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. International Business: No matter where you work, there will be underlying principles of business in operation. 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 good at leading teams, have sound commercial awareness, are adept at spotting enterprising opportunities, can manage projects and are excellent problem solvers. Our suite of business programmes are designed for you to develop these essential skills to become a responsible and effective business leader. The nature of business is complex, so your studies may cover subjects such as international strategy, entrepreneurship, leadership, finance, human resource management and marketing. Studying business in Manchester means you will be based in our highly modern Business School in the heart of a vibrant city bustling with enterprise, collaboration and innovation. Employability will be at the core of your learning. There are opportunities to participate in business and enterprise competitions and to network with successful entrepreneurs and consultants who contribute as guest lecturers and placement employers. You will be taught by a team of highly experienced and passionate professionals with a wealth of real world experience, who are actively involved in the professions and share extensive links with the wider business community. Japanese: Japanese is spoken by about 125 million people and the number of UK graduates who can communicate in Japanese and write Japanese scripts is limited, so learning the language may give you a competitive edge in industry. Employment in UK enterprises owned by Japanese companies is steadily growing: with more than 120,000 in the UK in 2013 according to the UK Statistics Authority. Admissions at Beginners level only.