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German Studies

Bangor University

36 months
Duration
15500 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
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About

The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in German Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The German Studies programme is offered at Bangor University.

Overview

Education

The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library.

There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Completed PhD theses

PhD dissertations in German Studies successfully completed in the School of Modern Languages include:

  • (2013) Edith Gruber: ‘King Arthur and the Privy Councillor: Albert Schulz as a cultural mediator between the literary fields of nineteenth-century Wales and Germany’.
  • (2009) Meinir Edmunds: ‘Eben mehr als eine Dorfgeschichte’: A Study and Assessment of Friedrich Ch. Zauner’s Tetralogy Das Ende der Ewigkeit.
The German Studies programme is offered at Bangor University.

Programme Structure

Research Areas

  • Contemporary Austrian literature
  • Post-War German poetry
  • East German history, society and politics
  • Memory in contemporary Germany
  • Monuments and memorials in Germany and Austria
  • Post-1945 and contemporary German literature and film

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The University will accept applications throughout the year.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should normally have a first or upper second class honours undergraduate degree and a Masters degree in a relevant subject. Non-native speakers of English will normally be required to have IELTS 6.5 or above (no element below 6.0).
  • Applications are always considered individually, and applicants are also judged on their individual merits, work experience and other relevant qualifications.
  • Students with an overall score of 5.5 on the IELTS can take a summer pre-sessional course in the University’s English Language Centre for Overseas Students (ELCOS).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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