Postgraduate
MA German (Literature/Language)

NUI Galway

Course Overview


This programme is designed for you if you love to read and discuss inspiring literary texts and if you want to deepen your understanding of German culture from the age of enlightenment to the present day.

It gives you the opportunity to further improve your fluency in German, introduces you to relevant literary theories and methods of interpretation, and offers a range of modules exploring exemplary German texts by analyzing them in their historical and cultural contexts.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Galway

What is the length of the course?

12 Months (1 Year) Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

15

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 15,550

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • German postgraduate students acquire a flexible skills base in dealing with creative and communicative, and analytical, organisational and research, tasks, and they move on to a corresponding range of career opportunities after graduation.
  • They have developed careers in, for example, marketing, media and arts administration, as well as following more language-related career areas such as teaching, translation, publishing, international marketing and communications.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Second Class Honors NQAI Level 8 degree or equivalent, with Second Class Honors Grade 2 or equivalent in German.

English Requirements

Arts/Business/Law (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

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Career Prospects


German postgraduate students acquire a flexible skills base in dealing with creative and communicative, and analytical, organisational and research, tasks, and they move on to a corresponding range of career opportunities after graduation. They have developed careers in, for example, marketing, media and arts administration, as well as following more language-related career areas such as teaching, translation, publishing, international marketing and communications. Many MA graduates have continued their studies at PhD level.

Notes


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