Courses



Compulsory Modules (45 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 1: Scientific Work ( 5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Fundamental skills in issues of methodologically instructed acquisition of knowledge and scientific presentation.
Module 2: Core Area: Linguistics ( 5 ECTS- Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Sound and broad knowledge of a main field of German Linguistics and the skill for critical examination of special problems in this field.
Module 3: Core Area: Literary Studies (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Knowledge of the diversity of Literary Studies and its fields of work as well as of the complexity of accesses to Literature and literary life.
Module 4: Core Area: Medieval Studies (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students are able to understand and interpret Medieval and Early Modern Literature, describe contexts and lines of development in Literary History and evaluate them in literaryhistorical and social context.
Module 5: Core Area: Applied Linguistics (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Sound and broad knowledge of a main field of Applied Linguistics; critical examination of special problems in this field.
Module 6: Core Area: Conveyance of Literature (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students are enabled to deal with issues of literature business independently.
Module 7: German Philology in Research Practice (12.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of compulsory modules 1-6 and of one elective module in the In-Depth Study Area.
Learning Outcome: Skills: Further reflection on main issues of German Philology by consolidation of theoreticalmethodological knowledge; refinement of scientific work, knowledge administration and organisation; enhancement of writing skills in terms of Academic Writing.
Module 8: Master Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of the modules required as well as of the Master Thesis
Learning Outcome: Examination of the Master Thesis in the overall context of the Master of Arts programme in German Philology.
Final oral defense of the Master Thesis in front of an examination board.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).