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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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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
INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF GLOBALISATION In our increasingly interdependent world, cultural differences are shaping the everyday life of individuals as well as large corporations. Read more
The German MLitt comprises taught and research-based elements, allowing you to focus in depth on one aspect of German studies. Our research interests cover all aspects of German culture, literature and language from medieval to modern times. Read more
Our research staff are experts in German literature, culture, film and history; their research and teaching both include, and move beyond, the more traditional… 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
The Graduate Program in Germanic Studies at UBC integrates a large scope of thematic and theoretical research areas. Students are guided by faculty whose teaching and research cover the full range of German literature and culture from medieval to the present. Read more
This Graduate Diploma in German Studies is designed to develop your German language skills and/or increase your knowledge of German culture, as well as improving your research and study skills. Read more