At Birmingham, you can study German as a Single Honours degree, or as part of a wide range of degree combinations. A particular strength of the course offered at Birmingham is the range and coverage that we can offer. In addition to language teaching, you can study literature, history, linguistics, politics, business German, and cinema with us, and range from the study of the very earliest forms of German to contemporary culture, politics and history.
Most of our students have taken German before up to A-level or equivalent. However, German can be studied from beginner's level in all the programmes below apart from BA German Studies and Law with German.
A highly flexible degree for those wishing to study German as a Single Honours degree or to combine German with one or two other languages. German as part of BA Modern Languages (PDF - 872KB)
This flexible course has been designed for those who want to combine the study of one or two modern languages with Business Studies as a Minor subject comprising approximately one-third of the programme.
Joint Honours combinations with German
We offer German in combination with a wide variety of non-language subjects:
German as a Minor in combination with non-language subjects
In these degree courses, you will take either 20 or 40 credits in German language, depending on the course combination.
Modern Languages Graduation 2013