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Glasgow summer School - History of Christianity in Scotland, 13-30 July 2021, UK

Publish Date: Jan 24, 2021

Deadline: Apr 20, 2021

Event Dates: from Jul 13, 2021 12:00 to Jul 30, 2021 12:00


Apply now (applications close 20 April 2021)

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. Moreover, there are opportunities to visit some of the key sites.

Field trip 

The course includes a visit to the Isle of Iona, often described as ‘The Cradle of Christianity in Scotland.’


Key facts

Teaching duration: 3 weeks

Arrival: Wednesday, 7 July
Orientation: Thursday, 8 July and Friday, 9 July
Classes start: Monday, 13 July
Glasgow Fair Monday: No Classes Monday, 19 July 
Classes end: Friday, 30 July

Credits: 15 

Tuition cost: £2,730.00
Accommodation cost: £488.88
More details: Fees and what's included

Assessment: Assessment is by a 3,500 word essay.


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

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