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Masters degrees in German Society & Culture examine the socioeconomic and cultural institutions, practices and customs which originate from, or are related to, Germany.
Related postgraduate specialisms include German Studies, and European Culture and Thought. Entry requirements typically include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject, such as Cultural Studies or Languages and Literature.
Known as ‘the country of poets and thinkers’, Germany offers a rich cultural history and diverse popular and intellectual cultural practices, of both religious and secular nature.
Courses in this field encourage postgraduates to critically analyse a range of issues within modern-day society in Germany, including social and political thought, cultural customs and traditions, and economic practices.
Postgraduates may specialise in a range of areas, and research opportunities are broad. For example, you might analyse how Germany plays and important roles as an industrial, economic and cultural centre not just for Europe but for the globe.
Careers in this field may include roles in the public sector, such as journalism, marketing and retail. Other careers may include roles in academia and publishing, as well as heritage management.
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BASF (Ludwigshafen/Germany) are offering two tuition fee bursaries ( value £9,950), for UK and EU candidates on the MA in Anglo-German Cultural Relations, for the academic year 2020/21 The MA in Anglo-German Cultural Relations is the first of its kind in the UK and is an integral part of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations. Read more
The German Studies pathway of the MA in Language, Culture and History offers a wide range of modules covering many aspects of German language, culture and history. Read more
The German History pathway of the MA in Language, Culture and History allows students to investigate in depth the rich, diverse traditions and violent upheavals of German and Austrian history. Read more
The MA degree in Contemporary Germany Studies. Politics, Society, and Culture is an interdisciplinary teaching program, affiliated with three faculties. Read more
Our doctoral programme aims to respond to the needs and interests both of students seeking an academic career or other professional employment and of those who wish to pursue a line of intellectual enquiry for its own sake. Read more
German involves the systematic study of a language that is a close cousin of English. German culture has contributed greatly to the development of literature, science, philosophy, music and the visual arts in the western world. Read more
Become an outstanding German teacher with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). Benefit from selection and training by a specific school in Greater Manchester. Read more
One of the University’s larger modern language subject areas, German has earned its place as a significant centre for research, with half of our research ranked as internationally excellent or world leading in the latest Research Assessment Exercise. Read more