Culture, Heritage with Gaelic Studies

UHI North, West and Hebrides


Auchtertyre Campus, Broadford Campus, Fort William Campus, Gairloch Campus, Kilchoan Campus, Kinlochleven Campus, Mallaig Campus, Portree Campus, Strontian Campus, Ullapool Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)


The BA (Hons) Culture and Heritage with Gaelic Studies will appeal to anyone with a broad interest in the Highlands and Islands region and Scotland in general. On this course, you will have the opportunity to learn the Gaelic language from native speakers or enhance any language skills you may already have, and can choose to study in English or Gaelic in a number of modules. You willl also have the choice of writing your end of year projects in English or Gaelic in your third and fourth years.

You will study a wide range of subjects, allowing you to explore the key cultural, historical, literary, language, musical and philosophical issues of the region at both national and regional levels, as well as placing them within a global context. The programme covers everything from art, film and literature, to museums, Vikings and plants.

The programme is aimed at anyone who wishes to study in the distinctive fields of culture, heritage and Gaelic language studies. You can set your own research agendas, choosing your own topics for study at all levels and bringing together the multi-disciplinary teaching and learning you will experience throughout your studies.

Entry Requirements

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

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time



Course Length

4 years


Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level