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Programme Specification for the 2023/4 academic year

BA (Hons) International Business and Global Cultural Studies (3- year)

1. Programme Details

Programme nameBA (Hons) International Business and Global Cultural Studies (3- year) Programme codeUFA3SBESML02
Study mode(s)Full Time
Academic year2023/4
Campus(es)Streatham (Exeter)
NQF Level of the Final Award6 (Honours)

2. Description of the Programme

3. Educational Aims of the Programme

4. Programme Structure

5. Programme Modules

The following tables describe the programme and constituent modules. Constituent modules may be updated, deleted or replaced as a consequence of the annual programme review of this programme.

Stage 1


Stage 1: 45 credits of compulsory Business School modules, 45 credits of compulsory modules in Modern Languages, 15 credits of optional Business School modules, 15 credits of optional modules consisting of content related to your chosen language.

a take BEM1023, BEM1023 and SML1208

b select 30 credits of compulsory modules in your chosen language

c select 15 credits of optional Business modules

d select 15 credits of optional modules consisting of content related to your chosen language; or you may select a module from the Modern Languages optional content modules.

Please note that certain modules may only be available to students on Single Honours programmes, or to students who have taken a particular language module. This information will be given in the pre-requisites or co-requisites section of the relevant module descriptor.

Compulsory Modules

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
BEM1027 The International Business Context 15Yes
BEM1023 Discovering Management 30No
SML1208 Language, Culture, and International Relations 15No
MLX S1 BA comp language 2022-3 [See note b above]
MLF1001 French Language 30 Yes
MLF1052 French Language for Beginners 30 Yes
MLG1001 German Language 30 Yes
MLG1052 German Language for Beginners 30 Yes
MLI1001 Italian Language 30 Yes
MLI1052 Italian Language for Beginners 30 Yes
MLM1052 Beginners Chinese 30 Yes
MLP1052 Portuguese Language for Beginners 30 Yes
MLR1001 Contemporary Russian Written and Oral 30 Yes
MLR1030 Russian Language for Beginners 30 Yes
MLS1001 Spanish Language 30 Yes
MLS1056 Spanish Language for Beginners 30 Yes

Optional Modules

Business School Optional Modules: BEA, BEE, BEM

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
UEBS S1 BA International Business and Modern Languages Opt 22-23 [See note c above]
BEA1013 Introduction to Accounting 15 No
BEE1021 Personal Finance Management 15 No
BEM1018 Business and Society 15 No
BEM1019 Fundamentals of Marketing 15 No
BEM1020 Innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution 15 No
BEM1021 Leadership and Teams 15 No
BEM1022 Introduction to Leadership Studies 15 No
MLX S1 BA French opt 2022-3 [See note d above]
MLF1014 Love and Death in French Culture 15 No
MLF1017 The Making of Modern France 15 No
MLF1103 The French Language, Present and Past 15 No
MLF1105 An Introduction to French Thought 15 No
MLF1121 French Visual History 15 No
SML1207 Introduction to Film 15 No
MLX S1 BA Chinese opt 2022-3 [See note d above]
MLM1010 China of the Senses: Approaching Chinese Culture and Environments 15 No
MLM1013 A Brief History of Modern China (1861-Present) 15 No
MLX S1 BA Italian opt 2022-3 [See note d above]
MLI1016 Italy Inside Out: Popular Visual Narratives about Italy 15 No
MLI1121 A Thousand Faces: Cultures and History in 19th-Century Italy 15 No
MLX S1 BA Portuguese opt 2022-3 [See note d above]
MLP1002 Introduction to the Lusophone World 15 No
MLX S1 BA Russian opt 2022-3 [See note d above]
MLR1005 Chekhov's Major Plays 15 No
MLR1023 Russia: Empire and Identity 15 No
MLX S1 BA CH Spanish opt 2022-3 [See note d above]
MLS1064 An Introduction to the Hispanic World: Texts in Context 15 No
MLS1065 The Making of Modern Spain 15 No
MLS1066 The Making of Modern Latin America: History Through Literature and Culture 15 No
MLX S1 BA ML opt 2022-3 [See note d above]
SML1208 Language, Culture, and International Relations 15 No

Stage 2


Stage 2: 45 credits of compulsory Business School modules, 45 credits of compulsory modules in Modern Languages, 15 credits of optional Business School modules, 15 credits of optional modules consisting of content related to your chosen language.

e take BEM2048, BEM2038 and SML2246

f select 30 credits of compulsory modules in your chosen language.

g  select 15 credits of optional Business School modules

h select 15 credits of optional modules consisting of content related to your chosen language; or you may select a module from the Modern Languages optional content modules.

Compulsory Modules

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
BEM2048 International Business 15Yes
BEM2047 Organisational Behaviour 30No
SML2246 Intercultural Communication 15Yes
MLX S2 BA comp language 2022-3 [See note f above]
MLF2001 French Language, Written and Oral 30 Yes
MLF2152 Intermediate French 30 Yes
MLG2001 German Language, Written and Oral 30 Yes
MLG2052 Intermediate German 30 Yes
MLI2001 Italian Language, Written and Oral 30 Yes
MLI2051 Italian Language 30 Yes
MLM2052 Intermediate Chinese (One) 30 Yes
MLP2052 Intermediate Portuguese 30 Yes
MLR2001 Contemporary Russian Written and Oral I 30 Yes
MLR2030 Intermediate Russian 30 Yes
MLS2001 Spanish Language, Written and Oral 30 Yes
MLS2156 Spanish Language (ex-beginners) 30 Yes

Optional Modules

Business School Optional Modules: BEA, BEE, BEM

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
UEBS S2 BA International Business and Modern Languages Opt 22-23 [See note g above]
BEM2016 Consumer Behaviour 15 No
BEM2021 Human Resource Management 15 No
BEM2025 Marketing Communications: Strategies and Applications 15 No
BEM2032 Startup Entrepreneurship 15 No
BEM2033 Brands and Branding 15 No
BEM2034 Digital Technologies and the Future of Work 15 No
BEM2035 Leading in International Contexts 15 No
BEM2036 Thinking Entrepreneurially 15 No
BEM2037 Leadership: Challenges and Practice 15 No
MLX S2 BA French opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
MLF2012 Evolution of the French Language 15 No
MLF2029 Varieties of French 15 No
MLF2056 Provoking Thoughts - French Literature and Philosophy from the Renaissance to the 20th Century 15 No
MLF2063 Crime and Punishment in French Fiction 15 No
MLF2065 Contemporary French Film: Issues and Debates 15 No
MLF2066 Intimate Spaces of the French Enlightenment 15 No
MLF2069 East is East? Cross-Cultural Encounters in Medieval French Literature 15 No
MLF2074 Translating Exile: Contemporary Francophone Women Writers 15 No
MLF2070 Violence and Virtue: Early Modern French Theatre 15 No
MLF2076 Subversive Texts: Baudelaire and Rachilde 15 No
MLX S2 BA German opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
MLG2003 Youth and Age: Generations in German Fiction and Film 15 No
MLG2018 Berlin - Culture, History and Politics 15 No
MLG2019 Gender, Race and Migration in 20th and 21st-century German Literature 15 No
MLX S2 BA Chinese opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
MLM2002 Politics of Contemporary China 15 No
MLM2010 Reading China: from Mandarins to Revolutionists 15 No
MLX S2 BA Italian opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
AHV2208 Ideal Cities? Urban Cultures of Renaissance Italy 15 No
MLI2018 Love (and Marriage?) in Contemporary Italian Film Comedy 15 No
MLX S2 BA Portuguese opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
MLP2002 Portuguese as a Global Language 15 No
MLP2005 Travelling Identities in the Lusophone World 15 No
MLX S2 BA Russian opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
MLR2021 Understanding Russia 15 No
MLR2024 Exploring Revolution: The Making of Soviet Society and Culture in the 1920s 15 No
MLX S2 BA Spanish opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
MLS2045 Federico Garcia Lorca: Theatre and Poetry 15 No
MLS2060 Love and Death in Spanish Drama 15 No
MLS2061 The Latin American Short Story 15 No
MLS2070 Catalonia Is Not Spain? Modern Catalan Culture in Context 15 No
MLS2072 Place and Identity in Contemporary Venezuelan Culture 15 No
MLS2158 "What is Love? And Do I Need It?" An Introduction to Spanish Renaissance Love Poetry 15 No
MLS2159 Key Modern Poets from Spain and Latin America 15 No
MLS2160 Fiction in Post-War Spain: Voices of Conformity and Subversion 15 No
MLX S2 BA ML opt 2022-3 [See note h above]
HUM2004 Making a Career in Publishing 15 No
HUM2005 Tales of Freedom, Necessity and Providence 15 No
SML2209 Music in Medieval Europe 15 No
SML2244 Multilingualism in Society 15 No
SML2246 Intercultural Communication 15 No

Stage 3


120 credits of compulsory modules

iYou must take one of these modules:

Compulsory Modules

Stage 3: 15 credits of compulsory Business School modules, 45 credits of compulsory modules Modern Languages, 45 credits of optional Business School modules, 15 credits of optional modules consisting of content related to your chosen language).

j take BEM3XXX and SML3009.

select 30 credits of compulsory modules in your chosen language.

select 45 credits of optional Business School modules

select 15 credits of optional modules consisting of content related to your chosen language; or you may select a module from the Modern Languages optional content modules (please note if you select FLX module you must choose select one related to your chosen language

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
BEM3068 Advances in International Business and Management 15Yes
SML3009 Intercultural Communication in a Global World 15Yes
MLX SF BA comp language [See note k above]
MLF3111 Advanced French Language Skills 30 Yes
MLG3111 Advanced German Language Skills 30 Yes
MLI3111 Advanced Italian Language Skills 30 Yes
MLM3111 Advanced Chinese Language Skills 30 Yes
MLP3111 Advanced Portuguese Language Skills 30 Yes
MLR3111 Advanced Russian Language Skills 30 Yes
MLS3111 Advanced Spanish Language Skills 30 Yes

Optional Modules

Business School Optional Modules: BEA, BEE, BEM

CodeModule Credits Non-condonable?
UEBS S3 BA International Business and Modern Languages Opt 22-23 [See note l above]
BEM3030 International Business History 15 No
BEM3033 Strategic Management 30 No
BEM3038 Co-operative Enterprise 15 No
BEM3039 Design Management and Marketing 15 No
BEM3046 Managing Human Resources: Advanced Issues 15 No
BEM3047 Contemporary Leadership Issues 15 No
BEM3048 Leading Change in Practice 15 No
BEM3052 Managing Change and Crisis in Organisations 15 No
BEM3055 Ethics and Responsible Innovation 15 No
BEM3056 Business and Climate Change 15 No
BEM3059 Circular Economy Business and Enterprise 15 No
BEM3060 Managing Entrepreneurially 15 No
BEM3061 Business Ignition - Idea to Implementation 15 No
MLX SF BA French opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
MLF3006 The Invention of Modern Love 15 No
MLF3034 Sociolinguistics of French 15 No
MLF3046 Dialectology in France 15 No
MLF3050 Music, Poetry, and Society at the Late Medieval French Court 15 No
MLF3075 First-Person Outsiders in Modern French Literature 15 No
MLF3078 Philosophers, Prophets, and Mystics in French Culture 15 No
MLF3079 Sex, Subversion and Censorship: Libertine Literature in Seventeenth-Century France 15 No
MLF3080 Les Miserables from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day 15 No
MLF3081 Sexual Politics: Gender Dynamics in Early Modern France 15 No
MLX SF BA German opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
MLG3036 Dictatorships on Display: History Exhibitions in Germany and Austria 15 No
MLG3037 Coping with Catastrophe: German Culture, Literature and Politics in the Interwar Years 15 No
MLG3040 Sex, Sciences and the Arts 15 No
MLX SF BA Chinese opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
MLM3009 China through the Lens: Cultural Translation and Self-Presentation 15 No
MLM3011 China and the Third World: Foreign Relations and Nation Building in China in the Cold War Era 15 No
MLX SF BA Italian opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
AHV3002 Understanding Space in Renaissance Italy 15 No
MLI3032 Italian Screen Audiences: Film and television history from below 15 No
MLI3199 Elena Ferrante's My Brilliant Friend 15 No
MLX SF BA Portuguese opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
MLP3002 Afro-Brazil: Ideas of Africa in Brazilian Fiction 15 No
MLP3005 Changing voices: tracing the development of Portuguese over time 15 No
MLX SF BA Russian opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
MLR3026 The Deceptive City: The Creation of St Petersburg in Russian Literature 15 No
MLR3027 The Making of Underground Russia, 1825-1917 15 No
MLX SF BA Spanish opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
MLS3037 Women and Feminism in 20th Century Spain 15 No
MLS3057 Cross Currents: Memory, Myth and Modernity in Latin America 15 No
MLS3067 "Monster of Nature and Phoenix of Wits." An Introduction to the Work of Lope de Vega 15 No
MLS3068 Staging Conflicts: Spanish Romantic Drama 15 No
MLS3112 Spanish Modernists: Narratives of Identity, Gender and Nation 15 No
SML3031 Advanced Translation Skills 15 No
MLX SF BA ML opt 2022-3 [See note m above]
HUM3002 Aliens Abroad: Science Fiction in Global Literature 15 No
HUM3015 The Place of Meaning: Gardens in Britain and China 15 No
SML3009 Intercultural Communication in a Global World 15 No
SML3013 Through the Language Lens: the Relationship between Language, Culture and the Mind 15 No
SML3015 Dissertation 15 No
SML3030 Extended Dissertation 30 No
SML3031 Advanced Translation Skills 15 No
SML3036 Beyond Sex and the City: Becoming a Woman in Contemporary Western Cinema 15 No
SML3040 Women in Translation: Gender and Publishing in the 21st Century 15 No
SML3041 Green Matters in Modern Languages and Cultures 15 No

Stage 4


 


6. Programme Outcomes Linked to Teaching, Learning and Assessment Methods

Intended Learning Outcomes
A: Specialised Subject Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

Intended Learning Outcomes
B: Academic Discipline Core Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

Intended Learning Outcomes
C: Personal/Transferable/Employment Skills and Knowledge

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
On successfully completing this programme you will be able to:
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) will be...
...accommodated and facilitated by the following learning and teaching activities (in/out of class):...and evidenced by the following assessment methods:

7. Programme Regulations

Classification

Full details of assessment regulations for all taught programmes can be found in the TQA Manual, specifically in the Credit and Qualifications Framework, and the Assessment, Progression and Awarding: Taught Programmes Handbook. Additional information, including Generic Marking Criteria, can be found in the Learning and Teaching Support Handbook.

8. College Support for Students and Students' Learning

9. University Support for Students and Students' Learning

Please refer to the University Academic Policy and Standards guidelines regarding support for students and students' learning.

10. Admissions Criteria

Undergraduate applicants must satisfy the Undergraduate Admissions Policy of the University of Exeter.

Postgraduate applicants must satisfy the Postgraduate Admissions Policy of the University of Exeter.

Specific requirements required to enrol on this programme are available at the respective Undergraduate or Postgraduate Study Site webpages.

11. Regulation of Assessment and Academic Standards

Each academic programme in the University is subject to an agreed College assessment and marking strategy, underpinned by institution-wide assessment procedures.

The security of assessment and academic standards is further supported through the appointment of External Examiners for each programme. External Examiners have access to draft papers, course work and examination scripts. They are required to attend the Board of Examiners and to provide an annual report. Annual External Examiner reports are monitored at both College and University level. Their responsibilities are described in the University's code of practice. See the University's TQA Manual for details.

(Quality Review Framework.

14. Awarding Institution

University of Exeter

15. Lead College / Teaching Institution

Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy (ESE)

16. Partner College / Institution

Partner College(s)

Not applicable to this programme

Partner Institution

Not applicable to this programme.

17. Programme Accredited / Validated by

0

18. Final Award

BA (Hons) International Business and Global Cultural Studies (3- year)

19. UCAS Code

Not applicable to this programme.

20. NQF Level of Final Award

6 (Honours)

21. Credit

CATS credits ECTS credits

22. QAA Subject Benchmarking Group

23. Dates

Origin Date

23/08/2019

Date of last revision

15/02/2023