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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

We are dedicated to the research of German culture in all its aspects, with a particular emphasis on language and literature.

Overview

Located within the School of Modern Languages and Cultures with its large and growing range of language areas, we also offer supervision in German Studies as well as opportunities for intercultural and interdisciplinary work. Staff interests and expertise embrace a wide variety of specialisms across language, literature and culture and literature in the modern period. Students will find a supportive and friendly environment and have access to one of the major research libraries in Europe as well as to College-wide training within the Arts and Humanities Graduate School.

Staff research interests :

Aesthetics and the history of ideas
Classicism and Romanticism
Feminism and Gender Studies
German cultural theory
German for business and commercial purposes
German political and economic thought
Medical Humanities
Literature and Culture of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries
Psychoanalytical theory
Realism

Thesis length: 20,000-30,000 words (including references, bibliography and appendices).

Our Master of Research includes both taught and research elements. You will be required to undertake 60 to 80 credits worth of taught courses as well as independent study which represents some contribution to knowledge.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 40

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    191 98%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.19 84%

    6th

    8

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