Middlesex University

Course Introduction

Course information

Our Mandarin pathway allows you to shape your studies towards your career ambitions, and develop advanced language skills to successfully work within one of the world's leading business economies.

**Why study BA Business Management (Mandarin) at Middlesex University?**

Tailored towards students with ambitions to work internationally, you will apply theory to practice in a business environment, and learn how organisations operate. Specialist Mandarin classes with an expert tutor will hone your business language skills. Supported by academics who bring industry experience to their teaching, you will study the key functions that underpin business success. A range of exciting work placement options includes spending a year in China, immersing you in the widest spoken language in the world. You will also enhance your international business knowledge through studying Mandarin business practices.

**Course highlights**

We run classes with expert Mandarin tutors offering the highest standard of teaching for both beginner and intermediate Mandarin speakers

We offer an immersion study abroad year in China and recognise the value employers place on international business experience.

You will have access to cutting-edge business resources including the Chartered Management Institute's Management Direct Resource Hub

You can become a student member of the Chartered Management Institute and a full member upon graduation.

Course Modules

Foundation Year: Introduction to Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Academic Writing and Research Skills for Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Fundamentals of Business Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory

Management Foundation Project (30 credits) - Compulsory

Year 1 - Mandarin language beginnners

Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Business Mandarin Written (30 Credits)- Compulsory

Business Mandarin Spoken (30 Credits)- Compulsory

Year 1 - with Mandarin language experience

Marketing Theory and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Financial Concepts of Business (30 credits) - Compulsory

Business Communications in Mandarin I (15 credits) - Compulsory

Business Communications in Mandarin II (15 credits) - Compulsory

Management Concepts (15 credits) - Compulsory

People Management (15 credits) - Compulsory

Year 2 - Mandarin language beginners

Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Business Communications in Mandarin I (15 credits) - Compulsory

Business Communications in Mandarin II (15 credits) - Compulsory

Business Environment (15 credits) - Compulsory

Principles of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (15 credits) - Compulsory

Year 2 - with Mandarin language experience

Operations Management (30 credits) - Compulsory

Human Resource Management in Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory

Business Communications in Mandarin I (15 credits) - Compulsory

Business Communications in Mandarin II (15 credits) - Compulsory

Business Environment (15 credits) - Compulsory

Principles of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (15 credits) - Compulsory

Study Abroad: Choose one option (Compulsory)

Study Abroad I / II (year abroad) (120 credits)

Study Abroad I and Study Abroad II (summer placements) (60 and 60 credits)

Year 3 / Year 4 - Mandarin language beginners

Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory

Workforce Management (15 credits) – Compulsory

Professional Communication (15 credits) - Compulsory

Mandarin: Culture and Society I (15 credits) - Optional

Mandarin: Culture and Society II (15 credits) - Optional

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (30 credits) - Optional

Business Start-up (30 credits) - Optional

Business Game (30 credits) - Optional

Research Project (30 credits) - Optional

Principles of Project Management (30 credits) - Optional

Innovation Management (30 credits) - Optional

Global Supply Chain Management (30 credits) - Optional

Work Internship (30 credits) - Optional

Consulting in Organisations (30 credits) - Optional

International and Cross-Cultural Marketing (30 credits) - Optional

Year 3 / Year 4 - with Mandarin language experience

Strategic Management (30 credits) - Compulsory

Research / Consultancy Project (30 credits) - Compulsory

Workforce Management (15 credits) – Compulsory

Professional Communication (15 credits) - Compulsory

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (30 credits) - Optional

Business Start-up (30 credits) - Optional

Business Game (30 credits) - Optional

Research Project (30 credits) - Optional

Principles of Project Management (30 credits) - Optional

Innovation Management (30 credits) - Optional

Global Supply Chain Management (30 credits) - Optional

Work Internship (30 credits) - Optional

Consulting in Organisations (30 credits) - Optional

International and Cross-Cultural Marketing (30 credits) - Optional

Start Date:

10/2019

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
5 years
Full Time With Time Abroad and Foundation Year
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
5 years
Full Time With Time Abroad and Foundation Year
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £9,250 European Fees
5 years
Full Time With Time Abroad and Foundation Year
Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons) £11,000 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • IELTS (Academic)6.0With a minimum of 5.5 in each componentTOEFL (iBT)72.0With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in readingPTE Academic51.0With at least 51 in all components