German with Business Management (4 years) at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Course summary

Prepare for international business, becoming versed in the language and culture of German-speaking nations while studying finance and management. This programme consists of the major element German and the minor element Business Management. No prior knowledge of German is required. The first year provides a broad overview of the culture and history of Germany, Austria and German-speaking Switzerland. You’ll take German language modules at the appropriate level, from total beginner to native speaker. You’ll also study the fundamentals of economics and management. In subsequent years, you’ll deepen your knowledge with a choice of modules in German literature, film, international relations and society. Teaching of written and spoken German continues all the way through to your final year, combining practical language teaching with modules that explore the language in different contexts. You’ll also learn about financial management, marketing, strategy and human resources, with business modules making up about one-quarter of your programme. You’ll spend your third year studying or working in a German-speaking country, immersing yourself in its language and society.


YEAR 1 Compulsory Culture and Langauge Economics for Business Foundations of German Studies (for post-A-level and native speakers) OR European Literature and its Contexts (for beginners). GCSE entrants may take either option Fundamentals of Management German language module (streamed according to entry level - for all levels apart from native speakers) Choose one or two from Austria Today German Play Germany Today Heinrich von Kleist Languages of the World Reading German Film I Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Assessment typically includes a combination of coursework and exams, or coursework only, such as essays, independent projects, creative journals or a final-year dissertation. You’ll also be assessed through oral exams for language modules.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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German with Business Management (4 years) at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS