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International Business with German BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

- Develop critical insight into the theory and practice of international business.- Gain advanced skills in the German language.- Understand the cultural, social and economic contexts of your chosen language.- Spend an optional semester at a German university. - Complete an optional 24-week work placement in a German-speaking country.Expand your language skills alongside your understanding of international business – preparing you to become a multilingual professional. There’s an option to study and work abroad for 18 months, developing transferable skills and giving you a competitive advantage in the international employment market.**How you learn**At every level of this course you’ll have the opportunity to acquire and apply an array of knowledge relating to international business. You’ll develop your German language skills and cultural awareness to a high level. You’ll engage with real companies through placement and projects to increase your employability.**You learn through**- lectures and seminars, with guest speakers- weekly sessions with Foreign Language Assistants- German modules taught in the target language- independent and directed study- presentations and group work- an optional semester abroad- an optional placement year abroad**Applied learningWork placements**As part of your course you have the option to spend at least 24 weeks on a paid work placement in a relevant organisation in Germany.Not only is your placement a fantastic way to explore and get to know a different country, it’s also a great opportunity to gain valuable tourism industry experience and apply the knowledge developed throughout your studies. It also helps you develop your professional skills and German language ability – significantly enhancing your employability. **Live projects**In addition to the optional 24-week work placement, you’ll also undertake Highly Skilled Employment projects in each academic year. You’ll apply your learning alongside your language skills, working with local, national and international companies. You’ll also learn from the experiences of other students, as part of our wider Languages Community.**Networking opportunities**We’re proud of our links with UK and international tourism-related businesses, and with our alumni. You’ll have numerous opportunities to network with them at events like our annual alumni event.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,995per 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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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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