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Bangor University

German with Psychology

UCAS Code: R2C8
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, abroad 2017
Ucas points guide

96-104

% applicants receiving offers

100%

Subjects
  • German studies
  • Psychology
Student score
78% MED
89% HIGH
% employed or in further study
99% HIGH
98% HIGH
Average graduate salary
£17k LOW
£15.8k LOW
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

German at grade C.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

German at grade B.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
28

German

UCAS tariff points
96-104

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96-104 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

100%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,000

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

This single honours course is based on the same principles as single honours German, but allows you to include a substantial proportion of study in another subject. German is the major subject which counts for two-thirds of your degree, and Psychology is the minor subject which counts for the remaining third. 40 of your 120 credits each year will be in Psychology. Your study of the German language is the same in scope and number of credits as for single honours German; you take fewer German options in the second and final years, as your 40 credits in Psychology take their place. Residence Abroad: If your other subject is not a language, you go to a German-speaking country for the entire third year and the same options apply as for single honours German - a paid work placement as an English assistant in schools; study at one of our Erasmus partner universities; an approved work placement.

Modules

German Language Skills; Sgiliau Iaith Almaeneg; German Oral Skills; Sgiliau Cyfathrebu Almaeneg; German for Beginners I; Almaeneg i Ddecheuwyr I; German for Beginners II; Almaeneg i Ddechreuwyr II. Psychology as a Science; Stress and Distress; Scientific Writing and Comm I; Scientific Writing and Comm I; Brain and Mind; Scientific Writing and Comm II; Scientific Writing and Comm II; Learning to be Happy.

Bangor University

Campus life

Bangor University focuses on improving the student experience, working with the Union to make sure your voice is heard. It's a unique location, with a tight-knit student community and plenty of opportunities to try new things. For our size, we're one of the most environmentally friendly unions in the UK, winning an NUS Green Impact award last year.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
25%
75%

Year 1

19%
81%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

21%
79%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
48%
52%

Year 1

50%
50%

Year 2

Year 3

33%
67%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 72%
Student score 78% MED
Able to access IT resources

100%

Staff made the subject interesting

89%

Library resources are satisfactory

94%

Feedback on work has been helpful

55%

Feedback on work has been prompt

68%

Staff are good at explaining things

94%

Received sufficient advice and support

83%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
5% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
52% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
311 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
63% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
4% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 99% HIGH
Average graduate salary £17k LOW
Graduates who are childcare and related personal services

8%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

8%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

22%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's often said the UK doesn't produce enough modern language graduates, and graduates from German courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. The unemployment rates last year was lower than graduates in general. About one in six graduates got jobs in the EU – mostly as English teachers – which is much higher than for most subjects. The German economy is faring rather better than ours at the moment, so there may be other opportunities for ambitious graduates over there. But more graduates went to work in London, and those who want to stay at home to work find jobs anywhere where good communication skills are a must, particularly in education, translation, finance and advertising. But remember – whilst employers say they rate graduates who have more than one language, you need to have them as part of a whole package of good skills.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 96%
Student score 89% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

92%

Staff made the subject interesting

90%

Library resources are satisfactory

90%

Feedback on work has been helpful

66%

Feedback on work has been prompt

79%

Staff are good at explaining things

95%

Received sufficient advice and support

89%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
18% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
70% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
17% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
344 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
77% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £15.8k LOW
Graduates who are sales assistants and retail cashiers

9%

Graduates who are childcare and related personal services

6%

Graduates who are welfare professionals

5%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
One of the UK's fastest-growing subject at degree level, and the fourth most popular subject overall, one in 24 of all graduates last year had psychology degrees. As you'd expect with figures like that, jobs in psychology itself are incredibly competitive, so to stand a chance of securing one, you need to get a postgraduate qualification (probably a doctorate in most fields) and some relevant work experience. But even though there are so many psychology graduates – far more than there are jobs in psychology – this degree has a lower unemployment rate than average because its grads are so flexible and well-regarded by business. With a mix of good people skills and with excellent number and data handling skills, a psychology degree ticks most employers' boxes – but we'd suggest you don't drop your maths modules.
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