University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Scottish History

The programme is taught by a team of academics in the social, political and cultural history of Scotland from the medieval period through to the 20th century. It has a particular geographical emphasis on Gaelic Scotland, Scotland's place in the British Isles and Europe, and on urban Scotland.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject unless otherwise specified. Note: a short (1 paragraph) statement of interest is also required.

Course modules

Core courses: Research resources and skills for historians.
Optional courses: Politics and literature in Jacobean Scotland; culture, politics and society in the Highland clearances; interdisciplinary perspectives on Scottish culture; specialist course in Medieval Scottish studies; revolutionary Scotland: literature, culture and politics 1830-1939; the Scottish Wars of Independence; Scottish popular culture; Scottish Reformation.
Students are also strongly encouraged to take 1 or 2 complementary courses in cognate subjects, such as Monuments in transition in Medieval Scotland; records and evidence; introduction to museology; approaching the past; sources for early Medieval Scottish Christianity.
Courses in Scottish literature, English literature, theology, history of art and other College of Arts subjects can also be studied, by agreement with the programme convener.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,800 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (England) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MLitt Part-time September 2016 GBP 756 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

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