History and Criminology

UHI North Highland


Thurso Campus, Dornoch Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The BA (Hons) History and Criminology covers a range of approaches, from thematic modules that cover a variety of places and historical periods, to concentrated and in-depth studies of the changing nature of crime and the social, political, historical and individual forces behind these changes.

Over two-thirds of the research conducted by the Centre for History was rated at 4* and 3*, indicating ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, in the latest assessment of UK university research quality.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC or above including 2 relevant subjects.

For some optional modules you will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

You can progress from the BA (Hons) History and Criminology to the following postgraduate courses:
MLitt British Studies; MLitt Coastal and Maritime Societies and Cultures; MLitt History; MLitt History and Archaeology of the Highlands and Islands; MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands; MLitt Highlands and Islands Literature.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level