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Economics with a European Language (German)

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

Program description

Economics with a European Language (German)

The Business Economics degree programme with German provides students with an understanding of economic theory, particularly that which focuses on the organisational and managerial characteristics of the modern business enterprise. It also aims to provide a high level of competence in German and knowledge of the economy of Germany.

The programme aims to inform you of the main features of the UK industrial economy and the key developments in business. 

You will examine government and international business policy to identify their ramifications for the development of markets and firms. The course will introduce you to subject areas outside the economics discipline by offering you the opportunity to follow modules in business finance, marketing and other aspects of management.

In your third year you will attend a University in Germany and will be taught and examined in German.

Through the study of business economics and German, the programme encourages a range of transferable discipline-specific and core skills that will be of value to you in future education and in your subsequent careers. 

Distinctive Features

The distinctive features of the Economics Programme include:

  • The opportunity to specialise in economic analysis through all three years of study and therefore to build up considerable knowledge and skills in the discipline;
  • The intellectual challenge derived from exposure to recent developments in economic theory;
  • The development of substantial quantitative and empirical research skills;
  • The chance to proceed to postgraduate study in economics at the UK’s premier Universities;
  • The possibility of moving into careers in the government economic service and major economic consultancies;
  • Admission requirements

    Typical A level offer

    AAB-ABB including a B in German 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

    • Applied Stats and Maths in Econ and Business
    • Economic History
    • Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
    • Advanced German Language Year 1
    • Microeconomic Theory
    • Managerial Economics
    • Introductory Econometrics
    • Ex-Advanced Language Year 2 German
    • The World & Language of Business (German)
    • Intercalary Study Programme in Europe
    • Business Applications
    • Modern Business Enterprise
    • Applied Macroeconomics and Finance
    • High-Level Proficiency in German Language
    • Econometrics
    • International Economic History
    • Labour Economics
    • International Trade
    • Industrial Economics
    • Economic Statistics in Theory and Practice
    • Development Economics
    • Econometrics
    • International Economic History;
    • Labour Economics
    • International Trade

    Scholarships & funding

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

    Tuition fees

    The full tuition fees for UK and 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

    Graduate Careers

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

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    Cardiff University

    Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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    Cardiff University

    CF10 3AT Cardiff

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