Candidates wishing to take an Honours degree in German must arrange their program in consultation with the Head of the Department. They will be required to comply with the University Regulations for Honours degrees, to take a minimun of 60 credit hours in German with at least a 'B' standing, and to write a comprehensive examination or present a dissertation in their final year. Candidates reading German in a Joint Honours degree program will take a minimum of 42 credit hours in German with at leas t a 'B' standing.

It is highly desirable that, during their course of study, all Honours candidates spend at least one program of study in a German-speaking community.