International Development Management at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

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Course summary

Are you ready to become a versatile development leader, equipped to drive positive change in the global community? Course description The BSc (Hons) International Development Management programme at Aston University has been designed with your future in mind. You will gain expertise in management practices tailored for development contexts, a deep understanding of global development systems and policies, and a critical perspective on the challenges faced by disadvantaged regions. This pioneering programme combines development studies, management, political science, sociology and history, providing you with a versatile, cross-disciplinary skill set. You will be taught by staff who have practical and research expertise in international development and who constantly update their teaching based on how the practice of international development evolves. The integrated placement year will provide you with invaluable real-world experience, preparing you for a range of roles within the international development sector and beyond. Key course benefits

  • Recognised for quality – Aston Business School is proud to be among 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation
  • Experiential learning – Experience learning by doing with innovative modules like the award-winning EuroSim module
  • Gold standard teaching – Aston University was awarded Gold – the highest possible rating for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF, 2023)
  • Earn more – Our graduates are among the highest paid in the country, earning on average £36,100 five years after graduating (Longitudinal Educating Outcomes, 2023)
  • We know our stuff – Aston University was ranked 9th overall in the UK for International Relations (Guardian, 2024)
  • Safe in our hands – We were ranked top 5 in the UK for 'graduate prospects - on track' (Politics; Complete University Guide, 2023)
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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 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.

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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 Development Management at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS