Research course

German Studies

Institution
University of Exeter · Modern Languages
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Normally a Masters degree with Merit or equivalent in German Studies, or other relevant qualifications such as a doctorate in another subject.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The wide range of expertise offers postgraduates the possibility of preparing for research degrees in one or more areas. The department attaches particular importance to the quality of research supervision and training in research methodology and to the integration of postgraduates into the department’s academic and research community. Scholars of international repute are frequent visitors. Postgraduates enjoy their own regular research seminars: one focusing on film studies and the other on comparative and multidisciplinary studies.

The main areas of research are; Culture of the Reformation and Baroque; 18th- and 19th-century cultural and literary studies; Culture of the Weimar Republic; post-Wende literature and culture and Museum studies and memory studies.

Department specialisms

Culture of the Reformation and Baroque; 18th- and 19th-century cultural and literary studies; Culture of the Weimar Republic; post-Wende literature and culture; Museum studies and memory studies

Information for international students

We warmly welcome international students to all three of our beautiful campuses. At present 4,000 students from over 130 countries contribute to a thriving international community. Details of our academic and English language requirements, along with details of English language support can be found at www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/admissions/applying/english

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website for details
International students
Please see our website for details

The University of Exeter invests significantly in a range of funding opportunities for talented prospective postgraduates. Please visit www.exeter.ac.uk/scholarships for further details. Here you can search our database for funding opportunities suitable for your area of interest.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72-84 months
full time
36-48 months

MPhil

full time
24-36 months
part time
48-60 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
humanities-pgadmissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1392 725306