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Coastal and Maritime Societies and Cultures MLitt

Online University of the Highlands and Islands Arts, humanities and business

Full time & Part time September, January PgDip, PgCert, Other 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

About the course

What is special about this course?

The sea has often acted as a highway for people living along adjacent coasts and on islands; such communities have frequently experienced closer ties with each other than with places further inland. The MLitt Coastal and Maritime Societies and Cultures explores these environments from an interdisciplinary perspective.

This course is based on the internationally significant and world-class research of the staff involved and is led by the university’s Centre for History, in collaboration with our Archaeology Institute and Institute for Northern Studies. MLitt students will study two modules in history, archaeology and northern studies, and then complete a dissertation. 

This programme will be of interest to those wishing to develop transferable

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Entry Requirements

2:1 honours degree or above (or international equivalent) in: history; Scottish history; archaeology; or culture and heritage studies

Those with degrees in another strongly-related subject will be considered on an individual basis

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Bursaries and special funds

University of the Highlands and Islands Alumni Discount

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