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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI): History

Institution University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
Department Humanities, Education and Gaelic
Telephone 01463 279190
Study type Taught


What is special about this course? This online programme provides a broader history award, both thematically and geographically, than our MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands.

Throughout the MLitt History you may have the option to investigate the cultural, political, social and economic history of Britain, Europe and the Atlantic World. You will also develop skills in historiographical and primary source research, oral history and palaeography.

Taught from the Centre for History in the Highlands, the MLitt History is available to study anywhere in the world.

Special features ◾The course is taught by a research-active and dynamic team of historians, reflecting staff research expertise. ◾You can study from a distance online through the university’s virtual learning environment (VLE), which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments. ◾You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full masters degree. ◾You will develop key skills in researching different types of primary sources as preparation for work in a related field or further study.

How long will my course last? ◾Full-time: 1 year @ 35 hours per week ◾Part-time (structured): 2 years @ 17.5 hours per week ◾Part-time (unstructured): up to 6 years


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