The MA offers you a range of choices. There are research and taught degrees, one (120-point) or two-year (240-point) options depending on your entry qualification, and more than 40 subjects for study.
Your academic background may enable you to study a subject different to that of your previous specialization.
The research masters gives you an exciting opportunity to contribute to the knowledge in your field by completing a substantial research project alongside some of New Zealand’s leading scholars.
In a taught masters you can deepen your knowledge in small classes, enjoy close interaction with academic staff, and complete a smaller research project.
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.
Taught 240 points:
A BA with a major in German. You must have a Grade Point Average of 5.0 (70%-74.9%) 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.
A degree with a major in German will open job opportunities in both the private and public sectors – in business, trade, consultancy, tourism, education, as well as in foreign affairs and other government agencies.
Graduates who have included German in their degree can work as consultants, marketing managers, journalists, teachers and librarians, all around the world.
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