University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Modern Scottish Writing

This course explores modern Scottish literature in relation to the ambivalent condition of Scottish history and identity.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS score of 6.0 (5.5 in all bands)

Course modules

Modules include: Eightenment to empire; Scottish Renaissance; language and Scottish poetry; writing difference (Scottish women writers and tradition); Scottish gothic; Scottish landscape and narrative; writing poetry; Enlightenment Scotland and the historical novel; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MLitt Full-time £ 11,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MLitt Part-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 27 months
MLitt Part-time £ 11,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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