Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

You will study German at a one of the best research centres in the country; German at Royal Holloway was ranked joint 2nd in the UK for its research in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). The School of Modern Languages offers excellent quality equipment and dedicated language learning facilities. The Management courses have a strong global focus, with 60% of students coming from an international background. You will explore the historical, political and social forces that shape modern business. You will have the opportunity to benefit from an immersive third year of study spent in a German'speaking environment. You can choose between partner universities such as Heidelberg, Munich and Vienna, teaching placements at German or Austrian schools, or work placements in business or industry.

Course Modules

German Year 1: German language 1; German language 2; reading German literature; truth, language and art: key questions in the humanities; modern Germany (history and society); introduction to comparative textual analysis; the birth of European film or reading European film 1. Year 2: German language 2 (grammar and translation); German language 2 (current affairs); history and politics as reflected in the German cinema from the 1930s to the 1990s; ideals and realities in German drama; narrative strategies in German prose fiction; introduction to modern European philosophy. Year 3: placement year. Year 4: German language 3. Management Year 1: international business; markets and consumption; organisation studies; interpreting management; accounting; information systems; quantitative methods. Year 2: strategic management; managerial accounting; operations management; marketing strategy in context; human resource management; employability. Year 3: integrating management practice 1; integrating management practice 2.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £15,200  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level ABB
  • European Baccalaureate 75%
  • International Baccalaureate 32
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • SQA Higher

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91% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 87%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 94%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 84%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

79% Go on to work and/or study

In work 49
Studying 26
Studying and working 4
Unemployed 10
Unknown 10

19% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 38%

Total Coursework: 34%

Total Practical: 28%

£4,300 - £5,700
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,200 - £5,000
Typical cost of private accommodation