Business Management (Modern Languages) with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS

Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Business Management (Modern Languages) with a Year in Industry

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Course summary

This degree is perfect for you if you have an interest in both business management and modern languages. It encompasses essential aspects of business and management, while also giving you the opportunity to acquire competence in a modern language. In the first year, you will explore various languages through taster sessions, allowing you to experience Mandarin, French, Italian, German, and Spanish before selecting one language as your focus. In the second year, you will follow Beginners’ language modules, while in the final year, you'll advance to the intermediate level. As your studies progress you will also learn how to use your foreign language in a professional environment. The third year of this 4-year course with a Year in Industry will be spent on placement. You will have the opportunity to gain real-world industry experience and develop your employability skill set. We have a strong network of industry contacts, and you will receive dedicated support from our in-house employability team, ranging from CV advice through to mock interviews. Our Business Management degrees are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), providing you with industry-focused teaching and a wealth of professional skills to enhance your employability on graduation. Our Final Year Projects also enhance your career potential, by working in partnership with real companies on real business-related issues.


Your first year of study is made up of 7 compulsory modules covering key elements of Business Management. Compulsory modules are studied by all students on the programme, meaning you are automatically enrolled. Examples of compulsory modules include: • Marketing • Human Resource Management • Operations Management To complete your first years teaching and learning, students will undertake a taster module, experiencing the following languages: Mandarin, French, Italian, German, and Spanish. Then in your second and third years of your study, you will select one of the above languages as your focus. Your second and third years will also comprise of a mixture of compulsory and optional modules. The split between compulsory and optional choice will depend on the Business specialism you have chosen. Examples of 2nd and 3rd year optional modules include: • Project Management • Application Development • Lean Operations • Digital Marketing • Sustainable Tourism Your final year will include a large compulsory project for all Business Management students, including both group and individual assessment, further preparing you for the world of work. For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our webpage at

Assessment method

We offer a variety of assessment methods within our programmes. In addition to traditional examinations and essays, examples of alternative assessment include: • Business report • Group presentation • Reflective Log Throughout your undergraduate Business Management degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. For full breakdown of course structure and assessment, please get in touch with us at [email protected].

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  • Year 1

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

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Business Management (Modern Languages) with a Year in Industry at Swansea University - UCAS