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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Year 1 Core modules:
Becoming a Social Scientist
From Social Problems and Public Policies
Introductory Accounting for Business
Introduction to Organisational Behaviour
Introduction to Marketing Management
Economic Environment of Business
Critical Policy Analysis
Business, Government & Society
CSI: Crime, Subversion and Injustice
Welfare States and Welfare Change
You will spend this year in a 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.
Principles of Finance
Value Based Strategy
Choice of modules from:
International Migration and Policy
Ageing, Society, Policy
Learning to Labour: Education and Society
Challenges of Climate Change
The Citizen and the State
Work, Organisation and Society
Racism, Class and Gender
Contemporary Social Movements
Corporate Power in a Globalised World
Theories and Practice of Leadership
Psychology & Work
Consumer Research and the Customer Experience
Effective Project Delivery
Learning, Training and Development in Organisations