Course Comparison

Course BSc (Hons) Management Practice BA (Hons) International Business with Spanish
Award Bachelor of Science - BSc (Hons) Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
Duration 2 years 4 years
Course type Part-time Full-time
Placement - (includes mandatory placement)
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider Plymouth Business School Plymouth Business School
Entry requirements

You'll need to hold a foundation degree in business or a recognised level 5 equivalent (for example, Dip HE).

IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent English qualification (with a minimum of 5.5 in listening, reading, speaking and writing).  

If you have an IELTS of 5.5 or 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in listening, reading, speaking and writing), you may also be offered a place subject to satisfactory completion of an eight or 12 week English language summer school.

If you do not possess the level of qualifications outlined above, you may be eligible for admission to the programme on the basis of previous work experience or training.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

English language requirements

Please contact the Admissions Team.

A levels

Including a minimum of two A levels with a grade D in Spanish or or GCSE grade A in any foreign language.


18 Unit BTEC Extended Diploma: MMM in any subject plus grade D in A level (or equivalent) Spanish. 

BTEC National Diploma modules

If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application. 


Pass a named Access to HE Diploma in any subject with at least 33 credits at merit/distinction, including 12 level 3 credits in Spanish at merit. Alternatively, previous/current study in A level Spanish (grade D) will be considered alongside Access Course.


All applicants must have GCSE (or equivalent) mathematics and English at grade C or above.

International Baccalaureate

26 overall to include 4 in Spanish at Higher Level.


14-19 Diplomas: accepted – please enquire for more information.

Other combinations and non-A level qualifications will also be considered.​

Short of the entry requirements for this course? Don’t worry you may be eligible for a foundation year to prepare you for possible entry onto this course for the following year.

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.

Learn more about foundation years with the Faculty of Business

English language requirements

For a full list of all acceptable qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.