Studying economics and management at Aston will equip you with both the theoretical and applied understanding you need to excel in your professional life. These skills will help you whether you’re interested in careers in different aspects of management or want to run your own business.
What you’ll learn
Studying this Economics and Management (Hons) degree from Aston University will give you an in-depth understanding of business and strategic decision-making, while developing both your analytical and quantitative skills. Knowledge of statistical and experimental methods used in economics is increasingly important for a successful professional career.
Theories, models and methods are brought to life through teaching that focuses on active learning and content that stresses real-world examples and applications. The placement year helps to equip you with highly relevant transferable skills that further increase your value in the graduate labour market.
The course will help you to understand the relationships between different parts of an organisation, and its interactions with the economic environment. Theories and frameworks in both management and economics education also develop your decision-making skills and your ability to manage teams effectively.
This course provides you with skills, theory and knowledge that can be applied to real world situations, and which will be beneficial to any career path, business or organisation. You will develop analytical, problem solving skills that will enable you to provide logical solutions to challenging business problems.
During the placement year, you will be able to develop your learning and showcase your skills in a real-life working environment, helping you to accelerate your employability.
Your communication will develop throughout this course through assignments that ask for economic and management theories to be written and communicated to a non-specialist audience, which will support your transferable skills.
Economics and management graduates are employed in a variety of settings including banks, consultancies, insurance and accountancy firms, charitable and not-for-profit organisations and government departments.
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
- Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)
- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
- Intermediate Macroeconomics
- Intermediate Microeconomics
- Business, Government and Society
- Business Management Simulation
- Corporate Financial Management
- Markets, Games and Strategy
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEconomics Management Studies View 943 other Bachelors in Economics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- BBB – standard offer
- BBC (with EPQ or Core maths minimum grade B)
- BCC (Contextual offer)
- 5 GCSE grades A*/9 – C/4 to include:
- GCSE Maths – grade B/5
- GCSE English Language OR English Literature – grade C/4
- IB: 31 points overall in the IB diploma with 5,5,5 at HL. Minimum score of 5 in Maths at Standard level.
International17400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
- UK students During placement year: £ 1,250
- International/EU students During placement year:£2,500
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.