Research course

Scandinavian Studies

University of Edinburgh · School of Literature, Languages and Cultures
PhDMPhilMSc by research

Entry requirements

All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Scandinavian Studies was rated 5* in the latest Research Assessment Exercise.

We offer supervision in a wide range of Scandinavian topics: 19th- and 20th-century literature, literary translation, cultural relations and transfer, place and identity, onomastics, language history and dialectology, Scottish-Scandinavian historical relations.

Additionally, students have the opportunity to undertake research in interdisciplinary areas such as comparative and general literature, film studies, translation studies, cultural studies and Scottish studies.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


part time
48 months
full time
24 months

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Advisor
+44 (0) 131 650 3054