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Irish and Scottish Literature MLitt

Course Description

You study literature and culture from the earliest recorded times to the present with a focus on individual writers and comparative context. The programme can be combined with MLitt Creative Writing or MLitt Celtic and Anglo Saxon Studies.

First Semester
Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Literature
MLitt Special Study in Language and Literature
Migration and Postcolonial Theory in Context

Second Semester
Contemporary Irish and Scottish Women's Fiction
Irish and Scottish Science Fiction
MLitt Special Study in Language and Literature
Locations and Dislocations: The Role of Place in Literature
Scott in Context: Walter Scott and His World
The Making of Middle Scots
Oral Traditions

Third Semester
Irish and Scottish Literature


Visit the Irish and Scottish Literature MLitt page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Student Profiles

International Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

University of Aberdeen has a high academic standard and quality within all of its programmes. It wishes to promote talent and encourage students from:
African Countriesto study a postgraduate qualification at University of Aberdeen

Value of Scholarship(s)



Scholarships are available in January and September
You must have an unconditional offer for a masters taught programme
You must be a full time international student
You must be based at the Aberdeen City campus for your studies

Application Procedure

Once you have received your firm offer from the Vice Principle you will receive a scholarship offer.
Instructions will be sent to you about how to accept your scholarship.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

A 2:1 degree or above in an appropriate discipline with IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing and reading

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