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Outgoing Placement Students (Undergraduate)

What can you do in your placement year?

Students who are studying either International Business and Management or International Business and Modern Languages are required to spend the placement year overseas. However any student can choose to take a placement abroad. 

The benefits of a placement

ABS - benefits of a placement
  • Experience the “real world”
  • Gain transferable skills and academic appreciation
  • Enhance employability
  • Develop cultural awareness and the ability to integrate into an international environment
  • Improve or develop foreign language skills
  • Preparation for graduate employment

Aston Business School’s Placement Office

Aston Business School has one of the largest placement programmes in the UK with nearly 600 students on placement each year. We have been managing work placements, study placements and internships abroad for over 30 years throughout the UK, Europe and beyond and have a very active Placement Office dedicated to helping students find a professional placement.

Work placements/internships and study placements abroad can be based in English speaking environments or the local language (usually French, German or Spanish) depending on your degree programme.  

Contact details

Please contact the Placements team on 0121 204 4998, or email us at internationalplacements@aston.ac.uk

Placement Office
Aston Business School
Aston University
Aston Triangle
Birmingham
B4 7ET

Fax: 0121 204 3197

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