Highly-rated department in German with an international reputation for the strength of its world-leading and excellent research.
Teaching informed and delivered by staff who carry out that research.
Exceptionally wide range of modules covering literature, language, film, and history.
Central location offers students access to a variety of libraries and resources, including the Goethe-Institut and the Austrian Cultural Forum.
Year abroad in a German-speaking country offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in culture and society and achieve language fluency.
- Opportunity to learn Portuguese from beginners' level.
Programme taught by world-class lecturers in a friendly environment.
Wide range of modules is unique in the UK.
King’s library contains the most complete collection of material on Portugal, Brazil and Portuguese-speaking Africa available in any UK university.
Recent graduates of the German and Portuguese with a Year Abroad degree at King's College London have found employment in sectors including media production and journalism, human relations, finance, business development, retail and marketing, the civil service, teaching and lecturing. A considerable number have continued to further study.Recent employers of King’s German graduates include Goldman Sachs, Astra Zeneca, the National Assembly of Wales, CNN, the American University in London, and the University of Oxford.
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- Introductory German
- Texts & Contexts for ab initio
- Milestones of German History
- One Hundred and Twenty Years of German Cinema
- Medieval Germany: Language, Literature and Society
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Required subjects
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway) and Portuguese (except for applicants to the ab initio Portuguese pathway)Please note, applicants may only study one language at ab initio level
- Preferred subjects
History, French, Spanish or Italian
International19800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19800 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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