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Modern Languages MLitt

University of St Andrews
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
St Andrews
English
06 September 2021
Application deadline: 11 August 2021
Virtual open day
10/28/2020
Virtual open day
11/11/2020

Program description

Modern Languages MLitt

The MLitt in Modern Languages brings together the exceptionally broad fields of research interest in the School of Modern Languages, ranging from the medieval period to the present day and engaging with cultures spanning the world. This program allows you to specialise in a specific language pathway and provides cohort-wide taught modules in relevant research methodologies and skills.

Students who choose the MLitt in Modern Languages can study one or two of the following pathways:

  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Russian Studies
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies.

A part-time version of this program is also available.

Admission requirements

  • A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a Modern Language or Comparative Literature in the relevant pathway subject. Secondary pathway subjects cannot be taken at beginner's level.
  • English language proficiency.

The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university requirements.


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Program content

Compulsory

  • Literary and Cultural Theory (1)

Optional

Optional modules are chosen in consultation with your supervisor to reflect the best mix of courses for your preferred specialism.

  • Europe and America
  • French Literary Revolutions
  • German Literary and Cultural Contexts: Turning Points
  • Italian Literary and Cultural Contexts
  • Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Contexts
  • New Approaches to the Russian Literary Canon
  • Patterns in Hispanic Literature and Film
  • Problems of Culture and Identity (1)
  • Problems of Culture and Identity (2
  • Research and Professional Skills

Program delivery

The School promotes discipline-specific and collaborative teaching and learning so that students may explore their own particular interests in greater depth and breadth.

Classes are delivered through a mixture of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Classes are intentionally small, with many being one-to-one or in very small groups. Lectures are usually in groups of up to 20. Modules are assessed through coursework; there are no final exams.

Tuition fees

For more information about tuition fees, please visit our website.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Career opportunities

Modern Languages postgraduates go on to careers in the academic field or in other areas, for example as cultural advisors, translators, or in the public or civil service.

Recent graduates have secured posts such as:

  • consulting
  • energy resource management
  • international development
  • journalism
  • UN interpreting
  • public policy
  • publishing
  • the civil and diplomatic services
  • University academics and administrators.

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The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first University. As a 600 year-old institution, we are known across the globe for our world leading quality and depth of research. For six centuries some of the world’s brightest and most promising...


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Why study at University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is situated in a truly beautiful location. Part of a seaside town it is a picturesque and inspirational location to pursue your studies, where you will have the thinking space needed to be your very best. As a smaller university our size is one of our greatest strengths with class sizes allowing for a close and individual learning experience and giving great access and support from your teachers.

Graduates of St Andrews are highly sought after by employers around the world due to our reputation for excellence. A qualification from St Andrews will help you reach your ambitions and kickstart your career.

Consistently ranked as the best student academic experience in the UK by students in the National Student Survey, your time as a student in St Andrews will be unique and rewarding, leaving you with a prestigious qualification, but also memories and connections to treasure for years to come.

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University of St Andrews

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St Katharine's West
KY16 9AX St Andrews
Scotland

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