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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

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

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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.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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.

Course Learning Outcomes


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