History of Christianity in Scotland

Applications are now closed, any questions please contact: internationalsummerschools@glasgow.ac.uk

Christianity has played a pivotal role in shaping Scotland from its arrival. This course explores these enigmatic origins and charts the history of the Christianity in Scotland, including the:

  • role of Medieval Catholicism in shaping and consolidating the medieval state,
  • transformation of society through the Scottish Reformation and its role in shaping national identity,
  • diversification of Protestant traditions,
  • role of Scottish Christianity in British imperialism,
  • development of deeply rooted sectarianism, and
  • rapid and significant secularization of Scotland in the last fifty years. 

The course represents a traditional Church History approach, shaped by recent developments in cultural and social history. 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

  • GPA of 3.0 (or equivalent)
  • you should be currently enrolled at an international higher education institution.

If your first language is not English, you must meet our minimum proficiency level:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic module (not General Training) overall score of 6.0, with no sub test less than 5.5
  • we also accept equivalent scores in other recognised qualifications such as ibTOEFL, CAE, CPE and more
  • visit eligibility

This is a guide, for further information email internationalsummerschools@glasgow.ac.uk