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Gaelic Language and Culture

University of the Highlands and Islands

Venues

Lews Castle College UHI, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

If you want to discover more about Gaelic society and its origins whilst gaining a high level of fluency in the Gaelic language, then this lively BA (Hons) Gaelic Language and Culture course is for you.

Themes include the arts, contemporary and traditional literature, minority language issues and oral tradition, and you will also explore the relationship of Gaelic to other languages, including Irish Gaelic.

You’ll be taught in a supportive environment by a dedicated team at Lews Castle College UHI on the Isle of Lewis, or at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI on the Isle of Skye, who will help you gain confidence in the spoken and written language, offering small classes and individual support where necessary.

Entry Requirements

3 Highers at BBC, preferably including Gaelic at B. You will be required to attend an interview to assess your Gaelic language skills.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

Q530

Course Length

4 years

Department

Gaelic Medium Studies

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk