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The Languages for Global Communication BA (Hons) is designed to help enable graduates to become effective intercultural communicators who are able to bring a highly-desirable set of aptitudes to a range of employment roles and environments.
The course aims to address widely-identified future workforce skills needs in language, communicative and intercultural competencies. The course will offer students a chance to learn languages through a flexible and integrated subject and skills–based curriculum that is predominantly focused on international business contexts, intercultural studies, international relations and language learning theory.
Through studying this course, students will have the opportunity to learn to become proficient in one or two languages (to at least level C1 in the Common European Framework, CEFR), with the option to attain competency (B1 in CEFR) in another language.
This will be achieved through the options to study French, Spanish, Mandarin and Arabic (languages mentioned in no particular order) as these are among the key foreign languages rated as most useful to business by successive CBI / Pearson Education and Skills Surveys.
How Languages are Learned
National perspectives on Intercultural Studies
Introduction to Languages through International Relations
- Introduction to Business Communication
Language Teaching and Technology
Regional Perspectives on Intercultural Studies
Languages and Changing Power Structures
- The Language of Marketing and Advertising
After your second year, you have an opportunity to take a sandwich year, studying abroad or on professional placement.
Creating an Intercultural Portfolio
Languages through Foreign Policies Issue
Global Business Communication
- Optional Modules
For details about individual modules please visit the course page on our website.
How to apply
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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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||The Access to HE Diploma to include 30 Level 3 credits at Merit. Plus GCSE English at grade 4/C or above.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above to include English.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points|
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Recruitment and Admissions
Thursday 15th and Friday 16th August - 07:00 - 19:00 Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August - 10:00 - 16:00 Monday 19th August onwards - 8:30 - 17:00