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BAGerman with Polish

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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.

Each year, about a third of your time is devoted to studying Polish language, culture and history. You’ll spend half your third year in a German-speaking country; the other half in Poland.

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 language training becomes more advanced. Option modules include topics from linguistics, literature, society and politics, history, philosophy and film studies.

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
Polish Language and Culture for Beginners 1
Polish Language and Culture for Beginners 2
Aufbausprachkurs
German Studies – Aufbaukurs
German Studies – Basiskurs
Grundsprachkurs
Arts and Humanities Faculty Challenge – ThinkCreate

Second year

Core modules:

Studies in Polish Culture
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
Polish Intermediate I
Polish Intermediate II

Optional modules:

Dutch Intermediate
German Culture and Ideas from the Enlightenment to the Present Day
Germanic Languages in Social Context
Introduction to Luxembourgish Language and Culture
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

Fourth year

Core modules:

Project in Polish Studies
German Core Language
Varieties of Written and Spoken Polish I
Varieties of Written and Spoken Polish II

Optional modules:

Advanced Luxembourgish Language and Culture
Comparative Germanic Linguistics
Deutsche Literatur und Gesellschaft im 19. Jahrhundert
Dutch Advanced
Dutch Intermediate
Dutch Language and Culture for Specialists
German for Enterprise
Introduction to Luxembourgish Language and Culture
Modern German Political Culture and the Legacy of the National Socialist Past
Social Approaches to Multilingualism
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