Celtic & Scottish Studies

The department of Celtic and Scottish Studies is the longest established Celtic department in Scotland, and is the home of the School of Scottish Studies Archives which was founded in 1951 to collect, archive and promote the cultural traditions of the nation.

Help us shape our exciting new programme!

We would like to hear your views on a potential new programme in traditional arts performance (music, storytelling and dance) with an emphasis on Scottish traditions and culture. Our survey takes around five (5) minutes to complete, and your answers will help inform the development of this exciting new postgraduate programme.

Take our survey on surveymonkey [external website]

Prospective undergraduates

Choose from a wide range of undergraduate degrees in Celtic, Scottish Ethnology, and Scottish Studies. We also support Moray House School of Education in its delivery of Primary Education with Gaelic.

Prospective postgraduates

We have a vibrant community engaged in a variety of taught and research degree study.

Open book

We sustain a wide-ranging programme of research. All departmental staff are research-active, and are distinguished in their fields.

The School of Scottish Studies Archives is the home to thousands of recordings about Scotland and its people.