University of the Highlands and Islands: Highlands and Islands Culture

InstitutionUniversity of the Highlands and Islands
Department Humanities, Education and Gaelic
Web http://www.uhi.ac.uk
Email info@uhi.ac.uk
Telephone 01463 279190
Study type Taught

Summary

At least 55 million people world wide claim Scots descent. This exciting and unique postgraduate course allows the culture of the Highlands and Islands to be explored wherever you are, whether you are part of the Scots diaspora keen to find out about your heritage or just want to find out more about the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Students will be studying folklore, customs, belief systems, music, song, literary heritage and much, much more. Come and immerse yourself in the lived experience of Highlands and islands communities !

• Special features
• Loans for tuition fees are available from the Students Award Agency for Scotland (SAAS) for eligible Scotland domiciled and EU students, and loans for living costs for eligible Scottish students.
• Unique course content not available anywhere else,
• You are taught by international experts in the field, including the team at the Centre for Nordic Studies,
• We use video conferencing and a virtual learning environment to deliver the course so you can study from anywhere in the world,
• Small class sizes,
• You can also choose unique options in palaeography, creative writing and the North Atlantic World,
• You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full Masters degree.

Sponsorship info

From 2017, eligible Scotland domiciled students studying full time can access loans up to 10,000 from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).This comprises a tuition fee loan up to £5,500 and a non-income assessed living cost loan of £4,500. EU students studying full time can apply for a tuition fee loan up to £5500.
Part-time students undertaking any taught postgraduate course over two years up to Masters level who meet the residency eligibility can apply for a for a tuition fee loan up to £2,750 per year.
Full details can be found on the SAAS website. Applications for loans open in April.
Students from the rest of the UK who meet the eligibility requirements may be able to apply for a loan from the Student Loan Company
You may also be able to apply for a government Professional and Career Development Loan
For a comprehensive list of other funding opportunities available at the university, including funding relevant to your nationality, please visit the Scholarships and Funding website. https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/funding-your-studies/

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