The Languages and International Business program offered at University of New England degree aims to equip students with the language skills (in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Indonesian, Japanese or Spanish), solid international business knowledge, and intercultural and cross-cultural understanding that will enable them to function effectively in an international work environment both in Australia and overseas.
This unique in-country experience will equip graduates with first-hand experience of a work environment in their target language and culture.
Examples include careers in international business; finance and economics; international marketing; management (especially in international agencies and companies); international relations; public relations; diplomacy; international law; tourism; as well as a range of public sector opportunities (eg, foreign affairs, policy, intelligence, security); translation and editing services.
Graduates will be able to demonstrate specific theoretical and practical knowledge and skills related to their target language and culture(s), and international business. They will also have the capacity to become global citizens who will aspire to contribute to culturally and linguistically diverse societies in a comprehensive and meaningful way in a multicultural, multilingual and global context. They will be able to operate successfully in a multicultural, multilingual, international and global context. This will be assessed throughout the course through a range of different activities.
Graduates will be able to communicate in their target language effectively and confidently both orally and in written forms. They will have the capability to operate within the register used in professional life and in the workplace, and will be aware of how this can be further enhanced. This will be assessed through various written, oral and online assessments.
Graduates will be able to apply logical, analytical and creative thinking to a range of problems in their target language(s) and create new knowledge and understanding. They will demonstrate this through the process of research and by critically and culturally appropriately discussing, evaluating and interpreting a variety of authentic sources using either English or their target language(s) as medium of communication. The twelve-month period of in-country study will also develop the skill of problem-solving in a practical and immediate manner in their daily interactions.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.Schedule TOEFL®
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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