• Levels: Beginner and Advanced
  • Available if you are taking one, two or three languages.

We are one of the major centres for German studies in the UK. Modules include German literature, German politics and society, and recent German history to as far back as the Middle Ages.

German modules include:

  • Democracy, Diversity, and Dynamism
  • Nation, Populism, and Conflict
  • Translation in Practice
  • Writing Identities in a German-Speaking World 
  • German-Language Cultures and Societies in the Contemporary World
  • Other Germanies
  • Language and Contexts 

For more information about studying French, German, Hispanic/ Spanish, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Catalan, English as a Modern Foreign Language and/ or Translation at Birmingham, please visit BA Modern Languages.  For information on the language combinations available please visit