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Nottingham Trent University

International Business with Spanish

UCAS Code: N1R4

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B

128 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels including A-Level Spanish and excluding General Studies

Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3 including relevant Spanish modules

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent

128 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and one A-Level or equivalent qualification including A-Level Spanish and excluding General Studies

128 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level National Extended Certificate and two A-Level or equivalent qualifications including A-Level Spanish and excluding General Studies

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

DDM

including relevant A-Level equivalent Spanish

UCAS Tariff

128

including A-Level Spanish and excluding General Studies

About this course


Course option

4.0years

Sandwich | 2021

Subjects

Spanish studies

International business

Today’s global marketplace demands graduates to have the business know-how and the skills and knowledge to apply these within an international setting. This course will develop you into an attractive graduate with excellent prospects by providing you with strong academic foundations, real-world experience and outstanding Spanish language skills.

Accredited by both Nottingham Business School and the University of Valencia, this dual award course provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in Spanish culture and language whilst learning about European and global business.

The full-time course is four years long. You will be spending two years at Nottingham Business School and two years at the University of Valencia, which includes a half year internship in Spain or in a Spanish-speaking company.

The course offers a broad-based understanding of international business, covering the disciplines of Management, Marketing, Finance and Human Resources from a global perspective.

As the course is dual award you will graduate with a BA (Hons) International Business (with Spanish) from NTU, and a Grado en International Business from our partner institution the University of Valencia.

Nottingham Business School is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, which are internationally recognised hallmarks of excellence and quality for business education. It is also listed amongst the Top 100 European Business Schools by the Financial Times.

Modules

Year One: Six core modules.

Year Two: Full year study at University of Valencia. Studying at the University of Valencia will allow you the opportunity to study in both Spanish and English.

Year Three: Half year study at University of Valencia and a half year internship in Spain or with a Spanish-speaking company.

Year Four: Full-time study at Nottingham Business School. Five core modules plus one option module.

Throughout the course you will study a number of subject areas including: Foundations of Managing and Organising, Language, Quantitative Methods for International Business, International Strategic Management, International Tourism: Sustainability Development and Impact, Global Business in a Changing World and Global Supply Chain Strategy.

The Uni


Course location:

City Campus

Department:

Nottingham Business School

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.

84%
high
Spanish studies
80%
med
International business

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.

Iberian studies

Teaching and learning

83%
Staff make the subject interesting
93%
Staff are good at explaining things
88%
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

90%
Library resources
94%
IT resources
95%
Course specific equipment and facilities
83%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

95%
UK students
5%
International students
29%
Male students
71%
Female students
84%
2:1 or above
10%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
C

Business studies

Teaching and learning

74%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
83%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
77%
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

88%
Library resources
91%
IT resources
91%
Course specific equipment and facilities
79%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

75%
UK students
25%
International students
58%
Male students
42%
Female students
66%
2:1 or above
7%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
B

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.

Languages and area 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.

£18,000
med
Average annual salary
94%
med
Employed or in further education
48%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

17%
Teaching and educational professionals
14%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
13%
Business, finance and related associate professionals

It's often said there's a shortage of modern language graduates, and graduates from Spanish courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. In 2015, nearly 1300 UK graduates got degrees in Spanish and the subject is seeing its popularity increase. About one in five got jobs overseas — often as English teachers. If you want to put your degree to work in the UK, teacher training is a common option, and businesses see Spanish-speaking countries as important markets, leading to graduate opportunities in marketing, human resources, sales and project management. 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.

Business 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.

£22,000
med
Average annual salary
98%
med
Employed or in further education
65%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

26%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
19%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
11%
Public services and other associate professionals

The number of business studies graduates fell significantly last year after a long period of increase. But there were still more than 14,000 degrees awarded and this is the third most popular subject for new graduates. Because so many graduates get business studies degrees, you can find them everywhere in the economy, and very few jobs are completely out of reach for a good business studies graduate. Around 40% go into jobs in finance, sales, recruitment, management (particularly retail) or marketing. There is also a small (but well paid) group who take their technical skills into computing and IT. Thousands of graduates from this subject go into professional jobs every year, and average starting salaries are above the average for all subjects and particularly healthy in London where they top £25k. Graduates with good degree grades in business studies are much more likely to get good jobs, so don’t be complacent, and keep a close eye on your grades.

What about your long term prospects?

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

Languages

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

£18k

£18k

£21k

£21k

£22k

£22k

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.

Business & administrative 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.

£22k

£22k

£26k

£26k

£30k

£30k

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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