B.A. German (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)
Description

Both culturally and commercially, German is an extremely important language. Within Europe, it is spoken by more people than English or French. Worldwide, it is the third most widely used language on the internet, after English and Japanese. The University of Kent offers the BA in German (Hons) programme.

Important information

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Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
Canterbury
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

English
University
Writing

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Learning German 3 (Post A Level)
  • Intensive Beginners German
  • Learning German 2 (Post-GCSE German)
  • Beginners' Danish: Language & Culture
  • Varieties of German Writing
  • Images of Germany, 1945-1990
  • Introduction to German Literature (in translation)
  • German Pronunciation and Phonetics
  • Post-1989 German Cinema

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:
  • German Post 'A' Level
  • German Extended Essay
  • Order and Madness: Classical German Literature
  • Medien und Öffentlichkeit
  • Life After Modernism? An Introduction to Postmodernist Literature in Ge
  • German Expressionism 1920-1925
  • Danish Through the Medium of Crime Fiction

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Year abroad

Spend one year in a German-speaking country or, usually, six months if you combine German with another language. In most cases you will go abroad to participate in an exchange at one of our partner German universities or to work as a language assistant in a German or Austrian school or in one of several commercial companies with whom we have links (for example, Bosch near Stuttgart). If you do combine German with another language, it may be that you decide to spend your year abroad in a country where that other language is spoken. In such cases we will encourage to spend some vacation time in a Germans peaking country.

The University of Kent has Erasmus agreements with several universities in Germany and Austria.

Possible modules may include:

  • Year Abroad Module

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • German Expressionism 1910 - 1925
  • Wien-Berlin. Tales of Two Cities
  • Medien und Öffentlichkeit
  • German Extended Essay
  • Applied Language Skills-Writing in German in the Public & Professional
  • Women's Writing in German
  • The German Novelle
  • German Dissertation