German is the native language of more than 90 million people. It is an important language of trade, with Germany the third largest economy and second largest exporter in the world.

Knowledge of German also gives you access to a rich literary, intellectual and cultural tradition. German thought and culture has made a major contribution to Western science, philosophy, theology, music and art.

German and your career

Graduates in German work as teachers, librarians, in managerial positions, in government service (such as foreign affairs and trade), in tourism, business and industry.

Study options in German

German is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and is taught by the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics.

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