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International Business and Modern Languages German and Spanish BSc (Hons)

Aston University, Birmingham

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UCAS CODE: NR24

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course description**Our four-year BSc International Business & Modern languages course, with an integrated placement year, offers a unique structure which sets it apart as a market leader for students who want to study business and languages together. You’ll learn how to manage international relationships and develop leadership skills for cross-cultural working. The course is a blend of target language and English-led modules focusing on business in a global world.As you learn about business and economics in the target language(s) of your choice, you’ll not only be able to acquire the language skills needed to communicate effectively in the target language speaking countries, but you’ll also develop the intercultural awareness needed to work and communicate effectively in the global market. The business modules that are taught in English will enable you to gain a wide perspective on international business and management, including social responsibility and ethical practice in professional contexts. Our modules are constantly updated to ensure they remain relevant in our fast-changing world. You’ll develop essential social and cognitive skills to enhance your employability, such as adaptability, problem solving skills, interpersonal skills, and creativity.When you graduate you’ll be ready for the challenge of a business career, either in the UK or abroad. Your business expertise, cultural awareness and linguistic proficiency will be of particular value to companies operating in international markets and to multinational companies. Our recent graduates have been successful in securing roles at well-known companies such as Deloitte (Geneva- Switzerland), Crédit Mutuel Nord Europe (France), Ford Motor Company (Germany) and Nestlé (Switzerland) in roles such as Tax and Audit, Credit Analyst, Financial Analyst and Mergers and Acquisitions Adviser.**Key course benefits**• As part of your degree you’ll undertake a professional placement, gaining valuable practical experience in the field of your chosen subject area• BSc International Business and Modern Languages at Aston achieved 96% Overall Student Satisfaction in the 2018 National Student Survey• Unique integrated degree, where you will learn about languages and business side by side, learning about business in your chosen target language • Five years after graduating, employed Aston business graduates earn an average of £35,900 (Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO), 2018)**Course details**- Year 1 – You will study modules in Organisational Behaviour, International Business Environment and Language skills. This will help you to identify your customers, how businesses can be organised, how to understand financial information and how businesses take account of the world’s governments. - Year 2 – In the second year you will study subject areas including Business Analytics, Emerging Market Economies, Operations Management, Politics and Society, German and Spanish Language skills II, International Business Environment and Culture and Conflict.- Year 3 - This is when you will undertake a professional placement or choose an international study opportunity at one of our partner institutions. This year is compulsory for all UK and EU students.- Year 4 – In your final year you will study International Finance, Strategic Decision Making, International Marketing and Global Working, German and Spanish language skills III and International Business Environment.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,600per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BCC - BBB

BBB Including A levels in both German and Spanish: Standard offerBBC Including A levels in both German and Spanish: If the student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade BBCC Including A levels in both German and Spanish: Contextual offer (Please see this webpage for more details - https ://www2aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/contextuaI­offer)

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University information

Aston University, Birmingham

  • University League Table

    43rd

  • Campus address

    Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, Birmingham, B4 7ET, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 123 5

    26th out of 36 5

    45th out of 48 5

  • Entry standards

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    133 61%

    45th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    64th

    20
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    15th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    114 54%

    37th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    36th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    38th

    17

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