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BAGermanic Studies with Japanese

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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.

About a third of your time each year is devoted to learning Japanese. We teach the language from scratch, covering basic speaking, reading, writing and listening.

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 moves up a gear. Option modules include topics from linguistics, literature, society and politics, history, philosophy and film studies.

You’ll spend your third year in Germany or another Germanic 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
Japanese for Non-Specialists I
Japanese for Non-Specialists II
Aufbausprachkurs
German Studies – Aufbaukurs
German Studies – Basiskurs
Grundsprachkurs
Arts and Humanities Faculty Challenge – ThinkCreate

Second year

Core modules:

Japanese for Non-Specialists III
Japanese for Non-Specialists IV
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:

Contemporary Japanese Society
Dutch Advanced
Dutch Intermediate
German Culture and Ideas from the Enlightenment to the Present Day
Germanic Languages in Social Context
Introduction to Luxembourgish Language and Culture
Japan in the World
Modern Japanese History
Postwar Japanese Politics
The Contemporary Japanese Novel
The Two Koreas and their Neighbours
Work and Society in Japan
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:

Japanese for Non-Specialists V
Japanese for Non-Specialists VI
German Core Language

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