University of Nottingham

German and Politics University of Nottingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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The German language element of this course is open to students of all levels. This course combines studies in German literature and culture with a range of political topics, tailoring the course to suit your interests with many optional modules. Studying politics will equip you with a fundamental understanding of core political theories and debates, which can be applied to Germany and globally. This is highly relevant knowledge in today’s world considering the influence that Germany has, particularly on the European Union and its relations with the rest of the world. You will practise your language skills and gain an international perspective on your academic studies by spending a year studying or working in Germany or Austria.

Course details

Modules

In year one, core modules develop your language skills and you are introduced to German literature, history, and linguistics. Optional modules for post-A level students of German include beginners’ Dutch. In politics you study contemporary political theory, comparative politics and international relations, gaining an understanding of the history of political ideas. In year two you will consolidate your language skills to prepare for your year abroad and take modules in German literature, history, politics and society and options in culture, media and linguistics. In politics, you will take options within political theory, comparative politics and international relations. Your third year is spent in Germany or Austria. In year four you will develop your command of German and study a range of optional modules within German studies and politics, including a dissertation option.


How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

England

Wales

Scotland

Northern Ireland

EU

International

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code RL22
Institution code N84
Campus name University Park Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB Including German if taking post A Level. No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DDM This qualification is considered alongside other UoN accepted qualifications such as A Levels including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.
Access to HE Diploma Pass with 60 credits overall; 45 at level 3. Of the level 3 credits, at least 21 should be passed at Merit. This qualification is considered alongside other UoN accepted qualifications such as A Levels including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.
Scottish Higher ABBBB This qualification is only acceptable when combined with Sottish Advanced Highers at grades AB including German for post A Level pathway. No language qualification required for beginners pathway.
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M3 Including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification required for beginners pathway.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Including German 5 points at Higher Level or 6 points at Standard Level (B Programme). No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DD This qualification is considered alongside other UoN accepted qualifications such as A Levels including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) D This qualification is considered alongside other UoN accepted qualifications such as A Levels including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) D This qualification is considered alongside other UoN accepted qualifications such as A Levels including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.
Scottish Advanced Higher AB Including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification required for beginners pathway. This qualification is only acceptable when combined with Scottish Higher grades ABBBB.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) A - B This qualification is considered alongside other UoN accepted qualifications such as A Levels including German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification is required for beginners pathway.

European Baccalaureate - 75% overall including at least 75% in German if taking post A Level pathway. No language qualification required for beginners pathway.

GCSE requirements – English grade C (numeric grade 4)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £17,550 * Year 1
England £9,250 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 * Year 1
Scotland £9,250 * Year 1
Wales £9,250 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD


Clearing contact details

Clearing and Adjustment Hotline

0330 333 6116

Course Clearing information

Additional information

For Home and EU enquiries, please call 0330 333 6116, for International enquiries, please call +44 (0)115 74 87100. For clearing entry requirements, please visit the vacancy listings on our website at www.nottingham.ac.uk/clearing from Thursday 15 August 2019 as the Clearing and Adjustment entry requirements for the course may differ from the standard entry requirements. Please call our hotline for more information.


Course contact details

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Undergraduate admissions

+44 (0)115 951 4749