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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Lews Castle College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This course will give you a range of future employment, advanced study or research opportunities. You will study the two disciplines, based in the Highlands and Islands, yet with an international approach that will prepare you for life beyond university. As you progress through the course, you will choose from a combination of modules, equally balanced between Scottish history and criminology. Over two-thirds of the research conducted by the Centre for History was rated at 4 and 3, indicating ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, in the latest assessment of UK university research quality. The impact of our 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.

Special features: Scottish history modules are taught by experts from the university's Centre for History; This joint honours degree gives you a broad understanding and skills base in global issues in history and criminology; You can study full time or part time to suit your personal circumstances; You can study individual modules for personal or professional development.

Once you have successfully completed your BA (Hons) Scottish History and Criminology, there are a variety of careers you might like to consider. Here is just a taster of the kind of opportunities available to you: Teaching and research; Media and politics; Journalism; Local and national government; Museums and libraries. You can progress from the BA (Hons) Scottish History and Criminology to the following postgraduate course: MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands; MLitt History.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 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, 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

    76th out of 93 4

    71st out of 102 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    120 58%

    42nd

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45 45%

    85th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    81st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    117 59%

    51st

    42
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    83rd

    30

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