What Will You Study

Lancaster’s four-year German Studies and Psychology degree gives you the opportunity to study in our Department of European Languages and Cultures and our Psychology Department, which is accredited by the British Psychological Society as the graduate basis for chartered membership. You will also spend a year abroad where you will increase your linguistic and cultural knowledge.

Your degree combines German language practice with a range of modules that explore the country’s society, culture, history and politics. In Psychology, you can study the issues and subjects that most interest you and enjoy teaching by some of the subject's foremost scholars.

You’ll begin your degree following core courses such as Understanding Psychology and German Studies (Intensive for Beginners or Advanced). In your second year, you can study subjects including Cognitive Psychology; Developmental Psychology; German Language Oral Skills and German Language Written Skills.

In your third year, you’ll complete your Residence Abroad: Intercultural and Academic Reflection before finishing your degree with modules such as Brain and Behaviour; Personality and Individual Differences; German Language Oral Skills, and German Language Written Skills.