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GERM451 Studies in German

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.

Paper title Studies in German
Paper code GERM451
Subject German
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points 20 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,120.06
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,439.89

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Limited to
BA(Hons), PGDipArts
Eligibility
Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.
Contact
languages@otago.ac.nz
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.
Textbooks
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.

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
None