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Politics and German (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

About this course

Learn German - a major international language with over 100 million speakers worldwide - while increasing your knowledge of politics. You’ll study abroad for a year to get complete proficiency in German and also take modules on political systems and German history.

On this BA Politics and German degree you'll start German at a level that matches your spoken and written ability to ensure rapid progress.

Learning and assessment

The learning activities for this course include the following:

  • lectures
  • classes and tutorials
  • coursework
  • individual and group projects
  • independent learning (studying on your own)

Careers

As a Modern Languages graduate, you can choose from a wide variety of employment options. These will make the most of your skills in:

  • gathering and interpreting information

  • working with and leading teams

  • understanding and adapting to different cultures

Previous graduates have gone on to careers including:

  • translator

  • interpreter

  • teacher

  • marketer

  • publisher

  • international development consultant

  • roles in advertising, film and television

There is a compulsory employability module for all first-year students in the faculty.

Many of our graduates go on to further study. Subjects taken include interpreting and translating, law, accountancy, management and international relations.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,560per 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 : ABB

Typical Offer: ABB including 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:BBB including 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’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience.

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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

    28th out of 85 1

  • 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 217
    136 62%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    8

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