A masters degree in the German language provides students interested in learning the language an opportunity to further their studies in the language. The students of the program get an opportunity to learn German literature, the language and the German culture to an advanced level. The program is undertaken by individuals who have gone through a bachelors program in German language, literature or culture. However, for the masters program, advanced concepts and courses are taught to the students. By the end of the program, a student is expected to gain a deeper and more specialized understanding of the German language.
The masters program also offers other useful and relevant courses as part of the program to ensure that the student is enriched with knowledge to make them competitive in the job market. Studies undertaken during the program include: history of the German language, German literature, grammar, and linguistic theory. The students are also allowed to choose an area of specialization from the various courses offered and specialize in the field. German proficiency and translation is taught throughout the masters program. Emphasis is made on scholarly thinking as well as the working methods. This ensures that the students are equipped with the necessary hands on skills that will enable them to compete favorably in the job market. Career opportunities are available in such places as: academia and in the public sector, law and international non profit businesses.
The Erasmus Master Mundus “German and French Philosophy in the European Context” (EuroPhilosophie) offers to the best students worldwide a specialized advanced course of study of two years in the fields of German and French philosophy and their interaction in Europe’s intellectual and cultural space. [+]
Our graduates have a thorough knowledge of the history of German and French philosophy of the 18th and 19th centuries, classical and modern phenomenology in Germany and France, and other relevant forms of contemporary philosophy rendered in German and/or French. They are knowledgeable about the perception of, and response to these philosophical trends in the Czech milieu. [+]
The Laurea Magistrale in Foreign Languages and Literature is an advanced academic programme which offers high-level specialization in two languages chosen from English, Spanish, German and French, together with an in-depth study of literature, linguistics and history... [+]
The Department is part of the School of Language & Literature. It provides supervision for research leading to the degrees of MLitt, MPhil and PhD, within a thriving research atmosphere at both Departmental and College level. [+]
Master in German
Research Degrees: MLitt, MPhil, PhD
The Department is part of the School of Language & Literature. It provides supervision for research leading to the degrees of MLitt, MPhil and PhD, within a thriving research atmosphere at both Departmental and College level.
An induction course on undertaking research in the Humanities is held at the beginning of each academic year.
We welcome interdisciplinary research involving more than one department: recent postgraduates have, for example, worked on topics combining German with Film and Visual Culture, Politics and Sociology.
Members of the department are involved in the college-wide interdisciplinary research project Translating Cultures Translating Cultures (http://www.abdn.ac.uk/translating-cultures/)... [-]