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Linguistics and German

Bangor University
4 years
Full time/part time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Bangor
English
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Program description

Linguistics and German

You can study Linguistics as a joint honours degree with German (50% Linguistics and 50% German).

We tend to take our ability to produce and understand speech for granted until we try to learn another language, watch how a child learns a first language, or witness the effects of language handicap. Linguistics is the study of language abilities, how they are acquired, how they are used, and how they may be impaired. Because speech is so central to our very existence it is a fascinating and rewarding subject to study. This course is an ideal background for many careers, especially those in the teaching and caring professions, but also in more 'high-tech' fields like computing and telecommunications.

The German course will equip you with advanced skills in the German language, as well as offering a broad range of specialised and detailed insights into the culture, society and history of the German-speaking lands. The course has language at the heart of it, with core modules developing the key oral, aural and written skills every year. These modules also foster cultural awareness, which you will need for your year abroad, and later on, for the world of work. This single honours course course will furnish you with extensive knowledge of the heritage and culture of modern Germany and Austria. You will also have the added bonus of studying Dutch in your second year which opens up further horizons within Europe.

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Admission requirements

For 2020 entry:

For Linguistics:

Typical offer is based on a minimum of 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification e.g.:

  • A Levels (no specific subjects required)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis
  • Access: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted.

For German:

Typical offer is based on a minimum 96 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification e.g.:

  • A Levels (including grade C or above in German)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma (including grade H5 in German)
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis
  • Access: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted. International school leaving qualifications

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements).

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

On this Joint Honours course, you will study modules in Linguistics and German.

For more information about specific modules, please visit the university website.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

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Qualification

Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a BA (Joint Hons).

Career opportunities

A degree in Linguistics will increase your knowledge of language structure and use for communicative purposes, the history of the English language, competence in the grammatical structure and use of the English language. Recent graduates have gone on to do further academic study such as the PGCE and postgraduate qualifications leading to speech and language therapy, overseas teaching, and other training in order to pursue careers in social work, police work, immigration work, local government, banking and accountancy, librarianship, media and journalism, creative writing and publishing.

Studying Modern Languages opens the door to a wide variety of careers. Many Bangor Modern Languages graduates have, of course, gone into teaching and translating, but just as many have embarked upon successful careers in the civil service, business and commerce, industry and the media. The skills you learn whilst studying languages – cultural awareness, communication, accuracy, planning and logical analysis – are valued highly by employers from all sectors of the economy.

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