Aston University International Business
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, where international managers have added advantages in the employment market.
This degree offers a core strategic management focus within an international business context and has been developed in response to demand by alumni and our own advisory panel of international employers.
4 year with integrated placement year / 3 year course without integrated placement year option only available for non-EU students
UCAS Code: NNC2
A Levels: AAB – ABB
IB: 35/34 points. Minimum scores of 6, 6, 5 at Higher level. Minimum scores of 5 in English and Maths at Standard level
BTEC, Access & other: BTEC Extended Diploma DDD. Access to HE students are eligible to apply for this course.
5 GCSE grades A*- C including:
GCSE Maths – grade C/4
GCSE English – grade C/4
Please note that General Studies does not contribute towards the UCAS points requirement but is welcomed as an additional qualification.
Tuition fees: £9,250 (£1,250 during placement year) for UK/EU students. £14,630 (£2,500 during placement year) for International students (2017).
Subject guide & modules
You will study a range of topics, designed to give you a solid foundation for your business degree. For the second and final years you are asked to select two subject areas on which to concentrate your study. At least one of these must be International Management or International Communications for Business.
Your first year will include studies in International Perspectives to provide a strong foundation for your second and final years. Although this degree does not include any language modules in your first year, you have the option to include a language from scratch or at an advanced level within this year 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. If you wish languages to be a more significant part of your degree, you should apply for the BSc (Hons) International Business and French/German/Spanish – IBML programme.