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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary:

  • Develop critical insight into the theory and practice of international business.
  • Gain advanced skills in the Spanish language.
  • Understand the cultural, social and economic contexts of your chosen language.
  • Spend an optional semester at a Spanish university.
  • Complete an optional 24-week work placement in a Spanish-speaking country.
Expand your language skills alongside your understanding of international business – preparing you to become a multilingual professional. There’s an option to study and work abroad for 18 months, developing transferable skills and giving you a competitive advantage in the international employment market. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. At every level of this course you’ll have the opportunity to acquire and apply an array of knowledge relating to international business. You’ll develop your Spanish language skills and cultural awareness to a high level. You’ll engage with real companies through placement and projects to increase your employability. You learn through
  • lectures and seminars, with guest speakers
  • weekly sessions with Foreign Language Assistants
  • Spanish modules taught in the target language
  • independent and directed study
  • presentations and group work
  • an optional semester abroad
  • an optional placement year abroad
Applied learning Work placements As part of your course you have the option to spend at least 24 weeks on a paid work placement in a relevant organisation in Spain. Not only is your placement a fantastic way to explore and get to know a different country, it’s also a great opportunity to gain valuable tourism industry experience and apply the knowledge developed throughout your studies. It also helps you develop your professional skills and Spanish language ability – significantly enhancing your employability. Live projects In addition to the optional 24-week work placement, you’ll also undertake Highly Skilled Employment projects in each academic year. You’ll apply your learning alongside your language skills, working with local, national and international companies. You’ll also learn from the experiences of other students, as part of our wider Languages Community. Networking opportunities We’re proud of our links with UK and international tourism-related businesses, and with our alumni. You’ll have numerous opportunities to network with them at events like our annual alumni event.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Important notice: The structure for this course is currently being reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment are all likely to change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Once the changes have been confirmed, updated module information will be published on this page. Your third year will be spent on placement. Year 1 Compulsory modules Business & Culture In Spanish-Speaking Societies Contemporary International Business Foreign Language (Spanish) Foundations Of Business Year 2 Compulsory modules Foreign Language (Spanish) Global Entrepreneurship Global Entrepreneurship Abroad Managing Across Borders  Work & Life In Spanish-Speaking Societies Year 3 Compulsory modules Placement Year Final year Compulsory modules Advanced International Business Consultancy Project In International Business  Contemporary Debates In Spanish-Speaking Societies Foreign Language (Spanish)

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We welcome applications from people of any age. We may be flexible in our normal offer if you can show a commitment to succeed and have the relevant skills and experience. This must show that you will benefit from and finish the course successfully.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Business-and-management/BA-Honours-International-Business-with-Spanish/Full-time/

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that this information is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent.

Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/Courses/Business-and-management/BA-Honours-International-Business-with-Spanish/Full-time/


Unistats information

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16655 Year 1
International £16655 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2024/25 is £9,250 per year. These fees are regulated by the UK government and are therefore subject to changes in government policy. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Our tuition fee for International/EU students starting full-time study in 2024/25 is £16,655 per year. During your placement year you will pay a reduced fee of £1,200. Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees: https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/undergraduate/fees

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

International Business with Spanish at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS