What Will You Study

Lancaster’s four-year combined German Studies and Geography degree is taught by our Department of European Languages and Cultures and our Geography Department, which is part of the award-winning Lancaster Environment Centre. This degree includes a year abroad, giving you first-hand experience of German culture and intensive exposure to the language.

Your degree begins with courses covering German Studies (Intensive for Beginners or Advanced); Society and Space – Human Geography, and Geographical Skills and Application in a Changing World. In your second year, you’ll continue with language courses to improve your written and spoken skills and Geography subjects such as Concepts.

You’ll spend your third year in a country where German is spoken and complete your Residence Abroad: Intercultural and Academic Reflection. Returning to Lancaster to complete your degree, your final-year modules include German language studies and a Geography Project.