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German and History

University of Southampton

48 months
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18520 GBP/year
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Become fluent in German and gain a global perspective on past societies with this German and History BA course offered at the University of Southampton. You’ll improve your language skills and boost your employability by spending a year in a German-speaking country. In History, you'll have a wide choice of module options covering the Ancient World to the present day.

Overview

Course Details

During your year abroad you’ll become proficient in German. You'll complement your studies with modules on political systems and German history.

At the German and History BA course offered at the University of Southampton you’ll start your language studies at the right level based on your existing ability in spoken and written German. You’ll have excellent resources to support you at the Centre for Language Study.

As well as studying German and History, you’ll develop advanced analytical skills.

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

  • Germany
  • Austria
  • Switzerland

You can also study this course part-time over 5 to 8 years. You'll need to spend a significant period abroad. Contact ModernLanguages@soton.ac.uk to find out more.

Career Opportunities

Employability is embedded into course modules from the first year onwards, right from the first lecture. 

Your skills in intercultural communication, listening and language will be highly valued by employers. 

A year abroad can give you the chance to achieve something away from education-centred activity, such as gaining relevant work experience to help form your future plans. Additional opportunities include summer internships with major local employers, including placements funded by the University. With many employers now expecting extracurricular or voluntary experience, this can prove vital.

Previous graduates have gone on to careers including:

  • translation
  • interpreting
  • teaching
  • marketing
  • publishing
  • International development
  • advertising, film and television

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • World Histories: Contact, Conflict and Culture from Ancient to Modern
  • German Linguistic Studies
  • German History, Politics and Society
  • McCarthyism
  • The French Revolution
  • Tudor Rebellions
  • God's Own Land: Exploring Pakistan's Origins and History
  • Alternative Histories: Between Private Memory and Public History
  • Alternative Histories: Music and History
  • Alternative Sexualities
  • Alternative Histories: Cultures of Migration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

One of the following:

  • A-levels: AAB including Grades AB in History (or a related subject) and German
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass, with 34 points overall with 17 points at Higher Level, including 6 and 5 at Higher Level in History (or a related subject) and German
  • BTEC: Distinction in the BTEC Extended Diploma plus A in A level History (or a related subject) and A in A level German or Distinction in the BTEC Diploma plus A in A level History (or a related subject) and A in A level German or Distinction in the BTEC Subsidiary Diploma plus A in A level History (or a related subject) and A in A level German

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18520 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18520 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • EU Full-time: £18,520 per year

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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