Study Programmes with English Requirements
Some FAU degree programs include mandatory English language classes or English language obligatory elective modules.
Please note that only courses that require courses offered by this department are listed here.
In addition, many courses require a certain CEFR level for admission. The CEFR level can of course be acquired in this department. For more detailed information please check your examination regulations.
School of Law
Law (state examination)
- English can be taken as proof of language competence as stipulated in section 24 of the state exam rules and regulations ( JAPO): 2 hours per week over one semester
Faculty of Sciences
- basic module “English” see module handbook, p. 29
Cell- and Molecular Biology (Master)
- obligatory elective “UNIcert III” see module handbook, p. 48
Molecular Science (Master)
- module “Scientific Methods” see module handbook, p. 26f.
Faculty of Engineering
There currently are no compulsory English courses at the Faculty of Technology. However, various degree programs are entirely or partly taught and tested in English and/or expect a fixed level of English as a prerequisite for admission.
Therefore, the department offers a wide range of technical English courses.
Faculty of Arts und Humanities
Empires and Transcontinental Spaces (Master)
- “master module 6” see module handbook, p. 18
Political Science (Bachelor)
- dependent on placement test result; see examination regulations §4, section 2
Political Science (Master)
- You may have been admitted to this M.A. program on the condition that you prove English C1, CEFR by the beginning of the 3rd semester (see examination regulations §2, section 2). Please note that this time frame legally cannot be extended – not by the Pol Sci examinations board, not by the program coordinator, not by the FAU examinations office, not by the Language Centre. You MUST provide proof of C1 English by the last day of your 2nd semester.
Sociology (Single Subject Bachelor)
- soft skills module “Academic English”, see module hand book, p. 33