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International Business and Economics (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
The combination of international business and applied economics on this International Business and Economics (Hons) programme from the Aston University provides a strong introduction to the world of business and a solid foundation for a career in international commerce, or as an applied/business economist.
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Overview

With the increasing globalisation of business and revolution in communications, no company can afford to ignore the international dimension.The international business component of this course aims to develop the knowledge and skills required for assessing and developing international strategies and operations of businesses. The economics component develops the skills required to make an assessment of the economic environment of companies and their strategies within the context of national and international environments.

This International Business and Economics (Hons) programme from the Aston University offers a double degree option. Achieve two degrees for the price of one, and study abroad at one of our partner institutions.

Career prospects

Our graduates are targeted by major global companies year after year. Many of our graduates are now working in roles such as International Procurement Trainee, Chief Operating Officer, Data Analyst, Tax Consultant, Foreign Exchange and MoneyMarket Dealer, Trade Fund Analyst, Policy Advisor, Audit Associate and Deal Assurance Manager at organisations such as Lidl UK, HSBC, GSK, Royal Bank of Scotland, PwC (PriceWaterhouseCoopers), General Electric, Mazars and EY.

Accreditation

Graduates can claim exemptions from the examinations of a number of professional bodies. 

At present exemptions are available from:

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      4 year with integrated placement year / 3 year course without integrated placement year option only available for international students

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Coursesinclude:

  • Introductory Accounting for Business
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
  • Mathematics for Economics 
  • Statistics for Economics
  • Introduction to Marketing Management
  • Applied topics in Economics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    93

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General Requirements

Typical offers: 

  • A Levels: AAB - ABB 
  • IB: 32 points overall in the IB diploma with 6,6,5 - 6,5,5 at HL. 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • UK/EU students - £1,250 during placement year
  • International students - £2,500 during placement year

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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