German Language IV A

Third year module

The module aims to develop the student's skills to a high level in the following areas: (i) researching a topic independently; (ii) using authentic German materials.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this module the student should be able to:

  • Research a particular aspect of the seminar
  • Make an oral presentation to the seminar
  • Submit findings in a long essay (assessed) of 4,000 words which must have a full academic apparatus.


  • Oral exam (20%)
  • 750-1000 word essay in German (20%)
  • 2x translation class test (20% each)
  • 2 hour written exam (20%)