United Kingdom

University of Manchester

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Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9PL, United Kingdom

University of Manchester

Modern Language and Business & Management (German) (4 years)

BA (Hons) Modern Language and Business & Management (German) Provides a thorough grounding in the principles of business, management and economics, and their application in the workplace in both European and global contexts This is a four-year course with the third year being spent abroad in a country where the language of study is spoken. It is possible to vary the focus on either Business and Management or German Studies from year to year after the first year. Our German courses at Manchester give students a solid grounding in German language and the opportunity to explore in depth German culture, linguistics, history and literature. They equip students with the skills and expertise needed to thrive in German-speaking environments, both during their period of residence abroad and following graduation. Core German language courses at all levels of study are complemented by a variety of other subject areas, including linguistics that teaches you how the language works and a wide range of cultural and historical units that use German-language sources to improve your core language competence, as well as your wider knowledge of the German-speaking countries. The third year includes a period spent in a German-speaking country. You can choose a work placement, teach English in schools as part of the British Council's assistantship scheme or study at our prestigious partner institutions in Berlin, Freiburg, Hamburg, Heidelberg, Leipzig, Basle and Innsbruck. We have specialists in an unusually wide range of German-related subjects, so that you can focus on subjects that really appeal to you in your final year of study. All our units include a focus on key transferable skills that help to prepare you for the world of work, as well as encouraging you to develop your academic talents. Special features Take part in the Manchester Leadership Programme to broaden horizons and enhance CVs Gain an enviable employment record: the combination of business knowledge and language skills is attractive to employers Specialisms in German include historical and contemporary linguistics, literary studies, screen studies, gender and sexuality, modern cultural history, minority cultures and Holocaust studies Our teaching, praised in the Teaching Quality Assessment and by external examiners, is backed up by an innovative Independent Language Learning Programme, enabling students to take control of their own learning experience The quality of our online teaching and learning resources is highly praised by students and its excellence recognised within the University

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Manchester