Global Communication with Business Management with a Placement Year at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS

University of East Anglia UEA

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of East Anglia

Global Communication with Business Management with a Placement Year

Course summary

Overview Ever wondered how successful communication transcends cultural and linguistic barriers? Ever considered how global companies manage their diverse workforce? Or what makes for successful communication in business specifically? On this course, you’ll develop your understanding of global business and discover the essentials of business, marketing and global communication, discovering how important global communication and intercultural awareness are today for individuals and businesses. Your intercultural training will invite you to challenge yourself and the cultural stereotypes that create barriers to successful communication. You’ll develop your understanding of how global businesses manage workforces with widely differing languages, values, and business practices. You’ll then have the chance to put your skills to the test by spending your third year in a placement, gaining invaluable work experience to complement your studies. You’ll be taught alongside UK, EU and international students, enhancing your linguistic and global communication skills. You’ll also be able to start, or improve, your fluency in another language. You’ll graduate ready to work in a range of fields, or to deepen your learning with further study. About This Course Intercultural awareness is more crucial now than ever. On this degree, you’ll work with experts in the field of global communication to explore key global challenges. You’ll consider how we can break down barriers to successful communication within business, communities, education and politics. You'll develop your business acumen by undertaking modules that will give you a solid foundation in business management. Later in your degree, you will have the chance to specialise in marketing, business ethics, or global intercultural communication. Throughout your degree, you’ll learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops. Our teaching in Language and Communication Studies is informed by cutting-edge research and practice in intercultural communication, and you’ll receive teaching in business management from the Norwich Business School. That means you’ll get direct insight into the latest issues and debates from a range of perspectives. You’ll carry out independent and group study, pursuing research in UEA’s state-of-the-art library, writing essays and carrying out practical work or projects. You will develop not only written and spoken skills, but also project management, teamwork and interpersonal skills, and leadership skills. You’ll also be encouraged to develop links with local businesses, schools, and charities, which will require you to engage with them outside of formal teaching time. By applying your theoretical knowledge to a range of real-world situations, through authentic assessments you will develop a wide range of skills, honing the qualities you need to succeed in today's globalized world. On Global Communication with Business Management with a Placement Year, you’ll normally spend 9-12 months of your third year in a placement, gaining invaluable working experience and employability skills in a relevant area of your choice. Disclaimer Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website:

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE English Language grade 4 or C and GCSE Mathematics grade 4 or C. We welcome a wide range of qualifications - for further information please visit our website

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English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS: 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in each component)

We welcome applications from students from all academic backgrounds. We require evidence of proficiency in English (including speaking, listening, reading and writing) We will also accept a number of other English language qualifications. Please check our website for details:

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £20600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are reviewed annually and subject to increase. Some fees are regulated by the UK government and will be changed in line with advice from them. Fees for continuing students (i.e. those on courses of greater than one year in length) will normally increase annually. This increase will not exceed 4% or the % increase of the UK Government regulated fee whichever is higher. The fee increase is based on the fee for the year that you register. For further information about additional costs for your course and information on fee status please see our website.
Global Communication with Business Management with a Placement Year at University of East Anglia UEA - UCAS