University of Glasgow
Geography/Scottish Literature MA (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in literature in English

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of literature in English at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22500 £21000 £26000
25-75 percentile range £19500 - £26500 £16000 - £25000 £20000 - £31000


Salary of all UK Graduates of literature in English

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24274 £23597 £28591
25-75 percentile range £20982 - £27764 £18816 - £28970 £22171 - £36430

Course Description

GEOGRAPHY: - Geography is the study of the surface of the Earth as the site of human living and working. It considers the variability in physical and human landscapes, along with the interrelationships binding them together. This degree programme is accredited by the Institute of Environmental Sciences and the Royal Geographical Society. SCOTTISH LITERATURE: - 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 production of a new, multi-volume, scholarly edition of the works of Scotland's national poet.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Geography/Scottish Literature MA (Hons) at University of Glasgow

17% Administrative occupations
15% Information Technology Professionals
15% Skilled trades occupations
10% Finance Professionals
8% Information Technology Professionals
6% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
4% Elementary occupations
4% Sales occupations
4% Administrative occupations
3% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for literature in English


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Geography/Scottish Literature, MA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #2 
    • #50 
    Geography
    QS World University Rankings By Subject
    [Published 22 March, 2023]
    • #3 
    • #76 
    Geography
    GRAS Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - ShanghaiRanking
    [Published 19 July, 2022]
    • #2 
    • #101 
    Social Sciences
    THE World University Rankings by Subject
    [Published 26 October, 2022]

See all 35 university rankings of University of Glasgow

About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Where is this programme taught

Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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