THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
Saints Cults, Pilgrimage and Piety in Scotland (P01848)
Saints cults played an important part in the life of all members of late medieval European society and in the definition of political and social communities. The course examines the many functions fulfilled by saints cults in late medieval Scotland at both the national and local level.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 11 weeks
All of the following classes
? Additional Class Information : First Class held on Monday 11th January, 1110, Room 9, 17 Buccleuch Place
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
The principal objective of the course is to provide students with specialist knowledge and understanding of the cult of saints in late medieval Scotland. Students will emerge from the course having developed a sufficient degree of expertise in the subject to undertake a Masters dissertation.
An essay of 2000-3000 words on an approved topic, counting as 100% of the final course mark.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Mr Niko Ovenden
Dr Stephen Boardman
School Website : http://www.shc.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/