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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN-22, JUL-22, AUG-22, SEP-22, OCT-22, NOV-22, DEC-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About This Course

We offer the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in German Studies. Bangor University has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Research Areas

Our academic staff in German Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on a wide variety of topics, a selection of which are listed below:

Contemporary Austrian literature
Post-War German poetry
East German history, society and politics
Memory in contemporary Germany
Monuments and memorials in Germany and Austria
Post-1945 and contemporary German literature and film
(Generational) narratives of trauma and memory
Post-war Austrian society and politics
German Romanticism
Nineteenth-century women’s writing in Germany
German/Spanish literary relations (19th century)
Space, place and identity in contemporary Germany
Representations of ageing, illness and death
German critical theory in translation

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    63rd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 39 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    109 57%

    33rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    33rd

    14
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    26th

    15

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