Commerce (International) with German (BComm International)

University College Cork Ireland

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The award
BComm International

How long you will study
4 Years

Domestic course fees
EU 3000

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
EUR 3000

All study options

About Commerce (International) with German at University College Cork

Overview

Combining business subjects with the study of the German language and culture, this degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work in a fast-changing global business environment.

This four-year degree course will educate you in the field of business and commerce, as well as in the language, literature, culture and society of German-speaking countries.

It also provides you with the possibility of gaining practical commercial experience in Germany and Austria through internships during your year abroad.

Year 3 of the course is spent studying and or working abroad, in a German-speaking country.

Course Details

Year 1 Modules:

AC1102 Financial Accounting (5 credits);

EC1202Business Economics I (5 credits);

GV1102Introduction to Government and Politics (5 credits);

IS1105Business Information Systems (5 credits);

LW1108Introduction to the Legal System (5 credits);

LW1109Introduction to Business Law (5 credits);

MA1100Introductory Mathematics for Business I (5 credits);

MG1003Introduction to Marketing (5 credits);

MG1004Introduction to Management and Organisation (5 credits);

GE1101(10 credits) andGE1102 (Intermediate Level German)(5 credits) andGE1103(10 credits) andGE1104(Beginner Level German) (5 credits)

Year 2 Modules:

Core

Introduction to Management Accounting; Business Economics; Principles of Food Marketing; European Government and Politics; Management Information Systems; International Management and Organisation; Introduction to Business Statistics; Integrated German Language Course for BComm International Students

Electives

Cultural and Intercultural Learning: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Year Abroad; Political and Social Culture since 1945; German Love Poetry; Linguistics I; Novelle and Kurzprosa; German Literature from 18th to 21st Century; Drama and Theatre of the 20th and 21st Century; Constructing and Deconstructing German National Identity; German Business and Culture Today; Memory and Identity in Contemporary Generational Narratives

Year 3 Modules:

Study of a programme of approved courses at a partner university in Germany or Austria, with the option of spending a part of the year engaged in Work Placement.

Year 4 Modules:

Core

Advanced Integrated Language Course; Commercial Language: German

Electives

Linguistics II; Teaching German as a Foreign Language; German Film in Focus: A thematic Approach; Berlin in Literature, Theatre, Film and Visual Art; Interpreting Heinrich von Kleist's Prose Fiction; German Irish Relations; Nietzsche fur Alle und Keinen; Language and Interpretation; The Double Face of Germany: Representing the Holocaust; The German Company from the Perspective of the Employee; Ideas of Europe: Imagining European Identity; European Cultural Identity, Living Rooms, Houses, Woods, Rivers, Villages & Cities: Fiction and Topographies; Loneliness with a Trilling 'R': Migration, Multilingualism and Literature

plus modules to be taken from one of the subject groups: Accounting, Finance & Information Systems; Business Economics; Food Business and Development; Government; Law; Management and Marketing; Mathematics and Statistics

See the College Calendar for more detailed information on the programme and the Book of Modulesfor a more detailed description of programme modules.

Fact File

Course Code: CK206

Course Title: Commerce (International) with German

College: Business and Law

Duration: 4 years

Teaching Mode: Full-time

Qualifications: BComm International

NFQ Level: Level 8

Costs: Full-time EU/EEA/Swiss State undergraduate students may be exempt from paying tuition fees. The State will pay the tuition fees for students who satisfy the Free Fees Criteria. In 2016/17 the Student Contribution Charge will be EUR 3,000 and the Capitation Fee will be EUR 165.

2016 Entry Requirements:

2017 Entry Requirements: H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate from Irish, English, another language, Mathematics and two other subjects recognised for entry purposes. Special Entry Requirement: H3 in a language other than English.

Entry Points: 2016: 495. Points may vary from year to year.

Course Practicalities

Language modules: 3-4 contact hours in Year 1; 4-5 contact hours in Years 2 and 4 (commercial language, discussion and essay writing, translation, grammar, oral practice). You will be expected to spend a minimum of six hours a week on self-directed study (homework, e-learning, reading). All language classes are taught in small groups and are communicatively oriented.

Assessment

Written exams will take place before Christmas and in May. Not all modules will have formal examinations. Many modules use other types of assessment including essay, presentation, in-class test, learner diary, practical assignment as well as oral end-of-semester examinations.

Application Procedure

EU Applicants: Application to Year 1 of the degree programme is made directly through the Central Applications Office (CAO). Applicants should apply online at www.cao.ie. The normal closing date for receipt of completed applications is 1st February of the year of entry.

Non-EU Applicants

Mature Applicants: Application is made through the CAO and the closing date for receipt of completed applications is 1st February of the year of proposed entry.

Further Contact Information

german@ucc.ie

021 490 2078

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBComm InternationalHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesEU 3000International course feesEUR 3000

Notes about fees for this course

Costs: Full-time EU/EEA/Swiss State undergraduate students may be exempt from paying tuition fees. The State will pay the tuition fees for students who satisfy the Free Fees Criteria. In 2016/17 the Student Contribution Charge will be EUR 3,000 and the Capitation Fee will be EUR 165.

2016 Entry Requirements:

2017 Entry Requirements: H5 in two subjects, and O6/H7 in four other subjects in the Leaving Certificate from Irish, English, another language, Mathematics and two other subjects recognised for entry purposes. Special Entry Requirement: H3 in a language other than English.

Entry Points: 2016: 495. Points may vary from year to year.

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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