Placenames

What is special about this course?

This course will study the place names of Scotland, exploring the different languages used to describe our landscape, and what they tell us about history as well as geography.

This course is delivered in English.

Module breakdown:

  • Placenames of Scotland
  • Looking at Norse
  • Gaelic
  • Brythonic
  • English names and what they tell us about the landscape and the people who lived there.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening
  • Short course
  • Online

How long will my course last?

8 Weeks

1.5 hours per week

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Stornoway Campus)

    Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.

Start date

25th January 2023

Fees

£50 - additional £10 for students not resident in Scotland

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Placenames

Please contact our Admin team for further information on:

01851 770 000
or
adminle@uhi.ac.uk

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI Outer Hebrides operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.