University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Scottish History

The Scottish History Masters offers courses in social, political, religious, military and cultural history of Scotland from the medieval period through to the 20th century. The course focuses on Gaelic Scotland, Scotland's place in the British Isles and Europe, and on urban Scotland. You'll have access to excellent primary sources, including the Baillie Collection of printed medieval and modern sources in Scottish, Irish and English history. **Academic contact: Dr Stephen Marritt: Stephen.Marritt@glasgow.ac.uk Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow September start MLitt: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time** **WHY THIS PROGRAMME** Glasgow is home to one of the largest groupings of Scottish historians in the world who participate in the Centre for Scottish and Celtic Studies with colleagues in related disciplines such as Archaeology, Scottish Literature, Celtic & Gaelic and Theology and Religious Studies. Glasgow is an outstanding resource hub for the study of Scottish History. On campus, the University Library holds superb printed and manuscript collections from the medieval to the present. You can also use the Baillie Collection of printed medieval and modern sources in Scottish, Irish and English history. The University's Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery provides access to primary source materials in fields such as fine art, numismatics and ethnography. The city is home to world-class museums and galleries, the Mitchell Library and Glasgow Women's Library. We have a dynamic and supportive research environment, where you're encouraged to take part in many research-led initiatives such as seminar programmes. **PROGRAMME STRUCTURE** You'll take: - One core courses - Five optional courses You'll also write a dissertation. **Semester 1: September to December** - Research, Resources and Skills for Historians (RRSH) (Core course) - Two (or three) optional courses **Semester 2: January to March** - Research, Resources and Skills for Historians (RRSH) (Core course) - Three (or two) optional courses **Summer: April to September** - Dissertation **Find out more about core and optional courses** https://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/scottishhistory/?card=coreando... **Programme alteration or discontinuation** The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract. www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/ **CAREER PROSPECTS** The research skills and methods you'll gain on this programme give you the transferable skills needed for positions in the public and private sectors, including heritage policy and projects, media and teaching. The programme is also a good foundation for a PhD.

Entry requirements

MLitt: 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. You'll also need to submit a short (one paragraph) statement of interest in this programme. For any questions on entry requirements, please contact pgadmissions@glasgow.ac.uk International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses. English language requirements For applicants whose first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training): ?overall score 6.5 ?no sub-test less than 6.5 ?or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification: Common equivalent English language qualifications All stated English tests are acceptable for admission for both home/EU and international students for this programme: ?ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than: ?Reading: 23 ?Listening:23 ?Speaking: 23 ?Writing: 24 ?CAE (Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 176 ?CPE (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English): 176 overall; no sub-test less than 176 ?PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English, Academic test): 64 overall; no sub-test less than 62 ?Trinity College London Integrated Skills in English: ISEII at Distinction with Distinction in all sub-tests For international students, the Home Office has confirmed that the University can choose to use these tests to make its own assessment of English language ability for visa applications to degree level programmes. The University is also able to accept an IELTS test (Academic module) from any of the 1000 IELTS test centres from around the world and we do not require a specific UKVI IELTS test for degree level programmes. We therefore still accept any of the English tests listed for admission to this programme. Pre-sessional courses The University of Glasgow accepts evidence of the required language level from the English for Academic Study Unit Pre-sessional courses. We also consider other BALEAP accredited pre-sessional courses: ?School of Modern Languages and Cultures: English for Academic Study ?BALEAP guide to accredited courses

Course modules

You'll take: ?One core courses ?Five optional courses You'll also write a dissertation. Semester 1: September to December ?Research, Resources and Skills for Historians (RRSH) (Core course) ?Two (or three) optional courses Semester 2: January to March ?Research, Resources and Skills for Historians (RRSH) (Core course) ?Three (or two) optional courses Summer: April to September Dissertation Find out more about core and optional courses. Programme alteration or discontinuation The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Legal statements: Disclaimer.

Assessment methods

Dissertation

Sponsorship information

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (EU) 12 Months
MLitt Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
MLitt Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 Months
MLitt Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 Months
MLitt Full-time September 2019 16,650 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MLitt Full-time September 2019 7,650 per Year 1 (England) 12 Months
MLitt Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (Scotland) 24 Months
MLitt Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (Wales) 24 Months
MLitt Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 24 Months
MLitt Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (England) 24 Months
MLitt Part-time September 2019 850 per Credit (EU) 24 Months

Campus details

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

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