What will I learn?

**Course description**Our four-year BSc Business & Management course, with an integrated placement year, will give you a comprehensive understanding of the various functions of management, whilst allowing you the opportunity to focus your studies within specific areas. You will develop the breadth and depth of knowledge required by managers in the 21st century.This degree provides you with the theoretical knowledge base and practical management skills to ensure that you are fully prepared for the demands of senior management. With its combination of broad-based and specialist knowledge alongside the placement year, this degree offers a route into general management as well as specialist areas such as accounting, marketing and market research, administration, banking and finance/economics, human resources and operations management. Our recent graduates have been successful in securing roles at well-known companies such as Samsung, Amazon, The Royal Bank of Scotland and Jaguar Land Rover in roles such as UK Corporate Marketing Grad Scheme, Ecommerce Graduate Programme, Risk, Restructuring & Conduct Graduate and Marketing sales and service graduate.**Key course benefits**• As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of your chosen subject area.• Five years after graduating, employed Aston business graduates earn an average of £35,900 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2018)• Tailor your degree by selecting subject areas to suit your own business interests**Course details**- Year 1 – You will study a wide range of management related subjects designed to ensure you have a broad foundation and knowledge of management. You’ll consider the economic, financial, human and legal issues managers deal with, and learn the tools and techniques they use to resolve them.- Year 2 - You will study a range of core modules including the Business Game, and the Professional Manager. The remaining modules are chosen from broad subject streams, including Accounting and Finance, Economics, Marketing, Law and Operations Management.- Year 3 - This is when you will undertake a professional placement or choose an international study opportunity at one of our partner institutions. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students.- Year 4 - In your final year you’ll study a core Strategic and Management module, with the remainder being chosen from broad subject streams. This allows you to continue with a deeper understanding of your existing specialisms or broaden your studies further.

Which department am I in?

Aston Business School

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,950.00 (US$ 21,533) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

20 September 2021


Main Site

Aston Triangle,


B4 7ET, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have SAT (Reasoning Test) with a minimum of 600 in each section or a min score of 26 in the American College Test (ACT) plus one of the below: at least 3 APs (min score of 4) - this is the preferred option as it would be closest to A levels and involves the student taking AP or college prep classes; at least 3 subjects in SAT Subject tests with a min of 600 in each - for those who don’t have access to the AP test (or some other honours/college prep classes). Engineering and Science subjects will require specific subjects, but students from any stream can apply for courses in Aston Business School.

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