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International Business with German BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary*** Develop fluency in German and a second foreign language (French or Spanish from any level or Italian from scratch).* Gain an excellent understanding of German culture, society and economic context.* Develop critical insight into international business theory and practice issues.* Spend a semester at a European university and a 12-month work placement abroad.Develop critical insight into a range of topics related to the theory and practice of international business. At the same time, expand your German language skills, becoming a multilingual professional with great employability potential. 18 months studying and working abroad help you develop the global skill set employers are looking for.**How you learn**This diverse course employs a variety of innovative learning and teaching methods within the vibrant, dynamic setting of Sheffield Business School, an internationally-recognised centre of teaching excellence attracting students and academics from all over the world.**You learn through*** lectures and seminars * lessons in your target languages * debates and problem-solving exercises * individual and group work and presentations * formal and informal language practice, including support from a Foreign Language Assistant * case studies * international work placement (additional costs apply) * a semester at a European university (additional costs apply) * guided readings and electronic resources There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme.**Applied learning****Work placements**As part of your course you spend six months of your second year at one of our partner universities in the country of your additional language, plus 12 months on placement in an organisation based in a German-speaking country during your third year. You can apply for placements with international companies such as Bosch and Siemens.Your work placement is a great opportunity to gain valuable international business experience. It helps you develop your skills and language ability and significantly enhances your employability. You can apply for placements with a range of international companies based in Germany, such as Bosch or Keysight Technologies.If you study abroad, or do your work placement, in another European country there may be funding available through the Erasmus programme.**Live projects**Some modules allow you to participate in projects in collaboration with companies or experienced professionals from a variety of sectors.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,650per 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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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. For post A level language study, you must have an A level in German or AS level at grade C in German. For beginner level you need GCSE grade B or 5 in any foreign language, or equivalent. For example:BBC at A Level including A level GermanA combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies, and must include an acceptable foreign language qualification.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    67th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 50%

    89th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    60th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    34th

    17

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