United Kingdom, Edinburgh

Introduction to Medieval Scotland

online course
when 6 July 2020 - 31 July 2020
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 3156

An intensive online course introducing the history of Medieval Scotland while developing historical skills. Using a range of primary sources - physical objects and documents in translation - the course aims to expand writing and presentation skills and to develop students' source handling and understanding. The course will draw extensively on the rich cultural heritage of Edinburgh.

The course will be delivered online. Students will be introduced to a wide range of primary source material: written sources in translation and physical evidence such as buildings, objects, paintings and manuscripts. They will also work with a range of secondary sources, encouraging analysis of historiographical opinion. Virtual tours of historical landmarks and cities are also included.

Target group

All students aged 18 or above

Credits info

10 EC
20 credits/10 ECTS/4 US

Fee info

GBP 3156: This fee includes:

Tuition fees for the four-week course
Course materials
Virtual Tours of historical landmarks and cities
Virtual Meet Ups and Social Activities