B.A. On Campus


The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
12360 GBP/module
1820 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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If you are interested in studying various periods of the past, then the BA (Hons) History degree at The University of the Highlands and Islands is exactly what you are looking for. 


We offer a bachelor degree in History at The University of the Highlands and Islands. Throughout the course you will investigate the cultural, political, social and economic history of Britain, Europe, North America and the wider world.

In the first and second years, you will follow a traditional broad approach to the study of history from the medieval to the modern period. In years three and four, you will examine in-depth particular topics of history, allowing you to study specific places, periods and themes which reflect staff research specialisms. 

Each year, you will build on your analytical and research abilities through a series of skills modules.

Special features

  • You will have the opportunity to focus on the history of Britain and the links to Europe and the wider world
  • Exiting new modules based on staffs' cutting-edge research are offered at upper level
  • You can study full time or part time to suit your personal circumstances
  • Individual modules can be studied for personal or professional development
  • The Centre for History holds regular research seminars to which students are welcome.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Through a glass darkly: the medieval in film
  • War cruel and sharp: a military history of the Hundred Years' War
  • Gender in American culture and society, 1776-1917
  • Death and destruction: the social impact of the Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
  • Lordship, colony, kingdom: the making of Ireland
  • Fight the power: music and the politics of black America
  • The Norman diaspora: conquest, colonisation and assimilation

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

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  • International

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

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


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