Postgraduate study in German

What you can study in German

Postgraduate courses in German include language acquisition, German literature from the eighteenth century to the present, and German language teaching and translation.

There are opportunities to undertake research in German studies ranging from literature to the German connection with New Zealand and the Pacific.

Entry requirements

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in German

A BA or Bachelor of Global Studies with a major in German. You must have a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II in the major.

The following subjects may also be considered for entry: Global Studies, Transnational Cultures, Creative Practice.

Master of Arts in German

120-point (one-year) MA

A BA(Hons) or PGDipArts in German with a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher. The research masters has higher requirements.

The following subjects may also be considered for entry: Global Studies, Transnational Cultures, Creative Practice.

240-point (two-year) MA

A BA with a major in German. You must have a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in at least 45 points above Stage II in the major.

The following subjects may also be considered for entry: Global Studies, Transnational Cultures, Creative Practice.

Structuring your specialisation in German

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in German

Consult the BA(Hons) schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2020 BA(Hons) schedule for German

Master of Arts in German

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2020 MA schedule for German

Courses

Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in German:

Postgraduate courses

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying German, you can contact a Postgraduate Adviser.