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Postgraduate Course Catalogue

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Introduction and Glossary of Terms  
Postgraduate Regulations
List of Postgraduate Taught Courses  
Programmes and Modules for 2015 - 2016   
School of Art History

Art History - MLitt (PDF, 171 KB)

History of Photography - (not available 2015-2016)

Museum & Gallery Studies (including National Trust for Scotland Studies) (PDF, 107 KB)

National Trust for Scotland Studies (See Museum and Gallery Studies above)

School of Biology

 Ecosystem-Based Management of Marine Systmes - MSc (PDF, 115 KB)

Marine Mammal Science - MSc (PDF, 120 KB)

Sustainable Aquaculture (PDF, 154 KB)

School of Chemistry

Chemical Science - MSc (PDF, 172 KB)

Chemistry - MPhil (PDF, 170 KB)

School of Classics - including Ancient History, Classical Studies, Greek and Latin

Ancient History

Classical Studies


Greek and Latin


School of Computer Science

Advanced Computer Science - MSc (PDF, 246 KB)

Artificial Intelligence - MSc (PDF, 255 KB)

Computing and Information Technology - MSc (PDF, 261 KB)

Dependable Software Engineering Erasmus Mundus - MSc (PDF, 230 KB)

Human Computer Interaction - MSc (PDF, 280 KB)

Information Technology - MSc (PDF, 215 KB)

Networks and Distributed Systems - MSc (PDF, 251 KB)

Management and Information Technology

Software Engineering - MSc (PDF, 253 KB)

School of Divinity

Bible and Contemporary World (Local and Distance learning modes) (PDF, 106 KB)

Biblical Languages and Literature (PDF, 119 KB)

Scripture and Theology - MLitt (PDF, 126 KB)

Systematic and Historical Theology - MLitt (PDF, 98 KB)

Theology, Imagination and the Arts

Department of Enviornmental and Earth Sciences Geochemistry (not available 2015 - 2016)
School of Economics & Finance

Economics - MSc (PDF, 103 KB)

Finance - MSc (PDF, 96 KB)

Money, Banking and Finance - MSc (PDF, 104 KB)

School of English

Creative Writing - MLitt & MFA (PDF, 103 KB)

Mediaeval English - MLitt (PDF, 140 KB)

Modern and Contemporary Literature and Culture - MLitt (PDF, 135 KB)

Romantic / Victorian Studies (not available 2015-2016)

Shakespeare and Renaissance Literary Culture - MLitt (PDF, 146 KB)

Women, Writing and Gender - MLitt (PDF, 138 KB)

Department of Film Studies Film Studies-MLitt (PDF, 92 KB)
Department of Geography & Sustainable Development

Human Geography

Sustainable Development (PDF, 118 KB)

Sustainable Energy (Word, 34 KB)

Sustainable Development and Environmental Economics (not available 2015 - 2016)

School of History - including Mediaeval, Modern and Scottish History and Middle Eastern Studies

The Book. History and Techniques of Analysis - MLitt (PDF, 100 KB)

Early Modern History MLitt (PDF, 90 KB)

Iranian Studies - MLitt (PDF, 89 KB)

Legal and Constitutional History (not available 2015-2016)

Mediaeval History - MLitt (PDF, 84 KB)

Middle Eastern History - MLitt (PDF, 109 KB)

Modern History - MLitt (PDF, 118 KB)

Reformation Studies

Scottish Historical Studies - MLitt (PDF, 96 KB)

Transnational, Global and Spatial History - MLitt (PDF, 132 KB)

Interdisciplinary Degrees

Central and East European Studies

Environmental History - MLitt (PDF, 143 KB)

Global Health Implementation (PDF, 98 KB)

Health Psychology - MSc (PDF, 83 KB)

Intellectual History - MLitt (PDF, 78 KB)

Management and Information Technlology

Mediaeval Studies

Strategic Studies (not available until 2016 - 2017)

School of International Relations

International Political Theory

International Security Studies

Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies - MLitt (PDF, 141 KB)

Strategic Studies (not available until 2016 - 2017)

Terrorism and Poltiical Violence

Terrorism and Political Violence - distance learning mode (PDF, 89 KB)

School of Management

Banking and Finance

Finance and Management

Human Resource Management

International Business

International Business and Strategy (Joint with Moscow State University)


Management and Information Technology

Management Studies MRes - not available 2015 - 2016


School of Mathematics & Statistics

Applied Statistics and Datamining - MSc (PDF, 93 KB)

Mathematics - MSc (PDF, 161 KB)

Statistics - MSc (PDF, 160 KB)

School of Medicine Global Health Implementation (PDF, 98 KB)
School of Modern Languages - including Arabic & Persian, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish

Comparative Literature - MLitt (PDF, 174 KB)

Crossways in Cultural Narratives Erasmus Mundus Masters (EU)

Cultural Identity Studies - MLitt (PDF, 172 KB)

French Studies - MLitt (PDF, 96 KB)

German Studies - MLitt (PDF, 97 KB)

Italian Studies - MLitt (Word, 34 KB)

Middle Eastern Literary and Cultural Studies - MLitt (PDF, 97 KB)

Russian Studies - MLitt (PDF, 96 KB)

Spanish and Latin American Studies - MLitt (PDF, 97 KB)

Department of Philosophy

Epistemology, Mind and Language - MLitt (PDF, 109 KB)

History of Philosophy - MLitt (PDF, 105 KB)

Logic and Metaphysics - MLitt (PDF, 99 KB)

Moral, Legal and Political Philosophy - MLitt (PDF, 113 KB) 

Philosophy - MLitt (PDF, 150 KB)

School of Physics & Astronomy

Photonics - EngD (PDF, 96 KB)

Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices - MSc (PDF, 103 KB)

Physics - MSc (PDF, 283 KB)

School of Psychology & Neuroscience

Adults with Learning Difficulties who have Significant and Complex Needs (PDF, 189 KB)

Adult Support, Protection and Safeguarding (PDF, 90 KB)

Dementia Care - PG Certificate (PDF, 84 KB)

Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology: The Origins of Mind - MSc (PDF, 108 KB)

Psychology (Conversion) MSc (PDF, 104 KB)

Psychology (MRes) (PDF, 91 KB)

Department of Social Anthropology

Anthropology, Art and Perception - MRes (PDF, 77 KB)

Social Anthropology - MRes (PDF, 91 KB)

Social Anthropology and Amerindian Studies - MRes (PDF, 71 KB)

Index of Postgraduate Modules  

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To view individual modules, click here:


The University will endeavour to deliver modules in accordance with the descriptions set out in this Module Catalogue; however, individual module delivery is dependent on staff availability as well as sufficient student demand.

The University reserves the right to make variations to the content or methods of delivery or examination of modules, to discontinue modules and to merge or combine modules if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary to the University in the context of its wider purposes.

The University cannot accept responsibility for the non-availability of services, teaching and/or examinations out-with its control.


Kitty Macintyre
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+44 (0)1334 463022


Kitty Macintyre
Publications, Print & Design Unit
+44 (0)1334 463022