M.A. On Campus

German (Research)

Stellenbosch University

12 months
1276 EUR/year
1276 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The one year German (Research) programme at the Stellenbosch University entails the writing of a thesis topic in German which is selected by the student in close consultation with the Department.


Key facts

After completing the MA German (Research) programme at the Stellenbosch University, a student is able to: undertake independent research in the fields of German literature, language or culture on an advanced level; demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the chosen research area; demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of the principles of academic research; work autonomously, displaying a capacity for critical reflection, sustained scientific enquiry, self-discipline and time-management; present academic arguments in a well-articulated and appropriate style, also demonstrating a command of suitable editing and IT skills for professional use.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis (German)
  • Foreign module (German)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your contract 
  • Student support form (Students with special needs)  
  • Qualification documents - Please ensure that you upload qualification documents for each tertiary qualification obtained and that the documents is official and certified. This implies that your original qualification documents (academic transcript and accompanying degree certificate) which you recieved upon graduation must be stamped and signed by the awarding institution. Qualifications shorter than 12 months in duration will not be considered
  • Proof of English Language proficiency
  • An Honours in German or an equivalent qualification as approved by Senate

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1276 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1276 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1276 EUR per year during 12 months.
  •  R21 948

Living costs for Stellenbosch

7630 - 10640 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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