Research course

Scandinavian Studies

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Literature, Languages and Cultures
Qualifications
PhDMSc by research

Entry requirements

You should have near-native speaker competence in the relevant language(s).

MScR: A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a related subject.

PhD: A UK 2:1 honours degree and a masters degree, or their international equivalents, in a related subject. We may also consider your application if you have equivalent qualifications or experience.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

As one of the few centres for the study of modern Scandinavian languages in the UK, we offer a programme that can cater to a wide range of research interests, covering all Scandinavian countries.

Our academic staff are able to offer supervision on a broad variety of subjects, including:

  • 19th and 20th century literature
  • cultural relations and transfer
  • language history and dialectology
  • literary translation
  • onomastics
  • place and identity
  • Scottish–Scandinavian historical relations

In addition, you have the opportunity to undertake interdisciplinary research in areas such as comparative literature, film studies, translation studies, cultural studies and Scottish studies.

Thanks to our place in the diverse School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures, we are also able to cater for interdisciplinary research programmes.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School Administrator
Email
llc.pgadmissions@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 4114