■ An honours degree in a relevant subject ■ Communicative ability in Gaelic
Gaelic and Related Studies Scheme.
Months of entry
This postgraduate course in Material Culture and Gàidhealtachd History is delivered entirely through Scottish Gaelic. It offers students a unique opportunity to develop original, in-depth perspectives on Gaelic-speaking areas in Scotland (and further afield). You will use material culture (artefacts), environment, language and traditions to understand the socio-economic, cultural background and changing circumstances of the region.
You will also explore new concepts of land use, conservation and sustainable development.
Dig deep and discover more about the Gaelic past, its present and its future potential.
- A ground-breaking interdisciplinary postgraduate degree about the Gàidheadltachd, taught in Gaelic, from a Gaelic perspective, by internationally recognised scholars
- Emphasis on developing skills in fieldwork, oral interviewing and archival research
- Building strong links with local communities, local and national museums and agencies
- You will study through supported online learning using the university's virtual learning environment (VLE)
- You are also required to attend an induction session offered face-to-face at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI on the Isle of Skye or through distance online delivery
- This course may be studied by international students from your home country
Where can I study my course?
- Material culture and European ethnology
- Material culture: research methods
- Settlement and land use
- Historical perspectives
- Contemporary issues
- Environment and Sustainability
- Regions and identities
- Migration: cultural continuity and change
To achieve the award of MSc, you must complete a research dissertation
Information for international students
◾This course may be studied by international students from your home country
Fees and funding
Enquiries from employers for multiple student registrations are welcome and special fee arrangements may apply.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- UHI Information line
- 0845 272 3600