(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:- communicate in German so as to sustain everyday conversation with a native or other competent speaker;- demonstrate receptive and productive language skills in a variety of contexts;- demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic structures of German;- present a structured and coherent simple argument;- demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of one or more aspects of the literatures, cultures, linguistic contexts, history, politics, geography, social and economic structures of the German-speaking world.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- qualities and transferable skills related to the subject area(s) studied, valuable for employment, eg be able to gather and process information from a variety of paper, audio-visual and electronic sources, be able to use IT effectively both as a means of communication and as an aid to learning;- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility and independent learning;- the ability to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to the area of study;- work that covers a restricted area of the subject;- demonstrating emerging abilities, skills and competencies.