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German and Comparative Literature MLitt
The MLitt in German and Comparative Literature offers a unique opportunity to gain a comparative perspective on German literature through a joint qualification from the University of St Andrews (MLitt) and the University of Bonn in Germany (MA).
The MLitt in German and Comparative Literature is a two-year taught program run jointly by the School of Modern Languages at St Andrews and the University of Bonn.
The program will deepen your knowledge of the latest thinking in literary and comparative studies and give you the research, communication and writing skills needed to embark on a PhD or top-level graduate career.
Students spend their first year in Germany and the second year in Scotland.
- A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in German Studies, English Studies or a related subject. If you studied your first degree outside the UK.
- Applicants must be fluent in both German and English. German applicants and those with native languages other than English will need to provide an English certificate (Level C2, TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent).
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
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- Apples and Oranges
- German Literary and Cultural Contexts
Students choose one optional module.
- Europe and America: Dialogues and Identity Formation in Text, Film and Theory
- French Literary Revolutions
- Italian Literary and Cultural Contexts
- Literary and Cultural Theory 1
- Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Contexts
- New Approaches to the Russian Literary Canon
- Patterns in Hispanic Literature and Film
- Problems of Culture and Identity 2
- One module offered by the School of English
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Many graduates continue their education by enrolling in PhD programs at St Andrews.
Modern Language postgraduates go on to careers in the academic field or in other areas, for example as cultural advisors, translators, publishers or in the public or civil service.
Recent graduates have secured posts such as:
- adviser to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
- postgraduate recruitment officer at Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ)
- professional translator
- research assistants
- television subtitler
- university teachers in the UK and Germany.
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University of St Andrews
The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first University. As a 600 year-old institution, we are known across the globe for our world leading quality and depth of research. For six centuries some of the world’s brightest and most promising...
Why study at University of St Andrews
The University of St Andrews is situated in a truly beautiful location. Part of a seaside town it is a picturesque and inspirational location to pursue your studies, where you will have the thinking space needed to be your very best. As a smaller university our size is one of our greatest strengths with class sizes allowing for a close and individual learning experience and giving great access and support from your teachers.
Graduates of St Andrews are highly sought after by employers around the world due to our reputation for excellence. A qualification from St Andrews will help you reach your ambitions and kickstart your career.
Consistently ranked as the best student academic experience in the UK by students in the National Student Survey, your time as a student in St Andrews will be unique and rewarding, leaving you with a prestigious qualification, but also memories and connections to treasure for years to come.
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