You study a total of 120 credits in each year. Half the credits are completed within the School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences (SHES) and half in the School of Modern Languages. Following a research based approach to study; the key aspects of the Sport Science part of the course includes the study of how physical and mental performance can be improved to help individuals to achieve their personal potential. Not only will this prepare you for a career as a sports scientist working with squads of elite performers to fine-tune their training but it will give you the background needed for a career in sports science research. The German part of this course will give you advanced skills in the German language, and a broad range of specialised and detailed insights into the culture, society and history that go with it. The German course has language at the heart of it, with core modules developing the key oral, aural and written skills every year. These modules also foster cultural awareness, which you will need for your year abroad, and later on, for the world of work. Why choose Bangor University for this course? School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences: You’ll be studying at a research-led Sport Science School. We are rated 10th in the UK for overall quality (Guardian University Guide 2017). The School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences is internationally renowned for its work in sport science. This course draws on expertise from staff who are leading researchers in the field The School has close links with UK Sport, the England and Wales Cricket Board, England Rugby and the Ministry of Defense (to name a few). 95% of graduates are either working or continuing to study six months after completing a Sport Science degree (UniStats 2016). School of Modern Languages and Cultures: Bangor’s School of Modern Languages consistently ranks amongst the highest rated schools in its subject area in the National Student Survey. Our size means that we offer learning on a human scale, in small classes, where you get to know the staff and your fellow students. At the same time, our very large and varied range of option modules enables you to tailor your degree to your personal needs. Some options are taught through the medium of French, others through English. Bangor's Modern Language graduates have a very good track record in gaining employment. Degree structures are flexible, allowing you to change your degree at the end of year 1 if you wish.