Taught course

International Business

Aston University · Aston Business School

Entry requirements

This programme requires: a) A good UK honours degree (2.2 minimum), or equivalent for overseas students. As well as:

  • Two professional references, at least one of which must be from an academic referee.
  • An official academic transcript of your university grades to date.
  • A completed application form, available on our website

Months of entry


Course content

Programme Overvew

This MSc International Business focuses on the links between major business functions and their role in international business and commerce. Students will develop knowledge of the special requirements for successfully conducting business activities across national boundaries, alongside an understanding of relevant theories and their application in business. You will have an opportunity to visit one of our European partner institution. The study visit programme typically includes lectures by staff from the partner institution and company visits.

Outline of Programme

The programme covers core areas of international business, strategic management and business economics. The wide range of elective modules offered in addition enables students to develop skills in a specific business function linked to international business (finance, marketing, or operations management) or pursue other related areas such entrepreneurial strategies and business sustainability. Complete outlines for all modules are available online.

Information for international students

An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date is required. International students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English Language requirements. For full entry requirements please visit our website

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Aston Business School Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)121 204 3200