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The University of the Highlands and Islands is a multi-campus university and has the largest student population in Scotland, with nearly 37,000 students studying with us each year.

We have 13 stunning study locations for you to choose from, each with their own unique characteristics. You can choose from the rich cultural life of the islands; to a location that has spectacular coasts and mountains; to the bright lights of our city locations.

We are proud to welcome and support students with a wide range of backgrounds, qualifications, and life experiences. We will do all we can to assist your application and to support your needs once you are studying with us. We aim to provide a learning structure which helps you to reach your goal no matter where you start from. We do this by being flexible with our entry requirements and offering a range of alternative progression routes through our courses.

We offer a full range of qualifications from access courses to PhD and use a mix of high-quality digital teaching and in class learning, connecting our student community here and across the world for over 20 years. 

Our teaching staff are highly ranked researchers in their fields and your learning experience will be shaped by those working at the forefront of their profession. 

Join us to be inspired by our unique landscape, stunning locations, and innovative teaching methods, and we will help you to achieve your ambitions.

The University of the Highlands and Islands hold open days throughout the year, and are running an online open week from Monday 23rd November to Thursday 26th November 2020. For information on future open days, please visit our website.

We are the only university based in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and we're a little different - we offer you the choice of studying at one of our 13 colleges and research centres, over 70 local learning centres, or online from wherever you are. For further information on our locations, please visit our website.

Starting at university can be a daunting prospect, especially if you are moving away from home. Finding the right accommodation will help you settle quickly into life as a student.

The University of the Highlands and Islands offers a range of accommodation options available to students, from our own student residences to private rented local accommodation.

For campuses which do not have dedicated student accommodation, or for students who prefer private rented accommodation, assistance is available to find suitable lodgings if required. Types of accommodation and costs will vary depending on your location of study.


For further information about accommodation for your chosen campus, please visit our website.

To find out more about our courses, please contact our course information line on:

E: info@uhi.ac.uk

T: 01463 279190

W: www.uhi.ac.uk/courses

Course UCAS Points Fees for an English student
Accounting HNC [104N] 24 6720
Accounting HND [004N] 48 6720
Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) [N430] 24 6720
Acting and Performance (HNC) [014W] 48 6720
Administration and Information Technology HNC [17PN] 24 6720
Administration and Information Technology HND [75NG] 64 6720
Adventure Education BA (Hons) [N8X9] 64 9000
Adventure Performance & Coaching BSC (Hons) [N876] 56 9000
Adventure Tourism Management BA (Hons) [N870] 64 9000
Agriculture HNC [104D] 24 6720
Aircraft Engineering BEng (Hons) [H414] 9000
Aircraft Engineering HNC [014H] 32 6720
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and Management BSC (Hons) [H410] 64 9000
An Cùrsa Adhartais (English) CertHE [Q501] 32 3360
An Cùrsa Adhartais CertHE [Q501] 32 3360
An Cùrsa Comais (English) CertHE [Q532] 72 6720
An Cùrsa Comais CertHE [Q532] 72 6720
Applied Music BA (Hons) [W301] 80 6120
Applied Sciences HNC [0CFG] 24 6720
Applied Software Development BSC (Hons) [I310] 64 6120
Arboriculture and Urban Forestry HNC [115D] 56 6714
Arboriculture and Urban Forestry HND [015D] 56 6720
Archaeological Science BSC (Hons) [F420] 72 9000
Archaeology BA (Hons) [V400] 72 9000
Archaeology With Gaelic Studies BA (Hons) [V40G] 72 9000
Archaeology and Criminology BA (Hons) [V40C] 72 9000
Archaeology and Environmental Studies BSC (Hons) [VF49] 64 9000
Archaeology and Literature BA (Hons) [V40L] 72 9000
Archaeology and Sociology BA (Hons) [V40S] 72 9003
Archaeology and Theology BA (Hons) [V40T] 72 9000
Architectural Technology BSC (Hons) [K130] 104 9000
Architectural Technology HNC [732K] 42 6720
Art and Contemporary Practices BA (Hons) [] 24 6720
Audio Engineering BSC (Hons) [h642] 24 1285
Beauty Therapy HNC [113B] 24 6720
Beauty Therapy HND [013B] 48 6720
Bioscience BSC (Hons) [C902] 64 9000
Built Environment HNC [221K] 24 6720
Business HNC [001N] 24 6720
Business HND [101N] 48 6720
Business and Management BA (Hons) [NN21] 64 9250
Business and Management BA (Hons) [NN21] 64 1820
Care and Administrative Practice HNC [115L] 32 6720
Child and Youth Studies BA (Hons) [L530] 64 6120
Childhood Practice BA (Hons) [] 3060
Childhood Practice HNC [173X] 24 6720
Civil Engineering BEng (Hons) [H200] 72 9000
Civil Engineering HNC [102H] 24 6720
Coaching and Developing Sport HND [CX61] 48 6720
Complementary Therapies HNC [103B] 24 6720
Complementary Therapies HND [003B] 62 6720
Computer Aided Draughting and Design HNC [161H] 24 6720
Computer Science HND [001I] 48 6720
Computing BSC (Hons) [G400] 24 6720
Computing HNC [304G] 24 6720
Construction Management (HNC) [252K] 24 6720
Construction Management HND [052K] 32 6720
Contemporary Art Practice HNC [209W] 24 6720
Contemporary Art Practice HND [309W] 48 6720
Contemporary Film Making In The Highlands And Islands BA (Hons) [W600] 64 1820
Contemporary Textiles BA (Hons) [W231] 64 9000
Creative Writing In The Highlands and Islands BA (Hons) [W830] 72 9000
Criminology BA (Hons) [L311] 72 9000
Criminology and Theology BA (Hons) [L3CT] 72 9000
Culture and Heritage BA (Hons) [V900] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and Archaeology BA (Hons) [V90A] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and Criminology BA (Hons) [V90C] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and History BA (Hons) [V90H] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and Literature BA (Hons) [V90L] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and Politics BA (Hons) [V90P] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and Scottish History BA (Hons) [V9SH] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and Sociology BA (Hons) [V90S] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage and Theology BA (Hons) [V90T] 72 9000
Culture, Heritage with Gaelic Studies BA (Hons) [V90G] 72 9000
Cànan Is Cultar Na Gàidhlig BA (le Urram) [Q530] 72 9000
Cüram Chloinne (Slighe Ghàidhlig) HNC [17gX] 24 457
Digital Design & Web Development HNC [] 24 6720
Digital Design and Development HND [007I] 32 6720
Drama and Production BA (Hons) [W440] 72 9000
Electrical Engineering HNC [026H] 32 448
Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons) [H601] 64 9000
Electrical and Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) [H361] 64 9000
Energy Engineering BEng (Hons) [H801] 64 9000
Engineering Systems HNC [356H] 24 6720
Engineering Systems HND [056H] 24 6720
Environmental Science BSC (Hons) [F900] 64 9000
Equine Business Management BA (Hons) [D4N2] 6720
Equine Studies HNC [624D] 6720
Events HNC [128N] 24 6720
Events Management BA (Hons) [N820] 64 9000
Fabrication Welding and Inspection [107H] 24 6720
Fashion Make-Up HNC [154W] 6720
Fashion: Design and Production with Retail HNC [132W] 48 6720
Fashion: Design and Production with Retail HND [232W] 48 6720
Fine Art BA (Hons) [W100] 62 9000
Fitness Health and Exercise HNC [206C] 48 6720
Fitness Health and Exercise HND [006C] 48 6720
Food, Nutrition and Textiles Education BA (Hons) [X134] 72 9000
Forest Management BSC (Hons) [D500] 64 6720
Forestry HNC [105D] 64 6720
Forestry HND [005D] 48 6720
Gaelic Language and Culture BA (Hons) [Q530] 72 9000
Gaelic Media DipHE [P390] 72
Gaelic Scotland BA (Hons) [Q538] 72 9000
Gaelic and Communication CertHE [QP59] 72 6720
Gaelic and Development BA (Hons) [Q505] 72 9000
Gaelic and Education BA (Hons) [XQ10] 72 9000
Gaelic and Traditional Music BA (Hons) [QW53] 72 9000
Gamekeeping with Wildlife Management HNC [094D] 6720
Geography BSC (HONS) [F820] 64 9000
Golf Management BA (Hons) [N290] 64 9000
Gàidhlig Agus Ceòl Traidiseanta BA (le Urram) [QW53] 72 9000
Gàidhlig Agus Conaltradh CertHE [QP59] 72 6720
Gàidhlig Agus Foghlam BA (le Urram) [XQ10] 72
Gàidhlig Agus Leasachadh BA (le Urram) [Q505] 72 9000
Health and Social Studies BA (Hons) [L450] 64 6120
History BA (Hons) [V210] 72 9000
History and Archaeology BA (Hons) [V21A] 72 9000
History and Criminology BA (Hons) [V21C] 72 9000
History and Literature BA (Hons) [V21L] 72 9000
History and Politics BA (Hons) [V21P] 72 9000
History and Sociology BA (Hons) [V21S] 72 9000
History and Theology BA (Hons) [V21T] 72 9000
Horticulture HNC [154D] 24 6720
Horticulture HND [014D] 48 6720
Hospitality HNC [522N] 24 6720
Hospitality Management BA (Hons) [NN28] 24 6720
Hospitality Management HND [042N] 48 6720
Integrative Healthcare BSC (Hons) [B340] 24 9000
Interactive Media BSC (Hons) [I610] 24 6720
Jewellery HNC [127W] 6720
Literature BA (Hons) [Q320] 72 9000
Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons) [Q32W] 72 9000
Literature and Criminology BA (Hons) [Q32C] 72 9000
Literature and Politics BA (Hons) [Q32P] 72 9000
Literature and Sociology BA (Hons) [Q32S] 72 9000
Literature and Theology BA (Hons) [Q32T] 72 9000
Marine Engineering HNC [206J] 6720
Marine Science BSC (Hons) [F710] 104 9250
Marine Science BSC (Hons) [F710] 104 9000
Marine and Coastal Tourism BA (Hons) [F7N8] 64 9000
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) [H301] 64 9000
Moral and Philosophical Studies with Religious Education BA (Hons) [X104] 72 9000
Music Business BA (Hons) [W3N1] 24 6720
Music Business BA (Hons) [W3N1] 24 6720
Music Business HNC [31WN] 24 6720
Music HNC [103W] 24 6720
Music HND [003W] 24 6855
Musical Theatre [113W] 24 6720
Musical Theatre HND [013W] 24 6720
Nautical Science HNC [006J] 6855
Nursing BSC [B740] 64 9000
Optometry BSC (Hons) [B510] 120 9014
Oral Health Science BSC [B750] 112 9000
Outdoor Education and Learning BA (Hons) [NX89] 64 9000
Person-Centred Counselling and Psychotherapy DipHE [] 2240
Philosophy and History BA (Hons) [V5PH] 72 9000
Philosophy and Literature BA (Hons) [V5PL] 72 9000
Philosophy and Politics BA (Hons) [V5PP] 72 9000
Philosophy and Sociology BA (Hons) [V5PS] 72 9000
Philosophy and Theology BA (Hons) [V5PT] 72 9000
Philosophy, Politics and Economics BA (Hons) [VL52] 72 9000
Photography HNC [146W] 24 448
Politics BA (Hons) [L240] 72 9000
Politics and Archaeology BA (Hons) [L3PA] 72 9000
Politics and Criminology BA (Hons) [L3PC] 72 9000
Politics and Theology BA (Hons) [L3PT] 72 9000
Popular Music BA (Hons) [W310] 24 1285
Professional Cookery HNC [122N] 25 6720
Professional Cookery HND [622N] 48 6720
Professional Golf BA (Hons) [C690] 64 9000
Professional Golf PGA DipHE [] 42
Psychology BSC (Hons) [C800] 72 9000
Quantity Surveying HND [082K] 24 6743
Scottish History BA (Hons) [V212] 72 9000
Scottish History and Archaeology BA (Hons) [V22A] 72 9000
Scottish History and Criminology BA (Hons) [V22C] 72 9000
Scottish History and Literature BA (Hons) [V22L] 72 9000
Scottish History and Politics BA (Hons) [V22P] 72 9000
Scottish History and Sociology BA (Hons) [V22S] 72 9000
Scottish History and Theology BA (Hons) [V22T] 72 9000
Scottish History with Gaelic Studies BA (Hons) [V22G] 72 9000
Social Sciences [L300] 72 8993
Social Sciences HNC [143L] 24 6720
Social Services HNC [114L] 24 6720
Sociology and Criminology BA (Hons) [L30C] 72 9000
Sociology and Politics BA (Hons) [L30P] 72 9000
Sociology and Theology BA (Hons) [L30T] 72 9000
Soft Tissue Therapy HNC [161B] 48 6720
Sound Production HNC [316W] 24 6720
Sport and Fitness BSC (Hons) [C600] 72 9000
Sports Coaching and Development HNC [] 48 6720
Sports Management BA (Hons) [C6N2] 6720
Sports Therapy HND [036C] 48 6720
Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation BSC (Hons) [C630] 48 9000
Sustainable Development BSC (Hons) [D453] 64 6120
Technical Theatre HNC [144W] 24 6720
Technical Theatre and Production Arts HNC [044W] 48 6720
Technologies In Business HNC [161I] 24 6720
Technologies In Business HND [261I] 48 6720
Textiles HNC [124J] 24 6720
Theological Studies BA (Hons) [V600] 64 9000
Visual Communication HNC [712W] 24 6720
Visual Communication HND [312W] 48 6720
Visual Communication and Design BA (Hons) [W213] 24 9000