University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

History and Archaeology of the Highlands and Islands

This programme brings together the disciplines of archaeology and history through the study of a specific region, the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in history or archaeology. Students with Honours degrees in a cognate, or strongly-related subjects are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Pgcert, core modules are: archaeology of the highlands and islands; primary sources in history. Option modules, from which students choose 1 from either history or archaeology, may include, history. Any available option modules from the Mlitt history of the Highlands and Islands. these include but are not limited to the clearances; the early modern Northern Isles; the lordship of the Isles; the diaspora; gender and the family in the Highlands; the seventeenth century Highlands; re(presenting) Highland history; Highland sport; the practice and theory of oral history; archaeology: excavation; Viking and Norse in the North Atlantic; Vikings to VE day; Neolithic studies; Iron Age in the Atlantic world; early medieval archaeology; pgdip. Applicants choose 3 further modules from those listed in the pgcert, ensuring an even split across the 2 subjects; mlitt; to achieve the award of Mlitt must complete a research dissertation in history or archaeology.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt On-line study September 2016 GBP 820 per Module (International) 1 years
MLitt On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MLitt On-line study September 2016 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MLitt On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 1 years
MLitt On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (EU) 1 years
MLitt On-line study September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (England) 1 years
MLitt On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (EU) 1 years
MLitt On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (England) 1 years
MLitt On-line study January 2017 GBP 820 per Module (International) 1 years
MLitt On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MLitt On-line study January 2017 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 1 years
MLitt On-line study January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 1 years

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