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Scottish Literature/Sociology MA (Hons)

University of Glasgow

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UCAS CODE LQ32
**Scottish Literature** is the study of the poetry, drama, fiction and prose of Scotland, in English and Scots, from its beginnings in the 14th century to the most contemporary work. The University hosts the only academic unit in the UK exclusively dedicated to the teaching of, and research into, Scottish literature. We are home to the Centre for Robert Burns Studies, which has been awarded over £2 million in funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and which is engaged in the ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

English
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
43rd / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
23rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
26th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-SEP-23
Full Time
4 Years

Literature in English

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 - 88 = 12% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Literature in English

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
87%
History
44%
English Language
18%
Drama
16%
Religious Studies & Theology
15%

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Students from Other UK
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£6,938 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£6,938 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£6,938 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£6,938 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
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£23,520 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£23,520 per year
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Latest Scotland: Literature reviews

Scotland: Literature
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Mary
24 Oct 19

Scottish Literature/Sociology MA (Hons)

As a mature student it’s been positive so far however I do feel that a lot of support is levelled at school leavers. A...
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Student Reviewer
16 Jan 19

History/Scottish Literature MA (Hons)

I love my university experience so far, I really enjoy my subjects and the level of studying I am doing. The other...

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University of Glasgow
CUG ranking
23rd
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( 4.3)
The University of Glasgow welcomes students from over 140 countries around the world, offering a modern learning environment in the largest city in Scotland. The university consists of four colleges: College of Arts College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences College of Science and Engineering College of Social Sciences There are three main campuses making up the university – Dumfries Campus, surrounded by 85 acres of parkland, Garscube Campus, which is home to the outdoor sports facilities, and the neo-Gothic Main Building at Gilmorehill Campus, which is 3 miles away from the city centre, and so beautiful that even wedding functions are held there! Alumni of the university include seven Nobel Prize winners, a Prime Minister and Scotland’s First Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity back in 1933.

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University of Glasgow

University Of Glasgow University Avenue Glasgow
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