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Be in global demand by learning one of the world's most widely spoken languages.

Germany has one of the strongest economies in the world and is a leader in many areas of technology and culture. Learning the language, history and culture can improve your career outcomes in fields such as business, engineering and law.


1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2023

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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:

  • Senior travel consultant
  • Freelance translator/interpreter
  • German language teacher
  • German translator/interpreter
  • Multilingual customer coordinator
  • Head of languages
  • Foreign language analyst

How you'll learn

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

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study
  • Overseas study
  • Workshops

What you'll study

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

  • Introductory German Language 1
  • Inside Germany - Contemporary German Cultures
  • Advanced Special Topics in German Studies
  • Contemporary German Cinema

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