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Year of Entry 2019/20
BA (Honours)

Languages with Tourism (French)

Course in clearing
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.


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Apply for a place on this course starting in 2019. Whether you have your results or not, apply by calling 0330 024 6390 today.

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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: £13,250 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? R1N8
When do I start? September
Placement available? Yes

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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. Erasmus funding may be available to support costs for overseas study.

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

There are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme.

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

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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

GCSEs Maths grade D or 3 and English Language grade C. Equivalencies are accepted.

80 UCAS points, including 48 points from two A levels, or equivalent, or an alternative qualification such as an Access course. You must have at least one A level (minimum grade E), one AS level (minimum grade C) or one GCSE (minimum grade B) in one of your chosen programme languages.

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.

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 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (French) Part 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Exam
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Generic) Part 1 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (Generic) Part 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: International Tourism Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 1 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Linguistic And Academic Studies Part 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Tourism Management: Principles And Practice Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (French) Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (Generic) Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: French (Abroad) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Generic (Abroad) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing Visitor Attractions Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Tourism, Development And Society (Overseas) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Uls French Stage 4 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Uls French Stage 5 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework

Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Placement Year Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (French) Part 1 Credits: 10
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (French) Part 2 Credits: 10
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Generic) Part 1 Credits: 10
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Generic) Part 2 Credits: 10
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10
Module: International Air Travel Management Credits: 20
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 1 Credits: 10
Module: Sustainable Tourism Planning Credits: 20
Module: Tourism Destination Marketing Credits: 20
Module: Uls Stage 6B French - Part 1 Credits: 10
Module: Uls Stage 6B French - Part 2 Credits: 10

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

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.

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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.

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