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.
- 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
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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The University will accept applications throughout the year.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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).
International15500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15500 GBP per year during 36 months.
EU/EEA4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 36 months.
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