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We are all innately creative, whether through the stories we recount, the jokes we tell, the songs we sing, the traditions we keep, the online 'memes' we create and share, our customs and beliefs, the ways we remember those who have passed away, the festivals we celebrate, or the clothes we wear.
These creative everyday expressions are the core of what we study at the Elphinstone Institute. Students will explore this vibrant vernacular culture within the context of wider society, when and where it comes from, what it means to people today, and the different ways scholars have studied this material since the beginnings of the disciplines.
The Taught MLitt in Ethnology and Folklore aims to develop a broad-based understanding of how the disciplines of Ethnology, Folklore, and
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A good undergraduate degree in a humanities or social science subject.English Language Requirement f is an IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE)
English Language English Language Requirements
Pre-Sessional English Language Support
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International - £19,000.
UK/EU - £9000
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Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest University in the UK with an impressive global research and innovation history which includes 5 Nobel Prize winners, and the invention of insulin and colour photography. It attracts over 14,500 students, over a third of whom are international students taking postgraduate taught and research study.Read more
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