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German and Economics

The below course structure is indicative. Modules on offer change year on year, dependent on staff research interests and availability.

Year One

Core Modules

Modern German Language I (GE101-30) or Modern German Language for Beginners (GE103-30)


Economics 1 (EC107-30)


Quantitative Techniques (EC120-30) comprising of Mathematical Techniques (EC121-12), Statistical Techniques (EC122-12) and Computing/data analysis (EC125-6)

Optional Modules
  Choose one of the following two German Studies option modules
  The Changing Face of Germany in Film and Text (GE108-30)

Passion and Power: The Makings of Modern German Culture (GE109-30)

Year Two/Three

Core Modules
  Modern German Language 2 (GE201-30) or Modern German Language 2 (Postbeginners)(GE203-30)
  Economics 2 (EC204-30)
Optional Modules
  Intermediate Year German Studies Modules 30 credits
  Applied Econometrics (EC203-30) OR
  Econometrics 1 (EC226-30)

Year Two/Three - Spent Abroad

Year Four

Core Modules
  Modern German Language III (GE401-30)

Research in Applied Economics (EC331-30)


Research Methods in Economics (EC346-15) AND one of the following 15 CAT modules:

EC307: Macroeconomic Policy in the EU; EC312: International Economics; EC313: The International Economy in the Twentieth Century

Optional Modules

Final Year German Studies Modules


Option module from Economics


*Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved