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Course summary

What is special about this course? This exciting taught postgraduate literature course allows you to study the writers and literatures of the Highlands and Islands, in the communities to which they belong. Trace the footsteps of these inspirational creatives, explore the literary heritage of the area and experience, first hand, the diverse culture of the region. You will study three main themes throughout the course, namely: ◾landscape and identity ◾the literary and linguistic legacy for the modern period ◾the place of Highlands and Islands literature in the wider context You will benefit from lectures and seminars by local writers, and the team at the Institute for Northern Studies. Our small classes will give you a more personal study experience during this masters course in Highlands and Islands Literature. Special features ◾Lectures and seminars by local writers ◾A creative writing module ◾The chance to study and explore the Highland and Islands at the same time ◾You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip or full masters degree ◾You can attend the course full time or part time or from a distance using our online and video conference technologies, which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments How long will my course last? ◾Full-time: 1 year @ 20 hours per week ◾Part-time (structured): 2 years @ 10 hours per week Please note that UHI North Highland, UHI Outer Hebrides and UHI West Highland have changed their names to become UHI North, West and Hebrides. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.


Entry requirements

◾2:1 honours degree or above (or international equivalent) in English Literature ◾Applicants with a 2:1 honours degree in another strongly-related subject will be considered on an individual basis ◾A bridging unit entitled 'A Survey of Scottish Literature' is available for those without an English Literature degree or with non-standard qualifications


Fees and funding

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Highlands and Islands Literature at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS