University of the Highlands and Islands

Inverness  United Kingdom

The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) is an integrated university that offers a broader range of options than any single college or university can. UHI are part of a new breed of tertiary institutions, the only one in Scotland and one of only a few in Europe that offers flexible and supported learning from access level to PhD, which suits more people at more levels for more reasons. We have 31,000 students at the heart of what we do and our greatest strength is the diversity and flexibility of our partnership, which empowers us to deliver more. We are proud of our unique place and deep roots in our communities and this makes our teaching and research more connected to their needs. You’ll find us throughout the Highlands and Islands, Moray and Perthshire and online from wherever you want to study. UHI - where learning means more.

Why study at the University of the Highlands and Islands?

In the 2023 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey UHI rated best in Scotland for the second year in a row

In the 2023 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey UHI scored 92% for student satisfaction

800

postgraduate students

74

programmes

Inverness  United Kingdom

main campus

Business & Management (5) Agriculture (1) Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Politics & Government (30) Environmental Sciences (13) Geography (17) History & Archaeology (19) Forensic & Archaeological Sciences (16) Biological Sciences (4) Nursing & Health (27) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23) Social Work (32) Sociology (33) Engineering (12) Communication & Media Studies (7) Anthropology (2) Education (11) Creative Arts & Design (9) Information Services (20) Mathematics (25) Philosophy (28) Psychology (31) Computer Science (8) Economics (10) Medicine (26) Veterinary Sciences (35) Materials Science (24) Theology & Religious Studies (34) Geology (18)

Upcoming Open Days & Webinars

19

Mar 2024

Open the door to your teaching career

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About the University of the Highlands and Islands

Research Excellence Framework 2021 Nearly 75% of UHI's research has been classified as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ by REF2021.

National Student Survey 2023
UHI scored:

  • 81% for overall student satisfaction, four percentage points higher than the Scottish sector average of 77%.
  • UHI sixth in Scotland for student satisfaction, above twelve other universities across Scotland and third in the UK

Four of UHI’s courses received a 100% satisfaction rate:

  • BA (Hons) Business and Management
  • BSc Oral Health Science
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • BA (Hons) Theological Studies


Departments at the University of the Highlands and Islands




Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and Discretionary Funds may be available to our postgraduate students, Please check our website for more information.

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/funding-your-studies/bursaries-and-scholarships/

Value of Scholarship(s)

Varies

Eligibility

Various - see webpages

Application Procedure

Please see our website for details of the application process for any relevant funds.

Scholarships are available on:

+ MRes Freshwater Biodiversity and Conservation
+ MRes Sustainable Landscapes and Technology in the Built Environment
+ MRes Literature - Eco-literature or Renaissance Drama or Science Fiction and Fantasy

Courses are based at the Institute for Biodiversity and Freshwater Conservation and the Centre for Living Sustainability and are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to achieving sustainable development goals (addressing the biodiversity and climate emergencies and empowering communities).

All courses contain two or three fully taught modules and an extended research project.

Value of Scholarship(s)

The scholarship funding covers tuition fees and a support grant for project related costs such travel and consumables. A stipend is not provided.

Eligibility

Application deadline: 31st August 2023.

Course start date: September 2023.

For MRes Literature programmes expression of interest is required by 8 October 2023 with final applications submitted by 8 December 2023

To apply send a CV and a cover letter, including your research interests in relation to the course content, to melanie.manwaring-mckay.ic@uhi.ac.uk

Application Procedure

The scholarship funding covers tuition fees and a support grant for project related costs such travel and consumables. A stipend is not provided.

To apply send a CV and a cover letter, including your research interests in relation to the course content, to melanie.manwaring-mckay.ic@uhi.ac.uk

A 10% discount in tuition fee is available to degree graduates from the University of the Highlands and Islands on any of our taught postgraduate courses.

The alumni discount applies only to the tuition fee element and does not apply to any additional costs which may be required to complete the course.

The discount cannot be applied retrospectively and must be requested before or at the time of paying the first year fee.

The alumni discount is not available in conjunction with any bursary or scholarship or combinable with any discounts from the university.

Value of Scholarship(s)

10% discount on tuition fees

Eligibility

Degree graduates from the University of the Highlands and Islands are eligible for 10% discount on the relevant tuition fee for any of our taught postgraduate courses.

Application Procedure

Eligible degree alumni must request and have confirmation of the 10% tuition fee discount preferably during the admissions process, but certainly prior to payment of fees and/or enrolment.


Register your interest with the University of the Highlands and Islands


Main campus

University of the Highlands and Islands

Inverness

Scotland

United Kingdom