German Studies, M.A. | The University of Arizona | Tucson, United States
12 months
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34000 USD/year
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About

German Studies degree offered by The University of Arizona train students in literary and cultural studies as well as in applied linguistics and second-language acquisition methodologies in both German and English.  

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Overview

Students working toward the Master of Arts degree must complete a minimum of 33 units of graduate work, including at least 30 units in courses offered by the Department of German Studies . GER 508 is required of all master's candidates; GER 579 is required of all graduate teaching assistants in their first semester of teaching. 

Students of the German Studies degree offered by The University of Arizona  must pass both a written and an oral comprehensive examination. At least twenty minutes of the M.A.  

Oral Examination will be conducted in German, and the candidate’s German proficiency at expressing academic arguments is considered one component of the examination. Prior to this examination, in the spring of their first year, students who do not speak German as their first language will be required to demonstrate at least B2/advanced intermediate proficiency in reading skills and listening skills in German through a recognized proficiency examination, such as the Goethe Zertifikat, TestDaF or ACTFL proficiency tests.

Programme Structure

There are several tracks available for the M.A. in German Studies from University of Arizona: 

  • Literature and Culture, 
  • Literature, Culture, and Pedagogy,
  • Literature, Culture, and Pedagogy with Secondary Teaching Certification, 
  • Literature and Culture, and Translation Studies, and 
  • joint professional degrees with a concentration in Journalism, Business Management, Marketing, Management Information Systems, and Collaborative Governance. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • second round: March 15

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
60
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • minimum GPA 3.0 overall; 3.5 in German courses
    • English proficiency exam for international students. See list of acceptable exams and scores here. 
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • Statement of purpose in German (1-2 pages)
    • Audio recording in German - 3 minute short biography and 2 minute reading of literary text (not required for speakers of German as their first language)
    • Official transcripts International Transcripts in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified translations
    • C.V. or Lebenslauf 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    34000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34000 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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