Please note: there may be some adjustments to the teaching arrangements published in the course catalogue for 2020-21. Given current circumstances related to the Covid-19 pandemic it is anticipated that some usual arrangements for teaching on campus will be modified to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and staff on campus; further adjustments may also be necessary, or beneficial, during the course of the academic year as national requirements relating to management of the pandemic are revised.

Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Coimhearsnachd na Gàidhlig (Half course) GAELIC3015

  • Academic Session: 2022-23
  • School: School of Humanities
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course is a Gaelic language immersion course which can be taken as part of a pre Gaelic MA with Immersion Hons programme. This course will develop knowledge of the contemporary Gaelic community and will encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual research, presentation and self-reflection initiatives. The course includes opportunities for placement.


1 x 2 hour workshop and 1 x 3 hour placement per week over 12 weeks as scheduled on MyCampus.

Requirements of Entry

Grade C3 or above in either Gaelic 2 Advanced (GAELIC2001) or Gaelic 2 Intermediate (GAELIC2003).


Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Èisteachd is Labhairt

Bogadh sa Ghàidhlig - Leughadh is Sgrìobhadh


2 x 7 minute oral presentations on a Gaelic community project/immersion experience (10% each)

1500 word critical essay on language learning experiences (30%)

1500 word reflective essay on a Gaelic community project (30%)

Portolio of 5 digital artefacts focussing on Gaelic community and immersion experiences (4% each)

Course Aims

This course aims to:

Critically reflect on a range of Gaelic literature

enable students to write and speak accurately and fluently in Scottish Gaelic

encourage the development of transferable skills by fostering individual research, presentation and self-

  reflection initiatives

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

- communicate effectively, confidently and precisely in written and spoken Gaelic, in a range of registers. 
write a reflective journal in Gaelic community experience.
 write a critical review in Gaelic on subject of their choice.
- present a portfolio of 5 digital artefacts.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.