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Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education and Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

Modern Languages with Marketing

Undergraduate                  BA (Hons)

UCAS code: R9N5

What you'll study

Gain high-level language, linguistic and cultural skills, as well as a solid foundation in marketing on this combined degree. You can study one or two languages on this programme, choose from: Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish.

First year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 1 – Advanced

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 1 – Beginners and Improvers

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 2 – Advanced

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 2 – Beginners and Improvers

  • Introduction to Contemporary Business Practices

  • Marketing

If you're studying one language, you'll also take the following modules

  • Skills for Communicating Cultures

  • Ideas and Identities

Second year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 3

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 4

  • Consumer and Business Buyer Behaviour

  • Integrated Marketing Communications and Branding

If you're studying one language, you'll also take the following modules

  • Narrating the Past

  • Constituting the Contemporary

Year abroad

* Modules are subject to availability

You’ll spend your third year abroad. You can choose to study at a partner university, work in a school as a language assistant or work in industry or commerce.

Final year

* Modules are subject to availability

Core modules

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 5

  • Chinese/French/German/Italian/Spanish Language 6

  • Services Marketing

  • Language in the Globalised Marketplace

If you're studying one language, you'll also take the following module

  • Dissertation

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More about this course

Gain high-level language, linguistic and cultural skills, as well as a solid foundation in marketing on this combined degree. You can study one or two languages on this programme, choose from: Chinese, French, German, Italian, or Spanish. Hull offers excellent language learning facilities, with a dedicated space for languages students.  Our team of Language Learning Advisors offer extra one-to-one support to help you with your studies, as well as a partnership scheme which allows you to practise with native speakers.

In the marketing modules, you’ll explore topics like consumer behaviour, marketing intelligence and analytics, digital marketing, and social media. You’ll discover the ‘holistic marketing’ approach, in which you balance an organisation’s short-term objectives and long-term goals with the needs of the environment and society. 

Teaching and Learning
Scheduled
Placement
independent

First year

20%

80%

Second year

17%

83%

Final year

18%

82%

Assessment
Written
Practical
Coursework

First year

28%

27%

45%

Second year

27%

33%

40%

Final year

12%

24%

62%

You don't just become fluent in another language at Hull - you immerse yourself in the culture of the people who speak it.

Spend an unforgettable year abroad, studying at a partner university or working, in a country where your chosen language is spoken.

One-to-one support from our team of language learning advisors in the Shoosmith Language Learning Centre which is open 24/7.

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Learn with state-of-the-art business software in our inspiring Grade II listed buildings.

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Entry requirements

2018 Tariff points: 112 points. Points can be from any qualification on the UCAS tariff, but must include at least 80 points from 

  • A levels
  • BTEC Subsidiary Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma, Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • CACHE Diploma or Extended Diploma
  • Irish Leaving Certificate
  • Scottish Highers
  • Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma
  • or a combination of appropriate Level 3 qualifications
  • Applicants studying two languages should have an A level in a foreign language at Grade C or above. Applicants wishing to study one language should have a GCSE in a foreign language at Grade C or above.

UCAS has changed the way that qualifications earn points under the Tariff system. Please click here to work out your estimated points and to find out more about how the University of Hull considers qualifications.

Alternative qualifications 

  • IB Diploma: 28 points
  • Access to HE Diploma: Pass with 45 credits at merit

We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match the combinations shown above. Please contact the University’s Admissions Service for individual guidance.

At a glance

For this course, you'll need...

112 UCAS points

Points can be made up of a variety of qualifications. Calculate your points here.

We welcome a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not be listed.

Many of our courses offer a Foundation Year for applicants without the qualifications for direct entry on to the degree.

If you have any questions about our entry requirements or the tariff, please contact admissions or call 01482 466100.

International students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill. For other English language proficiency qualifications acceptable by this University, please click here.

If your English currently does not reach the University's required standard for this programme, you may be interested in one of our English language courses.

Visit your country page to find out more about our entry requirements.

Fees and funding

  • Home/EU: £9,250
  • International: £13,500

Fees may be subject to permitted inflationary increases in future years. 

UK and EU students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course, and UK students can take out a maintenance loan of up to £8,700 to cover living costs.

Substantial discounts are available for International students.  

More information on fees can be found in the Money section of the website.

Future Prospects

Stand out in a competitive job market with a degree in Modern Languages with Marketing. The combination of high-level language and cultural skills, knowledge in marketing, opens up a wide variety of career options after graduation.

Languages graduates have gone into careers such as: international customer liaison at Harrod’s; business analyst; United Biscuits; Customs and Excise executive office; English teaching assistant in Japan; lecturers teaching English at universities in Dijon and Reims, and at the Sorbonne in Paris; translator, Netherlands National Press Bureau; International Officer at Lloyds Bank, Intelligence Officer with RAF.