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This is the only course of its kind that focuses on studying the history, culture, literature, archaeology and language of the Orkney and Shetland Islands; communities of significant strategic importance through the ages.
Come with us on a journey to explore the islands’ unique culture and heritage, delivered by the prize-winning Institute for Northern Studies team.
You will be able to progress on to research degrees once you have completed this Orkney and Shetland Studies course and you will have gained valuable personal development skills along the way.
• 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.
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2.1 honours degree or above (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject, such as History, Archaeology, Literature or Ethnology. Other disciplines, such as history, human geography and the social sciences, will also be considered
In 2019/20 per module (20 credits): Scottish on-site / EU on-site £560; Scottish online £560; RUK on-site £650; RUK online and EU online £650; International onsite £1260; International online £900. Masters degree (6 modules + dissertation)
At the University of the Highlands and Islands our reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum. At postgraduate level many of our courses can be studied fully online from anywhere in the world; others are campus-based, where you will have access to research-active subject specialists. We are a multi-campus university with centres across the north of Scotland. Some courses area available in one location only, for others you may have a choice of campus.Read more
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