Learn to lead, influence and thrive on the world stage with this distinctive degree. You’ll combine the study of two languages with a management course taught in Norwich Business School (NBS), learning about the role of language in the global networks of today and tomorrow. If you plan to work in businesses and organisations on an international scale or in multilingual contexts, this course is ideal. Advanced language and communication skills are more valuable than ever. You’ll graduate ready to enter an array of professions, both in the UK and abroad, from media and journalism to international banking, interpreting, tourism, local government – the list goes on. As well as traditional language expertise, you’ll acquire transferable skills such as time management, discipline, mediation, IT literacy and teamwork. You’ll also analyse complex management problems in different business contexts, learning a range of management approaches. Together these skills will give you the confidence to succeed on the international stage. You’ll also master presentation skills, learning to project your voice, develop poise and manage nerves, and how to speak from notes, improvise and structure arguments. Your year abroad is an invaluable experience where you’ll gain intercultural awareness, resourcefulness and flexibility along with your linguistic skills – a combination that’s prized by employers. You’ll be taught by native speakers and experts in linguistic communication, as well as specialists from NBS. You’ll develop your language skills, to enable you to express yourself and communicate at a professional level, whilst studying the practice of management in businesses and organisations, examining the key issues of modern international business life. This course combines compulsory modules with optional ones, so you can tailor it to you own interests. Your third year is spent immersed in study, work and life in two countries where your chosen languages are spoken. You’ll hone your fluency among native speakers, make new connections and gain unique experiences. In your final year you’ll build on your knowledge further and add new layers of sophistication to your writing and presentation skills.