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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Highland Theological College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

What is special about this course?

The joint honours degree in history and literature allows you to turn your passion for the past and for writing into an interesting career.

The BA (Hons) History and Literature covers a range of approaches, from thematic modules that cover a variety of places and historical periods, to concentrated and in-depth studies of a particular group of authors or periods of history.

Each year, you will build on your analytical and research abilities through a series of skills modules.

You can also choose to specialise in Scottish History at the upper levels and graduate with a BA (Hons) Scottish History and Literature degree.

Special features

  • You will explore literature and history in a local and global context
  • The degree can be studied full time or part time to suit your personal circumstances
  • You can study individual modules for personal or professional development
  • You can specialise in Scottish History at the upper levels to enable you to exit with a Scottish History and Literature degree
  • The humanities staff at UHI specialise in high quality video-conference teaching supported by a dynamic virtual learning environment and expansive online resources
  • There are opportunities to volunteer at local museums and archives, and occasional voluntary field trips in the university's region also enhance the experience of your degree
  • Exciting new modules based on staffs' cutting-edge research are offered at upper level

What can I do on completion of my course?

Once you have successfully completed your BA (Hons) History and Literature, you might like to consider careers in:

  • Teaching and education
  • Libraries and Archives
  • Museums and the heritage sector
  • The media and journalism
  • Publishing
  • Government (local and national)
  • Non-profit-making organisations
  • Research at postgraduate level
  • Research in the business and corporate sector
  • Creative arts
  • Marketing and PR

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,360per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : BC

At least two should be from the list of relevant academic subjects:English, History, Geography, Modern Studies, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Religious Education, Media Studies, Language subjects, Maths, Classical Studies, Sciences subjects (Human Biology and Biology will be counted as 2 separate subjects)

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 90 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    132 68%

    31st

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    64th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    41st

    40

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