University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Canadian Studies

This programme offer opportunities to develop research projects that focus directly on Canada or study Canada in relation to broader research on the Arctic, Scotland, the UK, Europe, North America and developing regions; the centre has particular strengths in the following research areas: aboriginal politics, society and culture; arctic Canada; Canadian politics; circumpolar politics; constitutional studies; deliberative democracy; electoral politics in Canada and the UK; federalism and sub-state politics; gender politics in Canada; human rights, including children's rights; identity politics; international development (Canada, Africa and South Asia); language politics; migration to Canada; multiculturalism; museum studies; nationalism; public policy in Canada, UK and Europe; popular culture; postcolonial literatures; Quebec and Scotland; referendums; Scottish-Canadian histories; social movements; sustainable development; urban history; visual culture; warfare and commemoration.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: a 2.1 UK Bachelor Honours degree; a UK Master's degree with a 65% result; a research proposal; and at least 1 academic reference; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Aboriginal politics, society and culture ; language politics; multilevel and circumpolar governance; multiculturalism; nationalism; constitutional studies; deliberative democracy; Canadian social movements; Canadian politics; comparative public policy in Canada, UK and Europe; comparative research on Canada, Africa and south Asia ; comparative research on Canada and Scotland.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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