Course Description

Course Name

Literacy In Medieval Celtic Societies

Session: VGSS3120

Hours & Credits

20 Scotcat Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level


In this course we examine the social and cultural impact of literacy on the Celtic-speaking peoples of the Middle Ages.
The aims of this module are:
  • To develop the intellectual and analytical skills acquired during the first two years, whether in Celtic, History or Archaeology
  • To explore new methodological approaches and techniques of analysis, as applied to a specific subject area
  • To introduce historical and literary debates and interpretations, as well as new ideas derived from current research
  • To encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual initiatives, personal choice, and group discussion

*Course content subject to change