Filter
Master Degrees
United Kingdom Scotland Study type: Distance learning

View Distance learning Masters Programs in Humanities Studies in Scotland United Kingdom 2019/2020

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Humanities and social sciences is the perfect area of study for students who are looking to learn a huge variety of skills which might prepare them for unparalleled freedom when it comes to choosing which industry they’d like to work in.

Request Information Distance learning Masters Degrees in Humanities Studies in Scotland in United Kingdom 2019/2020

Read More Read less

7 Results in Humanities Studies, Scotland, Distance learning

University of the Highlands and Islands

The Vikings have been incredibly influential in world history and culture. The Institute for Northern Studies' team will be using their recognised expertise in this area ... [+]

What is special about this course?

The Vikings have been incredibly influential in world history and culture. The Institute for Northern Studies' team will be using their recognised expertise in this area to create this unique and exciting course on offer to students all over the world and to re-evaluate the Vikings; past, present, and future.

Students will be able to critically evaluate key historical, economic, and social developments in the Viking world and analyse the significance and legacy of the cultural history of the Vikings both in isolation and in a wider context temporally and geographically. You will look at Viking iconography in text and film, the role of women, and the significance of runes among other fascinating topics.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
University of the Highlands and Islands

The MLitt British Studies is the only interdisciplinary master's course in British Studies in the UK. It brings together four key disciplines from across the humanities – ... [+]

What is special about this course?

The MLitt British Studies is the only interdisciplinary master's course in British Studies in the UK. It brings together four key disciplines from across the humanities – history, literature, philosophy and archaeology. It allows students to develop their interest in any aspect of British identities, across disciplines and centuries and offers an excellent foundation for independent research.

You will explore the shifting meanings of Britishness, from the Roman era to the present day, with experts who are highly researching active. You will examine a variety of representations and articulations of Britishness, exploring how British mentalities and identities have been experienced by people from all backgrounds - both in the UK and abroad - and questioning the idea of Britishness.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
University of the Highlands and Islands

The sea has often acted as a highway for people living along adjacent coasts and on islands; such communities have frequently experienced closer ties with each other than ... [+]

What is special about this course?

The sea has often acted as a highway for people living along adjacent coasts and on islands; such communities have frequently experienced closer ties with each other than with places further inland. The MLitt Coastal and Maritime Societies and Cultures explore these environments from an interdisciplinary perspective.

This course is based on the internationally significant and world-class research of the staff involved and is led by the university’s Centre for History, in collaboration with our Archaeology Institute and Institute for Northern Studies. MLitt students will study two modules in history, archaeology and northern studies, and then complete a dissertation.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
University of the Highlands and Islands

The MLitt Archaeological Studies will enable you to engage critically with current themes and debates in archaeological practice, theory and method. ... [+]

What is special about this course?

This course is unique in its focus on the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. It offers the opportunity to consider wider archaeological concepts and theoretical issues, utilising world-class sites in Orkney and the North Atlantic region.

The MLitt Archaeological Studies will enable you to engage critically with current themes and debates in archaeological practice, theory and method.

There is a wide range of module options which draw on the research specialisms of the Archaeology Institute staff and these provide you with the flexibility to combine taught modules and dissertation research according to your own research interests.

You can develop chronological specialisms grounded in the archaeology and heritage of the region, for example in Prehistoric Archaeology or in Celtic through to Viking/Norse and Medieval Archaeology. Or you may choose to combine period-based modules with our professional skills modules to gain a broader knowledge and understanding of the diversity of methods and theory practised within archaeology.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
University of the Highlands and Islands

This online programme provides a broader history award, both thematically and geographically than our MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands. ... [+]

What is special about this course?

This online programme provides a broader history award, both thematically and geographically than our MLitt History of the Highlands and Islands.

The MLitt History has been developed in response to demand from potential students for a broad taught postgraduate programme in history and features modules in, for example, maritime, sport and British history, imperial history, palaeography and languages of the North Atlantic, as well as historiography. Taught from the Centre for History in the Highlands, the MLitt History is available from anywhere in the world.

Special features The course is taught by a research-active and dynamic team of historians, reflecting staff research expertise Successful students will be able to proceed from undergraduate study of history, through the MLitt, towards supervised postgraduate historical PhD level research You will have support from the expert staff at the Centre for History throughout your studies You can study from a distance online through the university’s virtual learning environment (VLE), which means you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments You can study individual modules for personal or professional development, or work towards the PgCert, PgDip, or full masters degree ... [-]
United Kingdom Perth
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
University of the Highlands and Islands

This Masters in the History of the Highlands and Islands is the first-ever taught the postgraduate course to focus on the colourful and often conflict-driven history of t ... [+]

What is special about this course?

This Masters in the History of the Highlands and Islands is the first-ever taught the postgraduate course to focus on the colourful and often conflict-driven history of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, from medieval times to the 20th century.It is a truly interactive course that involves extensive use of primary source material including oral history testimony, material from physical and online archives and newspapers. Critical thinking is essential to the topics covered as is a sensitivity to the way history interacts with memory.You will study a range of subjects that will not only spark your interest and emotions but may also cause you to begin to question stereotypes and cherished myths.... [-]

United Kingdom Perth
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 6 years
Online
University of St Andrews

The Distance Learning PG Diploma/MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a part-time virtual learning programme that connects biblical and theological studies with o ... [+]

The Distance Learning PG Diploma/MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a part-time virtual learning programme that connects biblical and theological studies with other disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Bible and the Contemporary World is also offered as a full-time residential programme.

The PGDip/MLitt in Bible and the Contemporary World is a part-time distance learning programme aimed at both lay people seeking personal development and clergy seeking continued professional development.

Highlights Gain an understanding of how public issues and culture both shape and are shaped by Christian theology, biblical interpretation and practice. Join an international and interdenominational group of 20 to 25 students, most of whom are lay people. A residential study week in St Andrews starts each module with lectures and seminar discussions and allows you to meet your fellow participants and tutors. Opens possibilities for future doctoral work in fields such as practical theology or for those who seek to deepen their critical thinking in careers (often in the voluntary sector) that have a religious dimension. Teaching format ... [-]
United Kingdom Saint Andrews
September 2020
Part-time
18 - 60 months
Online