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Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16

Course Overview

This course offers advanced German language learning at Level 3. The course runs for only the first semester.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Gundula-Maria Sharman

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • One of GM2540 German Language (Advanced Introductory) 2 (Passed) or GM2542 German Language 4 (Passed) or GM2543 Modern German Culture 4 (Passed)
  • Either European Studies (EU) (Studied) or German (GM) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • GM3048 German Lang Study 1(3) (Studied)
  • GM3050 German Language Study 5 (Studied)
  • GM3066 German Language for European Studies 3 (Studied)
  • GM3067 German Language for European Studies 1 (Studied)
  • GM3069 German Junior Honours Language Study (Studied)
  • GM3567 German Language for European Studies 2 (Studied)
  • (Studied)
  • (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The course consists of: a Language Class concentrating on aspects of German grammar, vocabulary building, translation from and into German; an Oral Class in which spoken German is refined; a Composition Class in which German language essay writing skills are fostered.

Further Information & Notes

This course runs in the first semester and is not available to candidates for Honours in German. It is advisable for non-honours students intending to take this course to have spent some time in a German-speaking country. Available as sustained study.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed


Contact Teaching Time

33 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: Written language exercises (75%); oral language work (25%).

Resit: One two-hour written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

Non-assessed assignments.


In written form. Work also discussed with tutor.

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