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Ph.D. On Campus Online

German

University of Bristol

36 months
Duration
18900 GBP/year
4475 GBP/year
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About

Staff and postgraduate students in the German programme from University of Bristol pursue research across a broad spectrum of German studies, covering many aspects of language and linguistics, literature, history and culture from the early modern period to the present day. 

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Overview

 We have particular expertise in modern literature (the novel, poetry and drama, especially in the classical age, the early 20th century and the post-Wende period), the history and politics of German y and Austria since 1800 (particularly of the political East), German children's literature, and comparative literature. We also benefit from strong links with Augsburg, Graz, Heidelberg and Kiel, as well as research centres in Germany, especially the Deutsches Literaturarchiv in Marbach am Neckar.

We welcome applications from graduates wishing to pursue custom-designed research programmes. Interdisciplinary and cross-language research is particularly encouraged and well supported across the School of Modern Languages and the wider faculty. Our postgraduates are fully integrated in a professionally and personally supportive departmental and school community.

Careers

Graduates from this  German programme from University of Bristol  develop a wide variety of careers, including as academics in higher education.

Programme Structure

Research groups

  • The social and political history of Austria and the GDR, including post-1945 and 1990 memory studies;
  • The relationship of literature and history in the experience of exile;
  • Comparative literature and the relationships of literature to music and the visual arts;
  • The literature and culture of Germany and Austria from the 18th century to the present day with particular strengths in writing in the German classical age (Goethe, Schiller), modernism and the literature of the two Germanies.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A master's qualification, or be working towards a master's qualification, or international equivalent. Applicants without a master's qualification may be considered on an exceptional basis, provided they hold a first-class undergraduate degree (or international equivalent). 
  • Applicants with a non-traditional background may be considered provided they can demonstrate substantial equivalent and relevant experience that has prepared them to undertake their proposed course of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4475 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4475 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • UK: part-time£2,238
  • Channel Islands/Isle of Man: full-time£9,475

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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