Research course

Scottish Ethnology

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Social and Political Science
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

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

September

Course content

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

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc by research
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    All students also have access to the University's Postgraduate Skills Training courses.

Course contact details

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