Online application form for Prospective Students of German

Online application form for Prospective Students of German

Please Note: The language placement is only for students who are enrolling into languages at UNSW for the first time and have not completed the necessary prerequisite course(s).

Student ID: z
First Name:
Last Name:
Year/Stage in 2023:
Preferred contact number:
UNSW Email:
The format of the university email is z(your student ID)
Alternative Email:
Are you going to take German course as:

  1. Students who wish to undertake language courses to fulfil elective or general education requirements should ensure that these courses count towards the requirements of their degree programs with the relevant Program Authority.
  2. Students who wish to commence a minor or major in German Studies should contact the German Studies convenor to discuss their progression. Please email Dr Hugues Peters.
  3. Standard placement patterns for German language courses start from Term 1.
    • If you have no prior knowledge of German, you can enrol in ARTS1510 German 1; you DO NOT need to complete this placement questionnaire;
    • If you have very basic German (equivalent to A1 in the Common European Framework) you should nominate ARTS1511 German 2 below;
    • If you have completed HSC German Continuers (or equivalent), or have completed German courses equivalent to A2 in the Common European Framework, yyou should nominate ARTS2510 German 3/ARTS2511 German 4 below;
    • If you have completed HSC German Extension (or equivalent), or achieved outstanding marks in German Continuers, or completed German Continuers and have lived in a German-speaking country for more than 3 months, or completed German courses equivalent to B1 or B2.1 in the Common European Framework, ARTS3510 German 5/ARTS3511 German 6 below.
  4. If you are unsure of where you fit in relation to these placement patterns, you should email Denise Hantel.
  5. If you have grounds for diverging from the standard placement patterns, for example because several years have elapsed since you learnt German or you skipped a course and continued studying outside of the university and now wish to continue at a more advanced level, please outline the reasons below.
I would like to enrol in the following course in 2023:
Compulsory Additional Comment: I feel I meet the criteria for this course because (include details of previous studies, including when you undertook them and the marks attained, as well as details of family or other connections to the German language or time spent in German-speaking environments):

For enquiries regarding this application form, please contact:

School of Humanities & Languages
Morven Brown Building, Kensington Campus, UNSW
Phone: (61 2) 9385 1681
Fax: (61 2) 9385 1251