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  Viking and Medieval Nordic Studies, MLitt


Aberdeen University    School of Divinity, History, Philosophy and Art History

Full time & Part time September MA, MSc, Other 12 Months Full Time, 24 Months Part Time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of Viking and Medieval Nordic Studies with the MLitt programme at the University of Aberdeen. Delve into the rich history, culture, and society of Viking and Medieval Scandinavia through in-depth exploration of medieval Nordic texts, artefacts, and the Old Norse-Icelandic language. This postgraduate degree offers a unique interdisciplinary approach, allowing you to specialise in your areas of interest while acquiring a profound understanding of Old Norse-Icelandic literature, myths, and society. Benefit from small-group classes, expert guidance, and a vibrant campus experience in beautiful Old Aberdeen. The programme's compelling structure includes compulsory courses such as Old Norse 1 and a dissertation in Historical Studies, along with optional modules like Viking Archaeology and Business for Arts. With entry requirements of a 2:1 Honours level and English language proficiency, this programme equips you with transferable skills for diverse career paths, from academia to the creative industry. Don't miss the chance to be part of a dynamic postgraduate community and explore the fascinating world of early Scandinavian Studies at Aberdeen.

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Examine the history, culture and society of Viking and Medieval Scandinavia at one of Scotland’s ancient Universities. Explore medieval Nordic texts and artefacts and Old Norse-Icelandic language with internationally renowned academics in their areas of expertise and research.

Our postgraduate degree offers a broad and interdisciplinary overview of early Scandinavian Studies while allowing you to specialise in themes and topics of interest. Acquire an understanding of the Old Norse-Icelandic language, literature, myths, history, and society of early Scandinavia, using primary sources in the original language and English translation.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours level. IELTS Academic (6.5), TOEFL iBT (90), PTE Academic Overall (62), Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency (176)

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£2000

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This scholarship is open to self funding students who are nationals of Vietnam, China, Malaysia and African countries

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20% Discount

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A 20% discount for Aberdeen graduates who want to study a postgraduate degree. It applies to the full cost of taught postgraduate programmes and one year of a full time research programme.

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