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German and History MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RV21

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

For centuries, German-speaking cultures have had a profound international influence. In Europe, more people speak German as their native language than any other, and the language ranks in the World Top 20. While learning German to a high standard (both written and spoken), this programme will enable you to explore and compare historical and cultural developments in the German-speaking world from different perspectives. We offer an exceptionally wide range of courses, covering periods from the early Middle Ages to the most recent past, and a rich variety of approaches. This will enable you to critically appraise topics such as: - German identities - Encounters with non-Germans - Nationalism and anti-nationalism - Nature and culture - Minority cultures - Migration in the German-speaking world You can choose to take courses in the history of other cultures and civilisations, from ancient Rome to the modern United States, and in the history of science, Western medicine, and architecture. The University has excellent resources for the study of History and German, including access to unique archival sources within the Library’s Special Collections. Historians also benefit from the research materials afforded by the great collections based in the city, including the National Library, National Records, National Galleries and National Museum of Scotland.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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A level : AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 36 3

    26th out of 93

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    181 90%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    31st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.55 71%

    34th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    174 84%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    84th

    8

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