Business Management and Spanish (T45-SPA) CertHE
The Open University
Key Course Facts
This certificate allows you to combine business management with Spanish. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. It offers a broad grounding in key concepts associated with business management and a sound knowledge of the basic concepts associated with the study of Spanish. You’ll explore how businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions. You’ll see what’s involved in functions such as marketing, accounting and finance. Combining this with the study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace.
Key features of the course
Develops a broad understanding of business organisations and their key elements.
Explores some wider considerations such as environments, markets and processes; and how these work together.
Develops you into an independent user of Spanish, reaching level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Develops broad knowledge of the cultures that speak Spanish, and basic intercultural communication competence.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
The Open University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The Open University
The Open University was established in 1969 in Milton Keynes, and it’s the largest university in the UK for undergraduate education. The OU is among the most prestigious distance-learning institutions in the United Kingdom, enjoying numerous awards and accreditations, including Triple Crown status for their Business School.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Professional Doctorate - Emergency Services Management ProfDoc||Edge Hill University||-||-||-||£2820||£8500||-||Ormskirk||On campus Part-time|
|Business Management PgDip||University of Suffolk||-||-||-||£8496||£12996||-||Ipswich||On campus Full-time|
|Advanced Health and Care Management (Value-Based) PgDip||Swansea University||-||-||-||£7750||£13050||-||Swansea||On campus Full-time|
|Human Resource Management with eligibility for CIPD Advanced Level 7 Qualification PgDip||Manchester Metropolitan University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Manchester||On campus Full-time|
|Food Production Management MSc/PGDip PgDip||The University of Nottingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Management and Business Studies PgDip||Newcastle University||-||-||-||-||-||-||Newcastle||On campus Part-time|
|Air Pollution Management and Control PgDip||University of Birmingham||-||-||-||-||-||-||Birmingham||On campus Part-time|
|International Sport Management PgDip||Cardiff Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£1200||-||-||Cardiff||On campus Part-time|
|Management and Organisational Dynamics PgDip||University of Essex||-||-||-||£7008||£15040||-||Colchester||On campus Full-time|
|Landscape Management PgDip||The University of Sheffield||-||-||-||-||-||-||Sheffield||On campus Part-time|
|International Business with Spanish MA (Hons)||University of Dundee||74%||0%||7%||£9250||£19500||192||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||79%||5%||5%||£9250||£23100||180||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Business Economics with Marketing with Spanish MA (Hons)||University of Dundee||65%||5%||10%||£9250||£19500||182||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Spanish and Business MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||79%||5%||4%||£9250||£23100||180||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish (5 years) MBus||University of Aberdeen||94%||5%||20%||-||-||181||Aberdeen||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish MA (Hons)||University of Aberdeen||94%||5%||20%||-||-||181||Aberdeen||On campus Full-time|
|International Business Management with Spanish BSc (Hons)||Northumbria University||59%||3%||8%||-||-||102||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Business Studies and Hispanic Studies BA (Hons)||University of Liverpool||80%||0%||5%||-||-||124||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Sheffield Hallam University||100%||0%||11%||-||-||103||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish BA (Hons)||Nottingham Trent University||72%||2%||10%||-||-||123||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|