BA (Hons) Management Studies and European Languages
UCAS code: RN92
Offered jointly by Lancaster University's Management School (LUMS) and the Department of European Languages and Cultures (DELC), this four-year degree course offers you various options for combining the study of management disciplines with the study of a European language.
You can study French, German or Spanish, alongside in-depth courses on Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Management and Organisations or Marketing. You will spend your third year abroad, either studying Management at a partner university or on a work placement.
What will you study each year?
- Spend years 1 and 2 studying at Lancaster
- Spend year 3 at a European partner university or on a work placement (this will count as 1.0 unit towards your final degree)
- Finish your studies in year 4 at Lancaster
1. Management Subject 1: Management and Organisations (Organisation, Work And Technology (OWT) OWT.100 & OWT.101 – 0.4 + 0.6 = 1.0 unit); or Entrepreneurship (IEED): Key Debates and Concepts ENTR 101 (1.0 unit), or Introduction to Marketing (MKTG 101 – 1.0 unit)
2. Language: (Intensive or Advanced – 0.5 unit) and introduction to language specific culture studies (0.5 unit)
3. Another language: (Intensive or Advanced – 0.5 unit) and introduction to language specific culture studies (0.5 unit); OR a third subject: Management Subject 2 (one of the three above: either IEED, or OWT, or Marketing); OR a cognate third subject in Social Sciences and/or Humanities (e.g. Sociology, Politics, History, Cultural Studies, Religious Studies, Philosophy, etc. (1.0 unit).
1. Language: 2 x 0.5 units
2. Management Subjects: 2 units
3. DELC Core Culture (0.5) and Comparative Culture (0.5): 1 unit
Year Abroad: Essay and/or university coursework (1 unit).
1. Language: 2 x 0.5 units
2. DELC language: specific or comparative specialist options - 1 unit
3. Management Subjects: 2 units
A-level: AAB inc. the language(s) to be taken unless one of them is to be studied from beginners' level, in which case applicants should have evidence of language-learning ability (e.g. an AS or A-level in another foreign language or GCSE grade A in a foreign language). Entry requirements for this course include a grade B in GCSE Mathematics and English Language.
General Studies: Accepted as one of 3 A-levels
Key skills: Not included in offer
Scottish Highers: ABBBB
Irish Leaving Cert: Offers will be made on the basis of 5 or 6 Higher level subjects. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office (01524 592028) for further information
International Bacc: 35 pts overall with 16 pts from best three HL courses
Mature students: Applications welcomed from mature students who can provide evidence of language-learning ability. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office (01524 592028) for further information
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This degree offers remarkable prospects for graduating students. The international experience in both work and study, together with language and cultural competencies, take our graduates to highly valued positions in the corporate world.
Recent graduates have started their careers in various roles, from market research and financial analysis and management to communications and consultancy. They are working with leading global brands such as Aston Martin, Centrica, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, General Electric, McKinsey & Co and Neilson. Some have stayed in France and Germany to continue their studies or take up employment.
Lancaster University is dedicated to ensuring you not only gain a highly reputable degree, but that you also graduate with relevant life and work based skills. We are unique in that every student is eligible to participate in The Lancaster Award which offers you the opportunity to complete key activities such as work experience, employability/career development, campus community and social development. Visit our Employability section for full details.
Further information from Department of European Languages and Cultures (DELC):
First year courses