University of York

BA (Hons) German and Linguistics (with a year abroad)

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Tuition Fee (Home)
MYR 373,370
Estimated Total Fees
MYR 373,370

Course Content

Year 1

Languages
You'll take core language modules. These modules focus on developing your fluency, accuracy and communication expertise. Examples modules may include: 

  • German Language and Society I
  • German Grammar

By taking Italian ab initio, you will follow an intensive, fast-track programme. Example modules may include:

  • Ab Initio Italian Language Skills
  • Ab Initio Italian Language and Society
  • Ab Initio Italian Grammar

Linguistics
You'll take three or four linguistics modules depending on your background in German.

  • Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology
  • Introduction to Syntax
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics
  • Introduction to Semantics

Year 2

Core modules

  • German Language and Cultures: Advanced
  • Foundations of Meaning

Option modules
You'll study further modules in languages and linguistics. You may choose one Languages For All module or an elective module offered by another department.

You will study two further option modules. In previous years, options have covered topics such as:

  • The Berlin Republic
  • Contemporary German-speaking Film

You'll also continue to deepen your theoretical knowledge in the core areas of linguistics that you choose to pursue. Second-year linguistics modules cover areas including phonetics and phonology, language variation and change, syntax, semantics, interaction, and psycholinguistics.  In previous years, options have included:

  • Intermediate Syntax 
  • Intermediate Phonetics & Phonology 
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language 1

 Year 3

  • Year abroad (You'll go to a German-speaking country)

 Year 4

Core module 

  • German Language and Cultures: Proficient

You will also study five option modules. In previous years, options have covered topics such as:

German modules 

  • Translation: Methodology and Practice (German)
  • Contemporary German-speaking Film
  • Modern German Language
  • Independent Study in German

Linguistics modules 

  • Advanced Topics in Phonetics and Phonology
  • Bilingualism
  • Multimodality: Language and the Body
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Advanced Topics in Psycholinguistics
  • Neurolinguistics: Language and the Brain
  • Issues at the Syntax and Semantics Interface
  • Crosslinguistic Semantics
  • A Usage-based View of Language
  • English Place-names across Time and Space
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language II

 

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