King's College London

Course Introduction

Attain a high level of proficiency in German, and develop knowledge and understanding of the culture and society. You may also choose from a diverse and comprehensive choice of English modules. The degree is based in central London and includes a year in a German'speaking country.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: German language extension I; translation from and into German I; die sprechstunde (oral language class); aspects of language; classical and biblical contexts of English literature; introducing literary theories. Year 2 examples: Politics and everyday life in 20th century Germany; society, politics and popular culture in Germany after 1870; Germany since 1945 (politics, society, economics); a mad world, my masters (performing culture in Jacobean London); Australian literature and film; creative writing (the novel). Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Society, politics and popular culture in Germany; Germany since 1945 (politics, society and economics); extended essay; ancient lyric and poetry; autobiography and modern self'representation; Beowulf (heroes and other monsters).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 75%-80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

KIS Key Information Set

The KIS is an official overview of comparable information on higher education courses for prospective students. Read more.

71% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 60%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 91%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 74%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

88% Go on to work and/or study

In work 64
Studying 20
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 7
Unknown 6

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 33%

Total Coursework: 37%

Total Practical: 30%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation