University of the Highlands and Islands

Postgraduate Study

  • At the University of the Highlands and Islands you can study one of a growing number of taught postgraduate courses and research degrees in some specialist areas reflecting the unique environment, culture and heritage of our region.
  • Our taught postgraduate courses are often linked to research being carried out by our staff and students.
  • Postgraduate courses can be studies on a full-time and part-time basis and many are available for online study.
  • Visit our website for more information.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 440 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 23%
  • Part Time 77%

Domicile

  • UK 93%
  • Other 7%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 1 103 104
Education 0 90 90
Subjects allied to medicine 0 70 70
Historical & philosophical studies 11 37 48
Languages 11 31 42
Social studies 5 26 31
Physical sciences 12 17 29
Engineering & technology 0 6 6
Creative arts & design 0 5 5
Mass communications & documentation 2 2 4
Medicine & dentistry 4 0 4
Agriculture & related subjects 3 0 3
Biological sciences 1 2 3

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,680
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -