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Do Something Different – Join Us at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Do Something Different – Join Us at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading tertiary university. Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, with our distinctive partnership of 13 campuses across the region we are locally-based, but with national and international reach.

Through this network we offer educational opportunities at all levels from access courses to postgraduate research.

Our reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum. At postgraduate level many of our courses can be studied fully online from anywhere in the world; others are campus-based where you will have access to research-active subject specialists.

Postgraduate taught subjects

The university has postgraduate taught courses in a range of academic and vocational subjects, enhancing employability and career development. Subject areas include:

  • Applied Bioscience History
  • Aquaculture
  • Archaeology
  • Aviation
  • Ecotourism
  • Health
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership and Management
  • Music
  • Nordic Studies
  • Sustainable Development

We also offer: PGDE Primary and Secondary Teaching

Do Something Different – Join Us at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Postgraduate research

Research is undertaken across the university and we are developing a strong reputation in a range of areas, enhanced by exceptional results in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework exercise, in which over 69% of the research we submitted was judged to be internationally excellent or world-leading.

Our postgraduate student community continues to grow, with support provided by our Graduate School and Careers and Employability Centre.

Do Something Different – Join Us at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Funding and Scholarships

The university is pleased to be able to offer a limited numbers of places with full tuition fee support for Scottish/EU fee status students starting on our MSc Applied Bioscience Skills for Industry in September 2016, to help talented students join this key growth sector for the Scottish economy. Fees will be funded by the European Social Fund and Scottish Funding Council as part of Developing Scotland’s Workforce in the Scotland 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund Programmes. For more information, visit the course page on our website.

Tuitions fee loans (for full and part-time study) and living cost loans (for full-time students) to study up to PgDip level may be available for eligible students on a number of our Masters programmes from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS). For information on eligibility and how to apply visit the SAAS website.

There are other funding sources including: Professional and Career Development Loans from the UK Government and Postgraduate Loans from Student Finance England for students living in England prior to the start of the course.

We also have funded postgraduate research scholarships, check out our Graduate School webpages for the most up-to-date information.

Do Something Different – Join Us at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Student Support

All our students are supported through their studies by approachable expert staff who offer both academic and other support that may be required, whether they choose to study on-campus or online.

We were the first institution to adopt the new Student Partnership agreement which sets out how students and staff can work together to improve the student experience.

All students have a personal academic tutor, and our student support team can assist students with disabilities or additional support requirements.

Do Something Different – Join Us at the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Careers and Employability Centre

As a postgraduate student with the University of the Highlands and Islands you will be developing a particular academic specialism. While studying with us we aim to provide careers and employability support to help you translate your academic learning into a successful career in your chosen field.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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    The University of the Highlands and Islands is the United Kingdom’s leading integrated university encompassing both further and higher education.

    We are not a traditional university. We are different. We are part of a new breed of tertiary institutions, the only one in Scotland and one of only a few in Europe.

    Based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, our distinctive partnership of 13 independent colleges and research institutions is locally based and rooted in communities, but with national and international reach, as part of a regional university structure.

    Our reputation is built on our innovative approach to learning and our distinctive research and curriculum – all enriched by the people, natural environment, economy, culture and heritage of the Highlands and Islands and its communities.

    We have 40,000 students at the heart of our university partnership and we are measured by their success. Our curriculum portfolio across both further and higher education is designed to meet current and future local and regional needs and to attract other students to the Highlands and Islands to study.

    See our video Welcome to our campus at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sEkFEio2Mc&feature=youtu.be
    and https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/about-uhi


    Study where you want, when you want

    You should be able to study at university no matter what your circumstances are, which is why we offer you different, flexible ways of studying, so that you can fit your learning into your lifestyle.

    At the University of the Highlands and Islands you can study part time or full time, from a distance, online, at one of our local learning centres, or come into one of our main campuses – the choice is yours.

    We use technology in an innovative way to ensure maximum flexibility in our courses to allow you to fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.

    The University of the Higlands and Islands is committed to widening access to and participation in higher education across our region. We aim to ensure that our curriculum offers flexible entry and progression routes, and that courses are available as widely as possible across the UHI network. Widening participation focuses on the individual and is about encouraging people into higher education and providing all the support they need to make their transition and progression as successful as possible.

    See https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/part-time-online-flexible-learning for more information.

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