Quick fact

  • You can earn a double degree.
  • You will study in multiple countries

What will I learn?

**Course description**Our four-year BSc International Business and Management course, with an integrated placement year, offers a core strategic management focus within an international business context and has been developed in response to demand by graduates and our own advisory panel of international employers. 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 which gives international managers an added advantage in the employment market.You will gain a solid understanding of strategic management in international business. You’ll discover how differences in culture influences the way we conduct business and understand how to operate in challenging international environments. We recognise that a number of applicants have not studied languages to an advanced level, but may desire the skills to operate in an international business arena. This degree enables you to study International Business and Management purely in English, with the third year spent studying and /or working in an overseas, English-speaking environment.Our recent graduates have been successful in securing roles at well-known companies such as House of Fraser, Müller, WHSmiths Europe Travel Retail and Ernst & Young in roles such as Employee Relations, Assistant Brand Manager, Training and Communications Manager and Graduate Recruitment.**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• BSc International Business and Management at Aston achieved 97% Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey• The opportunity to incorporate language studies as part of your degree• Five years after graduating, employed Aston business graduates earn an average of £35,900 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2018)**Course details**- Year 1 - Your first year will include studies in International Perspectives which will give you a strong foundation. Although this degree does not include any language modules in your first year, you’ll have the option to include a language from scratch, or at an advanced level 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.- Year 2 - From the second year onwards, this degree offers a great deal of flexibility for you to begin tailoring your degree. The core modules will allow you to specialise in the economics of international business, and gain vital skills in communicating effectively across cultures. You will learn about the relationship between business, government and society, and put your knowledge into practice in a virtual business simulation. The remaining modules are chosen from broad subject streams, including Accounting and Finance, Economics, Marketing and Languages.- 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 - During your final year you’ll continue to study your specialist area(s), developing your knowledge and skills in international strategies, management decisions and solving business problems. The remaining modules are chosen from broad subject streams, including Accounting and Finance, Economics, Marketing and Languages.

Which department am I in?

Aston Business School

Study options

Full Time (4 Years) - multiple study locations

Tuition fees
£15,950.00 (US$ 21,858) 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.