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BA in Mathematics/German (Full Time)

Aberystwyth University

Bachelor Degree , Mathematics

Course Description

By studying German/Mathematics, at Aberystwyth University, you will become an all-around expert in many aspects of Germany and other German-speaking countries and simultaneously explore the language of mathematics which underpins much of the modern world.

Both departments aim to create a friendly, open and innovative learning environment which will enable you to reach your full potential. 

The combination of German with Mathematics allows you to develop the skills that are highly sought after by employers.

  • Uncover a discipline that combines the identification and analysis of shapes and patterns with the ability to confidently analyse data;
  • We offer our students 4 hours of language work per week (most universities offer 2-3 hours);
  • You will be taught by native speakers and experts in the languages of the department;
  • Mathematics has been taught at Aberystwyth University since 1872, making the university the first in Wales to teach these subjects. Our established heritage alongside our strong research-based teaching has ensured all our students experience a stimulating degree; 
  • Our students have a vast range of choices for their year abroad, where students can choose from work placements to study placements;
  • We are an exceptionally friendly department, and our students benefit from the close contact with teaching staff;
  • Students can benefit from our interactive learning facilities which include the Language Resource Centre.

By studying German/Mathematics, at Aberystwyth University, you will become an all-around expert in many aspects of Germany and other German-speaking countries and simultaneously explore the language of mathematics which underpins much of the modern world. Both departments aim to create a friendly, open and innovative learning environment which will enable you to reach your full...

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Course Content

During your four years, you will have four weekly hours of language work, which includes:

Oral;

Written;

Aural;

Translation.

In the first year you will discover:

  • Introduction to literary studies and civilisation;
  • European Film;
  • Algebra and calculus;
  • Geometry;
  • Differential probability and statistics;
  • Politics and culture of language across Europe.

In your second year you will explore:

  • The possibility of an independent research project;
  • The option of specialised languages modules (the language of business etc.);
  • Analysis and partial differential equations;
  • Abstract and linear algebra;
  • Statistical modeling;
  • Hydrodynamics;
  • A vast choice of content modules on literature, film, and art;
  • German literature and short prose;
  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages.

In your third year, you will take part in your Year Abroad where you will study with our partner Universities under the Erasmus + Programme

In your final year, you will study:

  • Semantics and Lexicography;
  • Cultural and Artistic Movements;
  • German literature in the 20th Century;
  • Current issues in a German-speaking country;
  • A compulsory independent research project.

During your four years, you will have four weekly hours of language work, which includes: Oral; Written; Aural; Translation. In the first year you will discover: Introduction to literary studies and civilisation; European Film; Algebra and...

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Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff 112 - 120

A Levels BBB-BBC to include B in Mathematics and B in German (unless to be studied as a beginner)

GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4):
English or Welsh and Mathematics

BTEC National Diploma:
DDM-DMM to include B in A level Mathematics and B in French (unless to be studied as a beginner)

International Baccalaureate:
30-26 with 5 points in Mathematics and German at Higher Level

European Baccalaureate:
75%-65% overall with 7 in Mathematics and German

UCAS Tariff 112 - 120 A Levels BBB-BBC to include B in Mathematics and B in German (unless to be studied as a beginner) GCSE requirements (minimum grade C/4): English or Welsh and Mathematics BTEC National Diploma: DDM-DMM to include B in A level Mathematics and B in...

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