The BA (Hons) Scottish History and Theology, led by expert staff at Highland Theological College UHI and the UHI Centre for History, provides a distinctive study opportunity by combingin two different but complementary subjects.
The history element provides a thorough examination of Scotland’s place in history in relation to Britain, Europe and the wider world. The theology element provides for the study of all the main traditions, although Highland Theological College UHI stands in the evangelical and Reformed tradition of Christian theology.
Entry to year one:
Advanced entry to year two:
History subjects, from which you will choose two, may include:
Theology subjects may include:
You will study two further option modules from a range of history, theology and other humanities subjects.
You will undertake an extended writing modules in one of the two disciplines - a histographical essay or theology project.
Depending on whether you opt for the histographical essay, you will also choose two or three history modules. The list below gives an indication of the modules, however availability rotates each year:
You will also study two or three theology subjects, depending on whether you choose to do the theology project. These modules may include:
You will choose two history subjects which may include:
In theology you will study:
You will also choose one option module from a range of humanities subjects.
You will complete a dissertation in history or theology. You will also study one option module from your chosen dissertation subject plus three option modules from the other subject. The following lists show all the options, however they are again available on a rotation basis each year.
History subjects may include:
Theology subjects may include:
You will learn through a combination of face-to-face and video conference lectures and online study via the university’s virtual learning environment (VLE) with support from your tutors.
For students normally domiciled in Scotland or the European Union/EEA (outside of the UK) and with a term time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Full-time (120 credit modules) per year
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year||£645|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)||£215|
For students normally domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland) and with a term time address in Scotland studying this course full time, the following fees apply:
|Year 1||CertHE||£8,000 p.a.|
|Year 2||DipHE||£8,000 p.a.|
|Year 3||Degree||£8,000 p.a.|
*4th year free only for students studying full-time who have paid for the previous 3 years at the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Part-time (per 20 credit module) - £1,340 (2016-17)
Fees are payable in advance each academic year unless otherwise agreed.
There are a number of funding options available to UK and EU students to help you pay for your studies and your cost of living whilst studying.
For students who do not normally reside in the UK or European Union and with a term-time address in Scotland, the following fees apply:
|Full-time (120 credit modules) per year||£10,000|
|Part-time (structured) (3 x 20 credit modules) per year***||£5,040|
|Part-time (unstructured per module) (per 20 credit module)***||£1,680|
***There is no part-time study option for Tier 4 sponsored international students.
Further information on international course fees.
A no fee increase guarantee is available for self-funding full-time and structured part-time RUK and International undergraduate students for continuous and contiguous study for the same award, up to the permitted standard time limit for the relevant award.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
Once you have successfully completed your BA (Hons) Scottish History and Theology, you might like to consider careers in:
You can progress from the BA (Hons) Scottish History and Theology to the following postgraduate course:
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International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.