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About

This Business Management and Languages (Honours) degree at The Open University UK allows you to combine business management with French, German or Spanish. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects.

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Overview

This Business Management and Languages (Honours) degree at The Open University UK you’ll explore how businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions. You’ll see what’s involved in functions such as marketing, accounting and finance. Combining this with the study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace. The name of your degree will reflect your chosen language (e.g. BA (Honours) Business Management and German).

Key features of the course

  • Develops your understanding of business organisations and their key elements.
  • Explores wider considerations such as environments, markets and processes; and how these work together.
  • Develops you into a proficient user of your chosen language, reaching level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Develops advanced knowledge of the cultures that use your chosen language, and intercultural communication competence.
  • Offers the option of a week in France, Germany or Spain.

Career relevance

The skills and knowledge you’ll develop will equip you to follow a number of career paths, and are recognised by employers as having great value for work in management and business. Your understanding of another language and the cultures that use it, enhances that value – widening your opportunities in the international market. A qualification in business management with a language can lead to opportunities in a wide range of areas such as:

  • Middle and senior management positions across all sectors.
  • Advertising and marketing.
  • Accountancy.
  • Human resources.
  • Banking, including investment banking.
  • Sales and retail.
  • Management consultancy.
  • Business journalism.
  • Transport and logistics.
  • Translation and interpreting.
  • Editing and publishing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Exploring languages and cultures 
  • Bon départ: beginners' French 
  • French studies 1 (intermediate) 
  • German
  • Exploring languages and cultures 
  • Rundblick: beginners' German 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
  • However, there’s a choice of starting points in the modern-language element – your choice will depend on your current level of confidence and proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18576 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Current fee for 120 credits – which is equivalent to a year's full-time study – is £6,192.

Funding

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.

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