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BSc in Business & Management with German (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Business And Management

Course Description

The BSc in Business and Management / German within the Aberystwyth Business School and Department of Modern Languages will prepare you for the perfect introduction to a career in the business world.  This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA). Our teaching experts will guide you through areas of marketing, operations management, finance, accounting, strategy and human resource management, entrepreneurship in addition to the range of cutting-edge specialist modules. You will also see your German language competencies improve and you will learn the language and the culture and at the same time expand your grammatical accuracy and spoken fluency. This degree is engineered for a student who wants to excel and succeed to the top level of global business management practice. 

 

The BSc in Business and Management / German within the Aberystwyth Business School and Department of Modern Languages will prepare you for the perfect introduction to a career in the business world.  This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA). Our teaching experts will guide you through areas of marketing, operations...

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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 German culture;
  • Have the choice to study general modules on 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 German 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 Germany through the Erasmus + programme, or teach as an English Language Assistant in Germany (including other German speaking countries) 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 German 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 German (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 German (unless to be studied as a beginner)

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

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

UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 A Levels BBB-BCC to include B in German (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 German (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).