Old Aberdeen Campus
Germany, Austria and Switzerland are all countries with a diverse and turbulent culture and history. In addition to studying German language, students will acquire a thorough understanding of past and current German culture, and its significance in the modern world.
German at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, top-rated for teaching, with broad, flexible and
diverse programmes covering language, literature, history and culture and many subject combinations. You’ll also have the opportunity to spend at least one semester abroad.
Year 1: All students will take a language and culture course appropriate to their current German skills – ‘beginners’ or ‘qualified’.
Year 2: Modern German Culture 3 and 4; Intensive language study at appropriate level.
Year 3: German Honours Language Study Abroad.
Years 4 and 5: German Language Study for Honours; Dissertation; Selection of specialised modules on culture and history.
2024 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (by end of S5) plus English at National 5. Those with Highers at BBB by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.
Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including German and another relevant subject at AB or BA.
Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.
National 5 Maths or Applications of Maths necessary for study with Accountancy, Economics and Finance.
(M) Higher Maths necessary
Please refer to list below
Arts and Social Sciences
Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
|Accountancy and German
Anthropology and German
Business Management and German
Celtic and Anglo Saxon Studies and German
Economics and German
English and German
Film and Visual Culture and German
Finance and German
Gaelic Studies and German
Geography and German
German and French
German and International Relations
German and Language and Linguistics
German and Legal Studies
German and Mathematics (M)
German and Philosophy
German and Politics
German and Sociology
German and Spanish and Latin American Studies
German with International Business
German with Music Studies
German with Psychology