You can study MLitt by Research, MPhil and PhD level in Scandinavian Studies. The Centre for Scandinavian Studies is an interdisciplinary research institute with the aim of researching all aspects of language, culture and history
The Centre for Scandinavian Studies was launched at the University of Aberdeen in 2007 and is an interdisciplinary research institution, crossing discipline, School and College boundaries.
The Centre’s aims are to: Initiate research on aspects on Scandinavian language, history and culture Create a ‘Research School’ in Scandinavian Studies for Postgraduates, where the MLitt and PhD students will participate in the activities at the Centre on a daily basis Run several MLitt (Master) programmes Run a Scandinavian Studies Seminar Series Participate, promote and enhance different projects, networks, conferences and interests related to Scandinavia.
Key Programme Information
At a Glance
- Degree Qualification
- MLitt, MPhil or PhD
Currently, the profile of the members of the Centre is Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, with expertise in Old Norse and Old Swedish language and literature, Scandinavian toponymy and runology, medieval history, landscape history and legal history. A new group is forming with scholars and students having a focus on contemporary and 19th century nationalism in Scandinavia, studying film, literature and music.
The University of Aberdeen has several leading international scholars who can supervise postgraduates in the Centre for Scandinavian Studies, as well as in the immediate academic vicinity in other departments.
Applicants to the MPhil or PhD must provide a detailed research proposal and two academic references from their most recent academic institution.
Fees and Funding
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