University Subject Tables 2017
If you're fascinated by the language and culture of Germany, then this might well be the subject for you. As well as fine-tuning your linguistic skills, a German degree will give you a thorough understanding of the country's cultural and societal workings. What's more, many courses offer the opportunity to spend some time abroad in a German-speaking nation. If this all sounds sehr gut to you, use our German subject table to find the best universities for the subject.
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German — North East
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Durham University hasn't left the German top 2 since our 2013 tables, let alone top 10, and this year they've done it again placing 2nd. The university scores well across the board so students can be assured of a good all-round experience should they choose to study here.
Teaching with Durham's Department of German is fully immersive and almost all modules are taught entirely in German, including those focusing on culture and society.
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Newcastle University is an old favourite when it comes to the top 10 universities for German and with a Graduate Prospects score of 84% are we really surprised? This means that 84% of the School of Modern Languages' 2014 graduates were in professional-level employment or further study within 6 months of leaving Newcastle.
German degrees at Newcastle are teaching focused and based on the latest research, ensuring students are provided with a deep understanding of German culture and language.
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The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:
- Entry Standards: No maximum
- Student Satisfaction: 5.00
- Research Quality: 4.00
- Graduate Prospects: 100
- Overall Score: 100.0
All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.