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This programme is no longer accepting applications for 2015/6 onwards. If you are interesting in learning more about an MSc by Research in Viking Studies, please contact Dr Alan Macniven for more information:
Start date: Not Available
Awards: MSc (12 mth FT, 24 mth PT)
Where available, individual programme fees are linked above. For details information on fee status, policies and payment see:
A UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline is normally required.
Check whether your international qualifications meet our general entry requirements:
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English.
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You must submit a reference with your application.
We encourage you to apply at least one month prior to entry so that we have enough time to process your application. If you are also applying for funding or will require a visa then we strongly recommend you apply as early as possible. We may consider late applications if we have places available, but you should contact the relevant Admissions Office for advice first.
Find out more about the general application process for postgraduate programmes:
Strongly interdisciplinary, this programme provides you with a fuller understanding of the Viking diaspora and its legacy.
This programme combines seminar and tutorial work with presentations, essays and assignments.
Over two semesters, you will take two compulsory and three option courses, supplemented with classes in research skills and methods. You will then produce an independently researched dissertation.
Option courses may include:
You will develop the practical skills and intellectual autonomy necessary for advanced research, and potentially an academic career. The transferable skills you gain will also be of use should you decide to pursue a career in an unrelated area.
This article was published on Aug 27, 2014