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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

665 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 33%
  • Part Time 67%

Domicile

  • UK 90%
  • EU 4%
  • Other 6%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 0 190 190
Business & Management Studies 0 70 70
Geography & Environmental Science 30 25 55
History 5 50 55
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation & Tourism 5 45 45
Sociology 5 30 35
Archaeology 0 35 35
Biological Sciences 5 15 15
Celtic Studies 5 15 15
Agriculture & Forestry 0 15 15
Physics & Astronomy 10 0 10
Theology & Religious Studies 10 0 10
English 5 0 5
Music 0 5 5
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 5 5
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 5 0 5
Psychology 5 5 5
Marketing 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,000
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Please refer to the university website for details.