Taught course

German Studies

University College Cork · Department of German

Entry requirements

In order to be admitted to the MA programme in German Studies, a candidate msut have a Second Class Honours Grade II BA Degree/BCL (Law and German)/BComm European (German), or equivalent, along with sufficient German language competence (reading ability of literary texts). Applicants without a degree in German may be required to pass a language test.

Months of entry


Course content

The new MA Programme sets out to provide a solid academic foundation for careers in different professional fields, including education, journalism, film, theatre, media, intercultural research and studies in contemporary Ireland, and the public sector.

It equips students with the necessary skills in order to plan, carry out and complete a research project in an area of specialisation related to one of two different MA pathways. After they have been introduced to the fundamental principles, basic methods and procedures of research in different sub-disciplines of German Studies, student can choose from two pathways:

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Ms. Deborah Fitzgibbon/Ms. Veronica Forde,
00 353 21 4902078