Commerce (International) with Hispanic Studies (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 Hispanic Studies at University College Cork

Overview

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

The BComm (International) with Hispanic Studies is a four-year course that combines comprehensive education in commerce – in areas that include international finance, marketing, management, accounting, statistics and economics – with the acquisition of a high level of linguistic and intercultural skills in Spanish.

Year 3 of the course is spent studying abroad, in either Spain or Mexico, and you will also have an opportunity to study Portuguese.

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);

HS1101First Year Spanish Language for Beginners (15 credits); or

HS1030Introduction to Spanish and Latin American Studies (5 credits) and

HS1102 First Year Spanish Language for Non-Beginners (10 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; Second Year Spanish Language; Business, Culture and Society in Spain and Portugal; Dissertation

Electives

Culture and Society in the Spanish Golden Age; Contemporary Writing; Hispanic Theatre; Iberian Identities; Understanding Latin America; Basque Culture and Language; Catalan Language and Culture; Galician Language and Culture; Linguistics; Art and Visual Culture of the Spanish Golden Age; US Hispanic Fiction; Cinema and Identity in Spain and Latin America; Portuguese Language and Culture

Year 3 Modules:

Students spend a year abroad in one of the UCC partner institutions in Spain, Argentina or Mexico. Students can attend a full academic year in a host university or attend university and undertake a work placement.

Year 4 Modules:

Core

Final Year Spanish Language

Electives

History and Society in Spanish Literature; Aspects of Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language; Linguistics; Hispanic Theatre; Catalan Language and Culture; Galician Language and Culture; Truth and Fiction in Cervantes' Novelas Ejemplares; Golden Age Drama; Gender, Violence and Power on the US-Mexico Border; Latin-American Human Rights; Portuguese Language; Translating Business, Culture and Society in the Hispanic World

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

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: CK208

Course Title: Commerce (International) with Hispanic Studies

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.

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: 460. Points may vary from year to year.

Course Practicalities

The BComm International with Hispanic Studies is a full-time course. Contact hours will vary depending on the modules selected (from 20 hours a week), with additional hours required for reading, class preparation, laboratory hours etc.

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 oral examinations, essays, group projects, presentations, learning journals and others.

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 the receipt of completed applications is 1st February of the year of proposed entry.

Further Contact Information

Dr. Cara Levey

E: c.levey@ucc.ie; T: +353(0)21 490 3213

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.

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: 460. 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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