Description

The Vikings have been incredibly influential in world history and culture. The Centre for Nordic Studies’ team will be using their recognised expertise in this area to create this unique and exciting course on offer to students all over the world and to re-evaluate the Vikings past, present, and future. Students will be able to critically evaluate key historical, economic, and social developments in the Viking world and analyse the significance and legacy of the cultural history of the Vikings both in isolation and in a wider context temporally and geographically. We’ll look at Viking iconography in text and film, the role of women, and the significance of runes among other fascinating topics. As part of the degree, students will study a set of core modules and can also choose from a range of optional modules, bringing the study of the Viking period into a wider perspective.

Study Details:

MLitt Full time: 1 year, Part time: 2 years

Fees

In 2018/19 Per module of 20 credits: Scottish and EU on site / Online £560, RUK on site / online £650, International on-site £1260 online:£900. Masters degree is 6 modules and dissertation of 60 credits)

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject, such as History, Archaeology, Literature, or Ethnology International students whose first language is not English must meet language competency standards as noted on the International page of our website.

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