Graduate School

MSc in Scottish History

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.

Programme description

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.

Programme structure

The taught MSc in Scottish History offers you the opportunity to study history at an advanced level through taught courses and independent research.

Resources

The University of Edinburgh has one of the largest concentrations of scholars interested in the Scottish past.

Postgraduate community

As a postgraduate student you will join a vibrant scholarly community and enjoy our modern student-focused facilities, set in the heart of Edinburgh.

Entry requirements

Find out about the admission criteria and required qualifications for the MSc in Scottish History.

Apply online

You will need to complete an online application which includes supplying a degree certificate, transcripts, references and other supporting documents.

Scholarships and funding

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Fees and costs

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Careers

Find out what you can do with a masters in Scottish History.

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