Course structure

The course consists of two parts, which each contain 10 units.

Part 1

This part requires academic skills at Higher Education introductory level.

Study level language

OUSCQFFHEQ
174

Part 1 contains the following units:

  1. Scots today by Matthew Fitt

  2. Vocabulary (old and new) by Diane Anderson

  3. Education by Simon Hall

  4. Dialect diversity by Bruce Eunson

  5. Politics by Ashley Douglas

  6. Food and drink by Annie Mattheson

  7. Arts and crafts by Liz Niven

  8. Scots and pport by Ged O’Brien

  9. Drama, television and film by Ian Brown

  10. Scots and work by Bruce Eunson.

Part 2

This part requires academic skills at Higher Education intermediate level.

Study level language

OUSCQFFHEQ
285

Part 2 contains the following units:

  1. History and linguistic development of Scots by Simon Hall

  2. Scots song by Steve Byrne

  3. Storytelling, comedy and popular culture by Donald Smith

  4. Scots and the history of Scotland by James Robertson

  5. Scots and religion by Donald Smith

  6. Scots abroad by Billy Kay

  7. Grammar by Christine Robinson

  8. Literature – poetry by Alan Riach

  9. Literature – prose by Alan Riach

  10. Standardisation of Scots by Michael Dempster.

How to study this course

Unit structure