The Higher Diploma in German at University College Cork shall consist of modules to the value of 60 credits taken from a range of existing Second and Final Arts modules in the relevant subject. For any given subject, the programme of study to be followed may differ for each individual student, depending on the individual's background, preferred area of specialisation etc.
German is spoken by the highest number of people in the European Union and was recently voted most important language for business in the UK. Studying German opens the gate to the intellectual, economic and cultural riches of Central Europe.
German is the language of “international icons” in, for example, the areas of philosophy (Kant, Marx, Heidegger), literature (Goethe, Kafka), psychology (Freud), science (Einstein) – to name just a few.
- Understanding Language for the German Language Classroom: Sounds and Structures
- Classics of German Culture
- German Language for Teaching Purpose
- German Love Poetry
- An Intercultural Journey: Preparation and Reflective Writing for the Year Abroad
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- It is intended for those who already have a 3 or 4 year primary degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences, and who wish to study the subject German intensively over one academic year. The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion programme and applicants would not normally have studied the relevant subject to Honours Degree level previously.
- Candidates are required to have reached a level of German equivalent to B1.
International16700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA6130 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6130 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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