Mission In Contemporary Scotland

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Mission In Contemporary Scotland

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Celtic Studies, Religion

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Assessment by coursework.
    Two coursework essays of 2,500 words each (25% each)
    One oral presentation to be written up and submitted as a 500 word paper (10%). This can be accompanied by other media such as powerpoint, video, slideshow etc. and should take the form of a review of a 'cultural product' which is 'made in Scotland' (play, novel, film, TV show, poem, song, animation, painting, sculpture). You will describe, introduce, illustrate the product , place it within the Sxcottish cultural landscape and suggest how an understanding of it might connect to missiological thinking or contextual theology. Your presentation should last 10 minutes.
    One 3,000 word reflective project (40%) which will be on a topic chosen by the student and which will be based on personal research, fieldwork and/or primary investigation. It will focus on an aspect of mission in contemporary Scotland as it is occurring in practice at grassroots level.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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