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University of Strathclyde

French and Human Resource Management

UCAS Code: RN16
BA (Hons) 5 years full-time, abroad 2017
BA (Hons) 8 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

120-128

% applicants receiving offers

50%

Subjects
  • Human resource management
  • French studies
Student score
85% MED
88% HIGH
% employed or in further study
94% MED
99% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£20k MED
£17k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
BBB-ABB

ABB - BBB (GCSE English Language B and English Literature B, GCSE Maths B)

Scottish Highers
AAAB-AAABB

Highers 1st sitting: AAAA; 2nd sitting: AAAAB (Higher English, Maths/Lifeskill Maths National 5 C/Intermediate 2 C) . In addition to English and one from the list below, we recognise a wide range of Highers. However, social science subjects should make up the majority of an applicant?s profile. Classical Studies; Drama; Economics ; French; Gaelic; Geography; German; History; Italian; Modern Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Sociology; Spanish; Religious Moral and Philosophical Studies

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
36

Maths SL5

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120-128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

50%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£1,820

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Modules

Year 1: There are 2 streams in Year 1 â?? one for students with Higher French or an equivalent qualification and another for those without. Students in both classes study contemporary French language and are introduced to aspects of French culture and society, which provides a solid foundation for further study in Year 2 and 3. Years 2 and 3: Students continue to develop their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. In the specialised cultural classes, Dealing with Difference (Year 2) and Freedom and Identity (Year 3), students learn more about the history and politics of France and French-speaking countries through the critical study of specific texts and films. Year 4: Concentrates on the core language skills of translation, written and oral production in French and interpreting. Specialist cultural classes, which reflect the research expertise of staff in French, are currently offered in areas such as the Occupation and its portrayal in French film.

University of Strathclyde

Students on campus,

The University of Strathclyde was established in 1796 as the 'place of useful learning' and today from the centre of the vibrant city of Glasgow it continues to provide its students with a relevant, high-quality education. The global application of research and knowledge exchange ensures Strathclyde takes its place as a leading international technological institution.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
20%
80%

Year 1

21%
79%

Year 2

18%
82%

Year 3

16%
84%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
40%
35%
25%

Year 1

55%
29%
16%

Year 2

30%
70%

Year 3

20%
80%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 92%
Student score 85% MED
Able to access IT resources

92%

Staff made the subject interesting

100%

Library resources are satisfactory

96%

Feedback on work has been helpful

58%

Feedback on work has been prompt

67%

Staff are good at explaining things

100%

Received sufficient advice and support

92%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
22% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
78% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
21% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
485 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
84% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 94% MED
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

9%

Graduates who are public services and other associate professionals

28%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

10%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This subject is much more common at postgraduate level, and so be aware that most of the good jobs in HR and personnel management go to graduates with Masters or other postgraduate qualifications in this subject. Work experience for first degree graduates can help to get around the lack of postgraduate qualifications. If you would like to know about graduate prospects for your chosen course more specifically, head to an open day to talk to tutors about what previous graduates went on to do.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 100%
Student score 88% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

100%

Library resources are satisfactory

95%

Feedback on work has been helpful

68%

Feedback on work has been prompt

74%

Staff are good at explaining things

100%

Received sufficient advice and support

95%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
11% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
83% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
496 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
41% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
8% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 99% HIGH
Average graduate salary £17k LOW
Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

9%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

16%

Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

15%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's often said the UK doesn't produce enough modern language graduates, and graduates from French courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. About one in seven get jobs elsewhere in the EU – often as English teachers – which is much higher than for most subjects. Those who want to stay at home to work find jobs in education, and anywhere good communication skills are a must. That means you can find French graduates in marketing, business and finance and the arts - as events organisers, projects managers, management consultants, and, of course, translators. 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.
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