Scandinavian Studies and Social Policy MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE RL64
The languages, history, politics and culture of the Scandinavian countries have long had a considerable impact beyond the Nordic region. This programme enables you to study one or more Scandinavian languages in the context of literature, culture and society, and alongside issues such as:* the distribution of welfare and wellbeing within societies * the policies which influence that distribution**Scandinavian Studies**Edinburgh is the only university in Scotland, and one of only two in the UK, ... READ MORE

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Social Policy
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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75th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
12th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
5th

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

German and Scandinavian Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

German and Scandinavian Studies graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK German and Scandinavian Studies graduate salary
£20,000

Social Policy

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Social Policy graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Social Policy graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, April 2022

Entry requirements
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Source: HESA, 2018

German and Scandinavian Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
French
52%
Spanish
39%
English Literature
38%
German
36%
History
32%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£23,100 per year
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£23,100 per year
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Where you'll study

The University of Edinburgh

George Square Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH8 9JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Edinburgh Waverley  0.3 miles away

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