Culture, Heritage and Scottish History

UHI Argyll


Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


Combining the complementary subjects of culture and heritage with Scottish history, this joint degree covers the key aspects of Scottish life from early history through to the modern day. You will explore culture, history, language, literature and much more, focusing on the Highlands and Islands within a national and international context, preparing you for life beyond university.

As you progress through the course you will choose from a combination of modules equally balanced between the two disciplines. You will have the opportunity to participate in an optional museum studies module, as well as possible volunteering positions across the Highlands.

Special features:

You can study Highlands and Islands culture, heritage and history in a global context. Flexible choices enable you to develop key strengths as you progress through the degree towards your chosen career. You will gain and polish your research skills. Flexible study options will allow you to fit your studies around your personal circumstances. You can study individual modules for personal or professional development.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC including 2 relevant subjects. HNC Social Science may give you entry to year 2.

Progression Routes

Postgraduate study

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

4 years


Social Sciences

SCQF Level