King's College London

Course Introduction

Study Modern Europe from different disciplinary perspectives in the heart of London with an additional specialisation in the politics, history, language and contemporary culture of Germany. The third year of the BA European Studies degree (German pathway) is taught and examined at the Humboldt University, Berlin.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: European law; economics A; the causes of war; introduction to politics; one hundred years of German cinema; German politics and society; the German language from past to present; Sprechstunde. Year 2 examples: Public law; introduction to international relations; international political economy; German core language; German language extension II; German for academic purposes. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: European political thought; European political economy; democracy and democratisation; German gender politics; extensive writing in German on current affairs; politics and everyday life in the 20th century Germany.

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
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Higher AAAAB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

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The course is well organised and is running smoothly 69%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 71%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 49%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

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In work 50
Studying 40
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

17% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 43%

Total Coursework: 44%

Total Practical: 13%

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