Postgraduate Course: Scottish Gaelic Dialect Studies (CELT11027)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The Module will involve students in investigation of the Modern Scottish Gaelic dialects, their distribution, inter-relationships and emergence, together with the inter-relationship between dialects and language register.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
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Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate a sound understanding of the discipline, concepts and terminology of Gaelic dialect study;
- identify the main Gaelic dialect areas in Scotland and explain the reasons for their delineation;
- infer a Gaelic speaker's origin based upon key dialectal features;
- demonstrate their understanding of the relationship between Scottish, Irish and Manx Gaelic, and the history and development of the Goidelic dialects;
- demonstrate competence in transferable skills, e.g. close engagement with texts, critical evaluation of source material, independent reading, coherent and clearly structured writing, oral presentation, group discussion and time management.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr William Lamb
Tel: (0131 6)50 3624
|Course secretary||Mr Alan Binnie
Tel: (0131 6)51 1822