BSc

Business and Management with Welsh

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Key Facts

Code N1Q5
  • Typical A-level offer

    BBC with B in Welsh 1st or 2nd Language

  • Course Length

    3 Years

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BSc Business and Management with Welsh, under the Aberystwyth Business Schoolis perfect preparation for your career in the business world. The degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Our expert academics will guide you through areas of marketing, operations management, finance, accounting, strategy, human resource management, entrepreneurship - in addition to a range of other cutting-edge and specialist modules. The degree has been engineered for a student who wants to excel and succeed to the top level of global business management practice.

This course is taught jointly between the Aberystwyth Business School and Department of Welsh & Celtic Studies. Students on this course can study up to 70% of the degree through the medium of Welsh.

[NSS/DLHE Awards]

Aberystwyth Business School: Top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction for teaching on subjects of Marketing/ Economics/ Finance  (NSS 2017)

97% of our graduates were in work or further study within 6 months, 3% more than Business and Administrative Studies graduates nationally (HESA 2018*)

Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies: 100% student satisfaction (NSS 2017)

100% of our graduates were in work or further study within 6 months, 6% more than Language graduates nationally (HESA 2018*)

Overview

Why study Business and Management with Welsh at Aberystwyth University?

  • Welsh has been taught at Aberystwyth University since 1872, and today we are still delivering innovating and culturally enriching degree programmes. 
  • Students on this course will receive a broad training in the Humanities, which will help you develop skills that all employers value.
  • You will gain an insight into the world of enterprise
  • You will develop an understanding of the impact of changes in the business environment e.g. economic events

Gain knowledge in the following:

  • Changes in accounting practices
  • Changes in the regulatory and legal environment
  • Marketing decisions
  • Business strategies

On completion of this degree you will possess:

  • Abroad understanding of management in practice
  • In-depth knowledge of trade and commerce in both the public and private sector
  • A solid grasp in the complexity of management challenges and the combined impact of the economic, financial, human and legal issues that managers deal with
Our Staff

Students at the Aberystwyth Business School are taught by lecturers and other teaching staff who are active researchers and expert practitioners in their chosen subject area.

Over 75% of full time members of teaching staff are qualified to PhD level. Most are currently research active, meaning that students benefit from being taught ‘new’ knowledge in their chosen field of study as well as recognized literature. The School also employs part-time and full time staff devoted purely to teaching. Many part-time staff combine teaching duties with consultancy and business activities, ensuring that students have access not only to up to date research but the latest applied knowledge.

All academic staff in the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies are research active scholars and experts in their chosen fields of study, including the study of languages and literatures as well as creative writing.

Modules

Please note: The modules listed below are those currently intended for delivery during the next academic year and may be subject to change. They are included here to give an indication of how the course is structured.

Core

* Also available partially or entirely through the medium of Welsh

Core

* Also available partially or entirely through the medium of Welsh

Employability

What can I do with a degree in Business Management with Welsh?

Our graduates have entered and are successful in a number of sectors:

  • Chartered Accountancy
  • Investment Banking
  • Insurance
  • Underwriting 
  • Risk Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Retail Management 
  • Distribution and Logistics Management
  • Sales Executive
  • Health Service Management 
  • Fashion Industry

What skills will I obtain from this degree? 

Studying our degree in Business Management will equip you with the following skills:

  • Understanding of organisational behavior and structure 
  • Improved numeracy skills and the ability to research, interpret and use business and financial data
  • Deep understanding of the causes and effects of economic and other external changes
  • The ability to communicate clearly in a written and spoken form
  • Effective problem solving
  • Analytical and creative thinking skills
  • Decision-making
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Time-Management and organisational skills
  • Self-motivation and self-reliance

What work experience opportunities exist at Aberystwyth University? 

Click here to find out about the various opportunities that our Aberystwyth University Careers team offer.

Enhance your employability prospects with GO Wales and YES (Year in Employment Scheme) managed by our Careers department. 

Teaching & Learning

What will I learn?

The breakdown below will provide you with an illustration of what you may study during the three year degree scheme.

In your first year you will discover: 

  • Fundamental principles of management
  • The dynamics of the modern business environment 
  • The use of financial and accounting information in management decisions at operational and strategic levels
  • Marketing principles
  • Selection of modules from the Department of Welsh and Celtic studies

In your second year you will explore: 

  • The organisational behavior and theory 
  • Theories and techniques of operations management
  • Market structures and pricing strategies 
  • The skills, analytical tools and techniques to identify and address problems and opportunities in business management and marketing 
  • Selection of modules from the Department of Welsh and Celtic studies

In your third year you will study:

  • The business strategy and how it functions both internally and externally to the business environment 
  • Human resource management 
  • The understanding of current management thinking from both practical and theoretical perspectives
  • A compulsory independent research project which will give you the opportunity to specialize in a particular aspect of business management and marketing 
  • Selection of modules from the Department of Welsh and Celtic studies
  • Optional modules are available to allow you to direct your learning and preferred specialism

How will I be taught?

You will be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and tutorials. 

You will be assessed through a variety of methods such as examination, course work, presentations. 

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Typical Entry Requirements

A Levels BBC with B in Welsh 1st or 2nd Language

GCSE requirements (grade C min):
English or Welsh, Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DMM with B in A level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language

International Baccalaureate:
28 points overall with B in A level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language

European Baccalaureate:
75% overall with B in A level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language

The University operates an inclusive admissions policy and our offers can vary. Please refer to our country-specific pages for details of the international qualifications we accept. For further information, contact ug-admissions@aber.ac.uk

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