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MA by Research in German Studies

Duration: 1 year full-time

Min. entry requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject

English Language: IELTS 7.0, Band B

This is a one-year programme in which you choose your own research topic, conduct independent research, and submit a 40,000-word thesis. You will be supported throughout the project through regular tutorial meetings with your supervisor and research training from specialist staff including the German subject librarian. The programme is tailored to your own needs and interests, ideal if you have a strong research interest in a particular topic you wish to pursue for one year only, or which lays the groundwork for a larger project to pursue at PhD level.

Research interests

Specialist areas of our staff range across the whole of the Modern period, from the 18th-century Enlightenment to the present day, with notable areas of expertise in: German Classicism and
Romanticism; Orientalism in German Culture from 1800 to the Present; German Diasporic Cultures and Literatures; Nationalism and Anti-Semitism; Weimar Cultures; Contemporary German History; GDR History; Gender, Terrorism and Prison Writing; Post-War German Literature and Culture; German Memory Cultures; Temporality and Deceleration in Contemporary German Culture; Critical Theory.

Research Degrees

Entry Requirements

MA by Research: 2:i undergraduate degree in a related subject

MPhil/PhD: 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and ideally a Master’s in a related subject

English Language Requirements
Band B (Band A, Hispanic Studies)

Application

All applications should be made online at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/pgapply

Applicants for research programmes are urged to contact the department before making an application.

Application Deadline

MA by Research: Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

MPhil/PhD: Candidates also applying for funding should take into account that early deadlines apply.

Tuition Fees
(2016/17 rates)

Home/EU:
Full-time £4,109, Part-time £2,465

Overseas (band 1):
Full-time £15,460, Part-time £9,276

Overseas (band 2):
Full-time £19,740, Part-time £11,844

Funding
For information on funding opportunities please visit The Graduate School.