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German Studies

University of Arizona

M.Sc.
24 months
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11136 USD/year
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German Studies degree offered by the University of Arizona courses are offered in the various areas of German language, literary studies in all periods, cultural studies , as well as in literature, and culture, past and present, as well as in second-language teaching methodology, applied linguistics, theory of second-language acquisition, and testing.

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Overview

There are two tracks available for the German Studies degree offered by the University of Arizona: one emphasizes literary and cultural studies, and the other combines literary and cultural studies with pedagogy and applied linguistics.

Generally speaking, prerequisite for admission to the graduate program is the completion of at least 16 acceptable units of upper-division undergraduate course work in German. 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. M.A.

Thesis Option: Students may be permitted to write a thesis upon application to and consultation with the departmental Graduate Committee. No more than 3 units may be earned for writing the thesis; thesis students enroll for GER 910. Students must pass both a written and an oral comprehensive examination. Prior to this examination, in the spring of their first year, students who are not native speakers of German will be required to pass either the ZOP (Zentrale Oberstufenprufung) or the ZMP (Zentrale Mittelstufenprufung) administered by the Goethe-Institut.

Programme Structure

MA German Studies: The Department offers a program leading to the Masters Arts degree with a major in German Studies. Concentrations are available in:

  • Literature and Culture,
  • Literature, Culture, and Pedagogy,
  • Secondary Teaching Certification,
  • Translation Studies,
  • Joint professional degrees with a concentration in Journalism, Business, and Collaborative Governance.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA 3.0 overall; 3.3 in German for MA
  • TOEFL 550 on the paper based (PB)or 79 on the internet based (IBT) or composite score of 7 (iBT)international students)
  • GRE required (no minimum; used as an additional aid in decisions; required only of domestic applicants)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Audio tape or CD in German - 3 minute short biography and 2 minute reading of literary text (not required for native speakers of German)
  • Official transcripts International Transcripts in languages other than English must be accompanied with certified translations.
  • C.V. or Lebenslauf

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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