Law and German (W87-GER)
The Open University
Key Course Facts
Combining law with German is both stimulating and a smart career move. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. It offers a solid grounding in key concepts associated with law and in the use of German. With this diploma, you’ll raise your legal awareness and acquire skills of legal analysis and methods. The study of German opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace.
The law modules in this qualification cover the legal system in England and Wales only, not any other parts of the UK.
Key features of the course
Develops a solid understanding of the role of law in society today.
Provides you with legal awareness and the skills of legal analysis and methods.
Develops you into an independent user of German, reaching level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Develops solid knowledge of the cultures that use German, and solid intercultural communication competence.
Offers the option of a week in Germany (or online alternative).
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Law and German (W87-GER), DipHE, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The Open University
The Open University was established in 1969 in Milton Keynes, and is the largest university in the UK for undergraduate education. The OU is among the most prestigious distance-learning institutions in the United Kingdom, enjoying numerous awards and accreditations, including Triple Crown status for their Business School.
Student composition of The Open University