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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies Programme Catalogue 2013/14


UXXX-AYB04: BSc (hons) International Management and Modern Languages (German)

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT AND MODERN LANGUAGES (GERMAN)

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Year Abroad

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Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • This programme year does not have a DAP.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
PL10626 German written and spoken language 1 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
MN10070 Business economics 6 Credits
MN10077 Quantitative methods and data analysis 6 Credits
MN10078 National business environment of UK - legal aspects 6 Credits
PL10118 German business environment 1: economic and industrial environment 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
MN10079 The UK macroeconomic environment 6 Credits
MN10331 Accounting for managers 6 Credits
PL10123 The German business environment 2: legal environment 6 Credits
PL10793 Die Bundesrepublik vom Wirtschaftswunder zur Wende 6 Credits

Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • This programme year does not have a DAP.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 19 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 20 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 24% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
PL20629 German written and oral communication in the business context 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
MN20080 People and organisations 6 Credits
MN20081 Principles of marketing 6 Credits
MN20082 European business environment: European integration & legal structure 6 Credits
XX20087 German comparative employee relations 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
MN20485 Accounting for managers in an international context 6 Credits
PL20406 Perspectives on Europe - Germany 6 Credits
PL20777 Germany divided and reunited 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
MA20228 Statistics for business I 6 Credits
MN20010 Company law 6 Credits
MN20014 IT & its business context 6 Credits
MN20017 Operations management 6 Credits
MN20291 Human resource management 1 6 Credits
MN20434 Organisational design, performance and change 6 Credits
MN20445 Corporate responsibility: principles and perspectives 6 Credits

Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Placement Type: Enhanced.
  • This programme year does not have a DAP.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 19 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 20 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 8% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 3

Optional Units: Select 1 units from the following list:
XX20094 Year abroad in Germany - work placement 60 Credits
XX20096 Year abroad in Germany - academic exchange 60 Credits
XX20098 Year abroad in Germany - academic exchange & work placement 60 Credits

Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • This programme year does not have a DAP.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification

Students are required to take a total of 4 Management options and 1 national option (in addition to compulsory units) over the year. Students are advised to take only 30 credits in each semester, and must take no more than 36 credits in any semester. At least 48 of the 60 credits should be at level 3 or higher (i.e. MN30XXX).

Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
PL30718 German written & oral communication in the international business context 12 Credits

Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
MN30085 The internationalisation of business 6 Credits
PL30596 International marketing communications (German) 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
Students may take no more than 12 credits at level 2 (coded MN2*) during the final year of this programme.
MN20034 Brand management 6 Credits
MN20313 Human resource management 2 6 Credits
MN20433 Leadership 6 Credits
MN30036 Advanced advertising theory 6 Credits
MN30039 Employment law 6 Credits
MN30040 European integration studies 1 6 Credits
MN30050 Supply management 6 Credits
MN30067 Treasury management 6 Credits
MN30105 Advanced consumer behaviour 6 Credits
MN30222 Innovation, industrialisation & international competitiveness 6 Credits
MN30266 Decision making 6 Credits
MN30281 Privacy, trust and security in information systems 6 Credits
MN30436 Contemporary issues in business and society 6 Credits
MN30447 Antitrust & strategy 6 Credits
MN30449 Strategic management 6 Credits
MN30465 Depth psychology of the consumer 6 Credits
MN30474 Management consulting: theory and practice 6 Credits
SP30054 Power & commitment in organisations 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
Students may only select 1 national option from those available in both Semester 1 and Semester 2.
PL30059 German national option G9: Die Massenmedien in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland und Großbritannien 6 Credits
PL30759 German national option G14: Heimat und Identit├Ąt 6 Credits

Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
PL30592 Germany in the global economy 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list: LIST A
LIST A
MN30059 European integration studies 2 6 Credits
MN30062 International business law 6 Credits
MN30400 Comparative business and strategy: China and India 6 Credits
MN30409 Business strategy in the global economy 6 Credits
MN30415 International dimensions of organisational behaviour 6 Credits
MN30441 International marketing management 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list: LIST B
LIST B - Students may take no more than 12 credits at level 2 (coded MN2*) during the final year of this programme.
MN20211 Advanced corporate finance 6 Credits
MN30054 Strategy & human resource management 6 Credits
MN30109 Business-to-business marketing 6 Credits
MN30209 Investment banking 6 Credits
MN30270 Virtual organising 6 Credits
MN30271 Information system development 6 Credits
MN30290 Organisation development consulting 6 Credits
MN30371 Economic governance, competitiveness and policy 6 Credits
MN30372 Social marketing 6 Credits
MN30444 UK tax and tax planning for the growing business 6 Credits
MN30448 Business & the natural environment 6 Credits
MN30468 Auditing & accountability 6 Credits
SP30055 Comparative industrial relations 6 Credits
Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
Students may only select 1 national option from those available in both Semester 1 and Semester 2.
PL30644 German national option G12: Protest und Widerstand 6 Credits
PL30796 Multikulturelles Deutschland 6 Credits

Notes:
* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2013/14 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2014/15 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2013/14.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.