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School of Management, Unit Catalogue 2011/12

XX20049: Year abroad in Spain and/or Latin America - option C: academic exchange & work placement

Click here for further information Credits: 60
Click here for further information Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Click here for further information Period: Academic Year
Click here for further information Assessment: CW 100%
Click here for further information Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Click here for further information Requisites:
Click here for further information Description: Aims:

* to promote the development of high-level language skills in Spanish
* to acquire in-depth professional experience of the working environment
* to gain academic experience at a Spanish-speaking business school.

Learning Outcomes:
After completion of this unit students will have gained knowledge and experience of both a Spanish-speaking workplace and a higher education institution. They will have achieved high level language skills, and have developed and completed an academic research project based on the workplace as well as the assessment requirements stipulated.

Skills in critical analysis, conceptual thinking, precision in the use of written and spoken language, exercise of independent judgement, reasoned argument, effective communication in the target language, teamwork and the planning/conduct/reporting of non-quantitative research are developed and assessed in this unit.

Students will carry out an agreed programme of work at a Spanish/Latin American business school. The nature, scope and assessment of this work is to be agreed by the institutions involved in the exchange arrangements. Working in a role in an approved organization which will involve a challenging range of tasks, giving an opportunity to put management studies into practice, while also developing language skills to near fluency.
Click here for further informationProgramme availability:

XX20049 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
  • UXXX-AYB06 : BSc (hons) International Management and Modern Languages (Spanish) (Full-time with Year Abroad) - Year 3

NB. Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.