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BSc in Business & Management with French (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Course Description

BSc Business and Management / French at  Aberystwyth Business School and Department of Modern Languages will enable you to engage with the business world from the beginning. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Our expert academics will guide you through areas of marketing, operations management, finance, accounting, strategy, human resource management, entrepreneurship - in addition to a range of other cutting-edge and specialist modules. You will develop and improve your French language skill base with the Department of Modern Languages, where you will develop a higher appreciation, knowledge and passion for the French language and the culture. The degree has been engineered for a student who wants to excel and succeed to the top level of global business management practice. 

BSc Business and Management / French at  Aberystwyth Business School and Department of Modern Languages will enable you to engage with the business world from the beginning. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Our expert academics will guide you through areas of marketing, operations management, finance,...

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Course Content

In your first year you will explore:

  • Fundamental principles of management;
  • The dynamics of the modern business environment;
  • The use of financial and accounting information in management decisions at operational and strategic levels;
  • Marketing principles and the relationship between management and organisation;
  • In all four years you will have four weekly hours of language work;
  • Learn the founding moment of French culture;
  • Have the choice to study modules on European film, language, and identity.

In your second year you will discover:

  • The organisational behaviour and theory;
  • Theories and techniques of operations management;
  • Market structures and pricing strategies;
  • The skills, analytical tools and techniques to identify and address problems and opportunities in business management and marketing;
  • Optional choice of French literature, language, history of art.

In your third year you will take part in your Erasmus year abroad where you can study with any of our partner Universities in France through the Erasmus + programme, or teach as an English Language Assistant in France or a French-speaking country through the British Council.

In your final year, you will study:

  • The business strategy and how it functions both internally and externally to the business environment;
  • Human resource management;
  • The understanding of current management thinking from both practical and theoretical perspectives;
  • A compulsory independent research project which will give you the opportunity to specialise in a particular aspect of business. management and marketing;
  • Optional modules are available to allow you to direct your learning and preferred specialism in French and Business.

In your first year you will explore: Fundamental principles of management; The dynamics of the modern business environment; The use of financial and accounting information in management decisions at operational and strategic levels; Marketing principles and the relationship between management and organisation; In...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 104 - 120

A Levels BBB-BCC to include B in French (unless to be studied as a beginner)

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-DMM to include B in A level French (unless to be studied as a beginner)

International Baccalaureate:
30-28 with 5 points in French at Higher Level

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall with 7 in French

UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 A Levels BBB-BCC to include B in French (unless to be studied as a beginner) GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh BTEC National Diploma: DDM-DMM to include B in A level French (unless to be studied as a...

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Assessment Methods

  • Examinations;
  • Assessed essays;
  • Projects;
  • Presentations;
  • Dissertation (certain modules).

  • Examinations;
  • Assessed essays;
  • Projects;
  • Presentations;
  • Dissertation (certain modules).