The four-year degree in Business Management with Spanish combines the main elements (modules and teaching) of the business management programme with the study of Spanish language and culture. The first year provides the core building blocks of management and business subjects, together with one module in Spanish. Year two develops from this base, giving equal weighting to the business and language subjects. You will continue to focus on core Business Management modules, whilst the language component concentrates on expression, translation and business language, providing the ideal preparation for the third year which is spent abroad. Here, you will be taught level two Business Management in Spanish. In your fourth year (having returned to Cardiff) the business and management content of the degree will be extended with three core and three optional modules, together with one module which maintains the language input. Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. Spoken by more than 400 million people across more than 20 countries worldwide, it is one of the most useful languages in the world for business and leisure alike. It opens doors to a vibrant and diverse range of cultural experiences. Spanish at Cardiff University enables you to access, analyse and evaluate current developments across the Hispanic world as well as the cultures and values of the past. Having studied Spanish, you will be ready to take advantage of the wide-ranging opportunities open to language graduates today We offer Spanish for both advanced students and beginners. In terms of language acquisition, this course will enable you to develop your writing, oral and aural skills through a range of learning activities, and using a variety of audio-visual materials. Overall, the degree of Business Management with Spanish prepares you for a career in international business with an ability to work in Spanish as well as in English. Distinctive features •the opportunity to study in a School that was ranked 6th in the UK for research quality and joint 1st for research environment in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF) •The involvement of research-active staff in teaching •The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment •The variety of modules on offer in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary School •Progression through core and specialist option modules.