Masters Degree in Scotland United Kingdom

Top Masters Programs in Scotland United Kingdom 2019

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Applied arts are essential to making pleasing designs in all areas of life. Without them, the world would be incredibly boring. A Master in Applied Arts gives you a deeper understanding of the use of art in these practical fields.

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MScR in Scottish History

The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

The MSc by Research in Scottish History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research in Scottish History. The programme is aimed at students who have a specific topic of interest into which they wish to conduct their own research. We provide structured research training while at the same time enabling you to pursue a research project that you design yourself, in consultation with supervisors. It serves as both a self-contained research degree and a preparation for further study for the PhD degree. [+]

The MSc by Research in Scottish History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research in Scottish History.

The programme is aimed at students who have a specific topic of interest into which they wish to conduct their own research.

We provide structured research training while at the same time enabling you to pursue a research project that you design yourself, in consultation with supervisors. It serves as both a self-contained research degree and a preparation for further study for the PhD degree.

Breadth of expertise

History at Edinburgh is one of the largest and most distinguished departments of its kind and is home to the oldest established Chair in Scottish History.... [-]


MScR in History

The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

The MSc by Research in History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research in your chosen field. We have strong research concentrations in Scottish history, American history, global and transnational history, Irish history, intellectual history, and medieval history, and colleagues who can supervise topics spanning two millennia and five continents. Colleagues in the department welcome the opportunity to discuss their research topics with potential applicants. [+]

The MSc by Research in History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research in your chosen field.

We have strong research concentrations in Scottish history, American history, global and transnational history, Irish history, intellectual history, and medieval history, and colleagues who can supervise topics spanning two millennia and five continents. Colleagues in the department welcome the opportunity to discuss their research topics with potential applicants.

Programme structure

This programme aims to introduce you to independent research. You will be assigned two supervisors with expertise in your chosen area to help you to complete your thesis.... [-]


MScR in Economic & Social History

The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

The MSc by Research in Economic and Social History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research. The MSc by Research in Economic and Social History is aimed at students who have a specific topic of interest into which they wish to conduct their own research. The programme provides structured research training while at the same time enabling you to pursue a research project that you design yourself, in consultation with supervisors. It serves as both a self-contained research degree and as preparation for further study for the PhD degree. [+]

The MSc by Research in Economic and Social History offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research.

The MSc by Research in Economic and Social History is aimed at students who have a specific topic of interest into which they wish to conduct their own research.

The programme provides structured research training while at the same time enabling you to pursue a research project that you design yourself, in consultation with supervisors. It serves as both a self-contained research degree and as preparation for further study for the PhD degree.

Economic and social history addresses the historical processes underlying the evolution of modern society by employing a range of insights and approaches from the social sciences, including economics, sociology and social anthropology. The programme focuses on civil society, material culture, youth, gender, crime, cinema, economic growth and energy policy in a variety of historical contexts.... [-]


MScR in Classics

The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

The MSc (by Research) in Classics supports your interest in this field to an advanced academic and professional in independent research. The MSc (by Research) in offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research in your chosen field. In Classics we can offer you a first-class experience in graduate education and research. Only candidates with a degree in a relevant field, who submit a strong and viable research proposal, will be considered for this degree. [+]

The MSc (by Research) in Classics supports your interest in this field to an advanced academic and professional in independent research.

The MSc (by Research) in offers you the opportunity to undertake a substantial piece of supervised independent research in your chosen field.

In Classics, we can offer you a first-class experience in graduate education and research. Only candidates with a degree in a relevant field, who submit a strong and viable research proposal, will be considered for this degree.

The MSc (by Research) in Classics is a one-year degree. It provides a grounding in the methods and techniques of investigation while at the same time allowing you to pursue your own research and complete an extended thesis, with the guidance of supervisors who are experts in the field. We welcome applications from anyone keen to work on topics that overlap with the research interests of our academic staff, including Greek social history, Greek law, Classical literature and art, Hellenistic history and archaeology, Roman slavery, Roman art and architecture, the Roman economy, late antique and Byzantine literature, history and archaeology.... [-]


MScR in Archaeology

The University of Edinburgh - The School of History, Classics & Archaeology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

The MSc (by Research) in Archaeology supports your interest in this field to an advanced academic and professional in independent research. The MScR in Archaeology provides a unique experience in graduate education and research. This one-year degree (or 2 years part-time) provides a solid grounding in the methods and techniques of research while enabling you to pursue your own project and complete an extended thesis with the guidance of supervisors who are experts in the field. [+]

The MSc (by Research) in Archaeology supports your interest in this field to an advanced academic and professional in independent research.

The MScR in Archaeology provides a unique experience in graduate education and research. This one-year degree (or 2 years part-time) provides a solid grounding in the methods and techniques of research while enabling you to pursue your own project and complete an extended thesis with the guidance of supervisors who are experts in the field.

We welcome applications from anyone keen to work in areas or on topics in which we have expertise. These include aspects of Science-based archaeology, Osteoarchaeology, Forensic Anthropology, GIS projects, late hunter-gatherers and the spread of farming in Europe, megalithic monuments, early civilisations and urban societies in the Mediterranean and Europe, Near Eastern Archaeology and Egyptology, later European prehistory, the archaeology of Scotland, the Byzantine world.... [-]


MLitt in Film Studies

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MLitt in Film Studies helps students master a range of advanced research skills and acquire knowledge related to the construction and analysis of the moving image, the past and present-day realities of various national and regional film traditions, the dynamics of the global film industry, and the theoretical approaches related to the film. [+]

Course information

The MLitt in Film Studies is a one-year taught programme run by the Department of Film Studies. The programme approaches the study of film through a varied intellectual approach, exploring cinema in a global context. You will discover filmmaking cultures outside the canon and examine classic film through new cultural, theoretical and historical perspectives.

Highlights Film Studies approaches the study of film through a varied intellectual approach, exploring cinema in a global context. You will discover filmmaking cultures outside the canon and examine classic films through new cultural, theoretical and historical perspectives. Film Studies receives regular visits from high-profile film scholars, critics and film industry personalities. Most recently, acclaimed film director Joe Russo held a workshop open to all students in December 2015. Students have the opportunity to present their work at the annual postgraduate student colloquium in May, at which a visiting professor provides them with feedback on their work. The Film Studies postgraduate community mixes MLitt and PhD students in friendly and collaborative ways. Teaching format ... [-]

MLitt in Strategic Studies

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MLitt in Strategic Studies addresses core themes in strategic studies, enabling students to apply knowledge of strategy-making and strategic thinking as a historical practice to armed conflict. [+]

Course information

The MLitt in Strategic Studies is a one year taught postgraduate programme run jointly by the Schools of International Relations and History and is linked to the Institute for the Study of War and Strategy.

Highlights The course is firmly grounded in a historical approach to the subject, both with a view to strategic theory as a subfield of intellectual history and political theory. The wide-ranging choice of optional modules enables students to tailor the programme’s taught elements to their individual requirements and interests. Teaching format

The programme consists of four taught modules taken over two semesters and a 15,000-word dissertation in an area of your choice.... [-]


MRes in Neuroscience

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MRes in Neuroscience is designed to provide advanced training in neuroscience research. Students conduct a year-long research project and learn relevant techniques and skills through coursework. Research projects are carried out in a single laboratory over the full length of the programme, thereby giving students a unique opportunity to pursue research questions in depth. The overall aim is to help students acquire the skills needed to succeed as independent research scientists. [+]

Course information

The MRes in Neuroscience is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience.

Highlights Intensive week-long introductory module prepares students for the course before the start of Semester 1. The course includes a streamlined taught component Students have the opportunity to conduct a year-long project in a single laboratory. Teaching format

The course begins with a week-long intensive module which continues during Semester 1 with a weekly seminar series. Over two semesters, students will also complete two additional Honours-level modules.

Teaching methods include lectures, seminars, practicals and guided the independent study. The modules are assessed principally by written work and oral presentations.... [-]


MLitt in Contemporary Studies

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The MLitt Contemporary Studies is a one year interdisciplinary Masters degree. It explores disciplinary perspectives on “the contemporary” and approaches to defining and disseminating knowledge, discusses how a common lexicon might bridge disciplines, and considers ways to engage with views outside academia. [+]

Course information

The MLitt Contemporary Studies is a one-year interdisciplinary Masters degree that explores the nature of the contemporary and draws on epistemologies and methodologies from the humanities, the social sciences, and the physical and life sciences.

This interdisciplinary degree involves academic staff from the following Schools:

Art History Classics Computer Science Economics and Finance English Management Modern Languages Psychology and Neuroscience Philosophical, Anthropological, and Film Studies Physics and Astronomy.

Highlights Brings together students and academic staff from the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences offering a unique interdisciplinary degree. Broadens students’ knowledge base and greatly enhances their skills of analysis, synthesis, and communication. Enables those looking to continue to doctoral study to return to and potentially enrich their “home” disciplines with new perspectives and methodologies. Summer research project can take the form of a practice-based submission comprising a practical component (such as a video essay, curation work, website design) with a written reflective component or a standardly written dissertation. ... [-]

MLitt in Art History

University of St Andrews
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews + 1 more

The MLitt in Art History offers a diverse range of subject areas, from early medieval art and architecture to contemporary performance art; modules address major themes and concepts that connect different periods of art history. [+]

Course information

The MLitt in Art History is designed to develop and enhance core research and writing skills, to introduce and deepen knowledge of the theoretical and methodological foundations of Art History, and to enable students to explore current critical debates, art media, and contextual questions.

Highlights Students have access to extensive library holdings including a major Visual Resources Collection with over 150,000 images and a microfiche copy of the Conway and Witt photographic archives, comprising some two million images of works of art. The choice of modules allows a wide-ranging study of thematic or methodological issues, as well as focused research pathways. Small class sizes prioritize discussion with peers and interaction with the tutor. Students have the opportunity to attend class trips, and there is a research seminar with guest lecturers for all staff and students every two weeks. Students may also apply to take part in a summer exchange programme with the École du Louvre in Paris. Teaching format ... [-]

Master in Natural Sciences

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for Natural Sciences, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of energy, including biology, chemistry, earth sciences, oceanography and physics, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability. [+]

STUDY NATURAL SCIENCES IN THE UK

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for Natural Sciences, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of energy, including biology, chemistry, earth sciences, oceanography and physics, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability.

BENEFITS OF STUDYING NATURAL SCIENCES IN THE UK

Shorter courses: Most Master’s programs are only one year long. Students can obtain a degree in a shorter amount of time compared to studying in Latin America. Funding from Latin American countries for these subjects is also available. Focus: UK universities do not require general education courses; students will be focusing on Natural Sciences from Day 1! Employment opportunities: Many universities in the UK focus on having staff that are active in their fields, helping to provide an employability perspective and to generate learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Furthermore, many courses offer the opportunity to take on a placement, whether as an additional year on their degree or as a short-term opportunity during their degree. Either way, UK Natural Sciences students graduate with readiness to work. ... [-]

Master in Energy

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for Energy, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of energy, including oil and gas, renewable energy, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major Energy companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability. [+]

STUDY ENERGY IN THE UK

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for Energy, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of energy, including oil and gas, renewable energy, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major Energy companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability.

BENEFITS OF STUDYING ENGINEERING IN THE UK

Shorter courses: Most Master’s programs are only one year long. Students can obtain a degree in a shorter amount of time compared to studying in Latin America. Funding from Latin American countries for these subjects is also available. Focus: UK universities do not require general education courses; students will be focusing on Energy from Day 1! Employment opportunities: Many universities in the UK focus on having staff that are active in their fields, helping to provide an employability perspective and to generate learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Furthermore, many energy courses offer the opportunity to take on a placement, whether as an additional year on their degree or as a short-term opportunity during their degree. Either way, UK engineering students graduate with readiness to work. ... [-]

Master in Engineering

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for engineering, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of engineering, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major engineering companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability. [+]

STUDY ENGINEERING IN THE UK

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for engineering, across a variety of disciplines. The UK has long been a major contributor to the innovation of engineering, and students who study in the UK benefit from intensive learning, opportunities to find placements at major engineering companies, and a concentration on both academic skill and employability.

BENEFITS OF STUDYING ENGINEERING IN THE UK

Shorter courses: Most Master’s programs are only one year long. Students can obtain a degree in a shorter amount of time compared to studying in Latin America. Funding from Latin American countries for these subjects is also available. Focus: UK universities do not require general education courses; students will be focusing on engineering from Day 1! Employment opportunities: Many universities in the UK focus on having staff that are active in their fields, helping to provide an employability perspective and to generate learning opportunities outside of the classroom. Furthermore, many engineering courses offer the opportunity to take on a placement, whether as an additional year on their degree or as a short-term opportunity during their degree. Either way, UK engineering students graduate with readiness to work. ... [-]

Master in Economics

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

With an ever-changing economic landscape both within and outside of the UK, now is an excellent time to obtain a degree in economy to make a contribution to understanding these shifts. With the UK’s diversity and its ever-changing economy, it is an ideal and exciting locale for the academic pursuit of economy. [+]

STUDY ECONOMICS IN THE UK

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for economics. In fact, UK universities comprise over 10% of the QS World University Rankings for Economics list. As an academic discipline, economics marries the analytical, the mathematical, and human impact; therefore; it is a truly inter-disciplinary subject with multiple perspectives and outcomes. With an ever-changing economic landscape both within and outside of the UK, now is an excellent time to obtain a degree in economy to make a contribution to understanding these shifts. With the UK’s diversity and its ever-changing economy, it is an ideal and exciting locale for the academic pursuit of economy.... [-]


Master in Art and Design

Across the Pond
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle upon Tyne Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 29 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for art and design. Students in these programs experience world-class teaching, and gain access to innovative techniques, outstanding facilities, and staff that are prevalent in their fields. [+]

STUDY ART AND DESIGN IN THE UK

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities for art and design. Students in these programs experience world-class teaching and gain access to innovative techniques, outstanding facilities, and staff that are prevalent in their fields. UK universities take the term “practitioner” to heart—students pursuing art and design in the UK will find themselves both challenged and rewarded by the numerous creative opportunities inside and outside of the classroom.

BENEFITS OF STUDYING ART AND DESIGN IN THE UK Shorter courses: Most Master’s programs are only one year long, and most undergraduate programs are only three years long. MFA is available: While many students choose to pursue a one-year Master of Arts degree, an increasing number of UK university are offering the Master of Fine Arts. Networking opportunities: Many universities in the UK focus on having staff that are active in their fields, helping to provide an employability perspective and to generate learning opportunities outside of the classroom. The UK as classroom: The United Kingdom itself has inspired artists and designers for generations, and its universities have produced a number of successful alumni. Be one of them! HOW CAN ACROSS THE POND HELP? ... [-]