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Business and Management/Spanish Aberystwyth University Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

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BSc Business and Management / Spanish at Aberystwyth Business School and Department of Modern Languages will enable you to engage with the business world from the beginning. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Our expert academics will guide you through areas of marketing, operations management, finance, accounting, strategy, human resource management, entrepreneurship - in addition to a range of other cutting-edge and specialist modules.

You will develop and improve your Spanish language skill base with the Department of Modern Languages, where you will develop a higher appreciation, knowledge and passion for the Spanish language and the culture. The degree has been engineered for a student who wants to excel and succeed to the top level of global business management practice.

Why study Business and Management / Spanish at Aberystwyth University?

  • You will gain accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants;

  • You will develop an insight into the world of enterprise;

  • You will understand the impact of changes in the business environment e.g. economic events.

  • You will gain knowledge in the following:

  • Changes in accounting practices;

  • Changes in the regulatory and legal environment;

  • Strategic marketing and digital marketing;

  • Business strategies;

  • Spanish Language and Culture.

Our graduates have entered and are successful in a number of sectors:

  • Chartered Accountancy;

  • Investment Banking;

  • Insurance;

  • Underwriting;

  • Risk Management;

  • Retail Management;

  • Marketing Management;

  • Distribution and Logistics Management.

On completion of this degree you will possess:

  • A broad understanding of management in practice;

  • The ability to communicate in both English and Spanish simultaneously;

  • In-depth knowledge of trade and commerce in both the public and private sector;

  • A solid grasp in the complexity of management challenges and the combined impact of the economic, financial, human and legal issues that leaders encounter.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code NR14
Institution code A40
Campus name Main Site (Aberystwyth)
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 - 120 points To include B in A level Spanish (unless to be studied as a beginner).
A level BCC - BBB To include B in Spanish (unless to be studied as a beginner).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM - DDM To include B in A level Spanish (unless to be studied as a beginner).
Access to HE Diploma Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Level 3 KS/FS Communication may be acceptable in lieu of GCSE English or Welsh. For this degree scheme minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) Mathematics is also required. GCSE Mathematics-Numeracy is acceptable in lieu of GCSE Mathematics.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 - 30 points To include 5 points in Spanish at Higher Level (unless to be studied as a beginner).
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.

Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application.

We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants.

If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: ug-admissions@aber.ac.uk) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
Cambridge English Advanced B
Cambridge English Proficiency C
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 With minimum 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic 62.0 With minimum scores of 51 in each component.
TOEFL (iBT) 88.0 With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.

If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 Year 1
EU £9,000 Year 1
International £13,600 Year 1
England £9,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 Year 1
Scotland £9,000 Year 1
Wales £9,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Based on the latest information available to us, for new Home students enrolled on full-time undergraduate and PGCE courses starting in 2020, Aberystwyth University currently intends to charge a tuition fee of £9,000 for the academic year 2020/21. The Welsh Government is still to finalise arrangements for 2020/21 onwards, which means that for students starting in 2020/21 or after, tuition fees may rise for any successive years of study, mapped according to any inflation-linked maximum tuition fee permitted by the Welsh Government. These increases would also apply for the proportional fees charged for Year Abroad and Year in Industry. We will inform all applicants and students of the fee levels for 2020/21 and any inflation-linked increases for successive years of study as soon as confirmation is received from Welsh Government, and we will publish updates on our website. We recommend you check the updated fee information before applying. Up to date details of the relevant fees will be set out in our offer documentation, and your terms and conditions with us will describe how we may be entitled to increase or otherwise change fees during the period of your study with us. Costs not included in the tuition fee: The academic provision of the University includes certain elements of study away from Aberystwyth. These involve activities such as field trips in science degrees and visits to theatres, galleries and museums in humanities-based courses. The additional costs of such activities are not included in the overall University fee and you should, therefore, note the need to budget for them. Details of courses that have additional costs can be found on the Aberystwyth University website. These costs are given as an indication of likely cost and will vary as will the location and duration of the activity. Fuller details will be available from the department organising the activity.

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Aberystwyth University
Penglais
Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
United Kingdom
SY23 3FL


Course contact details

Aberystwyth Business School (undergraduate enquiries)

+44 (0)1970 622500


Department of Modern Languages (undergraduate enquiries)

01970 622552

Fax: 01970 622553


Undergraduate Admissions Office (undergraduate enquiries)