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Languages with International Business (French) 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

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

- Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.- Develop fluency in French and a second foreign language (German or Spanish from any level or Italian from scratch).- Gain an excellent understanding of French 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 French 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**The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Languages with International Business (French) 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 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 resourcesIn 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 spend six months of your third year at one of our partner universities and 12 months on placement in an organisation based in a French-speaking country.Our 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 international companies such as Orange Business Services, France and France Telecom.**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 : 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications exluding 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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