University of Aberdeen
The programme will appeal to students interested in the history, language and culture of the Scandinavian-speaking peoples, and particularly to those who wish to gain an interdisciplinary insight to this field of research. The programme offers training and thematic courses as well as specialist supervision for a 15,000-word dissertation of the students' own choice. It is suited for students seeking to continue with postgraduate study as well as those simply interested to learn more.
Candidates must normally have an Honours degree to at least 2.1 standard in an appropriate discipline or equivalent qualifications and experience. English proficiency is required.
Skills courses: Old Norse 1 and 2 (including study of the literature and writing systems (runes) of early Scandinavia). Research courses: Dissertation preparation; dissertation; supervised reading course. Content courses: Choose from courses in archaeology, history or other subjects. Courses vary from year to year but normally include subjects on: Northern archaeology; Viking religion; early Scandinavian society.
The programme is assessed by a variety of means but focuses on research-led essays in the relevant subject areas, with some courses including presentations. Language courses are assessed by a mixture of in-class assessment and exam. The MLitt involves writing a dissertation of around 18,000 words, supervised by a member of staff.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||10 months|
|MLitt||Full-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||10 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||21 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||21 months|
|MLitt||Part-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||22 months|
|MLitt||Part-time||£ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||22 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|