Ethnology and Folklore programme at 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.
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- History and Core Genes of Ethnology and Folklore
- Intellectual Backgrounds and Methodologies
- Oral Traditions
- Scottish Contexts and Practical Field Work
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Ethnic Studies View 75 other Masters in Ethnic Studies in United Kingdom
The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.
- 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.
International15900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA6700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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