University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Celtic and Anglo Saxon Studies

The course will appeal to students interested in the history, language and culture of the Celtic-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.

Entry requirements

The standard entrance requirement is a good first degree in an appropriate discipline. The English Language Requirement for all College of Arts and Social Sciences Masters programmes is an IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE).

Course modules

Core modules: Research methods; dissertation. Elective modules on specific themes in Scandinavian literature, history, and culture spanning the medieval and modern periods.

Assessment methods

The format of assessment varies from course to course within the programme. all work is double marked and submitted to an external examiner for checking.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time - 12 months
MLitt Part-time - 24 months
PhD Full-time - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

Key information

Graduate Programmes Co-ordinator
Telephone number: 
01224 273100