If you are planning to enter a profession or career that might involve a European context, German is an excellent language to learn. Not only is German the language of many great thinkers, artists and scientists, it also plays a central role in many contemporary economic, political and cultural developments.
German at Memorial
German is housed in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
You may apply for admission into the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences by indicating bachelor of arts as your program choice on the undergraduate application for admission. Direct entry into the faculty is subject to your meeting the general admission requirements for Memorial University.
Sample first year
Wondering what courses you would take in your first year? Check out a sample program of suggested courses for students studying German.
Sample courses and degree map
German degree map
Degree maps are navigational tools, designed to help you make the right choices throughout your bachelor of arts degree. They cover information pertaining to your studies, provide study tips, career guidance, suggestions for involvement, advice on go abroad activities and on your well being.
In the 21st century, the ability to communicate at the international level is an essential skill that is greatly valued in several areas including:
- education (translation, research, teaching, library work, graduate studies)
- business and industry (banking, journalism, export/import, advertising, publishing)
- social work (police work, health sector, courts)
- government services (customs, civil service, external affairs, immigration)
Note: some of these careers may call for supplementary education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential learning or professional courses and exams.
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Bachelor of arts
Fall, winter and spring semesters
Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply by:
- March 1 for fall admission
- Oct. 1 for winter admission
- Feb. 1 for spring admission