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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    The Centre for History UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What is special about this course?

This online programme provides a broader history award, both thematically and geographically, than our MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands.

The MLitt History has been developed in response to demand from potential students for a broad taught postgraduate programme in history and features modules in, for example, maritime, sport and British history, imperial history, palaeography and languages of the North Atlantic, as well as historiography. Taught from the Centre for History in the Highlands, the MLitt History is available from anywhere in the world.

Special features

  • The course is taught by a research-active and dynamic team of historians, reflecting staff research expertise
  • Successful students will be able to proceed from undergraduate study of history, through the MLitt, towards supervised postgraduate historical PhD level research
  • You will have support from expert staff at the Centre for History throughout your studies
  • You can study from a distance online through the university’s virtual learning environment (VLE), which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments
  • You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full masters degree

Over two-thirds of the research conducted by the university’s Centre for History was rated at 4* and 3*, indicating ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ quality, in REF2014 - the latest assessment of UK university research. The ‘Impact’ of the centre's research on the broader economy and society was ranked joint 8th, higher than Oxford, Cambridge and Edinburgh. We are also the highest ranked new history department in the UK.

How long will my course last?

Full-time: 1 year @ 35 hours per week
Part-time (structured): 2 years @ 17.5 hours per week
Part-time (unstructured): up to 6 years

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of this MLitt History, you may wish to pursue a career in:

Teaching
Research
Media, journalism and politics
Community or adult education
Museums and libraries
Heritage and tourism.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 8,820per year

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

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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