Event Detail

Graduate Study in the UK, University of Edinburgh Visit

Tom McGlew, of the University of Edinburgh, will be a available to discuss opportunities for graduate study in Great Britain.  He will explain: how the current structures of graduate work in Britain have evolved in recent years;  how 'taught' and  research-focused masters degree programmes differ;  what British  universities look for in American applicants;  how long it takes to complete a degree; how much graduate study costs in Britain; what possibilities exist for financial aid; and how to choose the program that is right for you.
       In addition, he will discuss graduate study specifically at the  University of Edinburgh, which is currently ranked as the fifth best university in Europe, and answer questions both about Edinburgh and the British system generally.
       Tom is an American who has made his academic career in Britain.  Until recently he was Associate Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Chair of the Sociology Department at the University of Edinburgh.

Location

Knobloch Campus Center Alvarez 302 - Morcott Room

Event Type

Presentation

Contact

Kniple, Jeff W
jekniple@davidson.edu