German - Research

Course overview

The discipline offers supervision in a wide area of German interests. Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential supervisor and the head of discipline, and is based on an initial proposal from the applicant following discussion with the member of staff whose academic area of interest is most appropriate.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have an honours degree in German; Second Class Honours, Grade 1 minimum (or equivalent international qualification)

Application dates

Course Code: MLITT-GER

Applications are made online via the University of Galway Postgraduate Applications System.


Course Code: MLitt (full-time), 1LT1; MLitt (part-time), 1LT2

MLitt (German), full-time
MLitt (German), part-time


Research areas

German Literature and culture from the Middle Ages to the 21st century
German film
History of reading
Old and new media (especially book, letter, library, internet)
Literature and dream
Law and literature
Memory discourses
Gender and family
Money and economy in literature and thought
Children's fiction and fantasy, Fan Fiction and Fan Communities
GDR literature and Wende Literatur
Text and music in medieval song
Translation studies
Methods in language teaching
Intercultural communication

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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