Scottish Literature from Scottish Universities' International Summer School reading list includes poetry by Hugh MacDiarmid, Liz Lochhead and Edwin Morgan, plays by John McGrath and Gregory Burke, and fiction by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Muriel Spark and Alasdair Gray. Alan Riach’s publication What Is Scottish Literature offers a concise introduction to everyone curious about this field. Current developments in Scottish Studies can be followed via the University of Glasgow’s publication Bottle Imp.
Students at Scottish Literature from Scottish Universities' International Summer School will:
- Demonstrate a broad, critically and historically informed understanding of Scottish literature and culture of the period
- Explain how Scottish literatures of the period are constructed as national literatue
- Articulate and communicate their response to the material studied on the course both orally and in the form of essays
- Develop organisational and analytical skills so as to be able to present and argue a case cogently and effectively
- Show familiarity with contemporary methods of information retrieval and apply them to good effect in their written work
- Reflections on the Lecture
- Student Presentations
- Group work and discussion
- 13 days
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Completed application form
- Two reference letters, either from an academic institution or an employer familiar with your work, and who can certify your fluency in English
- Passport-style photo
- Supporting documents: If you are applying for a scholarship, please include a letter demonstrating why you are an excellent candidate for a scholarship
- You should also ensure you have sufficient funds in your account to make a £100 deposit
International985 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 985 GBP for the full programme during 13 days.
EU/EEA985 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 985 GBP for the full programme during 13 days.
The course fee includes all lectures, seminars, masterclasses, full lending rights at library, lunch and extensive social and cultural programme.
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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