Business Administration and Languages BA
Study period: 3 years
Volume of studies: 180 EAP
Form of studies: daytime studies
Study language: English
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
People with good foreign language skills are valued in all international organizations. Languages and Business Administration programme is an excellent combination of language studies and business. The Programme is meant for people who would like to gain practical skills of foreign languages – it is possible to study 3 foreign languages at a time– and also have basic knowledge of economics and business administration.
Business Administration and Languages is a three-year programme. The curriculum consists of two blocks – languages and business administration. The former provide students with a professional knowledge of English, a good command of German and a third foreign language. Business administration courses provide a background in economics, management, entrepreneurship, business law and information technology.
All students in Business Administration and Languages can choose between two elective modules. An elective module is a block of 2-4 subjects which provides an overview of a certain field.
The structure of curricula consists of:
- General subjects - 24 ECTS
- Basic subjects - 42 ECTS
- Core subjects - 31,5 ECTS
- Special subjects - 60 ECTS
- Internship - 7,5 ECTS
- Optional Subjects - 7,5 ECTS
TOTAL 180 ECTS
Business Administration and Languages curriculum can be found here.
The structure of the programme as well as information about each course could be found from EBS Study Information System.
Which comes first, sales or marketing? What does it depend on? What is the relationship between success and reputation? By specializing in Marketing and Communication at EBS, you will receive thorough and practical answers to those as well as many other questions. A balanced focus on theory and practice will ensure that the bachelor students gain knowledge in marketing with the aim of implementing the knowledge in their everyday work.
Specialization in Marketing and Communication offers you the following subjects:
- Public Relations and Media Communication
- Marketing and Public Opinion Research
- Services Marketing
- Event Marketing
- Human Resource Management
- Consumer Behaviour
- Sales Management
EBS´s corporate partner for the Administration of Service Industry elective module is Estonian Service Industry Association which unites creative and service enterprises. Over 120 members of the Association in the fields of intelligent business help EBS train the kind of specialists whom such enterprises need.
Double Degree from UK
Two degrees from two universities –Estonian Business School (EBS) and Lancaster University Management School (LUMS), plus experience of two countries - Estonia and United Kingdom - will give you many advantages and will be a great stepping stone for your future career.
First two study years you will spend at EBS studying the same curriculum as your EBS schoolmates (in some cases additional mathematics and statistics classes are required for the double degree programme). After completing the second year at EBS and having successfully passed LUMS admission interview you will transfer to Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) in the UK for another two years.
Short description of the curriculum structure (ECTS):
- General Subjects 96 ECTS
- Special Subjects 60 ECTS
- Internship 7,5 ECTS
- Optional Subjects 9 ECTS
- Final Exam of Final Thesis 7,5 ECTS
- TOTAL 180 ECTS
The Bachelor of Business Administration and Languages program consists of 120 credit hours (ECTS).
|General subjects||96||Special subjects (Elective language)||30|
|Principles of Management||6||Russian for Beginners||3|
|Research Methodology||1,5||Elementary Russian||3|
|Project Management||3||Pre-Intermediate Russian course||3|
|Human Resource Management||3||Business Russian||3|
|Service Management||3||French for Beginners||3|
|International Business||3||Elementary French||3|
|Computer Fundamentals for Business I||3||Pre-Intermediate French course||3|
|Computer Fundamentals for Business II||3||Business French||3|
|Law Encyclopedia||6||Spanish for Beginners||3|
|Public Administration||3||Elementary Spanish||3|
|Country Study: Estonian History and Culture||1,5||Pre-Intermediate Spanish course||3|
|Practical Grammar I||1,5||Culture of Spain||3|
|Practical Grammar II||1,5||Business Russian for Elementary Level I||3|
|Practical Grammar III||1,5||Business Russian for Elementary Level II||3|
|Practical Grammar IV||1,5||Business Russian for Intermediate Level I||3|
|German for Marketing Communication||3||Business Russian for Intermediate Level II||3|
|Language as a Tool of Communication||1,5||Estonian for Beginners||3|
|Business German II||4,5||Elementary Estonian||3|
|Business Communication in German II
|3||Pre-Intermediate Estonian course||3|
|Business English I||6||Business Estonian||3|
|Business English II||6||Major in Marketing and Communication|
|German for Beginners||4,5||Marketing & Public Opinion Research||3|
|German for Intermediate Level||4,5||Consumer Behaviour||3|
|Financial English||1,5||Public Relations and Media Communication||6|
|Business German I||3||Major in Service Design and Management|
|Business Communication in German I
|4,5||Management of Creative Processes||3|
|Commercial Correspondence in German
(Geschäftskorrespondenz und Telefonieren im Beruf)
|3||Service Development and Design||6|
|Law English||3||Service Marketing||3|
|Term Paper||1,5||Optional subjects||9|
|Foundations of Economic Studies||6||Final exam||7,5|
|Marketing and Sales||6|
|Communication and Presentation Skills||6|
|Development of Study Skills||1,5|