What you’ll learn Aston Business School’s International Business and Management BSc will equip you with a solid understanding of strategic management in international business. Discover how differences in culture can influence the way we do business and understand how to operate in challenging environments abroad, both through theoretical knowledge and practical experience. This degree has been developed in response to demand by alumni and our own advisory panel of international employers. It offers a core strategic management focus within an international business context. You will gain a solid foundation in your first year across a breadth of business topics before shaping your second and final years to concentrate your study on chosen specialisms. Real-world experience You will undertake an overseas placement, which can be taught in English, and you can also study a language at any level, from beginner to advanced, alongside your degree. This means you’ll graduate with a range of transferable business and management skills, as well as international specialism, overseas experience, and a number of professional exemptions depending on the focus you’ve developed during your degree. Key course benefits • Ranked 18th in the UK for graduate prospects - outcomes (business and management studies) Complete University Guide, 2023. • As part of your degree, you’ll undertake a professional placement overseas, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of your chosen subject area. • Ranked 28th in the UK for graduate prospects – on-track (business and management studies) Complete University Guide, 2023. • Business and management are ranked in the Top 30 in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2023. • This course is delivered by the triple-accredited Aston Business School – one of just 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation. Course details Modules For more information on this course and a full list of modules, visit the course page: Assessment method For more information on the methods of assessment on this course, visit the course page:


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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed which includes previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. Aston University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. If your qualifications are not listed here and you wish to check whether they meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the university.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £18250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees listed are for 2024 entry. For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/UK students and £2,500 for International students. For Home students: Tuition fees for UK/Home students may change in line with government policy. When undertaking a placement year, a placement year fee applies. For International students: The International students fee is a fixed annual fee for the duration of the Programme, except whilst on placement when a placement year fee applies.
International Business and Management at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS