BA (Hons) Literature (our single honours degree)
In Year 1 and Year 2, single-honours students take 4 ‘mandatory’ literature modules (2 per semester), plus 2 ‘option’ modules from elsewhere in the humanities scheme.
In Year 3 single-honours students take 5 ‘mandatory’ literature modules, plus 1 ‘option’ module.
In Year 4 single-honours students take 4 ‘mandatory’ literature modules (2 per semester), plus the dissertation (which runs across both semesters).
BA (Hons) History and Literature/BA (Hons) Literature and Criminology/BA (Hons) Literature and Politics/BA (Hons) Literature and Sociology/BA (Hons) Literature and Theology/BA (Hons) Scottish History and Literature (our joint honours degrees).
In Year 1 and Year 2, joint-honours students take at least 2 modules from each subject, plus a further 2 ‘option’ modules either from these subjects or from elsewhere in the humanities scheme.
In Year 3 joint-honours students take 3 modules from each subject.
In Year 4 joint-honours students take 3 modules from one subject, and the dissertation plus one module from the other subject.
The following literature modules are offered at the University of the Highlands and Islands (note: some of the Year 3 and Year 4 modules are not available every year).
- Coming Out: Late 19th and 20th-century Theatre
- Introduction to Gaelic Prose
- Literary Discoveries: An Introduction to Prose Fiction
- Reading Poetry: An Introduction
- Theories of Literature: An Introduction
- Travellers in the Wilderness: Literature and Exile
- Heroic Literature: Epic from Classical to Contemporary
- Introduction to Gaelic Poetry
- Male Ideals and Female Desires in Medieval Scottish Poetry
- Theatrical Powerplay: Classical and Modern Tragedy
- Children's Literature
- Continental Philosophy
- Glorious Spangs: Material Culture at the Early Modern Court
- Gaoir nam ban: Gaelic Women’s Poetry 1644 – 1746
- Imagining New Worlds: Renaissance Literature and Thought
- Literary Borrowings: Adaptations and Appropriations
- Nature Writing and Ecology
- Psychogeography and the City
- Risk Anything! The Modernist Short Story
- Romantic Genius: Scottish and European Literature, 1750-1830
- Modern Times: Popular Culture and Modernism
- Apocalyptic Fictions
- Avant-garde Literature
- Iarshader to Iraq: Gaelic Poetry of Conflict from the 19th Century
- Metafiction: Self-referential Texts
- Pushing Boundaries
- Postmodernism and Total War
- Past and Present: Historiography
- Satire: The Art of Attack
- Science Fiction and Fantasy
- Dissertation (Literature)