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Languages with International Business (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

- 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.- 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**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 German-speaking country**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 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 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 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

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. You also must have an A level in German or an AS level at grade C in German. For example:BBC at A Level including an A level in German A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies, with an A Level in German or AS level grade C in German.

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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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