601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2019
76-100 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom

German and History (4 years)

GERMAN at NTU is offered as a post A-level subject. German at NTU 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. HISTORY at NTU will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain across to the Americas, Asia and the Far East. Both subjects will enable you to enhance your written and verbal communication, independent learning, creativity and analytical skills. German at NTU has been created to ensure a quick learning progress of the German language and an in-depth understanding of the societies and cultures 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 able to practically apply your learning of both subjects and to gain an experience and independence in a European country. This course will help you to gain impressive communication skills such as writing, listening and reading, whilst developing your accuracy and fluency of the language. To help improve your career prospects, you'll be able to take a final year module which will help you with translation and interpreting. You'll be taught using the latest language-teaching methodologies and CALL technologies and have access to NTU’s resource centres and computer aided language learning software. History at NTU offers a range of ways to make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. This course requires you to be intellectually curious about the subject, be passionate and focused. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms. The skills that you will gain from this joint honours degree such as excellent organisation, multi-tasking and producing high quality analytical work are all desired skills which today's leading employers are seeking. 94% of History joint honours students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2019). Many firms want to recruit language students who are able to communicate with clients and colleagues in a variety of ways for various situations. Combining German with History will provide you with a diverse skill range such as: conceptually analysing information, creative thinking, project management and teamwork. 92% of joint honours History graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17). Many graduates from this course have secured careers within a range of sectors such as; blue chip companies, The European Parliament and international charities. Other students have fulfilled roles within many public relations firms, museum heritage positions and within the education sector.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Clifton Campus,NottinghamEngland