Anglo-German Cultural Relations, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #116 (BCR) ,
The MA in Anglo-German Cultural Relations is the first of its kind in the UK and is an integral part of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations. It is the only MA focusing exclusively upon the history, theory and practice of Anglo-German cultural relations from c1800 to today.


The programme deals mainly with the literary, theoretical and cultural dimensions of these relations, and also contains a unique practical component, in which you will be taught by practitioners from British and German cultural institutions, as well as by experts from the fields of publishing, translating and the media. The programme provides an excellent pathway either for future academic study or for a career outside of academia.

This programme will:

  • Introduce you to the study of cultural transfers and exchanges between Britain and Germany and build on and deepen the skills and knowledge gained by analysing and assessing the various aspects of cultural transfers
  • Encourage you to reflect on the development and significance of Anglo-German cultural relations, analysing history and current practice
  • Focus on the theory and practice of cultural transfers and bring you into contact with representatives of cultural institutions working in this field, through work experience placements.

Programme Structure

  • Theory and practice of Anglo-German cultural transfers
  • Anglo-German aesthetics in the ‘long’ eighteenth-century
  • Anglo-German travel writing
  • In pursuit of prejudice? Mutual perceptions of identity
  • Thinking translation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • There is no fixed closing date for applications but you should remember that decisions on applications will be made as quickly as possible and popular programmes may become full so we advise applying as soon as possible. If a programme does become full we will update our website accordingly. Students seeking financial support from Research Councils or other award giving bodies are advised to apply early.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

For entry to the MA you will need a BA in German, or with German as a principal component, (first class or upper second class honours degree,) or Staatsexamen, or equivalent qualification. Applications by graduates from other countries are welcome. Where English is not your first language, you will need to be highly proficient in English, for academic purposes, as well as in German.

International applicants

  • Students from outside of the UK help form a global community here at Queen Mary. For detailed country specific entry requirements please visit the International section of our website. If your first language is not English, you must provide evidence of your English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14850 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    8200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8200 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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