Short Courses


Our Summer courses are now available. Summer courses at the Centre for Open Learning are offered as part of the Festival of Open Learning. You can browse all courses on the Festival of Open Learning website by subject below.

Please note: bookings for Festival of Open Learning courses will close 8 days before a course start date.

Summer Courses
A Day of Scottish Heraldry
Introduction to Scottish Genealogy
King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell and the Great Rebellion
Pilgrimage in Late Medieval Scotland
Renaissance and Baroque Gardens in Central and Northern Italy
The Life and Times of Mary Queen of Scots

For all general enquiries relating to the course, such as places available or location, please contact COL by phoning +44(0)131 650 4400 or emailing

Our Course Organisers can help you with enquiries about the academic content of courses.

Sally Crumplin

  • Programmes: Art History, History

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