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Literature

The University of the Highlands and Islands

48 months
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12360 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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About

If you are passionate about reading, thinking and writing and would like to turn this interest into a career, the BA (Hons) Literature at The University of the Highlands and Islands is ideal for you.

Overview

You will explore literature in a global context, looking in depth at language and literary history within texts and on the international literary stage.

Studying Literature at The University of the Highlands and Islands is not ‘English’, and nor is it ‘Scottish’. Our modules cover a wide range of authors, in English and translation, as well as theory from classic to contemporary. With a solid foundation in genres and periods in years 1 and 2, and research-based modules in years 3 and 4, our graduates are confident and enthusiastic writers, researchers and readers.

Special features

  • You will study literature in an international context
  • Research strengths (all taught on the degree) include: nation and identity, genre, adaptation, gender, theory/writing/originality, writing of place, nature and the environment, and in particular periods: classical and medieval, renaissance, eighteenth century and romanticism, nineteenth century, and modern and contemporary.
  • All modules in years 3 and 4 are based on staff research, and you’ll be part of a vibrant research culture from your first semester
  • Modules on Gaelic literature in translation are available

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Apocalyptic fictions
  • Science fiction and fantasy
  • Satire: the art of attack
  • Metafication: self-referential texts

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

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
  • Must include English at grade C or above, plus one from the list of relevant subjects (Please note: Higher ESOL is not accepted in place of Higher English for this programme)
  • Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis

Tuition Fee

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  • 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

Funding

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