The Master of Arts in Fashion and Textile Design offers a world-class educational experience that will prepare students for the fashion career of their choice. Participants will refine their design skills whilst being encouraged to search and develop their own style.
This innovative programme explores film curatorship and exhibition using a combination of rigorous academic study and applied project work. You will discover how to take film to audiences and ways to conceptualise and manage exhibitions in a rapidly transforming environment.
You will gain an advanced, interdisciplinary understanding of the history, modern politics and culture of the Islamic Middle East, and explore the paradigms behind the various disciplines within this field.
The programme examines a range of US literary and historical contexts, introducing ways in which the production of an idea of 'America' is variously achieved and contested between 1776 and the present.
This unique, interdisciplinary programme provides students with a professional grounding in the fields of Celtic and Scottish Studies. It caters for a wide range of interests, with pathways in Traditional Arts and Culture, 12ieval and Early Modern Celtic and Gaelic Development and Policy.
This programme offers students an introduction to the study of the ways in which writing in English has shaped or 12iated political identities in England, Scotland and Ireland.
Contemporary Japanese culture is a dazzling fusion of western and eastern traditions adapted to a hypermodern way of life. And although these traditions remain resilient, Japan is firmly in the vanguard of post-industrial nations facing a wide range of domestic issues and diverse global challenges.
This programme examines a range of literary and theoretical contexts, introducing ways that writing and imagination shape and share in cultural and political processes.
The 12ieval Literatures and Cultures MSc at Edinburgh is a flexible programme, allowing for either a specifically literary focus or a broader ranging and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Middle Ages.
As well as inviting the comparative study of literary works of different linguistic and cultural origins, this absorbing programme encourages you to explore the interrelation between literature and the other arts, such as music, visual arts and film.
This unique and stimulating programme allows you to explore crucial concepts in the development of film theory and film-philosophy with an emphasis on auteur cinema. We aim to give our students the opportunity to engage seriously with the analysis of film.
Offering two years of study (double that of most masters programmes) and a funded six-month placement at Fudan University’s prestigious International Cultural Exchange School, this programme draws on a wide range of expertise in Chinese studies.
This programme is based at the University’s Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies, which has an international reputation for research excellencein modern Chinese literature, 12ia and mass culture.
Our internationally recognised postgraduate degree in creative writing is now available online to study, wherever you are in the world, as a three-year, part-time programme. The programme enables you to focus in depth on your creative practice, at a pace that allows for work and family commitments. This online programme offers the same qualification as the on-campus programme but the content and method of delivery are designed for online learning.
Based at the University’s internationally recognised Centre for the History of the Book, this programme brings together theory and practice to explore cultural history, intensive archival research and the latest intellectual developments in this specialised field.
This programme, presented by established authors and poets, will give you the opportunity to focus in depth on your own practice, and develop both creative and critical skills through a combination of weekly workshops and seminars. In a supportive yet challenging environment, including discussion of your work with fellow students, you will hone your vision and develop a unique voice. As the first UNESCO World City of Literature, Edinburgh is the ideal setting for an exploration of your literary potential, and we will encourage you to become involved in the creative life of the city.
With two of the leading economic powers situated in East Asia and a huge potential for regional conflict as well as cooperation, East Asia will be the focus of future global politics.
Developed in the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW) – a ground breaking UK government initiative established here at Edinburgh – and housed in the department of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (IMES), this two-year programme offers a unique opportunity for in-depth study of Arabic language and region-specific culture, history and politics. For12 with the aim of creating the UK’s leading resource for Arab world expertise, the resources and high profile of CASAW and IMES will see you graduate with a strong and prestigious qualification.