German


  • 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, with an annual intake of some 50 undergraduates on a variety of programmes.

We are ranked fourth among Russell Group Universities for student satisfaction, with 96% of our students ‘satisfied with the quality of the course’.

During your first year you will follow courses in practical language work as well as in some or all of the following areas depending on your programme of study:

  • Outlines of German Literature;
  • Contemporary Germany: Unity and Diversity;
  • Translation in Practice;
  • Modern German History.

During your second and final years you will continue to develop your linguistic skills, as well as following a selection of optional modules which we offer in all the main areas of German Studies (literary, linguistic, historical, political, cultural and medieval).