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MAGermanic Studies (Programme Track)

Tuition fee £16,000.00 per year
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sheffield.ac.uk/..nic-studies-ma-programme 

Overview

If you’re sure you don’t want to progress to a PhD, choose this course. It has a shorter dissertation and a greater proportion of coursework than the research track.

You’ll develop a critical understanding of the most important current issues and controversies within Germanic studies.

You choose one specialised area within the general field of Germanic Studies (for instance post-war German politics, 19th and 20th-century German literature, German intellectuaDutch linguistics or Luxembourg studies). This focus helps you develop in-depth knowledge and the capacity for independent investigation and critical analysis.

Programme structure

Core modules

Approaches to Germanic Studies I
Approaches to Germanic Studies II
Research Methods in Modern Languages
Research Colloquium
Dissertation

Optional modules

Choose from:
Modern German Political Culture
German Intellectual History
Nineteenth-Century German Literary Studies
Twentieth-Century German Literary Writing
Post-War German Politics
Germanic Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics
Dutch Linguistics
Dutch Literature since 1945
Luxembourg Studies

Teaching

Small group seminars (on average two to three students)
One-on-one supervisions

Assessment

Assessment depends on the module

Approaches to Germanic Studies is assessed by a 3,000-word essay.
Research Colloquium is assessed by a presentation and participants are required to actively participate in the organisation of the colloquium.
Final dissertation of 12,000-14,000 words

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
May 1, 2018 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.