This unique MA programme will introduce you to a variety of contemporary themes in German literature, culture, politics, historiography and linguistics.
It will also provide you with a firm grounding in methodological and theoretical issues at the heart of contemporary German studies, as well as enabling you to develop your own research interests.
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
The MA Modern and Contemporary German Studies is a taught course offering modules covering a wide variety of themes across German literature, culture, politics, historiography and linguistics.
Topic areas for directed reading and research currently cover:
Please note that all module details are subject to change.
Your studies will be supported by generic training modules in the University’s Graduate School.
This course can be taken full-time over one year (September to September) or over two to three years, part-time.
You will take four taught modules - each assessed by a 5,000 word essay - and write a dissertation of 15,000 words on a research topic which you will negotiate with your supervisor.
The taught modules comprise one core module and one directed study module per semester.
The course includes two compulsory modules: Modern and Contemporary German Studies: Theory and Practice and Research Skills in Modern Languages, and two directed study modules.
Admission to UK universities often requires that students have completed a recognized Bachelor's degree. International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to UK universities when:
No work experience is required.
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