University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Celtic and Scottish Studies

Our area of study is the languages, literatures and cultures of the Celtic and Gaelic peoples, from Iron Age Europe to the present. As a postgraduate research student, you will benefit not only from our highly regarded academic staff and impressive collection of research resources but also from our commitment to enhancing your research skills through a mandatory comprehensive training programme. Our field of research spans a number of disciplines. Recent work has encompassed archaeology, divinity, education and linguistics, with thesis topics including Gaelic oral literature and Celtic history. Our research interests include: - Scottish, Irish and Welsh Celtic literature and literary tradition in the Medieval and modern periods - the Gaelic languages and dialects - Celtic sociolinguistics and language policy

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 8,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 8,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 8,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 21,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 8,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 8,300 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 4,150 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 4,150 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 10,800 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 4,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 4,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 4,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 19,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 - 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2020 19,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2020 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate School Administrator (School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures - Research)
Telephone number: 
01316513988