Intellectual History, M.Sc. | The University of Edinburgh | Edinburgh, United Kingdom
12 months
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28800 GBP/year
13000 GBP/year
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About

In this comprehensive Intellectual History programme at The University of Edinburgh, you will be introduced to the principal methodologies of intellectual history. You will also have the opportunity to explore particular themes in intellectual history, developing a detailed understanding of their origins, historical circumstances and implications.

Overview

Ideas and patterns of thought always have been, and continue to be, subject to historical change. The ways in which they change, and the reasons why they do so, make for fascinating study.

By the end of the Intellectual History programme at The University of Edinburghyou will have the tools you need to appreciate the interdependence of text and context and the importance of ideas in past and present, as well as the ability to research effectively and present your work with confidence.

Career opportunities

Their students view the programme and a graduate degree from Edinburgh as an advanced qualification valued and respected by many employers.

Others are interested in pursuing long-term academic careers and therefore consider the MSc as preparation for a PhD.

The combination of skills training courses, specialised seminars, and independent research provides you with transferable skills that will be beneficial whatever path you choose.

Graduates pursue work in related areas such as:

  • museums
  • policy think tanks
  • national and international civil services
  • non-governmental organisations
  • galleries
  • libraries
  • historic trusts

Others build on the transferable skills gained and enter areas as diverse as:

  • business
  • media
  • public administration
  • marketing

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Methodology
  • Historical Research: Skills and Sources 
  • ‘The Wisest Fool in Christendom’: the Ideas and Writings of James VI & I
  • African Print Cultures: Newspapers and their Publics in Modern African History, c. 1880 to 1975
  • Athens of the North: the Scottish Enlightenment
  • Debating Marriage between Antiquity and the Middle Ages
  • Islamic Africa
  • Literature and History in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Other deadlines:

  • 05 December
  • 02 February 
  • 01 April

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, a minimum US 3.25 GPA or its international equivalent, in a subject related to this programme, normally History.
  • We will also consider honours degrees in other subjects such as Philosophy, Classics, Literature, or Politics if your personal statement demonstrates how you are equipped to undertake the programme.
  • Relevant experience, or professional or other qualifications will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time per year

  • Home: £6,500
  • International/EU: £14,400

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

If you live in the UK, you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan from one of the UK’s governments.

The type and amount of financial support you are eligible for will depend on:

  • your programme
  • the duration of your studies
  • your residency status.
Programmes studied on a part-time intermittent basis are not eligible.

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The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8000 GBP
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8000 GBP
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1500 GBP
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30 Aug 2024
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14100 GBP
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Anytime
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10000 GBP
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04 Aug 2024
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5000 GBP
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04 Aug 2024
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5000 GBP
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04 Aug 2024
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5000 GBP
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04 Aug 2024
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1500 GBP
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1000 GBP
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01 Aug 2024
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
07 Nov 2024
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15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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8000 GBP
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3000 GBP
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3000 GBP
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7000 USD
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31 Aug 2024
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1000000 INR
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3500 USD
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15 Nov 2024
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1652 GBP
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1000 USD
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Various benefits
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14 Oct 2024
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Various benefits
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01 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
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01 Dec 2024
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500 GBP
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31 Aug 2024
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3000 USD
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12000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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10000 USD
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8000 EUR
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3500 USD
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3000 USD
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