BA (Hons) Business Management and a Modern Language (Portuguese ) 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 Spanish Studies from year to year after the first year. Business and Management Provides a thorough grounding in the principles of business, management and economics, and their application in the workplace in both European and global contexts. Portuguese The course gives students a thorough grounding in the languages and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world. Students study both European and Brazilian Portuguese. They also explore a range of options in areas such as contemporary culture, colonialism, literature and cinema from Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique and Angola. Year 3 is spent in a Portuguese-speaking country (on university exchange, work placement, or teaching as an English-language assistant). Special features Business and Management You will have the opportunity to take part in the Manchester Leadership Programme; this is a unique opportunity that will not only broaden your horizons but also enhance your CV. There is a huge choice of management and related units covering economics, finance, accounting, technology and business. Our students have an enviable employment record and the combination of business knowledge and language skills is an attractive one for employers. Portuguese You will be taught by both Portuguese and Brazilian language teachers with specific training and as a result, both your written and your oral work are enhanced by constant exposure to accurate, idiomatic, and documented language. Cultural content courses are led by senior academic staff with broad expertise and who have published widely in their fields. There are outstanding resources for students, including world leading collections on Lusophone Africa within the library, and access to hundreds of films and texts on Portugal and Brazil.