This MSc programme explores Scotland’s past across a broad chronological period – from the early medieval period to post-Union, through to Scottish diaspora and contemporary developments, whilst also comparing Scotland’s position in a global context.
This programme offers you the opportunity to study Scottish History over a very wide ranging period, starting from the early medieval era, through to contemporary developments.
The taught MSc in Scottish History offers you the opportunity to study history at an advanced level through taught courses and independent research.
The University of Edinburgh has one of the largest concentrations of scholars interested in the Scottish past.
As a postgraduate student you will join a vibrant scholarly community and enjoy our modern student-focused facilities, set in the heart of Edinburgh.
Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc in Scottish History.
You will need to complete an online application which includes supplying a degree certificate, transcripts, references and other supporting documents.
Fees and costs
Find out how much your programme of study will cost, search for funding opportunities and find out about our Graduate Discount Scheme.
Find out what you can do with a masters in Scottish History.
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