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Languages with International Business (Spanish) 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


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Develop fluency in Spanish and a second foreign language (French or German from any level or Italian from scratch).- Gain an excellent understanding of Spanish culture, society and economic context.- Develop critical insight into international business theory and practice.- Spend an optional semester at a European university and a 24-week work placement abroad.- Gain international business insights while expanding your foreign language skills – becoming a multilingual professional with great employability potential. Your optional study and work placements abroad help you develop the global skill set employers are looking for.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.You’ll acquire and apply international business knowledge while developing high-level skills in your main and secondary languages, as well as your cultural awareness. You’ll have the opportunity to engage with real companies to increase your employability potential. You learn through:- lectures and seminars, including with guest speakers- weekly sessions with Foreign Language Assistants to perfect your speaking skills- language modules taught in the target language- independent and directed study- presentations and group work- a variety of innovative teaching methods taught in state-of-the-art facilities- an optional semester abroad at one of our European partner universities- an optional 24-week placement in a Spanish-speaking country **Applied learning - Work 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 Spain.Not only is your placement a fantastic way to explore and get to know a different country, it’s a great opportunity to gain valuable international business experience and apply the knowledge developed throughout your studies. It also helps you develop your professional skills and Spanish 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 organisations. 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 businesses, and with our alumni. You’ll have numerous opportunities to network with them at events like our annual alumni event.

Application deadline

25 January

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Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 112

This must include at least 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent BTEC qualifications. You also must have an A level in Spanish or an AS level at grade C in Spanish. For example:BBC at A Level including an A level in SpanishA combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies, with an A Level in Spanish or AS level grade C in Spanish


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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

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

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    60th out of 124 6

    32nd out of 49 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    111 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69.0 69%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    110 52%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.50 90%



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