If you haven't studied German before you will take German 1A, an intensive language course. If you are more confident in German, you will take German 1B, which covers language, literature and culture from 1800 to the present day.
You will take German 2, which builds on your knowledge of German language and literature from Year 1.
You will spend your third year working or studying in a German-speaking country.
You will take language classes in essay writing, spoken German and translation. You can also choose from a range of literary courses, from medieval epic to contemporary German-Jewish literature.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) or AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) plus Maths and a language other than English at B and English at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus Maths and a language other than English at B and English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Literatures, Languages and Cultures