Staff have a wide range of research interests in German and Austrian literature, culture, film, thought, history, art history, visual culture and linguistics, and welcome enquiries in these fields.
Why study this degree at UCL?
PhD students enrolled on the German MPhil/PhD programme enjoy unparalleled access to library resources (the UCL library, the Senate House library, the Warburg Institute and the British Library), a broad range of research skills courses offered by the Doctoral School, which are part of the doctoral programme, and a variety of cultural events offered by DAAD, the Goethe-Institut, Europa House and the German Embassy.
All students have a primary and a secondary supervisor to guide them through their PhD studies, and they can apply for funds to conduct research at specialist libraries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Recent graduates from the German programme from University College London (UCL) have gone on to work in diverse sectors including academia and curatorship as well as the BBC, the BFI, advertising and the film industry.
Programme StructureResearch areas:
- Medieval German literature
- German history
- German art history
- German and Austrian literary and cultural studies
- German sociolinguistics
- Translation theory
- 36 months
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Literature Linguistics View 100 other PhDs in Language Studies in United Kingdom
- A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
International22900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22900 GBP per year during 36 months.
National5690 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5690 GBP per year during 36 months.
- UK: £2,845
- International: £11,530
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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