English and German at Southampton offers you the opportunity to think about language and literature in new and engaging ways. You read widely, have a talent for languages, and are passionate about communication. A joint degree in English and German provides a broad understanding of English language and literature along with language training in German. Your third year will be spent abroad in a German-speaking country as an English language assistant, studying on a university course, or on an approved work placement. Our graduates have gone on to careers in fashion, journalism, financial services, management and administration, teaching, travel and tourism, creative writing, and many other areas. English at Southampton achieved 93 per cent student satisfaction for teaching of their course (NSS, 2016). With 96 per cent of our research is rated as being of internationally recognised quality (REF, 2014). We offer a wide range of options, including ground-breaking work in international writing, creative writing and film studies, and the chance to study one or more languages as part of your course.