Scottish History and Literature

West Highland College UHI


Fort William Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


If you are passionate about Scotland's past and about reading and would like to turn this interest into a career, the BA (Hons) Scottish History and Literature is ideal.

You will study Scottish literature and Scottish history in a global context, comparing Scotland with the wider world in both disciplines.

The degree covers a range of approaches, from thematic modules that cover a variety of places and historical periods, to concentrated and in-depth studies of a particular group of authors or historical periods.

You will also study language, translation and the interrelation of Scots, Gaelic, English and other languages in Scotland, as well as different approaches to and studies of medieval, early modern and modern history.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC including 2 relevant subjects.

Start Date

September, January




BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

8 years


Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level