These courses give you the opportunity to study Business in combination with a language. You will undertake practical language classes for your minor language, while also developing an understanding of the social and cultural environment in which the language is spoken. Business: No matter where you work, there will be underlying principles of business in operation. A degree in business provides a solid foundation to build your career on. One of the most popular subjects, studying business at Manchester Met will equip you with the necessary skills to set up your own company, or build a management career in an existing organisation. Business professionals are generally good at leading teams; have sound commercial awareness; are adept at spotting enterprising opportunities; can manage projects and are excellent problem solvers. There are opportunities to participate in business and enterprise competitions, receive support and advice from mentors from our Innospace graduate incubator and business start-up unit, and to network with successful entrepreneurs and consultants who contribute as guest lecturers and placement employers. Mandarin Chinese: Mandarin Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world and China is the worlds second largest economy. Speaking Mandarin will allow you to communicate with millions of people around the world. In business, people who speak Mandarin have a distinct advantage with the Chinese market, as it is easier to develop important relationships when you can speak the language. Admissions at Beginners level only.