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Year of Entry 2020/21
BA (Honours)

Languages with Tourism (German) with Foundation Year

Full-time Languages

Gain a degree in languages with tourism (German), with an initial foundation year to prepare for the course.


Everything you need to know...

What is the fee? Home/EU: £9,250 per year (£1,200 for placement year) ††
International: £13,650 per year (£1,200 for placement year)
How long will I study? 4/5 Years
Where will I study? City Campus
What are the entry requirements? 64 UCAS Points
What is the UCAS code? A074
When do I start? September 2020
Placement year available? Yes

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Course summary

  • Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start.
  • 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.

How you learn

The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) Languages with Tourism (German) 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 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 students and academics from all over the world.

You learn through

  • overseas study in European partner universities
  • an 11-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

In 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 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 Casamundo in Hamburg and Steigenberg Hotels AG in Frankfurt.

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
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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

  • 64

This must include at least 32 points from one A level or equivalent BTEC National qualifications excluding general studies For example:

  • CC at A Level
  • MPP in BTEC Extended Diploma.
  • A combination of qualifications, which may include AS levels and EPQ.

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

GCSE

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

• Access to HE Diploma from a QAA recognised Access to HE course in a science based subject. Normally we require 15 credits at level 2 and 45 at level 3. 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 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

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

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.

You can take an optional placement in year three.

Year 1

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary Issues Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Introduction To Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Organisation Management And Delivery 1 Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Organisation Management And Delivery 2 Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Self And Stakeholder Management Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: The Practice Of Business Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework

Year 2

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
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: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (German) Part 1 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 1 (German) Part 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Exam
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
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Year 3

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (Generic) Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies Two (German) Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Generic (Abroad) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: German (Abroad) Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Managing Visitor Attractions Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: The International Business Environment Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Uls German Stage 4 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Uls German Stage 5 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework

Year 4

Compulsory modules
Module Credits
Module: Placement Year Credits: -

Final year

Compulsory modules
Module Credits Assessment
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Generic) Part 1 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (Generic) Part 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (German) Part 1 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Contemporary And Professional Studies 3 (German) Part 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Exam
Module: Contemporary Challenges For Tourism Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam
Module: Foreign Language Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 1 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Languages And Culture In The Global Workplace Part 2 Credits: 10 Assessment: Coursework
Module: Sustainable Tourism Planning Credits: 20 Assessment: Coursework
Exam

Fees and funding

Home/EU students

Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 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 2020/21 is £13,650 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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