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Scandinavian Studies and History MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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Course options

  • 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

The languages, history, politics and culture of the Scandinavian countries have long had a considerable impact beyond the Nordic region. Studying Scandinavian Studies and History helps us understand the world in which we live now, as well as shedding light on the past. On our programme, you have the opportunity to develop advanced spoken and written language skills while gaining the broad cultural education prized by graduate employers. The Edinburgh experience is distinctive for the range of historical themes, chronological periods and geographical areas which you can study using a variety of different intellectual approaches to the past. Edinburgh is the only university in Scotland, and one of only two in the UK, to offer undergraduate honours programmes in Scandinavian Studies, enabling you to learn modern Danish, Swedish or Norwegian in the context of Scandinavian culture and alongside History. You do not need previous knowledge of any of the languages as courses are available for beginners. You will spend Year 3 studying, teaching or working in either Norway, Denmark or Sweden. 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 2020

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at B or 6 and 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

    26th out of 93

    6th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    174 84%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    84th

    8
  • 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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