University of the Highlands and Islands
Highlands and Islands Literature
This course allows students to study the writers and literatures of the Highlands and Islands, in the communities to which they belong. Trace the footsteps of these inspirational creatives, explore the literary heritage of the area and experience, first hand, the diverse culture of the region. Study explores 3 main themes throughout the course, namely: landscape and identity; the literary and linguistic legacy for the modern period; the place of Highlands and Islands literature in the wider context.
2.1 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in English Literature. A bridging unit entitled A Survey of Scottish Literature is available for those without an English Literature degree or with non standard qualifications. Students with Honours degrees in cognate, or strongly-related subjects, are encouraged to apply.
It is possible to study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full Masters degree Modules include:PgCert: Core modules are: the Gaelic legacy; writers and place; literary iconographies. Option modules include: Historical and cultural perspectives of the North Atlantic Rim; early Scottish literature. PgDip: Core modules are: modern Scottish Gothic; a Tour of the Highlands. Option modules include: exploring creative writing; the language and palaeography of older Scots; the North Atlantic Rim literary context. PgCert: core modules are: the Gaelic legacy; writers and place; literary iconographies. Option modules include: historical and cultural perspectives of the North Atlantic Rim; early Scottish literature. MLitt: to achieve the award of MLitt Highlands and Islands Literature you must complete a research dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MLitt||Distance learning||£ 4,680 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MLitt||Distance learning||£ 7,020 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MLitt||Distance learning||£ 5,850 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||1 years|
|MLitt||Distance learning||£ 5,850 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lews Castle College UHI||Stornoway||HS2 0XR||Scotland|
|Orkney College UHI||Orkney||KW15 1LX||Scotland|
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