College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies,
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Course overview

The discipline offers supervision in a wide area of German interests. Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential supervisor and the head of discipline, and is based on an initial proposal from the applicant following discussion with the member of staff whose academic area of interest is most appropriate.

Programmes available

MLitt (German), full-time
MLitt (German), part-time

Areas of interest

Research areas

• German Literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the 21st century
• German film
• History of reading
• Old and new media (especially book, letter, library, internet)
• Literature and dream
• Law and literature
• Autobiography
• Memory discourses
• Gender and family
• Money and economy in literature and thought
• Children's fiction and fantasy, Fan Fiction and Fan Communities
• GDR literature and Wende Literatur
• Text and music in medieval song
• Translation studies
• Methods in language teaching
• Intercultural communication

Researcher profiles

Discpline of German, staff profiles

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PAC code

MLitt (full-time) GYB26
MLitt (part-time) GYB27

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €5,250 p.a. 2018/19

Non-EU: €14,250 p.a. 2018/19

EU Part time:  Year 1 [2018/19] €3,575. p.a.

How to Apply