History, Classics and Archaeology 2017 by The University of Edinburgh

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04 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 masters programmes history programmes if you are interested in studying a broad range of subjects the msc in history offers courses from many periods and regions the online msc in history is a good option for those unable to relocate or who want flexibility in their studies see page 6 the topics covered by our programmes range from the late antique and medieval to the contemporary periods and relate to many regions of the world including africa asia central and northern america europe and the british isles the research strengths of the history subject area are reflected in a concentration of courses which address questions of diaspora and migration history gender history intellectual history social and cultural history economic history and global and transnational history some students particularly experienced historians will be interested in our masters by research degrees in

08 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 history programmes continued www.ed.ac.uk/pg/615 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/149 scottish history medieval history msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students programme description in this programme you will take an in-depth look at the fascinating history of europe in the period between ad 400 and 1500 and develop your own specialised interests through small seminar-based classes and specialised training you will develop knowledge of the principal categories of surviving evidence and the technical skills needed to understand them you will also learn the value of an interdisciplinary approach to medieval research with opportunities to enrol for relevant courses in other parts of the university with more than 70 members of academic staff attached to our cross-disciplinary centre for medieval and renaissance studies cmrs edinburgh is

10 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 11 classics programmes our main masters degree is the msc in classics which offers the full range of courses in the subject area you can also take relevant courses in other areas including not only history and archaeology but also divinity and philosophy for example www.ed.ac.uk/pg/917 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/140 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/865 ancient history classics classics the majority of students concentrate most of their courses in one area such as greek and latin literature ancient history or art and archaeology but it is also common to choose a blend of disciplines most students take a language whether to develop existing knowledge or to learn a new skill greek and latin can be taken at elementary or intermediate level and in our specialised text seminars msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc by research 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt

14 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 15 archaeology programmes for our archaeology european archaeology and mediterranean archaeology programmes you will study a mixture of compulsory and option courses which you can use to vary your focus according to interest www.ed.ac.uk/pg/34 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/864 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/39 archaeology archaeology european archaeology these programmes are designed to take your interest in archaeology to the professional level and to give broad coverage of theory methodology and practice see pages 14 15 and 17 respectively msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc by research 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students programme description programme description programme description this programme is taught by experts and specialists in fields such as european mediterranean science-based and theoretical archaeology it

16 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 archaeology programmes continued www.ed.ac.uk/pg/42 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/44 human osteoarchaeology mediterranean archaeology msc 1 yr ft msc 1 yr ft 2 yrs pt available for uk/eu students programme description programme description human skeletal remains are the most direct evidence of past lifeways and their scientific investigation gives unique insights into human history bioarchaeology the study of archaeological human remains is an exciting field that draws on a variety of techniques ranging from visual examination of the whole skeleton to the biomolecular analysis of small bone samples demographic shifts environmental changes migrations the spread of diseases and the impact of violence and conflict all leave traces on the skeleton this msc provides the skills required to understand skeletal biographies and interpret them in their cultural context at the individual and the

20 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/156 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/157 classics economic social history case study edinburgh’s research with impact phd 3 yrs ft 6 yrs pt available for uk/eu students phd 3 yrs ft 6 yrs pt available for uk/eu students listening to britain’s wartime voices research environment research environment our classics research group is one of the most significant clusters of scholars in the uk working in all areas of the discipline greek and latin language literature and thought greek and roman history from classical greece to late antiquity and greek roman and byzantine literature and history we host one of the largest economic and social history research groupings in the uk staff research interests are wide-ranging including the study of economic development energy policy globalisation slavery urban history consumption material culture museums and collecting leisure

22 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/158 www.ed.ac.uk/pg/159 history scottish history phd 3 yrs ft 6 yrs pt available for uk/eu students phd 3 yrs ft 6 yrs pt available for uk/eu students research environment research environment research interests within history are extremely wide-ranging and include medieval culture religion gender and law historical theory early modern witchcraft and the occult the italian renaissance north america from the colonial era intellectual history from machiavelli to marx genocide nazi and post-war germany russia and the soviet union the cold war and political social and cultural aspects of the history of china japan africa and india in the modern era here in the nation’s capital scottish history is taught by a strong and distinguished team comprising seven core academic staff members plus a number of postdoctoral fellows and associated staff the subject has

26 community as home to more than 100 members of academic staff some 60 honorary professors 390 postgraduate students and 1,150 undergraduates we can offer an extensive knowledge base and support system to help you develop your postgraduate studies to the best of your ability our international postgraduate community represents 29 nationalities making the school the ideal environment in which to share ideas collaborate on research gain new perspectives and meet like-minded individuals we actively encourage our students to become fully involved in academic life offering numerous opportunities to attend events or join specialist interest groups our active programme of workshops seminars conferences and symposia is supplemented with many informal gatherings and events and our student societies – archsoc the classics society and the history society – provide countless opportunities to get to know your fellow students in a non-academic environment learn from distinguished

28 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 applications and fees we have an online application process for all postgraduate programmes it’s a straightforward system with full instructions including details of any supporting documentation you need to submit when applying you will set up an account which lets you save your application and continue at another time full guidance on our application system is available at www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate applying before the scholarship deadline in most cases this deadline is around the end of january for phd applications and around the end of february for msc applications please check well in advance www.ed.ac.uk/hca/funding/phd www.ed.ac.uk/hca/funding/masters general requirements english language requirements our usual entry requirement for postgraduate study is a uk 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent www.ed.ac.uk/international/graduateentry in a subject

32 www.ed.ac.uk/hca the university of edinburgh history classics archaeology postgraduate opportunities 2017 campus map the school is located in a recently renovated and historic building in central edinburgh entrance is through the arch of the old medical school quadrangle on teviot place the school of history classics archaeology entrance is doorway four in the south-west corner of the quadrangle get in touch detailed maps can be found at www.ed.ac.uk/maps contact us taught programmes to discuss any of our taught programmes contact the relevant programme director – see pages 4–17 or visit www.ed.ac.uk/history-classicsarchaeology/graduate-school programmes alternatively you can contact one of our graduate officers history dr felix boecking tel +44 0131 650 3844 email felix.boecking@ed.ac.uk classics dr ben russell tel +44 0131 650 3472 email ben.russell@ed.ac.uk archaeology dr robert leighton tel +44 0131 650 8197 email robert.leighton@ed.ac.uk msc by research and phd

illustration by ailsa johnson ma illustration student the front cover shows a scottish suffragette’s belt with the signature white green and purple colours associated with the suffrage movement it is believed to have been worn in the women’s social and political union procession in edinburgh on 9 october 1909 and is now held by our centre for research collections #drawntoedinburgh this publication is available online at www.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate and can be made available in alternative formats on request please contact communications.office@ed.ac.uk or call +44 0131 650 2252 printed on essential silk fsc mix a forestry stewardship council certified paper stock it was manufactured to iso 14001 certified environmental management standards using an elemental chlorine free process we have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information in this prospectus before going to print however please check online for the most up-to-date information www.ed.ac.uk on 23 june