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German and Italian

This is a joint degree (50% Italian, 50% German) equally weighted between both disciplines and studied in both departments.

The below course structure is indicative. Modules on offer change year on year, dependent on staff research interests and availability.

Year One

  Students are required to take four year-long modules, two in German Studies and two in Italian Studies:
Core Modules
  Modern German Language I or Modern German Language for Beginners (30 credits)
  Then one of the following Italian core language options:
  Italian for Beginners (30 credits)
  Modern Italian Language I (Intermediate) (30 credits)
  Modern Italian Language I (Advanced) (30 credits)
  Either Writers, Media and Society in Contemporary Germany or Aspects of German Culture in the Age of Enlightenment (30 credits)
  The History of Modern Italy (30 credits)

Year Two/Three - Spent Abroad

Year Two/Three

Core Modules
  Students are required to take 120 credits, half in German Studies and half in Italian Studies.

Modern German Language II (30 credits) or

Modern German Language II post-beginners (30 credits)

IT201 Modern Italian Language II (30 credits) (pre-year abroad) or

 

IT301 Modern Italian Language lII (30 credits) (post-year abroad)

Optional Modules
  Italian Studies modules
  German Studies modules
  *Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved

Year Three/Four

  Students are required to take 120 credits, half in German Studies and half in Italian Studies.
Core Modules

Modern German Language III (30 credits)
  Modern Italian Language IV (30 credits)  
Optional Modules
  Italian Studies modules
  German Studies modules
  *Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved

 Course Structure

Dr Jim Jordan

German Studies

Dr David Lines

Italian