University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

German Studies (Social Sciences)

We offer research degree supervision in all of our main research areas: Germany in comparative European context; the politics and policies of unified Germany; political parties in Germany and in a comparative context; transitional politics and the politics of memory; German foreign and security policy; EU external interventions; EU counter terrorism policies; Germany within the European Security System; German literature, history and culture since 1600; The role of Germany within the European Union; German gender politics; prisons and prisoner narratives; Baader-Meinhof and West German terrorism.

Entry requirements

A relevant Master's or good undergraduate degree; knowledge of the German language is not a prerequisite for entry but some level of competence or the potential to gain an adequate level of competence is desirable; English language proficiency suitable for this level of study.

Course modules

We can offer research degree supervision in all of the following research areas: Germany in comparative context; the politics and policies of unified Germany; the role of Germany within the European union; economic governance and policy in Germany; Germany's relations with central and Eastern Europe; Germany within the European Security System.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,055 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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