Modern Languages for Business Management with Chinese at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS

Course summary

This programme gives a thorough grounding in a modern foreign language (either Chinese, French, German or Spanish) and develops their knowledge of the society and business culture of the countries in which this language is spoken, as well as the principles of business management and their application in global workplaces. It allows students to gain the knowledge, skills and expertise required to enter the employment market and to open up opportunities for a global career. In years 1, 2 and 4 students take a mix of mandatory and optional courses, including one mandatory Business Management-focused course per semester. Year 3 Level 1 Students take language courses (1 per semester) at Intermediate level (for those with Post-Higher/ A-level qualifications in the language of study) or they will follow an accelerated intensive beginners course. Mandatory courses explore intercultural issues and the history and culture of countries where the chosen language is spoken, as well as management in a global context. and students will have the opportunity to develop their critical writing skills and employability through optional courses. Those who take Intermediate level language courses can also choose two courses from a range of electives. Level 2 Level 2 moves into the advanced study of students’ chosen languages. It includes two Advanced language courses, as well as mandatory courses exploring intercultural issues in Business Management, general linguistics, and the principles underlying the key aspects of cultures, societies and political systems in contemporary Europe and the wider world. Two elective courses can be chosen from a range of electives. Level 3 Students will spend at least one semester working or studying abroad but may spend the full year abroad if they wish. If one semester is spent abroad, students will return to Edinburgh to undertake supervised project work in the other semester. Level 4 Level 4 comprises one language course in each semester, three mandatory courses on international politics, and aspects of international Business Management. Students can also choose one optional course from a selection including modules on sustainable development and comparative cultural studies. In addition, students will complete an Honours Dissertation in the course of the year.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
C4BC
Institution code:
H24
Campus name:
Edinburgh Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

We operate contextual admissions defined by our Fair Access Policy which may mean entry requirements are flexible. Advanced entry to Year 2 of the programme is considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants with an HNC or HND who can demonstrate the required language skills will be considered. Students who are non-native speakers of English will need to achieve either the IELTS test with 7.5 or the CPE with B. We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Officer for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

As part of the Fair Access Process, the minimum entry requirements enable students who are within one or more of the categories below to be guaranteed an offer: Living in an area within the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation lowest 20% (SIMD20) Care Experienced, as identified on the UCAS Application form by ticking the relevant box.


English language requirements

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.

HWU English Language Requirements

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/entry/english-language-requirements.htm


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £18704 Year 1
International £18704 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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Modern Languages for Business Management with Chinese at Heriot-Watt University - UCAS