Business & International RelationsAston University
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- Birmingham (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Skills and Training
You will develop a knowledge and understanding of the nature of relations between states and also of the roles played by international institutions, other intergovernmental organisations, multinational corporations and NGOs.
Year one introduces you to key modules focusing on the international state system and to the structure and purpose of international organisations; you also learn about ethics and international politics.
Your second year covers theories and contemporary issues in international relations, security studies and the globalisation of the international political economy.
During the final year you will explore more specialised topics through the completion of an individual research dissertation and a range of modules covering topics such as the international relations of East Asia, US foreign policy, and the international relations between post Soviet Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.
You’ll study the theories, principles and underlying concepts of the main functions of management and develop a strong understanding of business models and processes. You’ll examine how strategic decision-making within organisations takes place, and develop the ability to recognise and analyse the economic, technical, financial, social and organisational parameters within which modern managers make decisions.Your career
Your placement year will give you the opportunity to apply your key skills and competencies within a real work-based situation.
The course is strongly geared towards increasing your employability since it is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required of professionals working in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Sample module options: The modules below are indicative only. When an offer is made, students will receive a detailed programme specification which forms part of our terms and conditions.
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Europe and the Making of the Modern World LP1016
Information Skills LP1012
Introduction to International Relations LP1021
Introduction to the European Union LP1065
People and Organisations BH1107
Principles of Financial Accounting BF1101
Economic Environment of Business BS1102
IT for Business BN1160
Foundations of Business Analytics BN1115
Introduction to Marketing Management BM1134
Year 2 Core modules:
International Relations Theories and Issues LP2001
Security Studies in a Changing World LP2021
The Politics and Policies of the EU LP2029
Research Methods in Political and Social Studies LP2006
Business, Government and Society BS2246
Business Policy BS2232
Business Game BN2225
Business Economics BS2240
Operations Management BN2216
Management Accounting BF2262
Compulsory placement year
Final Year Core:
International Relations Research Dissertation LP3009
Principles of Finance BF3351
Value Based Strategy BS3352
Choose 40 credits of International Relations from the options below:
The International Relations of East Asia LP3015
Religion and Politics of Contemporary Europe LP3016
Political Communication LP3018
The American Presidency LP3019
Nationalism & Political Power LP3020
Political Parties and Party Systems LP3024
Conflict and Politics in Contemporary Balkans LP3025
Contemporary Conflict LP3028
Diplomacy and Soft Power LP3029
The Far Right in Europe LP3030
The Challenges of Climate Change LY3031
Understanding Foreign Policy LP3033
Northeast Asia: From Conflict to Cooperation LP3034
Gender and Politics LP3035
Interest groups and lobbying LP3036
Regions and Regionalism in Europe LP3412
Contemporary Political Theory LP3416
Political Leaders: Case Studies and Comparative Perspectives LP3415
Choose 40 credits of Business modules from the options below:
Making Managerial Decisions using Accounting Information BF2210
Theories and Practice of Leadership BH3319
Consumer Research and the Customer Experience BM3345
International Marketing BM3309
International Operations BN3322
Global Working BH3393
International Business Economics BS3337