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Scottish Literature and History MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: QVJ1

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  • 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

Studying Scottish Literature and History helps us understand the world in which we live now, as well as shedding light on the past. It prepares you to contribute to a society in which an understanding of texts of all kinds is crucially important. This programme aims to develop your critical, analytic, linguistic and creative skills by engaging with a broad range of texts and a variety of approaches to reading. Studying the human past, you will interact with evidence in primary form, and through sceptical reading of a wide body of historical writing. **History**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. **Scottish Literature**In Scottish Literature, you will explore the cultural contexts of writing in English from all over the world, including Scotland, and from the late Middle Ages to the present. **Why Edinburgh?**We are the oldest department of English Literature in the UK, one of the longest established in the world. Edinburgh is the first UNESCO World City of Literature, a fantastic historic and literary city which many greats of Scottish literature have called home.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

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

    9th out of 90 17

  • 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 213
    174 89%

    9th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    10th

    47
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    86th

    2

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