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Law and German (R56-GER)

Open University

UCAS Code: Not applicable | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Distance learning | 2021

Subjects

Law

German language

Combining law with German is both stimulating and a smart career move. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. With this degree you’ll raise your legal awareness and acquire skills of legal analysis and methods. The study of German opens doors to German-speaking cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace.

**Key features of the course**

- Gives you an understanding of the role of law in today’s society.

- Provides you with legal awareness and the skills of legal analysis and methods.

- Develops you into a proficient user (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level C1) of German.

- Develops advanced knowledge of the cultures that use German and gives you a taste of intercultural communication.

- Offers the option of a week in Germany (or online alternative).

Modules

This degree has three stages:
In Stage 1, you’ll study an introductory law module and two language modules.
Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study your second law module and a German module.
Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study two law modules and another German module.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£19,008
for the whole course
England
£19,008
for the whole course
EU
£19,008
for the whole course
International
£19,008
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£6,336
for the whole course
Republic of Ireland
£19,008
for the whole course
Scotland
£6,336
for the whole course
Wales
£7,704
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

Distance Learning

Department:

The Open University

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

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Law

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Law

Teaching and learning

78%
Staff make the subject interesting
85%
Staff are good at explaining things
88%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
80%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

84%
Library resources
85%
IT resources
87%
Course specific equipment and facilities
80%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

German language

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After graduation


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Law

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Languages and area studies

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