Planit


Sustainable Development and Literature

University of the Highlands and Islands

Venues

UHI Argyll, UHI Outer Hebrides, UHI West Highland, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

On this BA (Hons) Sustainable Development and Literature, you will expand your knowledge and critical understanding of the three pillars of sustainability (social, environmental, economic), learn the facts about climate change, explore the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and consider potential and emerging solutions such as the Green New Deals, the concept of ‘degrowth’, and the transition to wellbeing economies, leaving you ideally placed to influence, or indeed become, one of the decision-makers.

You will also explore Literature in a global context, looking in depth at language and literary history within texts and on the international literary stage. Our modules cover a wide range of authors, in English and translation, from the classical to the contemporary. With a solid foundation in genres and periods in years one and two, and research-based modules in years three and four, you will become a confident and enthusiastic writer, researcher, and reader.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC including two relevant subjects.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

D44L

Course Length

4 years

Department

Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals