University of Aberdeen: Ethnology and Folklore MLitt
|Institution||University of Aberdeen View institution profile|
|Department||School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture|
MLitt Ethnology and Folklore is unique in the UK. It develops a broad understanding of Ethnology, Folklore and Ethnomusicology, and offers introduction to material culture, custom, belief, song, music, narrative, childlore, games, sports and pastimes. The programme has an emphasis on Scottish Culture. The course will develop a broad-based understanding of how Ethnology and Folklore evolved and their approaches to the major genres of study: material culture, custom and belief, oral narrative, song, childlore and games, sports and pastimes.
Through case-studies of Scottish material, the course will show how the concepts of ethnology and folklore can be used to investigate important issues in contemporary society. Graduates from a variety of backgrounds will gain a sound knowledge of the concepts, skills and methodologies of ethnology and folklore, whether in preparation for doctoral research, or as an end in itself. It is the only course in the United Kingdom designed to prepare appropriate candidates from any discipline for doctoral research in Ethnology and Folklore in a Scottish context with a North-East and North focus.
There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Normally a good undergraduate degree in a humanities or social science subject.
References are not required in order for applicants to submit an application. They are not usually required in order for a decision to be made but in certain cases applicants may be asked to provide a single academic reference at the request of the academic selector.
By course work, by written examinations, or by a combination of these, as prescribed for each course, and by submission of a dissertation (MLitt candidates only). The degree of MLitt shall not be awarded to a candidate who fails to achieve a CGS Grade of D3 or above in EF 5901, irrespective of their performance in other courses.
|EU||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|England||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||6300 GBP for Year 1|
|International||15000 GBP for Year 1|
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