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Year of Entry 2019/20
BA (Honours)

Languages with Tourism (French)

Full-time Languages

Get ahead in the tourism industry and spend 18 months abroad, including a work placement year in one of your two target language countries.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
International: Our tuition fee for international students starting full-time study in 2019/20 is £13,250 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200.
How long will I study? 4 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 112
What is the UCAS code? R1N8
When do I start? September
Placement available? Yes

Course summary

  • Develop critical insight into the theory and practice of tourism management.
  • Learn two languages and prepare yourself for work in the global economy
  • Study and work abroad and gain hands-on experience of the international tourism industry.
  • Gain understanding of the language, culture and economic context of your two target countries.

Expand your language skills, whilst gaining critical insight into a range of topics related to the theory and practice of tourism management, necessary to become a multilingual professional. Study and work abroad for 18 months, developing transferable skills on an international level and giving you a competitive advantage upon graduation.

Student view

Watch student Helen Stringer talk about what it’s like to study this course.

How you learn

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

This 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 which attracts g students and academics from all over the world.

You learn through

  • a semester of overseas study in our European partner universities
  • an eleven month placement year abroad
  • lectures and seminars, with guest speakers
  • courses taught in the target language
  • independent study
  • presentations and group work
  • a variety of innovative teaching methods
  • state-of-the-art facilities at Sheffield Business School

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 will spend 11 months on a work placement in a relevant organisation based in one of the two languages you study. Your placement is a great opportunity to gain valuable international tourism experience. It helps you develop your skills and foreign language ability and significantly enhances your employability. You will have the opportunity to apply for placements with international companies such as Location Vacances Express (Champigny sur Marne), Animal Box (Paris) and Toluna SAS Levallois-Perret.

Networking opportunities

We are proud of our links with our alumni and you will have numerous opportunities to network with them. You will also have the chance to meet other students and professionals from across Europe on your placements.


Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in

  • tourism
  • multinational corporations
  • international affairs
  • translation
  • education

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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Location

Howard Street
Sheffield
S1 1WB

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Equipment and facilities

On this course you work with

  • multimedia digital language laboratories

Entry requirements

All students

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 French or an AS level at grade C in French. For example:

  • BBC at A Level including an A level in French
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels, EPQ and general studies, with an A Level in French or AS level grade C in French

GCSE

  • English Language at grade C or 4
  • Maths at grade C or 4

You can find information on making sense of UCAS tariff points here and use the UCAS tariff calculator to work out your points.

• Access - an Access to HE Diploma with at least 45 credits at level 3 and 15 credits at level 2. At least 15 level 3 credits must be at merit grade or above, from a QAA-recognised Access to HE course, or an equivalent Access to HE certificate.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.

If you do not have any of the qualifications above but have relevant experience you are welcome to discuss potential opportunities with the admissions tutor.

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. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

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


Modules

The modules for 2019/20 may vary to those given below, which are for academic year 2018/19.

You will spend your third year on placement.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (French) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (French) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
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: Foreign Language Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: International Tourism Business Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
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%
Module: Tourism Management: Principles And Practice Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 40%
60%

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (French) Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (Generic) Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: French (Abroad) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Generic (Abroad) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Managing Visitor Attractions Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Tourism, Development And Society (Overseas) Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls French Stage 4 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls French Stage 5 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (French) Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (French) Part 2 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Exam:
&:nbsp; 100%
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: Foreign Language Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Media Relations In Travel And Tourism Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Sustainable Tourism Planning Credits: 20.00 Assessment: Coursework:
Exam:
&:nbsp; 50%
50%
Module: Uls Stage 6B French - Part 1 Credits: 10.00 Assessment: Coursework:
&:nbsp; 100%
Module: Uls Stage 6B French - 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 undergraduate study in 2019/20 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, postgraduate pre-registration 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

£13,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year)

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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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