With the Celtic Studies programme of the University of Glasgow you will have the opportunity to study the medieval and modern cultures of the Celtic-speaking peoples, with scholars at the cutting edge of research – and learn a Celtic language of the British Isles.
Recent graduates have entered a range of careers including primary and secondary teaching; work with museums and government heritage bodies; publishing and book marketing; music; entrepreneurship. Others have gone on to further study and to pursue successfully a career in research and academic work.
Programme StructureYears 1 and 2
- In the first two years you will take courses from the Celtic Civilisation and/or Gaelic programmes.
- If you successfully complete the courses in first and second years, you may move on to Honours Celtic Studies, where you will study various aspects of Celtic societies in their historical and cultural contexts.
- Early Gaelic
- Medieval Welsh
- Modern Scottish Gaelic
- Modern Irish.
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- 26 January: all other UK/EU applicants (unless otherwise stated on the UCAS website).
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies Literature View 721 other Bachelors in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
SQA Higher Entry Requirements (by end of S6)
- AAAAA Higher or AAAA Higher+B Advanced Higher (BBBB S5 minimum for consideration)
- Additional requirements: Higher English and a Higher Humanities subject.
- MD20 – BBBB (also other target groups)
- MD40 – AABB
- Additional requirements: Higher English and a Higher Humanities subject. Successful completion of Top-Up or one of our Summer Schools.
- AAB – BBB
- Additional requirements: one A-level Humanities subject.
- 36 (6,6,5 HL) – 32 (6,5,5 HL)
- Additional requirements: HL English and HL Humanities subject.
International23520 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23520 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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