Students

German at UCC

  • Beginners German
  • Post-Leaving Certificate German

 

Programmes with German as a major part

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • BA International
  • BComm (International) with German
  • BA World Languages
  • Bachelor of Music (First Year only)
  • BA Arts-Music
  • BA Applied Psychology (First Year only)
  • BA Criminology
  • BA Drama & Theatre Studies and BA DTS International

 

Programmes with German as a optional minor

  • Applied Social Studies
  • Geosciences
  • MBS IPP & Diplomacy
  • BSc Government
  • BCL Law
  • BE Civil Engineering
  • BSc Computer Science
  • ERASMUS

 

Three year degree programmes

no compulsory year abroad

 

Bachelor of Arts 

  • One of four First-Year subjects (15 credits)
  • One of two subjects in second and fourth year as
  • Joint Honours subject (30 credits) or
  • Major (50 credits) or
  • Minor (20 credits)

 

Four-Year Degree Programmes

  • BComm International (German)
  • Commerce subjects
  • German culture and language
  • Business German in Second and Fourth year
  • Language and critical skills
  • Third year spent in Germany or Austria
  • Nürnberg-Erlangen, Konstanz, Rostock, Vienna, Klagenfurt, Leipzig, Bayreuth, Regensburg, Passau, Jena

 

BA International / BA World Languages

  • Joint honours degree
  • Third Year spent in Germany
  • Nürnberg-Erlangen, Konstanz, Rostock, Marburg, Leipzig, Hannover, Köln, Bonn, Goettingen

 

Third Year Abroad

  • Study at a German or Austrian University
  • Live in Germany or Austria for a full academic year

 

First Year Beginners: Monday, 11th Sept., 11 am, ORB 1.32

 First Year Non-Beginners (post Leaving Cert): Monday, 11th Sept., 11 am, Kane Building G_02

 Second Year: Monday, 11th Sept., 3 pm, Western Gateway Bldg, room G01

 Second Year Commerce students: Tuesday, 12th Sept., 1 pm, ORB G38

Final Year: Monday, 11th Sept., 10 am, Brookfield BHSC_G05

 

Languages for All: Classes will start on these dates:

 -        GE0005 (Intermediate Level): Wednesday, 13th Sept., 11am, ORB 1.23

 -        GE0003 (Beginners Level): Tuesday, 12th Sept., 10am, ELD5_G01

 

For the full range of

Department of German Modules

click here

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Note that staff of the Department of German also contribute to UCC's interdisciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programme in
Drama and Theatre Studies, the MA in Applied Linguistics and the MA in Film Studies.  

For the relevant pages in UCC's Book of Modules

click here for Drama and Theatre Studies 

 click here for Film Studies

click here for Applied Linguistics

 

Through a co-funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) the Department is able to facilitate and promote applications for Scholarships to study at German universities outside of established ERASMUS-links.

The DAAD offers a wide range of study opportunities in Germany, both for undergraduate and post-graduate students of virtually all subject areas. Special programs are available for PhD-students, junior scholars and senior members of staff. For more information, click here

The DAAD also provides funding on a competitive basis for university summer course grants and group study visits to Germany.

Especially for Students of German at Irish Universities the DAAD offers a one year study grant to spend a year at a German university. More here

For scholarships offered by the Swiss Government please click here

More information about funding opportunities here 

Thinking of working and living in Austria or Germany? The Assistant English Language Teacher programme is the perfect choice to gain work experience abroad and to improve your language skills!

For more details on this programme, please go to https://www.education.ie/en/Learners/Services/English-Language-Assistant-Scheme/. New application will be published as soon as the application period starts. The deadline for application is usually in March, e.g. for a position starting in October 2018, the deadline will be March 2018.  

For additional information regarding the Austrian programme, contact our Austrian Exchange Service (OeAD)-Lecturer. 

Student Testimonial Elaine Hackett

This document outlines what we expect from students and what they can expect from us.  This includes written and spoken etiquette and general communication, with staff, class related issues (study and homework, conduct during class etc) and what constitutes (un)acceptable behaviour.

Code of Conduct information for students

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