Normally a first or 2:1 first degree in German or a relevant subject and preferably also a taught MA programme. Students applying from Germany would be expected to have completed six semesters of study.
Months of entry
January, April, September
Course contentThe department's current PhD students are working mainly in the areas of literary studies, from the Middle Ages to the present day, historical and contemporary linguistics, and the history of ideas, but the department has internationally recognised strengths in most areas. Applications are also invited from students wishing to pursue doctoral research on German constitutional history and theory. The department provides an important focus for research on the Imperial Constitution, the Weimar Constitution, the Basic Law of the Federal Republic, and other relevant legal-political issues. Research in German Linguistics can be conducted at MA, MPhil or PhD level.
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Information for international students
For students whose first language is not English please visit our website for further information. http://www.kcl.ac.uk/pg/apply/langreq.html
Fees and fundingAHRC, Graduate School and School of Arts & Humanities studentships and bursaries, self-funded.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
- +44 (0) 20 7848 2736
- +44 (0) 20 7848 7200