BA Modern Language and Business & Management (Spanish) / Overview

Year of entry: 2024

Degree awarded
4 years
Typical A-level offer
ABB plus GCSE in Maths grade B/6
Typical contextual A-level offer

BBB plus GCSE in Maths grade B/6.

Find out more about contextual admissions.
Refugee/care-experienced offer
Applicants who have been in local authority care for more than three months or have refugee status may be eligible for an offer two grades below the standard requirements.
Find out more about contextual admissions.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

34 points overall. 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Gain advanced linguistic skills, cultural understanding and business knowledge in Spanish.
  • Take dedicated business language classes to gain international management skills.
  • Spend Year 3 studying in a Spanish-speaking country.
  • Study management units covering economics, finance, accounting, technology, business and entrepreneurship, taught by specialists from Alliance Manchester Business School and our Economics department.
  • Study at a university ranked in the UK top 10 for Modern Languages and Business and Management (QS World University Rankings 2019).

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Tuition fees for home students commencing their studies in September 2024 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £25,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).


We offer dedicated financial support packages of up to £2,000 for residence abroad students, based on their household income.

You will be automatically assessed for the award based on your Student Finance financial assessment - you just need to make sure you apply for a financial assessment the academic year in which your residence abroad will take place.

The RWS Brode Languages Scholarship

The  RWS Brode Scholarship  supports students from lower income households studying a degree in modern languages at the University of Manchester.

Scholarship holders receive £5000 each year during their 4-year modern languages degree and are given the opportunity to connect with RWS through a detailed and bespoke annual programme of employability events and activity.

These opportunities encompass a combination of online and in person events, including a bespoke mentoring programme for scholarship recipients as well as our career fair, speed-networking events, employer presentations and welcome week panels, and work placements and internship opportunities promoted via the University's Careers Connect job portal.

Contact details

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
+44 (0)161 275 3211
+44 (0)161 275 3031
School/Faculty overview

See: About us

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