King's College London

Course Introduction

Attain a high level of proficiency in German. Develop knowledge and understanding of the culture and society. Learn how society is mediated by cinematic and electronic images through film studies modules. The German degree programme is based in central London and includes a year in a German'speaking country.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: German (core language); introduction to film studies (forms); introduction to film studies (contexts); medieval Germany (language, literature and society); milestones of German history. 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); Asian popular cinemas; cinema and spectatorship. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Society, politics and popular culture in Germany; Germany since 1945 (politics, society and economics); extended essay; American underground cinema or American independent cinema; fathers in film; film and trans'nationalism.

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

Qualifications required:

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

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87% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 93%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 69%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 78%

£20,000 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

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 38%

Total Coursework: 47%

Total Practical: 15%

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

£4,800 - £6,400
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