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German and History (4 years) BA (Hons)

University of Southampton

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our BA German and History will allow you to pursue a wide array of historical interests while studying the most widely spoken native language in Europe. Knowledge of German will give you the edge as a budding historian as it offers access to an expansive German-speaking scholarly literature and primary sources relevant to European and international history. History explores a rich array of past cultures – ancient, medieval and modern. It sharpens your insight into how societies functioned in the past, encouraging a more critical awareness of the problems of the present. Modern Languages provides a lively and well-equipped academic environment, which focuses on linguistic training and the study of contemporary European culture. Modern languages and linguistics at Southampton is ranked fifth in the UK for the quality of our research. Teaching and learning is supported by three research centres, Transnational Studies, Global Englishes and Applied Language Research. Southampton is ranked in the top three history departments for research, meaning our students learn from world-leading researchers (REF, 2014).We offer extremely flexible degree programmes, with a rare breadth of topics not commonly taught in British universities. Our unique archival resources include the Wellington, Palmerston and Mountbatten Papers, and the Parkes Archives specialising in Jewish history.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,560per year

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A level : AAB

Typical Offer: AAB including History (or a related subject*) and GermanIf you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer:ABB including History (or a related subject*) and German, and grade A in the EPQWe are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’

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University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 36 4

    23rd out of 93 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    154 76%

    16th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    5th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    142 68%

    27th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    29th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    58th

    15

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