Skip to main content
School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

German

Inside the dome of the Berlin Reichstag building

 

With over 100 million speakers, German is spoken as a native language by more people than any other language in Europe. It is an official language of Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein. In addition to that, around 20 million people are learning German as a foreign language worldwide. Germany is one of the largest exporters globally, and the largest national economy in Europe. Two-thirds of the world's leading international trade fairs take place in Germany. Speaking German will give you access to opportunities working for, or doing business with, companies in the German-speaking countries.

German modules for 2021/22 are offered at Beginner, Elementary or Intermediate levels.

They can be taken for credit or not-for-credit. Modules with 44 taught classsroom hours are worth 15 credits, those with 88 taught classroom hours are worth 30 credits. Check your 

Registration for non-credit bearing modules will be opened later in the year.

LAN4000

German Language and Culture 1 (Beginner)

2 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

27th September 2021 - 14th April 2022

88 classroom hours plus 212 hours independent study; 22 weeks

LAN4101

German Language and Culture 1a (Beginner)

1 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

27th September 2021 - 14th April 2022

44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study; 22 weeks

LAN4001

German Language and Culture 1a (Beginner)

(over 1 semester)

2 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

27th September - 17th December 2021

44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study; 11 weeks

LAN4102

German Language and Culture 1b (Elementary)

1 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

27th September 2021 - 14th April 2022

44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study; 22 weeks

LAN4001

German Language and Culture 1b (Elementary)

(over 1 semester)

2 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

24th January - 14th April 2022

44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study; 11 weeks (Semester 2)

LAN5000

German Language and Culture 2 (Intermediate)

2 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

27th September 2021 - 14th April 2022

88 classroom hours plus 212 hours independent study; 22 weeks

LAN5102

German Language and Culture 2a (Intermediate)

1 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

27th September 2021 - 14th April 2022

44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study; 22 weeks

LAN5001

German Language and Culture 2a (Intermediate)

(over 1 semester)

2 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

27th September - 17th December 2021

44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study; 11 weeks

LAN5002

German Language and Culture 2b (Upper Intermediate)

(over 1 semester)

2 x 2 hours per week. Times to be confirmed

24th January - 14th April 2022

44 classroom hours plus 106 hours independent study; 11 weeks (Semester 2)