A UK undergraduate degree, or its international equivalent, in an appropriate subject.
We may also consider your application if you have other qualifications or experience; please contact us to check before you apply.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
Research and field collection in Scottish Ethnology encompasses the areas of oral narrative, song and instrumental music, material culture, social organisation, custom and belief, and place names.
Both oral and written sources are emphasised and Scotland offers excellent opportunities for fieldwork in Scots and Gaelic.
We use a combination of traditional and innovative methods to impart research training.
You will be encouraged to make direct contact with original sources and to gain hands-on experience, whether in reading medieval manuscripts or in handling electronically stored data.
Research training and expert research supervision are provided.
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit our website
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Further details of qualification
All students also have access to the University's Postgraduate Skills Training courses.
Course contact details
- Graduate School Administrator
- +44 (0)131 650 4114