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Be in global demand by learning one of the world's most widely spoken languages.

Germany has one of the strongest economies in the world and is a leader in many areas of technology and culture. Learning the language, history and culture can improve your career outcomes in fields such as business, engineering and law.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for modern languages

QS World University Rankings 2021

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Senior travel consultant
  • Freelance translator/interpreter
  • German language teacher
  • German translator/interpreter
  • Multilingual customer coordinator
  • Head of languages
  • Foreign language analyst

How you'll learn

In 2022, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introductory German Language 1
  • Introductory German Language 2
  • Inside Germany - Contemporary German Cultures
  • Advanced Special Topics in German Studies

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