Combining Business Management with Modern Languages and cultures gives your degree a global focus.
We work with industry bodies and potential employers to ensure the Business Management (Modern Languages) degree is relevant in a rapidly changing business environment, to enable you to develop skills and knowledge that are highly prized by employers and prepare you for a global career with business expertise and language skills.
You do not have to have studied a modern foreign language at A level, although we look for aptitude and commitment to language study.
You will learn both individually and in groups, through a mixture of practical skills sessions, lab work seminars, workshops, and language classes with access to virtual language laboratories, and Simulated Learning Environments. You will also have the opportunity to meet exchange students at weekly language cafés to chat in the languages that you are studying.
By the end of the degree, you will be ready to embark on your journey as a global citizen, with the potential to enter a substantial number of different roles across a wide spectrum of industries and public services.
This course is accredited by the CMI (Chartered Management Institute). You will have the opportunity to subscribe to CMI membership in your final year which will give you a Level 5 certificate in management from the CMI as well as Foundation Chartered Manager Status.
Opportunities for further study at Master and Research level are also available.
- Topics Likely To Be Covered
You will develop your skills in the principles and practice of business management by studying modules such as:
• Key Skills for Business
• The Global Context of Organisation
• Managing in the Digital Age
Language taster sessions are offered in year one to allow you to try out a range of languages before committing to one language from a choice of Mandarin, French, German, or Spanish. You will also gain an insight into the cultures of the language you are studying.
You will have the option of studying a year abroad which will further enhance your language skills and broaden your understanding of the business culture of your host country.
Alternatively, you can undertake a Year in Industry, with a year’s work placement in a chosen industry. Gain real-world industry experience, network and collaborate with business thinkers and practically apply your theoretical knowledge in the workplace.
With the support of our Employability team, you can decide on your preferred placement route during your first year of study.
- Intended Start Date
- Sept 24 / Jan 25
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