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Faculty of Arts and Humanities - Languages and Cultures

Open to all students in the University, the Certificate aims to develop practical language skills in German. Any undergraduate student may apply for admission, subject to prerequisites.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including 1.0 course from German 1030 with a mark of at least 60%. Students with Grade 12 U German will begin the certificate with German 2200. A student may not pursue both a Certificate in Practical German and a German module (Minor or Major).

Module/Program Information

Certificate Program

1.0 course: German 2200.
1.0 course:
German 3305.
1.0 course
from: German 2100 or above.


Progression Requirements
To progress and complete the program, students must achieve and maintain a minimum average of 70% in the required courses. If a course in the Certificate program is waived by the department on the basis of existing language proficiency, other German courses will have to be taken so that the total number of course credits is 3.0.