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German and English Language BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

English Language and German, with a year abroad, explores how language works and how societies communicate. You will look at ways of analysing language knowledge and study German language, culture and fiction, as well as vocational themes in translation and language teaching.

Studying this four-year degree opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.

YOUR GERMAN AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXPERIENCE

Throughout your four-year degree, which has been designed to provide concise and balanced coverage of linguistic theory, you will have an academic mentor who provides pastoral support and guidance.

You will acquire concentrated language proficiency and the knowledge of specialised business, legal or scientific/technical language.

Your third year will be spent in Germany where you can either study at a University, teach in a school or work in a business.

There are also lots of other opportunities closer to home to enhance your student experience and career prospects.

The Swansea University Work Placement Programmes offer three work place programmes: Week of Work (WOW); Swansea paid Internship Programme (SPIN) and Santander Universities Funded Placements.

The Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) provides a network for linking students with employers, ranging from employer talks and workshops through to student led networking events.

GERMAN AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education and teaching
  • Marketing and social media
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Law and Public Service
  • Heritage and Museums

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 100 6

    33rd out of 40 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    131 64%

    34th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    36th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    60th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    109 56%

    28th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    32nd

    28
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    10th

    13

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