Scottish History and Literature BA (Hons)

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Fort William (Scotland)

Price on request

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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fort william (Scotland)

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.

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Where and when

Starts Location
15 September 2016
Fort William
Carmichael Way, PH33 6FF, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Year 1 - CertHE History subjects may include: Scottish history, 1066-1603 Scottish history, 1603-20th century The Atlantic world: the old world meets the new Literature subjects may include: Worlds real and imagined: an introduction to poetry Literary discoveries: an introduction to prose fiction Year 3 - BA History subjects may include: Scotland and Ireland, 1800-1939 Historiographical essay Crown-magnate relations in later medieval northern Scotland Scots in North America Emigration from the Highlands and Islands since 1750 Literature subjects may include: European modernism and the Scottish literary renaissance Renaissance voice, Renaissance vision Gaor Nam Ban: Gaelic women’s poetry 1644-1746 From theorists to theatre: modern dramatic theory and directing plays Homeward bound: 19th and 20th century Scottish and Irish fiction Dream visions and dreamlike encounters in medieval Scottish literature Year 2 - DipHE History subjects may include: The Scottish Highlands Scotland, the North Sea and the Baltic Travelling cultures, global diasporas Literature subjects may include: Male ideals and female desires in medieval Scottish poetry The nature of genius: Scottish and European Romanticism Year 4 - BA (Hons) You must complete a dissertation. In addition you will study subjects which may include: History: Culture and Christianity in the Highlands and Islands, 1742-1893 Mariners and merchants: overseas commerce and familiar networks during the early modern period A Society at War? Scotland, 1296-1403 The Seventeenth Century in the Highlands Literature: Satire: the literary art of attack Engaging with Scottish Calvinism Apocalyptic fictions Auto\biography: time, memory, identity Iarshader to Iraq: Gaelic poetry of conflict from the 19th Century