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
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
- 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
MSc by research
Course contact details
- Graduate School Administrator
- +44 (0)131 650 4114