BA German (R200)

2019 entry
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UCAS code R200
Application method Full time: UCAS/Common Application
Part time: Apply direct to the University
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees

Fees quoted are for 2018 entry only. Fees for 2019 will be confirmed, subject to government approval, later in 2018.

  • Home students: £9,250 per year
  • EU students: £9,250 per year
  • International students: £16,500 per year
  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study 6-7 year(s) part-time
Part-time study over six or seven years with daytime, weekday teaching plus a period of residence abroad

About BA German

Expertise in modern languages has never been more important as the United Kingdom forges a new relationship with its European partners and seeks to develop its trading and cultural ties throughout the world. The University of Bristol offers an outstanding environment in which to study modern languages at degree level.

A BA in German at Bristol will give you a high level of fluency and accuracy in modern spoken and written German. In addition to gaining this high level of linguistic proficiency, you will cultivate a thorough understanding and appreciation of the rich diversity of German culture.

Following a broad introduction in the first year, you will choose from a wide range of options in your second and fourth years. These include classical and contemporary literature, film, drama, linguistics and modern political and social history. Our teaching reflects the ground-breaking research interests of our academic staff. There are also plenty of opportunities to complement and compare elements of your specialism in German with options from the School of Modern Languages including translation studies and comparative approaches to literature, film, and history.

As a major centre for research into German culture, we have a regular programme of visiting speakers who complement our regular teaching with specialist talks on their research interests.

All German degrees include a period of residence abroad during the third year, either as a teaching assistant, as a student at a partner university in Germany or Austria, or on a work placement.

View all our German courses

See a list of all German degrees at Bristol, and find more information about the course, assessment and career prospects.

Typical offer for BA German - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
AAB including B in German
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
BBB including B in German
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in German
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in German
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (Humanities) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, and demonstrate proven capacity for language learning, usually through a B in A-Level German
BTEC offer DDM plus B in A-level German
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerAdvanced Higher: AB including German, and Standard Higher: AAABB
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade
European Baccalaureate offer80% overall with 8.0 in German
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
No specific subjects required
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements relate to 2018 entry and will be updated for 2019 entry in summer 2018.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Welcomed

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application. We may interview mature applicants and applicants with non-standard qualifications.

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Get in touch

For questions regarding study and admission contact our Enquiries Team:
Phone: +44 (0)117 394 1649
Email: choosebristol-ug@bristol.ac.uk

Enquiries about part-time applications should be directed to:
Email: david.fowler@bristol.ac.uk

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