King's College London

Course Introduction

Historical learning and critical thinking with a focus on an advanced study of German language and society. Choose modules from European medieval history to modern British politics. Taught in the heart of London.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: German language extension I; translation from and into German I; die sprechstunde (oral language class); the making of Britain 400'1400; medieval Europe 400'1500. Year 2 examples: Film and literature in the new German cinema; politics and everyday life in 20th century Germany; society, politics and popular culture in Germany after 1870; Germany since 1945 (politics, society, economics); history and memory; the history of Australia since 1788; history of political ideas. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: The making of a colonial regime (Eastern India, 1780'1820); the Norman conquest of Britain; the origins of reformation in England; Thomas Mann's early fiction; the reformation II (consequences and controversies); German thought in the 18th century; aspects of the novel.

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 90%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • 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 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%

£19,000 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: 41%

Total Coursework: 29%

Total Practical: 30%

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

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