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German and Scandinavian Studies MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RR26

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

More people speak German as their native language than any other in Europe, while the languages and cultures of the Scandinavian countries have had a considerable impact beyond the Nordic region. This programme enables you to study German and one (or more) of either Swedish, Danish or Norwegian in the context of the histories, literatures, and societies of the countries in which they're spoken. We are the only university in Scotland, and one of only two in the UK, to offer undergraduate honours programmes in Scandinavian Studies. A highlight of this programme is the Year Abroad. You will spend Year 3 studying, teaching or working in two countries: one where German is spoken; and one in Scandinavia. Another attractive characteristic of this programme is its flexibility. This means that in Years 1 and 2, you will choose option courses drawn from a broad list of disciplines in addition to your core subjects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: German at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 36 3

    6th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    181 90%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    31st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.55 71%

    34th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    177 90%

    2nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    88th

    26

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