Nottingham Trent University

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom

German and European Studies (4 years)

Joint Honours degrees give you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that really interest you. You can shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. GERMAN at NTU is offered as a post A-level subject. Our German course covers language and life in Germany as well as exploring the implications of history, society and politics. You'll examine a range of contemporary German Film and Literature. EUROPEAN STUDIES at NTU will give you the chance to study the interesting areas of European politics, society and culture. The course will help you to examine the historical, social and political impacts which have shaped European culture and the various cultures which sit within it. German at NTU is offered as a post A-level subject, you'll focus heavily on the German language, life in Germany and the history of the country. It has been created to ensure that you quickly learn the language through language classes before delving into an in-depth understanding of the cultures and societies in which it is spoken. In Year Three you can spend time working or studying in Germany or Austria. Our partner universities are found in Bremen, Freiburg, Karlsruhe, Paderborn, Potsdam and Innsbruck. You'll be taught through the use of lectures, seminars and the latest methodologies and CALL technologies. This course will help you to gain impressive communicative skills whilst developing your accuracy and fluency. European Studies will provide you with a detailed understanding of the many factors which have shaped contemporary Europe. This course offers a unique opportunity to specialise in European Cultural Studies, European Cinema or European Politics and Society. You’ll examine how historical, geographical and cultural factors have impacted contemporary Europe and contemporary issues. You'll be taught by active researchers whose current strengths include, social movements, gender and Cinema and they'll encourage you to question whether there is a common European culture and what Europe is. This joint honours degree will prepare you for a range of national and international careers. You'll develop strong German communication skills and a great understanding of European culture. You'll gain critical awareness, be able to multi-task and become more intellectually motivated. Our German course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the German language and culture. During your third year you'll have the opportunity to either work or study in Germany or Austria to practically apply your learning of both subjects and to gain independence in a European country. Being able to communicate in a variety of ways through the use of a modern language is a skill that many of today’s leading firms are looking for. European studies will help to give you a broad understanding of the Contemporary Europe whilst examining Europe's historical, geographical and cultural meanings. This course offers a unique opportunity to specialise in a particular area such as European Cultural Studies or European Cinema which will help your degree to stand out in the employment market after graduating. You'll also obtain important knowledge surrounding the EU deal with migration and energy and the environment, which will provide you with a solid ground of knowledge to undertake numerous career options available to you nationally and internationally. Some of our most recent graduates have pursued careers within the civil service, journalism, education, United Nations and various international charities. Students with a language degree are now actively sought after by employers for today's markets.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Clifton Campus,Nottingham
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £13,450
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250