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History of Art and Scottish Literature MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: VQ35

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

Study the History of Art and Scottish Literature in equal depth with this joint honours programme.**History of Art**History of Art will introduce you to art from different periods and world cultures. You will: * learn how, and for whom, works of art were made* situate artworks within visual and material culture more broadly* explore the meanings of works of art and visual culture and the ways they continue to be interpretedIn Years 3 and 4 you will have the opportunity to specialise in particular aspects of the field, and develop independent research projects and a dissertation. In Year 3 you will have the opportunity to study abroad.**Scottish Literature**Studying Scottish Literature will develop your:* critical skills * analytic skills * linguistic skills* creative skills You will study a broad range of texts and different approaches to reading. You will gain an understanding of the cultural contexts of all major periods of Scottish literature, from the late middle-ages to the present. **Why Edinburgh?**We are the oldest department of English Literature in the UK and one of the longest established in the world. We are also proud to be based in the heart of the first UNESCO World City of Literature. From Arthur Conan Doyle to Muriel Spark, many of Scotland's greatest writers have called the city home. History of Art and Scottish Literature complement each other well. Many ideas and movements are shared across the visual arts and literature, in particular historical periods. Both subjects also benefit from shared methodologies and historical contexts.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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A level : ABB - AAB

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

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University information

University of Edinburgh

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    12th

  • Campus address

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

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    3.85 77%

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