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Field of Study

German

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Expand your written and spoken German language skills in this major.

Compulsory advanced-level courses encourage you to analyse and discuss a range of texts with an emphasis on stylistics, conceptual advancement and developing your knowledge of German culture and history.

You'll complete an honours thesis, working with a supervisor to define a relevant topic, conduct research and present your arguments in a dissertation.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2022

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • German translator/interpreter
  • German language teacher
  • Foreign language analyst
  • Corporate travel consultant
  • Government relationships manager
  • Head of languages
  • Academic researcher

How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Research experience

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Advanced German Language Skills
  • General Research Methods
  • Special Topics in German Language Studies
  • Concepts in Applied Linguistics

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