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Culture, Heritage and Archaeology

Entry requirements


A level

B,C

At least two should be from the list of relevant academic subjects: English, History, Geography, Modern Studies, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Religious Education, Media Studies, Language subjects, Maths, Classical Studies, Sciences subjects (Human Biology and Biology will be counted as 2 separate subjects)

Scottish Higher

B,B,C

At least two should be from the list of relevant academic subjects: English, History, Geography, Modern Studies, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Philosophy, Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, Religious Education, Media Studies, Language subjects, Maths, Classical Studies, Sciences subjects (Human Biology and Biology will be counted as 2 separate subjects)

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72-75

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About this course


Course option

4.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

Cultural studies

Archaeology

This joint degree gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in both the cultural and physical identities of the Scottish Highlands and Islands. As well as exploring the fascinating and varied cultural heritage of the region, you will also acquire the practical skills required for archaeological fieldwork, surveying and post excavation.

Archaeology is closely linked to the distinctive cultural heritage of the Highlands and Islands, as well as wider Scotland, and you will develop a wealth of skills in both disciplines through your studies and fieldwork. Your research skills will be refined throughout the course enhancing your career prospects as well as equipping you for progress to postgraduate study.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£12,360
per year
International
£12,360
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£1,820
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Moray College UHI

Argyll College UHI

Orkney College UHI

West Highland College UHI

Inverness College UHI

Shetland UHI

Department:

Humanities, Education and Gaelic

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Sociology

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

92%
UK students
8%
International students
37%
Male students
63%
Female students
82%
2:1 or above
38%
First year drop out rate

Archaeology

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

86%
UK students
14%
International students
38%
Male students
62%
Female students
65%
2:1 or above
21%
First year drop out rate

After graduation


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History and archaeology

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Lower entry requirements
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