University of St Andrews

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    16,250

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    14,100

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The University of St Andrews (informally known as St Andrews University or simply St Andrews; abbreviated as St And, from the Latin Sancti Andreae, in post-nominals) is a public research university in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland. It is the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland and the third oldest university in the English-speaking world (following Oxford and Cambridge). St Andrews was founded between 1410 and 1413, when the Avignon Antipope Benedict XIII issued a papal bull to a small founding group of Augustinian clergy. St Andrews is made up from a variety of institutions, including three constituent colleges (United College, St Mary's College, and St Leonard's College) and 18 academic schools organised into four faculties.The university occupies historic and modern buildings located throughout the town. The academic year is divided into two terms, Martinmas and Candlemas. In term time, over one-third of the town's population is either a staff member or student of the university.The student body is notably diverse: over 45% of its intake come from over 100 countries outside of the UK, with about one-eighth of the students from the rest of the EU and the remaining third from overseas - 15% from North America alone.The university's sport teams compete in BUCS competitions,and the student body is known for preserving ancient traditions such as Raisin Weekend, May Dip, and the wearing of distinctive academic dress. It is ranked as the third best university in the United Kingdom, behind Oxbridge. The Guardian ranks first in the United Kingdom the Schools of Physics and Astronomy, International Relations, Computer Science, Geography and Mathematics whilst the Complete University Guide ranks Divinity and Middle Eastern and African Studies first.The Times Higher Education World Universities Ranking names St Andrews among the world’s Top 20 Arts and Humanities universities.St Andrews has the highest student satisfaction (joint first) amongst all multi-faculty universities in the United Kingdom.

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MLitt Art History
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Duration: 12 Months
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A postgraduate degree in Art History can be the stimulus for a new career path, consolidate and enhance your undergraduate training, or provide the foundation for the specialised research degrees of the MPhil or PhD. Art History at St Andrews offers students the opportunity to sample a diverse range of subject areas, from early medieval art and architecture to the radical avant gardes of the twentieth century; or to create a specialised pathway of coursework which concentrates upon a specific chronological period, medium or theme.

Type: MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,090
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MLitt Museum and Gallery Studies
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It is aimed at students wanting to start a career in museum or gallery work, and at those looking for a mid-career change. Although the course is based in the School of Art History, applicants can have a degree in any subject. An essential and rewarding aspect of this programme is the opportunity for students to work together to create an exhibition at the University's Gateway Gallery or the St Andrews Museum.

Type: MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition: £17,090
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MSc Ecosystem-based Management of Marine Systems
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The Ecosystem-Based Management of Marine Systems MSc course is jointly organised and delivered by two internationally renowned organisations: The Scottish Oceans Institute (SOI) at the University of St Andrews and the Scottish Marine Institute at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) at Oban on the Scottish west coast. Students study marine environments from the tropics to polar regions as integrated systems, exploring interconnections between the physical environment, biodiversity and the impacts of human activity and resource use.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £20,370
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MSc Marine Mammal Science
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The Masters in Marine Mammal Science is intended to prepare students fully for a professional career involved with conservation of and research into marine mammals. It is, first and foremost, a course in quantitative marine ecology. The degree aims to address the unique scientific challenges of marine mammal physiology and behaviour with strong components of analytical techniques, laboratory work, and research methods. The course is led by members of the world renowned Sea Mammal Research Unit (SMRU).

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £20,370
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MSc Chemical Sciences
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The course is broadly based with flexibility for you to choose from a wide range of modules. Educational aims of the programme include introducing modern Chemical Science concepts and techniques, exploring further advanced researchled topics through a range of optional modules and to equip you with a range of analytical, critical, and communication skills. A key aspect of the programme is undertaking a significant research project for your dissertation. Through this research project you are able to develop skills in one of many areas aligned with the research interests of the School of Chemistry; for example catalysis, surface science, energy materials, chemical biology, synthetic chemistry or structural chemistry.

Type: MSc(Full-Time) Tuition: £20,370
Duration: 12 Months Start Month: September
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MLitt Ancient History
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Duration: 12 Months
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The taught programme in Ancient History is designed to offer postgraduate students the opportunity to study aspects of the ancient world in depth and also to acquire the research training that will enable them to undertake independent research in this discipline. It has flexibility to cater for the differing experiences and needs of individual students while also encouraging a collective sense of intellectual enterprise.

Type: MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,250
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MLitt Classical Studies
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The taught progamme in Classical Studies is designed to offer postgraduate students the opportunity to study aspects of the ancient world in depth and also to acquire the research training that will enable them to undertake independent research in this discipline. It has flexibility to cater for the differing experiences and needs of individual students while also encouraging a collective sense of intellectual enterprise.

Type: MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,250
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MLitt Greek
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme are designed for students who have done a first degree in Greek language and literature. The programmes are designed to offer postgraduate students the opportunity to study aspects of these languages and literatures in depth and also to acquire the research training that will enable them to undertake independent research. The programme in Greek caters for students who have taken Greek to degree level.

Type: MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,250
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MLitt Latin
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme are designed for students who have done a first degree in Latin language and literature. The programmes are designed to offer postgraduate students the opportunity to study aspects of these languages and literatures in depth and also to acquire the research training that will enable them to undertake independent research. The programme in Latin caters for students who have taken Latin to degree level.

Type: MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,250
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MLitt Latin and Greek
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Duration: 12 Months
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This programme is designed for students who have done a first degree in both Greek and Latin. The programmes are designed to offer postgraduate students the opportunity to study aspects of these languages and literatures in depth and also to acquire the research training that will enable them to undertake independent research. The programme in Greek & Latin caters both for students who have taken both languages.

Type: MLitt(Full-Time) Tuition: £16,250
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