Swansea University

BA German and Politics with a Year Abroad

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Singleton park (Wales)
Start Different dates available
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  • Singleton park (Wales)
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Description

The joint honours German and Politics degree is offered by experts in Politics, German literature, culture, gender studies, history, translation, music and contemporary writing.

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Different dates available
Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Singleton Park
University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP, Swansea, Wales
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2018

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What you'll learn on the course

Translation
Politics
Cinema
International
Music

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NamePO-119Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Politics and the PeoplePO-125Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20What is Politics and International Relations?

Optional Modules

Compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students take 40 credits of language modules at the appropriate level (advanced or beginner) and 20 credits in culture modules.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLG108Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20German for Beginners IMLG109Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20German for Beginners IIMLG160ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20German Language 1AMLG160AWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Iaith Almaeneg 1AMLG160BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20German Language 1BMLG160BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Iaith Almaeneg 1B

AND

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLG100ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Introduction to German Culture (A) - 1871 to 1945MLG100BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Introduction to German Culture (B) - Since 1945

AND

Optional Module Choices

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceAM-111Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The American Experience 1492-2000AM-112Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20American Politics and SocietyAM-113Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to American Literature and CultureCLC103Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Introduction to Ancient Philosophy and RhetoricCY-124Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Statws y GymraegHIH118Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Early Modern World, 1500-1800HIH121Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Europe of Extremes: 1789 - 1989HUA101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Theories of WarHUA102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20War and Warfare in the Modern WorldHUP101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Ethics, Justice, and Society

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NamePO-209Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The State and Political InstitutionsPO-238Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Normative Models of Democracy: Contemporary Perspectives

Optional Modules

Politics Optional Modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select one from below, Students must have 60 credits in each TB overall

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE218Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Discourse AnalysisAM-213Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Topics in American Studies II:AM-245Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20John F. Kennedy and AmericaAM-251Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20America in Crisis: Political Culture and Society from the Tet Offensive to TrumpAM-253Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20New York City: History and Culture since 1945CY-234Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Hawliau Iaith yn y Cyd-destun RhyngwladolCY-236Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Amlddiwylliannedd a'r GymraegHIH253Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Welsh Century: Politics, Nationality and Religion, 1847-1947HUA206Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Contemporary Wars and ConflictsHUA207Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Business & EntrepreneurshipHUA208Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The First world War: Politics, Society and culture in Europe 1870 - 1933HUP202Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Founders of Modern Philosophy: Descartes to KantPO-219Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Global Political Economy: From Mercantilism to NeoliberalismPO-232Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Empire Strikes Back: War, Strategy and the Use of Force in the Post Cold War EraPO-239Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Moralities of War and PeacePO-256Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20GenocidePO-281Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20British Politics and Public Policy

AND

German compulsory Modules

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students take 40 credits at the appropriate level (advanced or intermediate).

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLG210Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10German Translation Workshop 2MLG260ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20German Language 2AMLG260BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10German Language 2BMLG270ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate German Language 2AMLG270BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate German Language 2B

AND

German Optional Modules - Selective

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select one from below. Students must have an equal number of credits in each TB overall

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLG200Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Twentieth-Century Berlin: Myth and RealityMLG207Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20German Song CulturesMLG244Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20German Cinema of the New Millennium

Year 3 (Level 5 YR OUT)

FHEQ 5 Sandwich Year

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Choose Exactly 120 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : This module is compulsory for all students pursuing a degree involving a foreign language. It gives students the opportunity to increase their language skills and familiarize themselves with other culture(s).

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceML-R00Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)120Year Abroad (Languages, Translation and Interpreting)

Year 4 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMLG301ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10German General Language 3AMLG301BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10German General Language 3BPO-396Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Researching Politics 1PO-397Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Researching Politics 2

Optional Modules

German Optional modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLG300Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Twentieth-Century Berlin: Myth and RealityMLG306Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20German Song CulturesMLG344Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20German Cinema in the New MillenniumMLT307Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Interpreting - Health OptionMLT310Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Interpreting - Law Option (Police)

AND

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLG310CSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Translation Workshop (German/English)MLG350Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10German for Professional Purposes 3

AND

Politics optional modules

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : If you select PO-395, you cannot select PO-3000.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE316Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Language in the MediaAM-330Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20America and the BombAM-338Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Clear and Present Danger: Terrorism and AmericaAM-339Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Popular Music and the CityCY-353Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Cyfraith HywelCY-358Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Y Gymraeg, Datganoli a'r GyfraithHIH396Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20From Machiavelli to Mussolini: Government and society in Western political thoughtHUA300Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Rise of BrazilHUA301Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Gunfighter Nation: the West in History, Mythology and FictionHUA305Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and LegacyHUA306Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Aftermaths of WarHUA308Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Real War, Imagined War: War in Literature, Art, Cinema and MusicHUA309Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Russian Civil WarHUP301Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Religion, Science, and SuperstitionHUP304Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Philosophy and the Social SciencesPO-3000Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)20The National Assembly for WalesPO-3110Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Visions of DemocracyPO-3114Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The International Politics of SpacePO-3117Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Politics and International DevelopmentPO-3121Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Parliamentary StudiesPO-3316Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Shadow Wars: US Presidents and covert action from the Cold War to ObamaPO-345Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary Political Economy: Competing Perspectives on Global CapitalismPO-392Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Contemporary SecurityPO-395Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)20Dissertation (PO-325)