International business & economics bsc

Aston University
En Birmingham (Inglaterra)

£9.250 - ($7.839.086)

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Tipología Bachelor's degree
Inicio Birmingham (Inglaterra)
Inicio clases Septiembre 2017
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Birmingham (Inglaterra)
  • Inicio clases:
    Septiembre 2017

In the drive for globalisation, companies are seeking out graduates who thrive in international settings. This course combines rigorous economics with real-world relevance and focus on international business.

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Requisitos: Entry requirements A Level Entry: AAB/ABB BTEC Extended Diploma: DDD


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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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comienzo Sep-2017
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Inglaterra
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¿Qué aprendes en este curso?

Business Economics
International Business


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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. 

The combination of international business and applied economics on this programme 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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You will study a range of topics, designed to give you a solid foundation for your business degree.

Year 1
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting 
  • Introduction to Management Accounting
  • Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
  • International Perspectives in Organisations
  • Law for Business
  • Introduction to Marketing Management
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Principles of Operations Management
  • Information Technology for Business
  • Introduction to Micro Economics
  • Introduction to Macro Economics
Year 2You will develop your understanding of economics, the international business environment and the international operations of business. Compulsory modules are:
  • Strategic Finance
  • Business Policy
  • Business Game
  • Business, Government & Society
  • International Business Environment
  • International Business Economics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Econometrics I
  • Introduction to Econometrics II
  • Emerging and Transitional Economies
  • Regional and Urban Economics
Year 3 You will spend this year in professional placement or you may choose to take up an international study opportunity at one of our partner institutions. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students.

See placement year section or find out more about the Aston placement year.

Final YearThis year focuses on the implications of managing the major functions of finance and marketing within the international context, the application of economic theories in understanding international business, analysing policy and carrying out economic research.

All students take this core module:
  • Strategic Management*

You will then choose from the following economics-oriented modules:
  • Economics of Business Organisations
  • Economics of Multinational Enterprise
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Competition Policy: Theory
  • Competition Policy: Practice 
  • Applied Econometrics and Forecasting
  • Macroeconomic Policy
In addition you will choose from the following international business oriented modules:
  • Derivatives
  • International Finance
  • International Marketing*
  • International Operations*
Further modules:
  • Innovation*
  • Business Ethics
  • Managing Information Technology in a Global Context
  • Economics of Entrepreneurship
  • International Trade
  • Optional language modules at Intermediate or Advanced level
*double module