With around 90 million native speakers in the world of the German language, and millions more using German as a second language, German is an important language, particularly in European business. Studying a degree in German will encompass both Germanic history and culture and literature, as well as giving you a strong linguistic foundation in the language.
Graduates of masters degrees in German can go on to a broad range of careers, applying the communication skills they have acquired into industries such as business and management, marketing and advertising, communications and politics.
Your masters degree will be delivered through lectures and seminars, with a possibility of group projects. Modules you study might include:
With a reputation for being one of the worlds friendliest countries, Ireland would be a great choice for an international student. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in Ireland, who are welcoming more and more international students into their communities each year. Several of the universities in Ireland are ranked in the QS World University rankings, which displays the country's ability to offer a top quality university education to students from all over the world.
Want to see undergraduate courses? See undergraduate degrees in German in Ireland
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