BSc Business Management & English Language (QN75)

Aston University
Em Birmingham (Reino Unido)

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  • Birmingham (Reino Unido)
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Why choose this course? An innovative programme offering an attractive combination of subjects English Language at Aston is ranked 13th (out of 105 programmes in the UK) in the Guardian University Guide 2015 In the 2013 National Student Survey BSc English Language scored 100% for overall satisfaction
89.2% of Aston graduates go on to a graduate level job within six months – a higher proportion than Oxford and one of the best in the UK outside London A professional placement year with support 

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Requisitos: 4 years full-time with integrated placement year UCAS Code: QN75 Typical Offers A-levels: ABB-BBB from 3 A-levels. General Studies accepted. If your predicted grades are close to those stated in Aston's typical offers and if you are interested in Aston University and the courses we offer we encourage you to apply to us as one of your 5 UCAS choices. In addition to your predicted grades, when making offers we also consider your previous academic performance (eg AS grades, GCSEs), your school/college reference and the commitment and motivation you...

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West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Reino Unido
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O que se aprende nesse curso?

English Language
Management
Business and Management
Leadership
IT
English
Marketing
International
Communication Training
IT Management

Programa

Our BSc in Business Management and English Language takes a practical approach to both subject areas through professionally relevant modules which draw directly on Aston’s ground-breaking research. You will gain a theoretical knowledge and understanding of the English language, how it works in society and organisations, and its role in the world today. You will also gain the academic knowledge and the commercial and leadership skills of business management. With a professional placement year as one of its key features, the programme is geared towards increasing your employability; it is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required of professionals working in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

The bridge between Business Management and English is provided by modules centred around the themes of (international) communication and leadership, and professional discourse. For example, you will investigate the range of ways in which leaders and senior managers use spoken, written and multimodal communication in the workplace to achieve certain aims. The modules will introduce a range of models of discourse analysis and invite students to participate in simulated contexts such as business meetings, interviews, presentations, and so on. You will be taught by research-active lecturers who are internationally recognised researchers in fields such as leadership communication, marketing, economic development, multi-national enterprises and location, forensic linguistics, language and gender and TESOL studies.


Sample module options: The modules below are indicative only. When an offer is made, students will receive a detailed programme specification which forms part of our terms and conditions. 

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Year 1 Core modules:
Language in Society    LE1086
Grammar and Meaning     LE1008
Words and Meaning     LE1083
Theories of Language and Identity    LE1088 

Preparing for Integrated Studies    BL1188
Introduction to Marketing Management    BM1134
Introduction to Organisational Behaviour    BH1107
Economic Environment of Business    BS1102
Principles of Financial Accounting    BF1101
Information Technology for Business    BN1160


Year 2

Core modules:
Psychology & Work    BH2239
Exploring Integrated Studies    BL2219
The Business Game    BN2225
Business, Government & Society    BS2246
Operations Management    BN2216
Written Text Analysis     LE2034 
Introduction to Intercultural Communication    LE2003
Language at Work    LE2007

Choose 20 credits from the following optional modules:

Computer-mediated Communication     LE2057
The Language of the Law     LE2056

   

Year 3

Optional Placement Year

Final Year Core:
Dissertation    No code
Leadership and management communication: 1     LE3024
Leadership and management communication: 2     LE3025
Theories and Practice of Leadership   BH3319

Choose 20 credits from the following list:
Consumer Behaviour*    BM3376
Advanced Consumer Behaviour*    BM3377
International Marketing    BM3309
International Operations    BN3322

* Asterisked modules must be chosen together.