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University of Bath

International Management and Modern Languages - German

UCAS Code: NR22

Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B

AAB in three A levels including A in German If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement. Alternative offer: ABB in three A levels including grade A in German plus one of: grade A in an EPQ grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer. If you are taking a GCE A level in a science subject, you will need to pass any separate science practical endorsement.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:9

A pass in the Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits achieved at Distinction and 9 credits achieved at Merit or above. We also require grade A in A level French or another qualification that meets the B2 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Your language qualification must be recent or you must be able to demonstrate that you are using French regularly at a high level. We may contact you to assess this. Please contact us to discuss the content of the Access course you are studying to check that the units you are covering are suitable.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,D3,M1

D3, D3, M1 in three principal subjects including D3 in German. Alternative offer: D3, M1, M1 in three principal subjects including D3 in German plus one of: grade M1 in Cambridge Pre-U Global Perspectives grade A in an EPQ grade B in the Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate If you receive an offer for this course and are studying one of these qualifications you will be given both the typical and alternative offer.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

35 points overall and 6, 6, 5 in three Higher Level subjects including 6 in German. We prefer Higher Level German, but we may be able to consider you with Standard Level German. In this case the typical offer is: 36 points overall and 6, 5, 5 in three Higher Level subjects plus 7 in Standard Level German.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

D*DD

D*DD in a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF), BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (RQF) or Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma in a relevant subject area plus grade A in A level German or another qualification that meets the B2 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Your language qualification must be recent or you must be able to demonstrate that you are using German regularly at a high level: we may contact you to assess this.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

AB in two Advanced Highers including A in German plus AAABB in five Scottish Highers

UCAS Tariff

104-136

We’ve calculated how many Ucas points you’ll need for this course.

91%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

4years

Sandwich | 2019

Subjects

Management studies

German studies

Learn to function effectively in an international business environment. Fulfil the current demand for business leaders with management and language skills.This distinctive degree combines business and management with French, German or Spanish skills. It is delivered by the School of Management and the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies. You'll benefit from the expertise of two leading departments.The first two years cover core management subjects while developing your language. We deliver several units in your chosen language and you'll learn about the country's business environment. This prepares you for your year abroad.In Year 3 you will spend up to 12 months in a French, Spanish or German-speaking country. You'll have the flexibility to choose a work placement, academic exchange or a combination of both.Work placements are real jobs and are usually paid. You'll gain an advantage in the job market with this valuable experience. Placement opportunities may not be guaranteed. Read more about placements.You will immerse yourself in social, political and cultural life during your year abroad, preparing you for a career in an international environment.In your final year you'll choose from a range of management units and continue to build your expertise in your chosen language.

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bath

Department:

Single tier structure

TEF rating:

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

82%
high
Management studies
75%
med
German studies

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Management studies

Teaching and learning

72%
Staff make the subject interesting
94%
Staff are good at explaining things
90%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
83%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

89%
Library resources
83%
IT resources
96%
Course specific equipment and facilities
76%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

31%
UK students
69%
International students
41%
Male students
59%
Female students
61%
2:1 or above
4%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
A*
A

German and scandinavian studies

Teaching and learning

88%
Staff make the subject interesting
96%
Staff are good at explaining things
84%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
76%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

80%
Library resources
80%
IT resources
92%
Course specific equipment and facilities
68%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

76%
UK students
24%
International students
36%
Male students
64%
Female students
91%
2:1 or above
5%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
A
A

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Management studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£29,000
high
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
47%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

35%
Business, research and administrative professionals
24%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
13%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

German and scandinavian studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£25,000
high
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
100%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

26%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
18%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
16%
Teaching and educational professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

It's often said the UK doesn't produce enough modern language graduates, and graduates from German courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. The unemployment rates last year was lower than graduates in general. Nearly a quarter of working graduates from 2015 got jobs outside the UK — mostly as English teachers — which is much higher than for most subjects. The relative strength of the German economy means there will continue to be opportunities there in the future. But more graduates went to work in London, and those who want to stay at home to work find jobs anywhere where good communication skills are a must, particularly in education, in marketing, in the arts and in business and finance as teachers, writers, personnel officers, financial advisors, analysts, sales people and marketers.. But remember — whilst employers say they rate graduates who have more than one language, you need to have them as part of a whole package of good skills.

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Management studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£30k

£30k

£40k

£40k

£47k

£47k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

German studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£25k

£25k

£29k

£29k

£34k

£34k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

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It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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