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Business Management with a Modern Language 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

    05-OCT-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Businesses management professionals with language skills now more than ever to be able to navigate the international and globalised nature of contemporary commerce. So, if you want to rise to the challenge of living and working abroad or engaging international stakeholders then BA Business Management with a Modern Language could be the ideal entry route for you.This broad business management course offers you the opportunity to learn one modern language of your choice. You spend your third year studying abroad to experience a different culture and perspective on management, as well as improve your language skills.Being bilingual can widen your career opportunities and make it easier for you to secure a senior position in a global organisation.We offer a comprehensive language education to mastery level, covering vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing and speaking in preparation for your year abroad. We develop your practical language skills and you are taught intensively by a native speaker.Your business modules explore management from international, intercultural and ethical perspectives. Essex Business School has staff and students from all over the world, helping you to develop a global mind set for today’s interconnected world.Study topics will include:- international business environment- leadership in organisations- organisational behaviour- business strategy- leadership- human resource management- ethical business management- Your 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.Your second year allows you to take a deeper dive into business management theory and practise while also encouraging you to develop your skills as a modern languages practitioner.The third year of your BA Business Management with a Modern Language course is where your immersive languages experience really takes off. You will undertake this year as a year abroad, studying at one of our partners institutions in a country relevant to your chosen language. We have partners around the world in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, the Middle East, Hong Kong and Japan.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.This course is taught at Essex Business School. 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. Your modern language studies are delivered by the Department of Language and Linguistics which is a leading department in language studies.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,600per 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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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    39th

  • 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

    54th out of 124 5

    20th out of 33 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    109 51%

    94th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    42nd

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    84th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    114 56%

    25th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    21st

    14

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