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International Business with Spanish with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Course summary*** Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.* Develop critical insight into the theory and practice of international business.* Gain an excellent understanding of the Spanish language, culture, society and economic context.* Spend a semester at a Spanish university and an 11-month work placement in a Spanish-speaking country.This exciting degree enables you to develop critical insight into a range of topics related to the theory and practice of international business. Expanding your Spanish language skills in parallel, you will become a bilingual professional with great employability potential. Your 18 months in Spain will also help you develop transferable intercultural competencies and the global skillset employers are looking for.**How you learn**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) International Business with Spanish course, or you want extra preparation before starting degree-level study. You share the first year with other Sheffield Business School foundation year students, then move on to the degree.This 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 which attracts students and academics from all over the world.**You learn through:*** a semester of overseas study in one of our Spanish partner universities* an 11-month placement year in a Spanish-speaking country* lectures and seminars, with guest speakers* Spanish modules taught in the target language* independent study* presentations and group work* a variety of innovative teaching methods* state-of-the-art facilities at Sheffield Business SchoolIn the foundation year, you'll study wider business topics, while specialising in your chosen subject area. You'll learn useful skills such as academic writing, work in diverse teams and learn to utilise a wide variety of data sources. In doing so, you'll fully prepare yourself for undergraduate study.**Applied learning****Work placements**As part of your course you will spend 11 months on a work placement in a relevant organisation based in Spain.Your placement is a great opportunity to gain valuable international business experience. It helps you develop your skills and Spanish language ability and significantly enhances your employability. You will have the opportunity to apply for placements with international companies such as Meli Hotels International or Keysight Technologies.**Networking opportunities**We are proud of our links with UK and international businesses and with our alumni. You will have numerous opportunities to network with them.

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.

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UCAS Points : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:CC at A LevelMPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

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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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