About this course
Become fluent in German and experience a year abroad in a German-speaking country on this integrated Masters course. You will develop a deep understanding of German culture and history. You will also study Linguistics, exploring the structure, use and psychology of language.
Following our system of language development you’ll start at a level that matches your ability in German. This means we can personalise your learning so you make the best progress.
You’ll have all the resources you need to support you in our Centre for Language Study.
As well as becoming competent with written and spoken German, you’ll study topics within the broader field of German studies, focusing especially on the 20th and 21st Centuries.
Your language studies will be complemented by the study of linguistics, looking at areas such as psycholinguistics, discourse analysis, and phonetics.
During your third year you’ll study abroad at one of our Erasmus exchange partner institutions. In your final year you'll write your dissertation.
The transferable skills you’ll gain on this course mean after graduation your employment opportunities are highly varied, both in the UK and abroad.
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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