Spanish for Academic Purposes (Business and Society)

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Spanish for Academic Purposes (Business and Society)

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, International Business, Sociology, Spanish, Spanish Culture

  • Language Level


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module is designed to introduce the students to the role that ethics plays in contemporary businesses and societies. It aims to develop student’s understanding of the relationship amongst the economic, social, governmental public, and nonprofit domains. It also aims to enable students to recognise and identify a range of professional capabilities necessary for taking an active part in a sustainable society. The module will focus on developing more specialised Spanish vocabulary and also focus on improving students’ oral and written language skills

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Engage with and comprehend multimodal texts and videos concerned with ethical issues
    2. Access and source digital publications in Spanish which can provide arguments on relevant topics and critically evaluate and manage in-depth information
    3. Express, communicate and share their own views on topics related to ethics and the business world and broader areas through Spanish
    4. Demonstrate a good command of a very broad lexical repertoire related to ethical issues and maintain a high degree and consistent grammatical control of complex language
    5. Create new meanings constructing structured and well-argued written texts on ethical topics using first and secondary sources
    6. Present a complex ethical topic orally in collaboration with peers mastering presentation and communicative skills
    7. Use audiovisual resources to create digital content

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.