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German MLitt


Course Description

Course Overview

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.

We offer expert supervision in the following areas: 20th century German and Contemporary literature; GDR literature and censorship; Representations of the Holocaust and/or World War II; Literature and philosophy - cultural and critical theory; Women's writing; Medieval German and Comparative Literature; Morphological theory - morphology, phonology and dialectology of German and Dutch.

You will normally work on a research project which comprises two to four research assignments and a longer dissertation. Your supervisor will be an expert in your chosen field, and will receive support if necessary from an experienced research supervisor. The programme is well suited as preparation for PhD research.

Our research staff work in a diverse range of fields from sociocultural, historical and political studies, to film and literature, linguistics and sociolinguistics. The School has strong links with interdisciplinary research centres and groups, including: Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences; Research Centre in Film and Digital Media; Gender Research Group; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Postcolonial Research Group.

Training and Skills

For further information about modules, training and skills see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/german-mlitt/#training&skills

How to apply

For course application information see http://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/german-mlitt/#howtoapply

Visit the German MLitt page on the Newcastle University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline. To study this course you need to meet our Band 8 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

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