UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

German Studies (Language, Culture and History)

The course offers a wide range of courses covering many aspects of German language, culture and history. This highly flexible programme allows students from a diversity of backgrounds to pursue topics in more depth, to acquire new areas of interdisciplinary expertise and to enhance their German language skills. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Formal teaching occurs in the 1st 2 terms and the 3rd term is devoted to revision sessions, examinations and detailed supervision of the dissertation project.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A knowledge of German at least equivalent to UK A-level standard is required.

Course modules

Core module: Language, culture and history. This core module permits research into 2 of the following fields: Postcolonialism; trauma; memory; collective identities. Options: Wolfram's Parzival; reading modern novels; theoretical issues in history and literature; staging the past (German historical drama since 1770); writing and rewriting Marchen and other fantastic tales; discussion and essay in German (intensive essay-writing); translation from and into German (advanced translation); German literature and psychology. Other options are chosen from all departmental graduate-level modules

Assessment methods

Student performance is assessed through coursework essays, a dissertation, and unseen written examinations.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Board; UCL Graduate School.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 3 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 6 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7024