University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Gaelic and Media Studies University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

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Course summary

If you aspire to a career in the Gaelic media, then this innovative and cutting-edge BA (Hons) Gaelic and Media Studies degree will give you the ideal springboard into this exciting and fast-paced industry.Once you have gained fluency in Gaelic you will learn how to apply your language skills to a range of exciting and contemporary modules related to the media workplace. These elements are largely theory based and they are designed to develop your understanding of the cultural, social, political and technological contexts within which the media operates, with a particular focus on broadcasting, the internet and film.Using state-of-the-art digital technology you will take on a practical project, allowing you to put all your theory skills into practice and gain a more rounded and relevant experience.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code QP53
Institution code H49
Campus name Sabhal Mor Ostaig UHI
Campus code K

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level BC
Scottish Higher BBC preferably including Gaelic at B or above

You will be required to attend an interview to assess your Gaelic language skills.
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic 58.0 58 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT) 80.0 Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,000 * Year 1
EU £1,820 * Year 1
International £11,650 * Year 1
England £9,000 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,000 * Year 1
Scotland £1,820 * Year 1
Wales £9,000 * Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

For RUK students studying a consecutive four year full-time degree, only years 1, 2 and 3 incur the fees stated, year 4 is free. For 5-year integrated masters degrees these fees are incurred for 4 of the 5 years. For full details on fees and funding please visit https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/first-steps/how-much-will-it-cost/

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ


Course contact details

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University Admissions Office

01463 279190


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