Business Management and French BSc (Hons) - 2017/8

Awarding body

University of Surrey

Teaching institute

University of Surrey

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

Final award and programme/pathway title

BSc (Hons) Business Management and French

Subsidary award(s)

Award Title
Ord Business Management and French
DipHE Business Management and French
CertHE Business Management and French

Professional recognition

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Modes of study

Route code Credits and ECTS Credits
Full-time UKX10001 360 credits and 180 ECTS credits
Full-time with PTY UKX10001 480 credits and 240 ECTS credits

JACs code

N200, R100

QAA Subject benchmark statement (if applicable)

Business and Management (Bachelor), Languages, Cultures and Societies

Other internal and / or external reference points

N/A

Faculty and Department / School

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - School of Literature and Languages

Programme Leader

MENENDEZ-LOPEZ MM Miss (Lit & Langs)

Date of production/revision of spec

22/11/2017

Educational aims of the programme

A study of organisations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate

A study of oral, aural and written aspects of target language, its linguistic analysis and its social/cultural setting

Preparation for a development of an international career in business and management

Enhancement of lifelong learning skills and personal development to contribute to society at large

Programme learning outcomes

Attributes Developed Awards Ref.
Demonstrate relevant knowledge and understanding of organisations, the external environment in which they operate and how they are managed. K
Demonstrate an understanding of the theory and practice of management. K
Understand the structure and characteristics of target language. K
Demonstrate knowledge of the history, society and culture of the relevant language area. K
Demonstrate a comprehensive and detailed knowledge of the major business discipline(s) relevant to their particular programme. K
Gain an understanding of the business, social and cultural attributes involved in operating in a foreign business environment. K
Appreciate the effects of change on and within organisations and their likely responses. C
Critically evaluate their knowledge and understanding of subject disciplines and the application of management approaches and techniques to industrial situations. C
Select and apply multi-disciplinary management techniques to complex problems, analyse results, draw appropriate conclusions and present the results in an appropriate format. C
Demonstrate an awareness of the ethical issues likely to arise in the conduct of business and professional practice. C
Recognise and acknowledge the full range of stake-holder interests in making management decisions and critically evaluate their impacts. C
Gain mastery of oral, aural and written aspects of the language. P
Develop the ability for oral and written communication in the business register of target language. P
Demonstrate competence in a range of skills that are relevant to the needs of future managers, executives and other professionals, irrespective of their sector of operation, especially in the areas of communication; critical thinking, analysis and synthesis; numeracy; reasoning; presentation; computing; report writing; problem solving; research; interactive and group skills. P
Demonstrate an ability to formulate solutions through dialogue with peers, clients, mentors and the wider community. P
Demonstrate the ability to perform a range of communicative functions. T
Demonstrate competence in a range of skills that are relevant to the needs of future managers, executives and other professionals, irrespective of their sector of operation, especially in the areas of communication; critical thinking, analysis and synthesis; numeracy; reasoning; presentation; computing; report writing; problem solving; research; interactive and group skills. T
Reflect on their own culture from a perspective enriched by their intercultural experience.
Act as “ambassadors” for their own country and help promote international understanding.
Use such experience to contribute to society.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Programme structure

Full-time

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over three academic years, consisting of 360 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Full-time with PTY

This Bachelor's Degree (Honours) programme is studied full-time over four academic years, consisting of 480 credits (120 credits at FHEQ levels 4, 5, 6 and the optional professional training year). All modules are semester based and worth 15 credits with the exception of project, practice based and dissertation modules.
Possible exit awards include:
- Bachelor's Degree (Ordinary) (300 credits)
- Diploma of Higher Education (240 credits)
- Certificate of Higher Education (120 credits)

Programme Adjustments (if applicable)

N/A

Modules

Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

Optional modules for Professional Training Year (PTY) - Professional Training Year

N/A

Opportunities for placements / work related learning / collaborative activity

Associate Tutor(s) / Guess Speakers / Visiting Academics N
Professional Training Year (PTY) Y
Placement(s) (study or work that are not part of PTY) N
Clinical Placement(s) (that are not part of the PTY scheme) N
ERASMUS Study (that is not taken during Level P) N
Study exhange(s) (that are not part of the ERASMUS scheme) N
Dual degree N

Other information

The programme is studied over four years in full-time mode. At FHEQ Levels 4 and 5 students take compulsory modules which address the core requirements for Languages and Related Studies as they are outlined in the Benchmarking statement. Students spend Semesters 5 and 6 on professional and/or study placements.

Quality assurance

The Regulations and Codes of Practice for taught programmes can be found at:

https://www.surrey.ac.uk/quality-enhancement-standards

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.