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Modern Languages BA: German (+ SSEES language)
UCAS Code: R000
This flexible programme allows students to study two languages (Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian/Croatian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Yiddish), choosing from departments within SELCS, UCL Hebrew & Jewish and the UCL School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES).
- UCL provides an ideal environment for language study; we offer an enormous range of languages and state-of-the-art facilities, including a well-equipped language learning suite.
- The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning - Languages of the Wider World, run by UCL and SOAS, brings together the expertise of a wide range of language specialists.
- UCL has a large international population, and you will have countless opportunities to practise and speak your chosen languages with native speakers and learn about the associated culture and society.
- Our location in a cosmopolitan city provides access to frequent and varied cultural events, a huge range of museums, galleries, specialist libraries and bookshops, theatres, cinemas, cuisines and cultural societies.
Students take 4.0 course units every year.
Below are the requirements for the German side of your degree.
Students must choose either a SSEES cross-cultural module or an European Language, Culture and Society (ELCS) module to the value of 0.5 course units in both Year 1 and Year 2.
For example, if a 0.5 cu ELCS module or SSEES cross-cultural module is taken out of the Russian side in Year 1, a 0.5 cu ELCS module or SSEES cross-cultural module must be taken out of the German side in Year 2.
For information about the SSEES side of this programme diet please consult the SSEES website:
Compulsory Modules (1.5 course units)
- GERM1001 The Modern German Language (1.0 cu) or GERM1002 German for Beginners (1.0 cu)
- GERM1105 An Introduction to Modern German Literature (0.5 cu) or GERM1102 Introduction to German Language and Literature up to 1740 (0.5 cu)
Optional Modules (0.5 course units)
- One GERM1* module (0.5 cu) or
- ELCS6***: any ELCS Intermediate module (0.5 cu)
- SEEE****: A SSEES cross-cultural module. For an up-to-date list of modules please contact Ben Chatterley in SSEES.
Compulsory Modules (1.0 course units)
- GERM2002 - Modern German Language 2 (0.5 cu) and
- GERM2111 - Metropolen (0.5 cu)
- GERM1001 - The Modern German language (1.0 cu)
Plus One of the following Modules (0.5 course units)
- GERM2106 - Love, Violence and Laughter (0.5 cu)
- GERM2107 - Debating Enlightenment (0.5 cu)
- GERM2108 - The Challenge of Modernity (0.5 cu)
Optional Modules (0.5 course units)
One GERM2* module (0.5 cu); or GERM1104 (0.5 cu) or GERM1106 (0.5 cu)
One ELCS6* intermediate-level or SSEES cross-cultural module if you did not take one from the German side of your degree in Year 1 (0.5 cu)
- ELCS3001 - Year Abroad Assessment A (1.5 cu)
- ELCS3002 - Year Abroad Assessment B (1.5 cu)
- ELCS3003 - Third Year Project A (0.5 cu)
- ELCS3004 - Third Year Project B (0.5 cu)
Compulsory Modules (0.5 course units)
- GERM4002 - Discussion and essay in German (0.5 cu)
Optional Modules (1.5 course units)
A total of 1.5cu from GERM4* or ESPS7101 German Political and Social Thought (0.5 cu)
A total of one ELCS4* advanced-level (0.5 cu) plus a combination of GERM4* (0.5 cu) modules or ESPS7101 German Political and Social Thought (0.5cu) totaling 1.0 course units.
There are many career opportunities for UCL's modern language graduates, and we embed in our teaching the acquisition of transferable skills as well as linguistic and cultural knowledge.
Popular career paths for modern language graduates include the financial sector, the civil service, journalism, accountancy, publishing, education, advertising, the media and law. Some graduates pursue careers that make special use of their language skills, including translating, interpreting and teaching, while others continue with graduate training and research.
First career destinations of recent graduates (2012-2014) of this programme include:
- Immigration Liaison Assistant, British Embassy in Paris
- Income Analyst, Bloomberg
- Research Assistant, 2020health (thinktank)
- Consultant, Deloitte
- Architectural Assistant, Nick Wilson Architecture
*Data taken from the 'Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education' survey undertaken by HESA looking at the destinations of UK and EU students in the 2012-2014 graduating cohorts six months after graduation.
UCL is commited to helping you get the best start after graduation. Read more about how UCL Careers, UCL Advances and other entrepreneur societies here: Careers and skills.