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BABusiness Management and Modern Languages

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

On this course, you study business management alongside up to two languages to give you a competitive edge in the global jobs market. You learn what’s involved in managing organisations in an increasingly complex business world and explore topics such as:

- management
- business strategy
- organisational behaviour
- leadership

In your first year, you benefit from a fully-rounded business education by gaining introductions to accounting and marketing to widen your employment options after graduation.

This course is taught at Essex Business School, ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014). We focus on responsible management and sustainable business practice, with our students and staff joining us from across the globe.

Your language modules are taught by the Department of Language and Linguistics, listed among the top 150 departments on the planet for linguistics (QS World University Rankings).

Programme structure

Year 1

Introduction to Accounting
Introduction to Management and Marketing
Research and Study Skills for Professional Development
Intensive Initial Spanish (Double Module) (optional)

Year 2

Organisational Behaviour
International Business Environment
Business Strategy
Research Methods in Management and Marketing
Lower Intermediate French (optional)
Advanced Spanish (optional)
Successful Futures

Final year

Leadership in Organisations
Business Research Methods and Skills
Human Resource Management (optional)
Higher Intermediate French (optional)
French Professional Skills (optional)
Mastery Level Spanish (optional)

Career opportunities

As a graduate of our BA Business Management and Modern Languages programme, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills for your career in management. In a job market which is becoming increasingly global, having studied another language places you in a very advantageous position regardless of which career path you follow. Your year abroad will have developed your confidence, independence and maturity.

We develop your employability skills throughout your course and offer a number of extra-curricular activities to enhance your CV. The University’s Employability and Careers Centre can help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities.

Our recent graduates have gone into graduate level roles in companies such as:

AVIVA
PwC
IBM
Deloitte
EY
Bank of England
Hiscox
John Lewis Partnership

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States