German with English with a year abroad

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BA

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Full Time

| UCAS code: R2Q3
Currently, students study the following core modules. If there are options available the current choices are also shown. King's reviews its optional modules on a regular basis, in order to continue to offer innovative and exciting programmes and this list is therefore subject to change. Please check here for updates, or contact the Department(s) for further advice.

YEAR 1

You should take the core modules outlined plus two options in English and two or three options in German (depending whether you are a non-native or native German speaker). Those studying beginners' German (ab initio) take a different, specially-designed core language module.



YEAR 1 CORE

German

Texts and Contexts: an introduction to German literature and culture (compulsory)
AND
German Language Core Module I (non-native speakers only)
OR
German Language Core Module I (ab initio)
OR
Translation from and into German I (native speakers only)




YEAR 1 OPTIONS
German
Milestones of German History
One Hundred Years on German Cinema
Medieval Germany: Language, Literature and Society (compulsory for non ab initio students)
German Politics and Society

English
Aspects of Language
Classical & Biblical Contexts of English Literature
Introducing Literary Theories
Medieval Literary Culture
Reading Poetry
Renaissance Literature
Writing London


YEAR 2

You should take the core module outlined plus two options in English and four or five options in German (depending whether you are non-native or native German speaker).



YEAR 2 CORE

German

German Language Core Module II (non-native speakers)
OR
Translation from and into German II (native speakers)
OR
German Language Core Module II (ab initio)



YEAR 2 OPTIONS

German

  • Gender and Identity in Arthurian Romance
  • The German Reformation
  • German Realist Fiction in the Nineteenth Century
  • History into Literature
  • A Year in the Life of German-language Film
  • Politics and Popular Culture in Germany after 1870
  • Berlin: Past and Present
  • 18th-century German Thought: the education of humanity

English

  • A Mad World, My Masters: Performing Culture in Jacobean London
  • Australian Literature & Film
  • Creative Writing: the Novel
  • Cultural Encounters: Literature & Language in Anglo-Saxon England
  • Early Modern Sexualities
  • Eighteenth-Century Travel Writing
  • First World War Literature
  • History, Politics & the Elizabethan Imagination
  • Irish Literature & Culture
  • Language of Dance
  • Modernist Fiction
  • Rise of the Novel
  • Narrating the Nation
  • Performance in Medieval Culture
  • Romanticism, Revolution & Representation 1776-1832
  • Shakespeare in London
  • Subjects of Desire in Medieval Religious Writings
  • The Fin de Siecle
  • Theatre Capital
  • Victorians & Social Change 1840-1870


YEAR 3

This is normally spent in Germany, Austria or German-speaking Switzerland, either as a student at one of our Erasmus partner institutions, as a language teaching assistant, or on an approved work placement. We have links with universities in Munich, Frankfurt (Main), Berlin and Vienna under the European Erasmus-Socrates scheme.



YEAR 4

Students should take the core modules outlined plus two options in English and up to three options in German.



YEAR 4 CORE
German

German Language Core Module III (non-native speakers)
OR
Translation from and into German III (native speakers)


YEAR 4 OPTIONS

German

  • Religion, sex and politics: German literature of the sixteenth and
    seventeenth centuries
  • Goethe: from Sturm und Drang to Classicism
  • Kafka
  • Aspects of post-1945 German-Language Culture
  • New German Cinema in East and West
  • German reunification: culture and politics
  • Politics and everyday life in twentieth-century Germany
  • Death and the Afterlife in Medieval and Modern German Literature
  • Writing in Tongues: Literature & Migration in the Modern German Context
  • Contemporary German Politics
  • Dissertation
English
  • Ancient Lyric & Poetry
  • Autobiography & Modern Self-Representation
  • Beowulf: Heroes & Other Monsters
  • British Literature & Film
  • Court Cultures in the Age of Elizabeth I
  • Creative Writing: Drama
  • Critically Queer: Literature, Culture & Queer Theory
  • Elizabethan Shakespeare 
  • Gender & Performance
  • Imagined Worlds, 
  • Jacobean Shakespeare 
  • James Joyce & Ulysses 
  • Jane Austen in Context
  • Literature & Impressionism
  • Medieval Body in Pain, 
  • Medieval Romance, 
  • Memory & Time in the 19th Century
  • Performance Philosophy
  • Post Colonial Australian Literature
  • Post Colonial Perspectives

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