Business Enterprise Development at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

Course summary

Want to learn by doing, set up a business, or develop your entrepreneurial skills to work in a large organisation? This course is for you. Course description Learn business by doing and experiencing it for yourself. On the BSc (Hons) Business Enterprise Development degree at Aston University, you will work in small project teams and larger learning organisations as part of the Team Academy Aston community to set up real projects and enterprises. Collaborating with your fellow team entrepreneurs, you will develop, sustain, and grow projects and enterprises that enhance your learning, make money, and deliver a positive impact to society. This innovative and practical programme is based on the Team Academy model of entrepreneurship education from Finland, and built on the following principles: Develop your entrepreneurial capacity and mindset through learning-by-doing. Experience the development of a real business that you own with a team of others. Determine your own learning focus and needs, supported by team coaches who are there to guide and help you develop. The course is delivered by Aston Business School which is part of an elite group of global business schools that hold the gold standard of ‘triple-crown’ accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. Key benefits

  • Recognised for quality – Aston Business School is proud to be among 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation
  • Gold standard teaching – Aston University was awarded Gold – the highest possible rating for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF, 2023)
  • Excellent prospects – Aston University was named runner-up in the University of the Year for Graduate Employment Award (Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide)
  • Entrepreneurial university – Recognised for our focus on entrepreneurship, Aston University was named outstanding Entrepreneurial university (Times Higher Education, 2020)
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:


• Year 1 – You will study modules in Enterprise Creation, Creating Effective Teams, Academic Effectiveness and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. • Year 2 – Modules will include Enterprise Management, Team Leadership, Applied Research and Developing Entrepreneurial Capability. • Year 3 – Enterprise Growth, Leading High Performance Teams and an Applied Research Project.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you are shortlisted, you will receive an interview invitation which will be conducted virtually or on campus. The virtual / in person interview is a compulsory element of the application process and no offer will be made without a successful interview being conducted first. When applying, please ensure you include an up to date email and telephone number as this is important information for us if you are shortlisted for interview. Further information about the interview and application process will be made available to you post-application. 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 this particular 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

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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.
Business Enterprise Development at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS