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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

German Language Germany Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This MPhil in German Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School 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.

The research area includes: 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.

Different course options

Full time | Bangor University | 3 years | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a Postgraduate / Master’s Degree of equivalent standard to the British Postgraduate / Master’s Degree.

University information

Located in North Wales, between the mountains and the sea, Bangor University offers postgraduate degrees within three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Business Environmental Sciences and Engineering Human Sciences Known for its research work, Bangor is renowned in particular for its research into industries like accounting, electronic engineering, sports science and psychology. In fact, the last Research Excellence Framework (REF,...more

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