King's College London

Course Introduction

Attain a high level of proficiency in German and Hispanic languages and develop knowledge and critical understanding of their cultures and societies. Based in London the joint degree includes a year abroad usually in German and Spanish'speaking countries.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: German literature 1 (from Luther to Goethe); German literature 2 (from B'chner to Grass); German politics and society; culture and society in imperial Spain; Latin American visual arts, 19th and 20th century; introduction to Spanish American narrative; Spain in the 19th century. 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); Catalan language and culture; the Spanish civil war; the lyrics of love and hate. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Society, politics and popular culture in Germany; Germany since 1945 (politics, society and economics); extended essay; religion, politics and violence in modern Spain; advanced topics in applied linguistics.

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%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • Course specific
  • 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 69%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 90%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 84%

£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

19% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 40%

Total Coursework: 26%

Total Practical: 34%

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

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