German Studies (Graduate Diploma)

Year of entry


Start date

October 2018


Central London


Fully Approved


One year part-time


Two to three evenings a week, October to June

Other entry years for this course


This Graduate Diploma in German Studies is designed to develop your German language skills and/or increase your knowledge of German culture, as well as improving your research and study skills.

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  • Arts and humanities courses at Birkbeck are ranked third best in London and 13th in the UK in the Times Higher Education 2016-17 World University Subject Rankings.
  • Ideal if you wish to undertake Master's-level study of German, but you require further training at undergraduate level before commencing postgraduate study.
  • In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Modern Languages and Linguistics achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to producing research of the highest quality, while 73% of our research was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent.
  • The School of Arts offers a number of bursaries for postgraduate students.
  • Find out more about studying German at Birkbeck.
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