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Postgraduate Course Catalogue

2015 - 2016 PDF files

illustrative of current session; indicative, but not definitive for future sessions

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TO view our offerings as a complete document, see: Postgraduate Course Catalogue 2015 - 2016 (PDF, 17,284 KB)

SectionPDF file
Introduction and Glossary of Terms  Introduction and Glossary of Terms (PDF, 83 KB)
Postgraduate Regulations
List of Postgraduate Taught Courses  Postgraduate Taught Programmes 2015 - 2016 (PDF, 86 KB)
Programmes and Modules for 2015 - 2016   
School of Art History

Art History - MLitt (PDF, 322 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, 155 KB)

School of Chemistry

Chemical Science - MSc (PDF, 172 KB)

Chemistry - MPhil (PDF, 173 KB)

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

Ancient History - MLitt (PDF, 233 KB)

Classical Studies - MLitt (PDF, 207 KB)

Greek - MLitt (PDF, 158 KB)

Greek & Latin - MLitt (PDF, 228 KB)

Latin - MLitt (PDF, 173 KB)

School of Computer Science

Advanced Computer Science - MSc (PDF, 254 KB)

Artificial Intelligence - MSc (PDF, 256 KB)

Computing and Information Technology - MSc (PDF, 265 KB)

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

Human Computer Interaction - MSc (PDF, 260 KB)

Information Technology - MSc (PDF, 216 KB)

Networks and Distributed Systems - MSc (PDF, 261 KB)

Management and Information Technology (PDF, 337 KB)

Software Engineering - MSc (PDF, 260 KB)

School of Divinity

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

Biblical Languages and Literature (PDF, 130 KB)

Scripture and Theology - MLitt (PDF, 126 KB)

Systematic and Historical Theology - MLitt (PDF, 99 KB)

Theology, Imagination and the Arts - MLitt (PDF, 77 KB)

Department of Environmental and Earth Sciences Geochemistry MSc - indicative information for 2016-2017 (PDF, 338 KB) (not available 2015 - 2016)
School of Economics & Finance

Economics - MSc (PDF, 114 KB)

Finance - MSc (PDF, 98 KB)

Finance and Economics - MSc (Indicative information only - launching 2016/7 (PDF, 737 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, 91 KB)
Department of Geography & Sustainable Development

Human Geography - MRes (PDF, 108 KB)

Sustainable Development (PDF, 119 KB)

Sustainable Energy (PDF, 87 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, 139 KB)

Intellectual History - MLitt (PDF, 78 KB)

Iranian Studies - MLitt (PDF, 89 KB)

Legal and Constitutional Studies (not available 2015-2016)

Mediaeval History - MLitt (PDF, 85 KB)

Middle Eastern History - MLitt (PDF, 121 KB)

Modern History - MLitt (PDF, 123 KB)

Reformation Studies - MLitt (PDF, 129 KB)

Scottish Historical Studies - MLitt (PDF, 97 KB)

Transnational, Global and Spatial History - MLitt (PDF, 128 KB)

Interdisciplinary Degrees

Central and East European Studies

Environmental History - MLitt (PDF, 143 KB)

Global Health Implementation (PDF, 89 KB)

Health Psychology - MSc (PDF, 83 KB)

Intellectual History - MLitt (PDF, 78 KB)

Management and Information Technology (PDF, 337 KB)

Management and Information Technology (PDF, 337 KB)

Mediaeval Studies - MLitt (PDF, 104 KB)

Strategic Studies (not available until 2016 - 2017)

School of International Relations

International Political Theory - MLitt (PDF, 166 KB)

International Security Studies (PDF, 166 KB)

Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies - MLitt (PDF, 148 KB)

Peace and Conflict Studies - MLitt (PDF, 149 KB)

Strategic Studies (not available until 2016 - 2017)

Terrorism and Political Violence - full time mode (PDF, 105 KB)

Terrorism and Political Violence - distance learning mode (PDF, 88 KB)

School of Management

Banking and Finance (PDF, 129 KB)

Finance and Management (PDF, 197 KB)

 Human Resource Management (PDF, 216 KB)

International Business (PDF, 198 KB)

International Business and Strategy (Joint with Moscow State University) - not available 2015 - 2016

Management (PDF, 199 KB)

Management and Information Technology (PDF, 337 KB)

Management Studies MRes - not available 2015 - 2016

Marketing (PDF, 198 KB)

School of Mathematics & Statistics

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

Mathematics - MSc (PDF, 162 KB)

Statistics - MSc (PDF, 161 KB)

School of Medicine Global Health Implementation (PDF, 89 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) (PDF, 238 KB)

Cultural Identity Studies - MLitt (PDF, 172 KB)

French Studies - MLitt (PDF, 96 KB)

German and Compararative Literature - MLitt/MA with Bonn (PDF, 173 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, 104 KB)

History of Philosophy - MLitt (PDF, 104 KB)

Logic and Metaphysics - MLitt (PDF, 105 KB)

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

Philosophy - MLitt (PDF, 154 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, 85 KB)

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

Psychology (Conversion) MSc (PDF, 105 KB)

Psychology (MRes) (PDF, 91 KB)

Department of Social Anthropology

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

Social Anthropology - MRes (PDF, 92 KB)

Social Anthropology and Amerindian Studies - MRes (PDF, 72 KB)

Social Anthropology with Pacific Studies - MRes (PDF, 67 KB)

Index of Postgraduate Modules  

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To view individual modules, click here:


The University will use all reasonable measures to deliver courses of study as they are outlined at the time of offer. However, as a research intensive institution, the University ensures that its teaching is based on and references the research and related interests of its staff, which may change from time to time.

We are also mindful of the best use of our resources to ensure the highest quality experience for our students. As a result, programmes and modules are regularly reviewed with the aim of enhancing students' learning experience.

Any changes are made with due consideration to minimising impact, safeguarding academic standards and assuring quality, and are described at:


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