University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

Material Culture and Gaidhealtachd History

Students on this course use material culture (artefacts), environment, language and traditions to understand the socio-economic, cultural background and changing circumstances of the region. Students also explore new concepts of land use, conservation and sustainable development. Emphasis is on developing skills in fieldwork, oral interviewing and archival research. Building strong links with local communities, local and national museums and agencies.

Entry requirements

An honours degree in a relevant subject and communicative ability in Gaelic.

Course modules

It is possible to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Master's degree
Modules include: PgCert: Material culture and European ethnology; material culture: research methods; settlement and land use. PgDip: Material culture and European ethnology; material culture: research methods; settlement and land use.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (EU) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 820 per Module (International) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (EU) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 820 per Module (International) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

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