B.A. On Campus

Culture, Heritage and Archaeology

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Culture, Heritage and Archaeology joint degree at The University of the Highlands and Islands gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in both the cultural and physical identities of the Scottish Highlands and Islands. 


We offer a bachelor degree in Culture, Heritage and Archaeology at The University of the Highlands and Islands. As well as exploring the fascinating and varied cultural heritage of the region, you will also acquire the practical skills required for archaeological fieldwork, surveying and post-excavation.

Archaeology is closely linked to the distinctive cultural heritage of the Highlands and Islands as well as wider Scotland, and you will develop a wealth of skills in both disciplines through your studies and fieldwork. Your research skills will be refined throughout the course, enhancing your career prospects as well as equipping you for progression to postgraduate study.

Special features

  • Study Highlands and Islands culture, heritage and archaeology in a global context
  • Undertake highly practical modules, allowing you to develop 'on-the-job' skills needed by the modern archaeologist
  • Choose from a range of interdisciplinary subjects to suit your own interests and career path, including an optional museum studies module
  • Study full-time or part-time to suit your personal circumstances
  • Individual modules can be studied for personal and professional development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perceptions of heritage
  • Visions of the past
  • Scotland in film
  • Scottish Enlightenment and Highland society
  • Archaeological sciences
  • Archaeology and interpretation
  • Prehistory of the Highlands and Islands
  • Historical archaeology of the Highland and Islands

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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