German Literature / Language

NUI Galway


Course Name German Literature / Language
Course Provider NUI Galway
Course Code 1MAG1 1MAG2
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA
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Duration 1MAG1: 1 year full-time, 1MAG2: 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Second Class Honours QQI Level 8 degree or equivalent, with Second Class Honours Grade 2 or equivalent in German.
Number of Places 15
1. German literature is one of the richest of modern European national literatures.

2. Studying German literature will broaden your intellectual horizons and help you to develop your critical thinking.

3. The programme is an excellent preparation for students interested in pursuing a PhD in this area.
Course Content

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This programme is designed for you if you love to read and discuss inspiring literary texts and if you want to deepen your understanding of German culture—from the age of enlightenment to the present day. It gives you the opportunit...

Careers or Further Progression

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German postgraduate students acquire expertise in German culture and develop skills useful in dealing with all sorts of creative, communicative, analytical, organisational and research tasks. They are well prepared for careers ...

Further Enquiries Professor Hans-Walter Schmidt-Hannisa
T: +353 91 492 239
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