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Birkbeck, University of London: German Studies
|Institution||Birkbeck, University of London View institution profile|
|Department||Languages, Cultures and Applied Linguistics|
|Telephone||0203 907 0700|
This Graduate Diploma in German Studies is designed to develop your German language skills and/or increase your knowledge of German culture, as well as improving your research and study skills.
This is an undergraduate-level qualification that will prepare you for postgraduate study. Graduate Certificates/Diplomas typically take one to two years to complete and are made up of two, three or four modules at final-year undergraduate degree level (worth 60, 90 or 120 credits).
Ideal if you wish to undertake master's-level study in German, but you require further training at undergraduate level before commencing postgraduate study.
You will be taught by specialists from our Department of Languages, Cultures and Applied Linguistics, a centre of teaching and research excellence.
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), Modern Languages and Linguistics achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to producing research of the highest quality, while 73% of our research was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent.
The School of Arts offers a number of bursaries for postgraduate students.
The School of Arts is an official partner of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Opportunities for students have included a year’s free membership of the ICA, private views, discounts on all talks and events, free members' screenings and £3 cinema tickets on Tuesdays, up to 25% off ICA Artists' Editions and a monthly e-newsletter.
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip
|Level||RQF Level 6|
Normally a second-class honours degree in a subject other than German or modern languages.
Language skills in German equivalent to A-level plus two years (also equivalent to a pass in German 5).
Applications are reviewed on their individual merits and your professional qualifications and/or relevant work experience will be taken into consideration positively. We actively support and encourage applications from mature learners.
|England||4515 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||4515 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||4515 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||4515 GBP for Year 1|
|International||8190 GBP for Year 1|
Birkbeck, University of London
Birkbeck, part of the University of London, offers nearly 300 taught and research postgraduate programmes across arts and humanities, business and economics, law, science and social science. As an evening teaching specialist, Birkbeck offers its taught postgraduate courses between 6-9pm, with some courses available through distance learning. As with undergraduate courses, postgraduates can study full-time or part-time.
Home to 44 research and specialist institutes, Birkbeck is the sixth largest provider of taught postgrad courses for UK and EU students - some 44% of its 11,000-plus students are on postgrad programmes. Around 90% of its academics …
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