Arts - German

Maynooth University


Course Name Arts - German
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHO56
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Qualification Letters PgDip
Application Date All applications should be made through the PAC system.

Closing Date : 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

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Duration 1 year Full-time
Course Fee In general, there are two levels of fees payable. EU students from EU countries including Ireland pay a subsidised level of fees for both taught courses and research programmes. Tuition fees for students from outside the EU are not subsidised and are thus somewhat higher than for EU students.
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Financial Support Postgraduate Scholarships

Launching 2020
Maynooth University invested €1.4 million in postgraduate scholarship support in 2019. We welcome applications from Maynooth alumni, current students entering postgraduate studies and all EU and non-EU students commencing their postgraduate studies with us. Our scholarship opportunities will open on this webpage in early 2020.
Entry Requirements

Expand+BA involving German Studies or a cognate discipline (e.g. Lehramt, linguistics, literary cultural studies) with at least a II.1 degree, or equivalent. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university...

Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in German aims to provide students who already have a background in German Studies at undergraduate level with an opportunity to develop their interest in and knowledge and understanding of the language, literatures and cultu...

Subjects Taught The structure of the Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9) in German is very similar to the MA in German. However, it is awarded after completing 60 credits of taught modules, whereas the MA is awarded after completing 90 credits of taught modules and the MA thesis (30 credits).
Careers or Further Progression The Postgraduate Diploma in German equips students for a number of career paths. These include: teaching at various levels, school management, business, politics, publishing, materials’ development, translation, adult education and support, further study at MA, MLitt or PhD level.
Further Enquiries Programme: Director Dr Clive Earls
Tel (0)1 4747512
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Address : School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, German Studies, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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