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University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands offers a growing number of taught postgraduate courses in some very specialist areas, reflective of the unique environment, culture and heritage of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

851 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 33%
  • Part Time 67%

Domicile

  • UK 91%
  • EU 3%
  • Other 6%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 0 230 230
Other 15 100 115
Geography & Environmental Science 45 25 70
Business & Management Studies 0 70 70
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 60 60
Agriculture & Forestry 5 55 60
History 10 40 50
Archaeology 0 40 40
Nursing 0 35 35
Sociology 5 20 30
Biological Sciences 15 10 25
Music 0 15 15
Physics & Astronomy 15 0 15
Art & Design 0 10 10
Celtic Studies 5 10 10
Theology & Religious Studies 10 0 10
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 5 0 5
Computer Science 0 5 5
Linguistics 5 0 5
Chemical Engineering 0 5 5
English 5 0 5
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 5 5
Psychology 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Please refer to the university website for details.