Gaelic and Education

UHI Outer Hebrides


Outer Hebrides Campus


This programme is designed for either secondary teaching (Gaelic as a subject) or Gaelic-medium primary teaching and includes 18 weeks of school experience: nine weeks in year three of the programme; and nine weeks in year four.

Successful completion of this award will give you a direct route to Gaelic and Gaelic-medium teacher education, a field where there is an identified shortage of skilled professionals.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC or above preferably including Gaelic at B. You must have achieved Higher English plus Maths at National 5 by the end of year 2. Entry subject to interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

6 years


Humanities and Social Sciences

SCQF Level


Career Sectors

College or University Lecturing

Education Support

Primary School Teaching

Secondary School Teaching

Teaching - Other