University of dundee german

University of dundee german

Graduate Diploma in German by Distance Learning GradDip

A two year distance learning course – study German language and culture to Graduate Diploma level, at your own pace, when and where you like. Join our ‘virtual’ learning community, in regular contact with your German tutors and fellow students.

German is used by over 100 Million people worldwide as a first language and the most widely spoken first language in the European Union.

Study the German language and culture to Graduate Diploma level, at your own pace, when and where you like.

Who should study this course?

Are you:

  • a Secondary Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) teacher who wishes to gain a recognised additional teaching qualification in German?
  • a Primary, Further or Adult Education teacher who would like to improve their German for teaching purposes?
  • an advanced student of German (Higher+) who wishes to gain a University Diploma in German for work purposes or for personal interest?

If the answer to any one of the above questions is YES, then this course is for you.

Teachers, please note this course is accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

We have a long established tradition of language teaching here, both with students at the University of Dundee and via distance learning. We use a combination of online tools, including web conferencing, and face-to-face immersion days, to give you a range of experiences in the language.

Experienced staff (both native, and near-native German speakers) are responsible for the course design, delivery and student support.

The Diploma is accredited by the General Teaching Council for Scotland and carries a credit rating of 120 SCOTCAT points (SCQF levels 9-10).

We are fortunate to have the support of the Goethe Institut for this course.

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Residence abroad

For those taking the Diploma course as an additional teaching qualification, residence abroad is normally a pre-requisite for GTC(S) registration in German (Secondary).  This period of residence has to be arranged by course participants themselves.

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How you will be taught

Experienced staff (both native, and near-native German speakers) are responsible for the course design, delivery and student support. Take a look at our staff profiles for more information about the German teaching team.