Aston University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course is designed to help you build a comprehensive understanding of the various functions of management and examine the major issues facing governments across the world, and the policies developed and delivered by governments and other organisations. Studying politics will deepen your understanding of the world. You will gain knowledge about the institutions, processes and concepts of politics as well as general insight into how these affect society, both in the UK, the European Union and worldwide. In Business, you will study the theories, principles and underlying concepts of the main functions of management and develop a strong understanding of business models and processes. You will 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.
For more information on this course and a full list of modules, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-and-politics-bsc-2021
For more information on the methods of assessment on this course, visit the course page: https://www.aston.ac.uk/study/courses/business-and-politics-bsc-2021
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBC - CCC||BBC: Standard offer // BCC: If student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B // CCC: Contextual offer (more details https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextual-offer)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD - DDM||DDD: standard offer // DDM: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B or: if the student is eligible for a Contextual offer (Please see this webpage for more details - https ://www2aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextuaIoffer) // The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three full A2 Levels.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma with Distinction / Merit in each module. Humanities, Social Sciences or Business Access course preferred, but other courses considered on an individual basis.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points||5,5,4 in 3 Higher Level subjects|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 and above are required, including English Language and Mathematics.|
All applications are considered on an individual basis and the whole application is reviewed carefully, including previous and predicted qualifications, experience, reference and your motivation to study the course. Whilst the grades listed here are our entry requirements, we understand that predicted grades are only an estimate. We will therefore consider applicants with predicted grades that fall below these entry requirements if the application is of a high standard. However, any offer made will not be lower than stated above. Entry onto our Foundation Year maybe offered as an alternative to the degree course if lower entry grades are achieved. 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.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|