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German and Scandinavian Studies

University of Massachusetts Amherst

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
20080 USD/year
20080 USD/year
9342 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The German and Scandinavian Studies program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst offers graduate work leading to the degree of Master of Arts (M.A.).

Overview

Degree Requirements

The strengths of the German and Scandinavian Studies program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst are in interdisciplinary literary and cultural studies, including Black German Studies, Cultural and Intellectual History, Film Studies, GDR Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, German-Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies, Medieval Studies, Minority Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, Transnationalism, and Turkish German Studies. We are home to the DEFA Film Library, a research center focusing on film related to East Germany.  

Our resources are enhanced by the Five Colleges, the Yiddish Book Center, and exchange programs with universities in Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Austria.  UMass offers language instruction in German, Swedish, Yiddish, Middle High German, and Old Norse. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Teaching German
  • History of the German Language
  • Old Norse
  • Middle High German
  • Exile in L.A.
  • Film Adaptations: From Literature to Film

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A transcript
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three recommendations
  • An academic writing sample of not less than ten pages (in either German or English)
  • A phone interview
  • Applicants are not required to submit GRE scores
  • The German and Scandinavian Studies can offer provisional admission of non-native speakers of English without TOEFL scores; however, final admission into the Graduate School requires submission of TOEFL scores. 
  • Non-native speakers of English who hold a degree from an English-language college or university or have attended one for at least two years do not need to submit TOEFL scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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