The world of multinational companies shifts and grows. This makes it an exciting time to be exploring international business.
This four-year degree course is jointly run by the Management School and the Department of Languages and Cultures. It offers the chance to study Spanish alongside management studies and brings all of the associated benefits of language studies with it - such as the opportunity to gain an international perspective on management practices, enhance your problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, improve your communication skills, and helps you to boost to your employability.
You will need an A level in Spanish or be of a similar standard. In your first year you will study the Spanish language and culture at an advanced level. Alongside this, you will choose from either Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Management and Organisations or Marketing.
In the second year you can select what to study, with choices ranging from Advertising to Understanding culture, Franchising to Society on Screen. You can improve how you communicate in Spanish whilst broadening your knowledge about Spanish-speaking society, politics and contemporary issues.
Spending your third year abroad in a Spanish-speaking country gives you the opportunity to develop your language proficiency while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. You can study at a partner institution or conduct a work placement.
In your final year you can select options covering subjects such as brand strategy, foreign literature and film, business models, translation and strategic management. As well as having, the opportunity to develop your communication in the Spanish language, on this degree you will also have the case to develop an excellent understanding of the Spanish-speaking world.
This degree helps you to equip yourself with the skills to deal with the cultural complexities of management in local and international contexts. Some of our graduates have secured roles in international business, government departments and well-known corporations.