Advanced Early Gaelic Texts

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Early Gaelic Texts

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Celtic Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

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

    The aims of this module are: to develop the linguistic skills gained in the first year of Early Gaelic language; to introduce new texts, problems, and skills, such as working on texts not edited for student readers, and use of dictionaries and other tools; to broaden and extend familiarity with the range and style of Early Gaelic texts; to increase awareness of the language changes from Old to Middle Irish.
    By the end of the module, the student should be able: to demonstrate a good knowledge of the texts studied, including their literary significance; to translate passages of Early Gaelic and comment on grammatical matters; to apply knowledge of Early Gaelic to unseen passages
    The mark for this module will be determined on the basis of: 5% class preparation and participation; 20% practical exercise (textual/linguistic); 25% one written essay on literary or textual aspects of the texts read; 50% a two-hour degree examination.

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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