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Year of Entry 2018/19
BA (Honours)

Languages with International Business (Spanish)

Course in clearing
Full-time Languages

Prepare for an international business career and spend 18 months abroad, including a work placement year in one of your two target language countries.


Places available in clearing

Apply for a place on this course starting in 2018. Call us now on 0330 024 6390.

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Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year) †
International: £12,750 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 4 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 80 UCAS points through Clearing
What is the UCAS code? R4N1
When do I start? September
Placement available? Yes

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 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 Spanish 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.

Student View

Watch student Jake Varty talk about what it’s like to study on this course.

How you learn

Watch course leader Cristina Lopez-Moreno talk about this course.

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 resources

Course leaders and tutors

Cristina Lopez-Moreno
Cristina Lopez-Moreno
Senior Lecturer In Spanish Language And Spanish Studies

Senior Lecturer

Applied learning

Work placements

As part of your course you spend six months of your second year at one of our partner universities and 12 months on placement in an organisation based in a Spanish-speaking country

Your 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 a range of international companies based in Spain, such as the Keysight Technologies, Oxford University Press Spain or the large Spanish hotel chains.

Live projects

Some modules allow you to participate in projects in collaboration with companies or experienced professionals from a variety of sectors.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • international management
  • foreign direct investment
  • international enterprise
  • international strategy
  • regional integration
  • global supply chain management

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus

City Campus

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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City Campus map
Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Adsetts library

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • high-tech multimedia digital language laboratories and computer facilities

Entry requirements

All students

GCSE Maths and GCSE English Language at grade C or 4.

80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. Must include a qualification in Spanish.

If you don't meet these criteria you may be qualified for our BA Languages with International Business (Spanish) with Foundation Year.

Additional information for EU/International students

If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page.

For details of English language entry requirements (IELTS), please see the information for 'All students'.


Modules

The elective modules shown below are examples of modules you may be able to choose from.

You can take an optional placement in year three.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Generic) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Generic) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Spanish) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Spanish) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Economics For Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Foundations Of International Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (Generic) Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (Spanish) Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Generic (Abroad) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Managing International Business (Overseas) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Multinational Enterprises And Foreign Direct Investment Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Spanish (Abroad) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Spanish Stage 4 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Spanish Stage 5 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Placement Year Credits: - Assessment: &:nbsp;

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Generic) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Generic) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Spanish) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Spanish) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary Issues In International Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Global Supply Chain Management Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Stage 6B Spanish - Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Stage 6B Spanish - Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time study in 2018/19 is £9,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

† If you are studying an undergraduate course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.

International students

Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2018/19 is £12,750 per year.

During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.

We offer a range of scholarships and awards for international students. Find out more.

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Financial support for home/EU students

How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.

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Additional course costs

This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.

Additional costs for Languages courses (PDF)

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Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.

 

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