What will I learn?

**Aston University is The Guardian's 'University of the Year' 2020.****Course outline**Our BSc (Hons) Business and International Relations course gives you a comprehensive understanding of business and management alongside an in-depth knowledge of contemporary politics in a global context.As a business student at Aston, you’ll study the theories, principles and underlying concepts of management and develop a strong understanding of business models and processes. You’ll 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, providing you with a solid starting point for your future career.On the international relations strand of the course, you’ll get an introduction to the international state system and to the structure and purpose of international organisations, such as the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) and NATO. You will develop a knowledge and understanding of the nature between states and also of the roles played by international institutions, other intergovernmental organisations, multinational corporations and NGOs.**Key benefits**- As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement year, gaining valuable practical experience that employers demand.- 95 per cent of students studying international relations courses at Aston agreed that they had been able to contact staff when they needed to (National Student Survey, 2020).- Employed Aston business graduates earn £11,000 (40 per cent) more than the UK average, five years after graduation (Longitudinal Education Outcomes, 2020).- Business modules delivered by the triple-accredited Aston Business School – one of just 1 per cent of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditation.

Which department am I in?

School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,950.00 (16,46,810) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Aston Triangle,

Birmingham,

B4 7ET, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

ABB in three A levels subjects which must include one science subject from Biology or Physics. Excluded Subjects: We welcome the following subjects as an additional A level, but not as one of the core three A levels - General Studies, Critical Thinking, Citizenship Studies.Resits: We welcome applications from students who have tried to improve their examination grades by taking a maximum of one set of resits. We treat these applications in exactly the same way as other applications. However, if you have had more than one attempt at improving your grades, your application will be considered on an individual basis and we reserve to make an amended (higher) offer, or not make an offer.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Aston University

Aston University is one of the leading career-focused universities in the UK, dedicated to providing real-world experience to all students.

  • University of the Year (Guardian 2020)
  • Outstanding Entrepreneurial University (THE Awards, 2020)
  • Scholarships for international students
  • Located in Birmingham (the UK’s second largest city)