Scottish History and Politics BA (Hons)

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

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Fort william (Scotland)

By combining the two distinct but complementary subjects of Scottish History and Politics, this joint honours degree will give you a range of future employment, advanced study or research opportunities.

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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

History Politics

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 Politics subjects may include: Conflict and the balance of power Introduction to politics Politics of the British Isles Year 3 - BA History subjects may include: Historiographical essay Scotland and Ireland, 1800-1939 Scots in North America Crown-Magnate relations in later medieval Northern Scotland Emigration from the Highlands and Islands since 1750 Politics subjects may include: Advanced social research methods Devolution, federalism and territorial Politics European politics Modern political ideas Wars of the Promised Land Year 2 - DipHE History subjects may include: The Scottish Highlands Scotland, the North Sea and the Baltic Travelling cultures, global diasporas Politics subjects may include: History of political ideas Scottish politics Comparative politics Year 4 - BA (Hons) You must complete a dissertation. In addition you will study subjects which may include: History subjects 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 Politics subjects Principles and issues in global politics Political theory Terrorism and unconventional warfare Transforming regimes in eastern Europe