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The BSc in Business and Management with German within the Aberystwyth Business School will prepare you for the perfect introduction to a career in the business world. This degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Our teaching experts will guide you through areas of marketing, operations management, finance, accounting, strategy and human resource management, entrepreneurship in addition to the range of cutting-edge specialist modules. You will also see your German language competencies improve with the Department of Modern Languages, where you will learn the language and the culture. This degree is engineered for a student who wants to excel and succeed to the top level of global business management practice.
This degree scheme will enable you to discover and learn more about the following areas in the Business School and the Department of Modern Languages:
Changes in accounting practices; Changes in the regulatory and legal environment; Strategic marketing and digital marketing; German literature; European Culture; The Language of German Business and intensive German language development that focuses on the four key areas of aural, writing, translation and oral.
A highlight for all students on this course is the year abroad. All of our students have the choice of studying or working abroad (undertaking a paid or unpaid placement). We are partnered with various Universities in Germany and other German-speaking countries around the world. The year abroad is where our graduates are more distinguished than others. Upon successful completion of the year abroad, students return with an increased skill set, stronger language competencies and the ability to adapt in any situation.
Upon completion of this degree, you will have developed a broad understanding of management in practice; Possess the ability to communicate in both English and German 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 encounters.
Our degree generates a high and successful level of graduates who enter employment or further training 6 months after graduating as: Chartered Accountancy, Investment Banking, Insurance, Underwriting, Risk Management, Retail Management, Marketing Management, Distribution and Logistics Management, Sales Executive, Health Service Management, Fashion Industry.
How to apply
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!
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|Campus name||Main Site (Aberystwyth)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||With B in German unless to be studied as a beginner.|
|A level||BBC||With B in German unless to be studied as a beginner.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||With specified subject.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||With 5 points in German 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 here represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. We still use the UCAS tariff to determine whether you have met the terms of our offer, so whatever qualifications you are taking, provided these are included in the UCAS tariff and provided you meet the overall points total (and any specific subject requirements) you may still receive an offer. This means that if your course requires 3 A levels at BBB, we will accept other grade combinations that are equivalent to the same number of tariff points. For example A levels ABC and AAD equate to 120 UCAS tariff points). Applicants studying a mixture of qualifications (e.g. A Level with BTEC) are also warmly welcomed. If you cannot find the qualification(s) that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: email@example.com) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.
Additional entry requirements
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.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced||B|
|Cambridge English Proficiency||C|
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||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
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Aberystwyth University offers a valuable package of scholarships and bursaries to support students. Our long-established Entrance Scholarship competition means you could get up to £2,000 a year towards your living and study costs. You can combine an Entrance Scholarship with any or all of our other awards, to make your financial package more valuable. Our awards include the Academic Excellence Studentship, means-tested Aberystwyth Bursary, Sport and Music Scholarships, Bursaries for Care Leavers/Young Carers and a range of department specific awards. Please visit our website for full details. This does not apply to students studying at our Mauritius campus.
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
Aberystwyth Business School (undergraduate enquiries)
+44 (0)1970 622500
Department of Modern Languages (undergraduate enquiries)
Fax: 01970 622553
Undergraduate Admissions Office (undergraduate enquiries)