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BAGerman and Economics

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Overview

The course combines intensive language training with rigorous academic study.

We teach in German on several of our modules, which cover literature, culture, history, philosophy, politics, language theory and usage in German-speaking countries. Specialist options include Dutch and Luxembourgish.

Your modules in the Department of Economics will give you a grounding in modern economic theory and how to apply it. You’ll learn the practical skills a professional economist needs, including statistical methods and advanced economic analysis.

In the first year you’ll begin advanced practice in spoken and written German. You will also study contemporary German society and its history; and phases of German literature.

In the second year your German language training gets more advanced. Option modules include topics from linguistics, German literature, society and politics, history, philosophy and film studies.

You spend your third year in Germany or another German-speaking country.

Your language training continues in the final year. Major options include German thought, modern and pre-modern literature, politics, linguistics, Dutch and Luxembourgish.

Programme structure

First year

Core modules:

Beginners’ German I
Beginners’ German II
Economic Analysis and Policy 1
Economic Analysis and Policy 2
Statistical Methods for Economics
Aufbausprachkurs
German Studies – Aufbaukurs
German Studies – Basiskurs
Grundsprachkurs
Arts and Humanities Faculty Challenge – ThinkCreate

Optional modules:

Mathematical Methods for Economics 1
Mathematical Methods for Economics 2

Second year

Core modules:

Intermediate Macroeconomics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Deutsche Kultur (for Intermediate German)
Deutsche Politik und Medien (for Intermediate German)
German Language (Continuation)
German Language (Foundation)
Intermediate German Language
Intermediate German Language II

Optional modules:

Applied Macroeconomics
Applied Microeconomics
Dutch Intermediate
Econometrics
Further Mathematical Methods for Economics
German Culture and Ideas from the Enlightenment to the Present Day
Germanic Languages in Social Context
Introduction to Luxembourgish Language and Culture
Money, Banking and Finance
Research Methods and Introductory Econometrics
The Economics of Social Issues
Dutch Beginners A
Dutch Beginners B
Germany Remixed: German Pop Culture in Literature and Film since the Fall of the Berlin Wall
Germany Since 2000
Maternalism and Militarism: 1871-1918
Medien und Oeffentlichkeit
Oesterreich Heute

Third year

Core modules:

Germanic Studies Year Abroad
Germanic Studies Year Abroad
German Year Abroad (Project)
German Year Abroad (Project)

Fourth year

Core modules:

German Core Language

Optional modules:

Advanced Luxembourgish Language and Culture
Comparative Germanic Linguistics
Deutsche Literatur und Gesellschaft im 19. Jahrhundert
Development Economics
Dutch Advanced
Dutch Intermediate
Dutch Language and Culture for Specialists
Economic Analysis of Inequality and Poverty
Education Economics
Further Econometrics
Game Theory for Economists
German for Enterprise
Health Economics
Industrial Organisation
International Trade
Introduction to Luxembourgish Language and Culture
Labour Economics
Modern Finance
Modern German Political Culture and the Legacy of the National Socialist Past
Monetary Economics
Political Economy
Social Approaches to Multilingualism
The International Economy
Topics in Advanced Macroeconomics
Topics in Advanced Microeconomics
Twentieth Century Fiction and Drama
German Translation
Presenting and Debating in German

Career opportunities

Recent graduates have gone on to work in a variety of professions including law, teaching, translating, journalism, broadcasting, accountancy, national government and business, in the UK and in elsewhere in Europe.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States