NFQ Level 8 major Award Honours Bachelor Degree
Entry Route: Bachelor of Arts - LM002
You are someone who enjoys learning about other cultures, who is interested in languages and who would either like to continue with German because you liked it in school. Or you may want to pick it up as a beginner who is happy at last to get a chance to start learning German. Perhaps you are someone who wants to benefit from the excellent job prospects for anyone with a good knowledge of other EU languages and of German in particular. And you know that German is one of the major languages of the European Union and the most common first language spoken by people within the European Union!
Why Study German at UL?
We have an excellent track-record of giving our students the best chances to acquire high-level language skills, combined with a sound knowledge of the culture and society of the German- speaking countries of Europe. Students develop great enthusiasm for their subject, not least because of the many opportunities for work placements in top Austrian, German and Swiss companies and the great possibilities of studying as an Erasmus student at one of our many German-speaking partner universities. Our classes are typically taught through the medium of German, use up-to- date teaching methods and the latest educational technologies. You can also take advantage of the many exciting offers such as one-to-one sessions with native speakers, discussion groups, movie evenings, and lectures and readings by visiting authors and academics. We have the only Centre for Irish-German Studies in Ireland and are active in interdisciplinary research in the Centre for Applied Languages and the Ralahine Centre for Utopian Studies. We also have many international links which enable us to remain up-to-date with best teaching and research practice and are involved in international networks looking at best practice.