12 months
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22400 GBP/year
10600 GBP/year
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About

The Ethnology and Folklore programme of the University of Aberdeen is unique in the UK. It develops a broad understanding of Ethnology, Folklore and Ethnomusicology, and offers introduction to material culture, custom, belief, song, music, narrative, childlore, games, sports and pastimes. The programme has an emphasis on Scottish Culture.

Overview

At a Glance

The Ethnology and Folklore programme of the University of Aberdeen will develop a broad-based understanding of how Ethnology and Folklore evolved and their approaches to the major genres of study: material culture, custom and belief, oral narrative, song, childlore and games, sports and pastimes.

Through case-studies of Scottish material, the course will show how the concepts of ethnology and folklore can be used to investigate important issues in contemporary society. Graduates from a variety of backgrounds will gain a sound knowledge of the concepts, skills and methodologies of ethnology and folklore, whether in preparation for doctoral research, or as an end in itself.

It is the only course in the United Kingdom designed to prepare appropriate candidates from any discipline for doctoral research in Ethnology and Folklore in a Scottish context with a North-East and North focus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History, Genres & Methodologies of Ethnology & Folklore
  • Perspectives on Tradition, Identity, and Fieldwork
  • Oral Traditions
  • Intellectual & Practical Approaches to Scottish Contexts

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a good undergraduate degree in a humanities or social science subject
  • References are not required in order for applicants to submit an application. They are not usually required in order for a decision to be made but in certain cases applicants may be asked to provide a single academic reference at the request of the academic selector
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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