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Business Management and Languages 

The Open University UK

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About

This certificate Business Management and Languages 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 certificate Business Management and Languages at The Open University UK  offers a broad grounding in key concepts associated with business management and a sound knowledge of the basic concepts associated with the study of your chosen language. 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 certificate will reflect your chosen language (e.g. Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management and German).

Key features of the course

  • Develops a broad understanding of business organisations and their key elements.
  • Explores some wider considerations such as environments, markets and processes; and how these work together.
  • Develops you into an independent user of your chosen language, reaching level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Develops broad knowledge of the cultures that use your chosen language, and basic intercultural communication competence.

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 
  • German studies 1 (intermediate) 
  • French studies 1 (intermediate)
  • Portales: beginners' Spanish

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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

120 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 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6192 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6192 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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