Master of Art Degrees in German

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A person who holds a Master’s of Arts in German has an advanced degree that may help them to become an expert on the literature, culture, and language of the people who live in countries that speak German. A master’s degree is an advanced degree that usually takes two years to earn following the earning of a bachelor’s degree.

What is an MA in German? It is a Master’s of Arts in a linguistic field. Those who pursue this degree may be prepared to carry out research in German cultural science and literature. They may also be able to focus on the use of German, as well as its structure. Master’s students may be able to analyze the German language using up-to-date pragmatic theories. Many students could also have the opportunity to learn more about phonology, the acquisition of language, and the semantics and variations of language.

There are many benefits to obtaining this type of degree. Individuals with a Master’s in German may attract employers who want people with expertise in language and communication. Many students also get an opportunity to receive PhDs in the future.

The amount of money it costs to obtain an MA in German depends on a number of factors. The school that one attends, and the length of time one attends that school will greatly impact the overall cost. There are schools that offer this type of degree in many different countries.

Individuals who obtain a master’s degree in German may have the opportunity to work in many exciting fields. Some people may choose to work in the visual and written media industry. It is possible to work in public administration capacities, cultural institutions, and have a career in publishing with this type of degree. All of these careers can be both financially rewarding and stimulating.

If you have a love for the German people, language, and literature, you may want to consider obtaining an MA in German. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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M.A. in German

Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Campus Part time 4 semesters January 2018 USA Washington DC

The Graduate Program in German is ideally positioned to respond to the challenges in the profession and to the changing role of the humanities. Many of our program features already reflect the recommendations of the recent MLA report on Doctoral Study, illustrating the forward-looking character of the Graduate Program in German. [+]

The Graduate Program in German is ideally positioned to respond to the challenges in the profession and to the changing role of the humanities. Many of our program features already reflect the recommendations of the recent MLA report on Doctoral Study, illustrating the forward-looking character of the Graduate Program in German.

Georgetown offers a rigorous academic program that responds to the broadening career goals of graduate students. We are committed to preparing MA students for the highest level of scholarship in research and teaching. Results of a recent graduate alumni survey confirm that the graduate program prepared them well for a range of career paths both in academia and in other professional contexts. For examples, please see our alumni profiles. Drawing on the broad range of expertise of the faculty at Georgetown, the graduate program provides an excellent foundation of German literature and culture from the 18th century to the present and fosters critical and interdisciplinary approaches to more specialized areas of inquiry, including: contemporary literature and culture, issues of gender and sexuality, intersections of religious and literary traditions, curriculum development, and literacy studies. All students, irrespective of their area of concentration, receive extensive preparation for teaching and are involved in various aspects of curriculum development and assessment. We consider these aspects to be part of the intellectual core of graduate education. A recent alumni survey confirms that students benefit greatly from participation in these collaborative projects that bring together faculty and graduate students. Students who plan to pursue research... [-]

MA Program in German and European Studies

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Israel Haifa

An MA program designed to expand and deepen students’ knowledge of Germany and the German language, and its central role in the European Union. [+]

MA Program in German and European Studies

The Haifa Center for German and European Studies began operating at the University of Haifa in the academic year of 2007/8, following winning a tender by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). The Center promotes research and other academic and public activities on modern Europe and Germany, emphasizing the Israeli and Jewish perspectives. One of its pivotal activities is a special MA program, the aim of which is to expand and deepen students’ knowledge of Germany and the German language, and its central role in the European Union.

Academic Program

Taught in English, the MA program is organized in the spirit of the "area studies" model. Our interdisciplinary program encompasses various fields of knowledge in the social sciences, the humanities, law, and language, and appeals to a wide variety of students with diverse backgrounds. The program trains its graduates to fill a wide range of positions dealing with Europe and Germany in business, tourism, communication, cultural and public administration as well as prepares its students for purusing an academic/research career in those fields.... [-]


MA in Language and Linguistics, German

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Lund

Lund University offers you a unique opportunity to pursue advanced studies in Languages and Linguistics at the Master’s level. You will have access to the most modern resources for research and education. [+]

Programme overview

Lund University offers you a unique opportunity to pursue advanced studies in Languages and Linguistics at Master’s level. At the Centre for Languages and Literature,  you will have access to the most modern resources for research and education.

You will study together with students from a number of different fields of specialisation, such as English, French, German, Greek, Modern Greek, Latin, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish/Scandinavian Languages, Rhetoric, Cognitive Semiotics, Phonetics and General Linguistics.

All Master's students partake in the obligatory courses common for all specialisations while simultaneously deepening their knowledge in their specialisations’ own courses. The programme thus combines a broad and sound base in advanced linguistics with an expertise in your own specialisation.... [-]


MA in Modern German and Comparative Literature

University of Kent, School of European Culture and Languages
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

This MA is aimed at students who want to deepen their knowledge of modern German literature within a broader European context. [+]

MA in Modern German and Comparative Literature This MA is aimed at students who want to deepen their knowledge of modern German literature within a broader European context. Kent is one of the few universities in the UK to have a thriving Comparative Literature department; within an expanding school of European culture, students will hone their literary and analytical skills not only on German texts, but also on a broader range of modern literature. As a taught course, the MA is suitable both for those who wish to take their undergraduate studies a stage further, and for those who wish to go on to a career in literary studies or intend to do a PhD. The programme consists of four modules, each of which is assessed by a 5000-word essay. This will then be supplemented by a dissertation (approximately 12,000 words) on a subject arising out of the student’s work over the course of the year. Prior knowledge of German (proven by BA degree or equivalent) will be a course requirement. The programme is offered on a full-time basis, with completion of the programme in one year, or on a part-time basis, with completion of the programme in two years. [-]