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Business Management and Language Studies BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

If you want to become multilingual so you can work and live abroad or work with stakeholders from a variety of nationalities then BA Business Management and Language Studies could be the course for you.This broad business management course gives you the chance to learn two modern languages of your choice while you study management at one of the UK’s best and most culturally-diverse business schools.Speaking multiple languages can widen your employability opportunities and enrich your travel experiences.Through your business management and language studies degree you will gain an intensive, comprehensive language education, covering vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing and speaking. You can study one of your languages to mastery level and develop your practical language skills through classes taught by native speakers.Your management modules take a global, intercultural and ethical perspective. Essex Business School is home to staff and students from all over the world, providing an international education for today’s globalised world Your modern language studies are delivered by the Department of Language and Linguistics which is a leading department in language studies.We champion responsible management and ethical business practices; you join a school not just committed to excellence in business education and social science research, but an intellectual community working to make business better. We don't just prepare you for a successful career; we'll help you shape the kind of world you want to live in.Study areas include:- international business environment- leadership in organisations- organisational behaviour- business strategy- human resource managementYour first year focuses on the business management area of your degree and introduces you to the main functional areas of business, including accounting and marketing. This gives you flexibility to work in any area of business management after graduation. You will also start your language studies with your two language options.Your second year allows to to take a deeper dive into business management theory and practise while also encouraging you to develop your skills as a modern languages practitioner. You will also deepen your language studies and improve your spoken, written and reading proficiency.In your final year, you have the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice by completing an in depth, independent research project or dissertation. This gives you the chance to further develop vital employability skills in areas of research, time management and critical thinking. Your language skills will now be reaching advanced and proficiency skill levels.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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A level : BBB

If Portuguese is taken as the major language, an A-level pass (or equivalent) in Italian, Spanish or Portuguese or first language level fluency in Italian, Romanian or Spanish is required.

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 122 2

    14th out of 33 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    107 50%

    90th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    73rd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    76th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    132 63%

    15th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    7th

    16

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