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German with International Experience BA (Hons)

Birkbeck, University of London

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UCAS CODE: R201

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Learning a language opens a door to another culture. Our BA German with International Experience allows you to combine studying the culture of German-speaking countries with gaining a near-fluent command of the German language. You will be able to choose from modules on German literature, film, history, philosophy and memory studies covering topics from the sixteenth century to the present day. Our graduates go on to careers in international organisations or businesses, in translation or teaching, and as researchers or journalists.The third year is normally spent at a partner institution in Germany or a German-speaking country to allow you to develop your language skills and your knowledge of the culture.The course is also available, without a year abroad, full-time over three years or part-time over four years.**Highlights**- You will have the opportunity to spend a year at a partner institution in Germany or a German-speaking country.- The variety of research interests and teaching experiences of our academic staff means that we offer a wide range of courses and topics, ranging from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries, covering literature, film, philosophy, history and memory studies.- You will be taught by specialists from our Department of Languages, Cultures and Applied Linguistics, a centre of teaching and research excellence.- As part of the department you can also choose modules beyond the confines of German studies, thus integrating your particular field of study into a wider European cultural context.**Careers and employability**Graduates can pursue careers in international organisations or businesses, education, translation, research or journalism. Possible professions include:- translator- secondary school teacher- social researcher- journalist.We offer a comprehensive Careers Service - Birkbeck Futures - your career partner during your time at Birkbeck and beyond. At every stage of your career journey, we empower you to take ownership of your future, helping you to make the connection between your experience, education and future ambitions.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,560per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - ABB

Including A-level/B2 (CEFR) in German, but a high AS/B1-level qualification may also be accepted.

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University information

Birkbeck, University of London

  • Campus address

    Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, United Kingdom, WC1E 7HX, England

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