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    Studies in German language and culture taken at a university in Germany.

    Do you want to put your German into practice and study for a semester at one of our prestigious partner universities? Choosing to do an Honours degree in German at Otago gives you the opportunity to have a semester of In-Country study in which you attend classes at a world-renowned university, not to mention all the other non-academic experiences you will have living for several months in the heart of Europe.

    About this paper

    Paper title Studies in German
    Subject German
    EFTS 0.1667
    Points 20 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,240.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Limited to
    BA(Hons), PGDipArts
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    Teaching staff
    Convenor: Dr Antonie Alm
    Paper Structure
    In consultation with the German programme the student will devise a course of study in German language and culture at one of Otago's partner universities. Students may choose papers that explore new subject areas or that build on study already undertaken. Students often select courses that are relevant to their dissertation topic.
    To be advised.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Research, Self-motivation.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of GERM 451 and GERM 452, students will have:

    • Acquired in-depth knowledge of the subjects they chose to study and developed a critical approach to them
    • Increased greatly their ability to communicate in German, both in a social and a formal academic context
    • Gained a truly international perspective on their studies through exposure to a different education system
    • Developed the confidence to undertake research and scholarship in a German-speaking environment


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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