University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Germanic Studies

Research topics include: modern German literature; 19th-century German literature; German social and cultural history; literary, cultural and social theory; gender studies and women's studies in German and Dutch; modern German politics and society historical linguistics; Luxembourghish and Luxembourg studies; syntax, pragmatics, discourse analysis, spoken language; 2nd language acquisition; modern Dutch studies.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in German or Dutch, or combined degree with substantial German or Dutch component required.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Sponsorship information

AHRB; Leverhulme; DAAD.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

School of Modern Languages and Linguistics
Telephone number: 
0114 222 4888