801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

International Business with French with Foundation Year

**Course summary** •Prepare for the degree with an extra foundation year at the start. •Develop fluency in French and a second foreign language (German or Spanish from any level or Italian from scratch). •Gain an excellent understanding of French culture, society and economic context. •Develop critical insight into International Business theory and practice issues. •Spend a semester at a European university and a 12-month work placement abroad. Develop critical insight into a range of topics related to the theory and practice of international business. At the same time, expand your French language skills, becoming a multilingual professional with great employability potential. 18 months studying and working abroad help you develop the global skill set employers are looking for. **How you learn** The course is suitable if you don't meet the entry requirements for our BA (Hons) International Business with French 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 diverse 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 attracting students and academics from all over the world. **You learn through** •lectures and seminars •lessons in your target languages •debates and problem-solving exercises •individual and group work and presentations •formal and informal language practice, including support from a Foreign Language Assistant •case studies •international work placement (additional costs apply) •a semester at a European university (additional costs apply) •guided readings and electronic resources 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 spend six months of your third year at one of our partner universities and 12 months on placement in an organisation based in a French-speaking country. Your work placement is a great opportunity to gain valuable international business experience. It helps you develop your skills and language ability and significantly enhances your employability. You can apply for placements with international companies such as Orange Business Services, France and France Telecom. If you study abroad, or do your work placement, in another European country there may be funding available through the Erasmus programme. **Live projects** Some modules allow you to participate in projects in collaboration with companies or experienced professionals from a variety of sectors.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich including foundation year
  • Duration
    5 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,650