BA Politics, International Relations and Modern Languages (German)Royal Holloway University of London
Politics, International Relations and Modern Languages explores the key areas of contemporary politics and international relations, and combines these with the in-depth study of German language, society and culture. Taught in partnership between the Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy, and the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, this course is informed by the outstanding research and international outlook of both departments.
The politics element of the course provides an introduction to the working of international relations and political institutions. This includes research into areas such as security, international diplomacy, the use of military force.
As a modern linguist, you will not only learn to speak and write fluently, you will also develop excellent communication and research skills and combine language proficiency with cross-cultural perspectives.
As a part of Royal Holloway’s close-knit international community based in our beautiful historic campus, you will be within easy reach of London. You will also have the exciting opportunity to spend a year working, teaching or studying in a German-speaking country, when you will immerse yourself in the language and culture and truly broaden your horizons. Among the institutions we have exchange links with are two of Germany’s most respected universities for politics and international relations - the Ludwig-Maximilian’s University of Munich and the University of Konstanz.
• Taught in partnership with the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
• Spend a year of study and/or work in a German-speaking country.
• Gain written and verbal fluency in German.
• Other language options in French (LR21), Italian (LR23) and Spanish (LR24).