BASF (Ludwigshafen/Germany) are offering two bursaries which will provide a maintenance allowance of £11,850 (including tuition fees value £8,700), for UK and EU candidates on the MA in Anglo-German Cultural Relations, for the academic year 2018-19

The MA in Anglo-German Cultural Relations is the first of its kind in the UK and is an integral part of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations. It is the only MA focusing exclusively upon the history, theory and practice of Anglo-German cultural relations from c1800 to today. The programme deals mainly with the literary, theoretical and cultural dimensions of these relations, and also contains a unique practical component, in which you will be taught by practitioners from British and German cultural institutions, as well as by experts from the fields of publishing, translating and the media. The programme provides an excellent pathway either for future academic study or for a career outside of academia.

This programme will:

  • Introduce you to the study of cultural transfers and exchanges between Britain and Germany and build on and deepen the skills and knowledge gained by analysing and assessing the various aspects of cultural transfers
  • Encourage you to reflect on the development and significance of Anglo-German cultural relations, analysing history and current practice
  • Focus on the theory and practice of cultural transfers and bring you into contact with representatives of cultural institutions working in this field, through work experience placements.

Study Details:

MA 1 year Full-time / 2 years Part-time

Module Details:

Core module

  • Theory and practice of Anglo-German cultural transfers

You will also produce a dissertation and choose two optional modules.

Optional modules may include:

  • Anglo-German travel writing
  • In pursuit of prejudice? Mutual perceptions of identity
  • The Rise and Fall of the Hero(ine)
  • Thinking translation

Programme Funding

We offer a range of bursaries and scholarships for Masters students including competitive scholarships, bursaries and awards, some of which are for applicants studying specific subjects.


Home and EU students 2018/19 Academic Year Full time £8,700 Part time £4,350. International students 2018/19 Academic Year Full time £15,750 Part time £7,900

Entry Requirements

For entry to the MA you will need a BA in German, or with German as a principal component, (first class or upper second class honours degree,) or Staatsexamen, or equivalent qualification. Applications by graduates from other countries are welcome. Where English is not your first language, you will need to be highly proficient in English, for academic purposes, as well as in German.

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