B.A. On Campus

Culture and Heritage

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The BA (Hons) Culture and Heritage programme from The University of the Highlands and Islands, and related joint honours degrees, will appeal to anyone who has a broad interest in Scotland, and in the Highlands and Islands region in particular. 


The Culture and Heritage degree at The University of the Highlands and Islands explores key cultural, literary, language, historical, musical and philosophical issues at a national and regional level.

The programme is aimed at students from a wide range of academic disciplines, who wish to study in this rapidly growing, interdisciplinary field. You can choose your own topics to research for your third year interdisciplinary project and fourth year dissertation, bringing together the multi-disciplinary teaching and learning you will experience throughout your studies.

Special features

  • Gain a unique understanding of Scotland and the communities of the Highlands and Islands – the customs, traditions and values
  • Choose from a range of interdisciplinary subjects to suit your own interests and career path
  • Study full-time or part-time to suit your personal circumstances
  • Individual modules can be studied for personal and professional development

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Interdisciplinary project
  • Perceptions of heritage
  • Visions of the past
  • Scotland in film
  • The Scottish Enlightenment and Highland society
  • People and the natural environment
  • Scottish tradition in philosophy
  • Visual research methods
  • Faeries and fables: the story of Gaelic literature
  • Highland journeys

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 3 Scottish Highers at grade BBC or above OR
  • 2 A levels at grade BC or above
  • At least two should be from the list of relevant academic subjects.
  • Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12360 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1820 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Eu: £1,820


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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