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Full time & Part time September MRes 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

About the course

Programme description

Research and field collection in Scottish Ethnology encompass the following main areas:

  • oral narrative
  • song and instrumental music
  • material culture
  • social organisation
  • custom and belief
  • place-names.

Both oral and written sources are stressed and Scotland offers excellent opportunities for fieldwork in Scots and Gaelic.

Training and support

All postgraduate students must enrol in the comprehensive training programme offered by Celtic & Scottish Studies, which articulates with generic training offered by the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science. Primary sources are emphasised and the combination of archive work and fieldwork are particularly encouraged.


The School of Scottish Studies Archives include over

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


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