2:1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject, such as History, Archaeology, Literature, or Ethnology International students whose first language is not English must meet language competency standards as noted on the International page of our website.
BA (Hons) Scottish Cultural Studies; BA (Hons) Scottish History; BA (Hons) Scottish History and Archaeology; BA (Hons) Scottish History and Literature; ◾BA (Hons) Social Sciences; BA (Hons) Literature; BA (Hons) Archaeology; And externally from humanities degrees generally
Months of entry
At least 55 million people world wide claim Scots descent. This exciting and unique new postgraduate course allows the culture of the Highlands and Islands to be explored wherever you are, whether you are part of the Scots diaspora keen to find out about your heritage or just want to find out more about the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Students will be studying folklore, customs, belief systems, music, song, literary heritage and much, much more. Come and immerse yourself in the lived experience of Highlands and islands communities!
- Unique course content not available anywhere else
- You are taught by international experts in the field, including the team at the Centre for Nordic Studies
- We use video conferencing and a virtual learning environment to deliver the course at a distance so you can study from anywhere in the world
- Small class sizes
- You can also choose unique options in palaeography, creative writing and North Atlantic Rim studies
- You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full Masters degree
Where can I study my course?
PgCert: The core modules are:
- The Gaelic Legacy
- The Highlands and Islands Story
- Traditional Customs and Beliefs of the Highlands and Islands
PgDip: The core module is:
- Highlands and Islands Voices
You will also choose two option modules which may include:
- The Language and Paleography of Older Scots
- The North Atlantic World
- Early Scottish and Norse Literature
- The Orkney and Shetland Tongues
- Orkney and Shetland Literature
- Introduction to Screenwriting
- Exploring Creative Writing
To achieve the award of MLitt Highlands and Islands Culture you must complete a research dissertation.
Information for international students
International students whose first language is not English must meet language competency standards as noted on the International page of our website.
Fees and funding
Please see the course page on the website at http://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/courses/mlitt-highlands-and-islands-culture
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- UHI Information Line
- 0845 272 3600