The MSc is designed both for continuing students and those returning to higher education to further their careers with an advanced degree. We welcome students aiming to pursue doctoral research and an academic career, and students seeking to pursue a postgraduate degree related to their professional experience in publishing, libraries, archives, or museums.
You can see some of our recent graduates here:
In addition to their training, coursework and individual research, all students will have the opportunity to benefit from hands-on experience of working in Edinburgh’s libraries, archives and museums. See ‘Programme Structure’ for more information on our work placements.
The programme can be taken full-time or part-time. Please see ‘Fees and Funding’ for information about programme costs and funding opportunities.
By the end of the programme, students will have an enhanced understanding of:
Students taking the work placement option will also gain skills related to their work placement with a library, museum, gallery, publisher, bookseller or private collector.