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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI): Highlands and Islands Literature

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

Summary

What is special about this course? This exciting taught postgraduate literature course allows you 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.

You will study three 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

You will benefit from lectures and seminars by local writers, and the team at the Institute for Northern Studies. Our small classes will give you a more personal study experience during this masters course in Highlands and Islands Literature.

Special features ◾Lectures and seminars by local writers ◾A creative writing module ◾The chance to study and explore the Highland and Islands at the same time ◾You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full masters degree ◾You can attend the course full time or part time or from a distance using our online and video conference technologies, which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments

How long will my course last? ◾Full-time:1 year @ 20 hours per week ◾Part-time structured: 2 years @ 10 hours per week

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