Taught course

Transnational Cultures MLitt

University of Aberdeen · School of Social Science

Entry requirements

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Months of entry

January, September

Course content


If you want to understand how people move and adapt to new worlds an ways of life this programme will help you to understand the reasons why people move, how they adapt and what can happen culturally and in every aspect of life. This is an interdisciplinary programme combining arts, culture, migration, globalisation, European and American history and your existing language qualifications to understand more about where and how the culture progressed and moved within the world.

Courses include: Migration and Postcolonial Theory in Context, Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Literature, MLitt Special Study in Language and Literature, Locations and Practices of the Postcolonials, Locations and Dislocations: The Role of Place in Literature, Diaspora and Migration in Contemporary Visual Culture, MLitt Special Study in Language and Literature, and your Dissertation


Why Study at Aberdeen?

  • The School of Language and Literature is internationally recognised for reserach in Postcolonial Studies, Hispanic Studies and Visual Culture internationally.
  • You are invited to join any relevant seminars, conferences and talks which augment your level of knowledge within or around this subject area

Quick Facts

  • Start Date – September, January
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
  • View English language requirements from the programme page
  • View entry requirements from the programme page
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Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

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