This degree is designed for students who want a management career in international, multinational or global organisations.
You learn a modern foreign language from beginners' or advanced level, whilst developing the business knowledge and skills to manage organisations across borders.
Your degree may include a placement studying or working abroad, giving you a life-changing experience in a country in which your chosen language is spoken.
This enhances your CV, furthers your language skills and extends your understanding of business management from an international perspective.
You can choose to study as a beginner or from post-A level or equivalent. Your choices are:
Chinese: available from beginner level only
French: available from beginner level or post A-Level (or equivalent)
German: available from beginner level or post A-Level (or equivalent)
Spanish: available from beginner level or post A-Level (or equivalent)
The University has fantastic facilities for language learning, including hi-tech language labs and the Language Resource Centre, with self-study resources in more than 50 languages.
At Stage 3, this degree may include a year abroad in a country where your chosen language is spoken.
You can spend this year studying at one of our partner universities abroad or on a work placement, provided that your language skills are consistent with the work available.
We currently have partners in:
Some restrictions do apply. Contact us for more information.
Outside of the programme you will also benefit from the Business School’s excellent links with industry and professional bodies, providing exposure to future employers.
Each year we award prizes, sponsored by major firms and professional bodies, to outstanding students to commend their dedication. We also regularly welcome guest speakers from industry.
There is a reason why Newcastle University student experience has been ranked number one in the country for the past few years.
The best thing about Newcastle is that it is one of the top institutions in UK. Also, the fact that there are many students from different parts of the UK and from different parts of the world make my life interesting and exciting.