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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI): Viking Studies

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? The Vikings have been incredibly influential in world history and culture. The Institute for Northern Studies' team will be using their recognised expertise in this area to create this unique and exciting course on offer to students all over the world and to re-evaluate the Vikings; past, present, and future.

Students will be able to critically evaluate key historical, economic, and social developments in the Viking world and analyse the significance and legacy of the cultural history of the Vikings both in isolation and in a wider context temporally and geographically. You will look at Viking iconography in text and film, the role of women, and the significance of runes among other fascinating topics.

As part of the degree, you will study a set of core modules and also have the opportunity to choose from a range of optional modules, bringing the study of the Viking period into a wider perspective.

Special features ◾Unique course content not available anywhere else ◾You are taught by international experts in the field ◾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 literature, language, 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

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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