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Business Management with a European Language (French)

Cardiff University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Cardiff
English

Program description

Business Management with a European Language (French)

The four-year degree in Business Management with French combines the main elements (modules and teaching) of the business management programme with the study of French language and culture.

The first year provides the core building blocks of management and business subjects, together with one module in French.

Year two develops from this base, giving equal weighting to the business and language subjects. You will continue to focus on core Business Management modules, whilst the language component concentrates on expression, translation and business language, providing the ideal preparation for the third year which is spent abroad. Here, you will be taught level two Business Management in French.

In your fourth year (having returned to Cardiff) the business and management content of the degree will be extended with a number of core and, together with one module which maintains the language input.

France is a major actor on the European and world stage, possessing a rich and sophisticated culture. French is one of the official working languages of the European community and still a global language of culture and diplomacy. 

Each school involved in delivering the degree offers a challenging course of modules, supported by a friendly atmosphere and excellent staff-student relationships.

Overall, the degree of Business Management with French prepares you for a career in international business with an ability to work in French as well as in English.

Distinctive Features

  • The opportunity to study in a School that was ranked 6th in the UK for research quality and joint 1st for research environment in the 2014 Research Excellent Framework (REF)
  • The involvement of research-active staff in teaching
  • The emphasis on independent learning in a research-led environment
  • The variety of modules on offer in a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary School
  • Progression through core and specialist option modules
  • Study abroad year in France or a French-speaking country

Admission requirements

AAB-ABB including a B in French or equivalent. Please note, General Studies, Critical Thinking and Citizenship Studies will not be accepted.

Extended Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Management: Theory and Evidence
  • Marketing
  • People in Organisations
  • Advanced French Language Year 1
  • Excellence in Managing Operations
  • Marketing and Strategy
  • Managing People
  • Ex-Advanced Language Year 2 French
  • The World & Language of Business (French)
  • Intercalary Study Programme in Europe
  • Strategic Management
  • High-Level Proficiency in French Language 
  • Contemporary Issues in Work and Employment
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Start-Ups
  • Digital Marketing
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Corporate Reporting and Finance
  • European Business Environment
  • Modelling in Management Science
  • Advertising and Marketing Communications Management
  • Ethics and Morality of Business
  • Organisational Analysis and Change
  • Advanced Operations Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Services Marketing
  • Cultural Marketing
  • Business Design
  • Contemporary Issues in Work and Employment (One Semester)
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Start-Ups (One Semester)
  • Ethics and Morality of Business
  • Organisational Analysis and Change

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition fees

The full tuition fees for UK & EU Students is £9,000.The tuition fees for Students from outside the EU is £18,450

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

As a result of engaging fully with this course, you will acquire and develop a range of valuable skills, both those which are discipline specific and more generic ‘employability skills’. These will allow you to:

  • Grasp complex issues with confidence
  • Ask the right questions of complex texts
  • Have an imaginative appreciation of different views and options and analyse these critically
  • Identify and apply relevant data
  • Develop practical research skills
  • Propose imaginative solutions of your own that are rooted in evidence
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively in writing and speech
  • Sourcing, interpreting and presenting relevant numerical information – to support the composition of projects reports and business cases
  • Work to deadlines and priorities, managing a range of tasks at the same time
  • Work as part of a team, developing a collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • Use IT programmes and standard software packages, where appropriate
  • Take responsibility for your own learning programme and professional development.

Career opportunities

Career Prospects

Our business degrees give students a broad range of skills which are valued by a range of employers in the private and public sectors. In 2015/16, 92% of the School’s graduates who were available for work reported they were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduating.

In addition to the central University Careers Service, our students benefit from a dedicated on-site Careers and Placements service to help them find internships, job opportunities and to access business-industry specific advice, training and guidance.

Graduate Careers

  • Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • HR Manager
  • Economist
  • Lecturer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Production Manager
  • Stockbroker

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