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English and Scottish Literature MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: QQ32

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme aims to develop your analytic, linguistic and creative skills by engaging with a broad range of texts and a variety of approaches to reading. By enhancing your unique literary and critical skills, studying English and Scottish Literature prepares you to contribute to a society in which an understanding of texts of all kinds is crucially important. You will explore the cultural contexts of writing in English, and all major periods of Scottish literature, from the late middle-ages to the present.You will also study research-led courses selected on the basis of your own interests, developing a detailed knowledge of specific topics, periods or genres. **Why Edinburgh?**We are the oldest department of English Literature in the UK, and one of the longest established in the world.Edinburgh is the first UNESCO World City of Literature, a fantastic literary city which many greats of English and Scottish literature have called home.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 23,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: English Literature or combined English at B.

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University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 10 2

    23rd out of 100 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    8th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    173 85%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    55th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    95th

    1

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