Research course


Newcastle University · School of Modern Languages
MLitt by research

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Join us for your MLitt in German.

Our research staff work in diverse fields. This ranges from sociocultural, historical and political studies to film and literature, linguistics and sociolinguistics.

We offer expert supervision in the following areas:

  • 20th century German and Contemporary literature (Dr Ludden, Prof Muller, Prof Malkmus)
  • GDR literature and censorship (Prof Muller)
  • Representations of the Holocaust and/or World War II (Prof Muller)
  • Literature and philosophy - cultural and critical theory (Dr Ludden)
  • Women's writing (Dr Ludden)
  • Morphological theory - morphology, phonology and dialectology of German and Dutch (Dr Fehringer)
  • Environmental humanities and the Anthropocene (Prof Malkmus).

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Information for international students

English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See our programme fees and funding web page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MLitt by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

School of Modern Languages
+44 (0) 191 208 5867