You will study Scottish cultural history, heritage, cultural expression and representation. Courses also look at literature, music and visual arts and how these are linked to Scottish identity.
You will study oral and visual representations of Scotland through music, song, art, photography and film and you will receive practical training in ethnographic fieldwork techniques and ethics.
You will choose from options such as Ethnological Fieldwork Methods, Traditional Narrative, Cultural Revivalism, Traditional Song, Scotland and Heritage, and Traditional Drama.
You will undertake a dissertation and choose from options such as Custom, Belief and Community, Scottish Emigrant Traditions, The Supernatural World, Material Culture in Scotland, and Traditional Music.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB (minimum) but typically AABB (first sitting) or 4/5 Highers at AABB/ABBBB (minimum) but typically AAAB (two sittings) preferably including Gaelic or another language other than English plus a language other than English at B and English at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) preferably including Gaelic or another language other than English plus a language other than English at B and English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Literatures, Languages and Cultures