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  • Qualification

    MLitt - Master of Letters

  • Location

    Orkney College UHI

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What is special about this course?

If you would like the unique opportunity to study Scottish heritage and explore the lived experiences of Scotland's communities then study with us - the only university at the heart of the Highlands of Scotland.

This fully online, interdisciplinary taught postgraduate course is delivered by world-leading experts in their fields and you will be supported throughout by this enthusiastic teaching team.

The course has been developed to attract Scottish, UK and overseas student of Scottish descent or with an interest in Scotland, and those who have businesses with a Scottish theme.

Special features

  • You will be taught by international experts in their fields, including the team at the Institute for Northern Studies
  • The module content is unique - it is interdisciplinary and is delivered to you from the heart of the communities who created the heritage
  • You can explore your own heritage and interests through field and project work, with unparalleled access to resources and communities across Scotland
  • You will study completely online through the university’s virtual learning environment (VLE), which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.

How long will my course last?

Full-time:1 year @ 20 hours per week
Part-time: 2 years @ 10 hours per week

The number of hours per week indicates the total number of hours you should dedicate to the course, which includes time spent in lectures and your own time spent on individual study and research.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of this course, you could consider careers in:

Journalism - newspaper and radio in particular
Governmental agencies such as Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Tourism
Primary school teaching on completion of a PGDE(P)
Secondary school teaching in English and History on completion of a PGDE(S)
Community education
Adult education

You may also be interested in:

Developing your own business
Enhancing existing businesses.

Tuition fees

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£ 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

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