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Politics and German (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Avenue
UCAS course code
LR22

About this course

Learn German - a major international language with over 100 million speakers worldwide - while increasing your knowledge of politics. You’ll study abroad for a year to get complete proficiency in German and also take modules on political systems and German history.

You’ll start German at a level that matches your spoken and written ability, which helps ensure rapid progress. You’ll also have excellent resources to support you. The Centre for Language Study at Southampton has everything you need.

A special module in year 2 will make sure you’re ready for working and studying abroad in year 3.

 You can spend your year abroad in any of the following countries:

  • Germany

  • Austria

  • Switzerland

This degree gives you the opportunity to learn another language from scratch, such as:

  • Chinese

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Arabic

  • Russian

  • Polish

In your final year you can specialise in an area of politics or German that suits your interests and combines well with what you’ve studied so far.

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 331.67 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Avenue campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.