Taught course

Celtic and Scottish Studies

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Literature, Languages and Cultures
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline.

If you intend to follow the Gaelic Development and Policy pathway, you should have a good knowledge of Scottish Gaelic.

If you intend to follow the Medieval and Early Modern Gaelic pathway, you will benefit from knowledge of a celtic language.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This unique, interdisciplinary programme provides students with a professional grounding in the fields of Celtic and Scottish Studies. It caters for a wide range of interests, with pathways in Traditional Arts and Culture, Medieval and Early Modern Celtic and Gaelic Development and Policy.

You will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding in professional research methods and inquiry, language skills, literary and textual analysis or fieldwork and archiving, and a range of core topics in Celtic and Scottish studies.

You will undertake full research training in Celtic and Scottish studies. You will learn to analyse and synthesise this knowledge in an interdisciplinary context, question assumptions about the primacy of one specific discipline over others and receive an introduction to subjects which you may not have experienced at undergraduate level. You will also have the opportunity to take courses offered by the School of History, Classics & Archaeology.

Information for international students

To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit: http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying/international

Fees and funding

Visit Scholarships and Student Funding Services at: http://www.ed.ac.uk/student-funding

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
llc.pgadmissions@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 651 1822