Short Courses


History Short Courses.

History courses

We will be offering some in-person courses, as well as a selection of online courses too.

Courses marked as (Credit) are open to everyone. As a credit student, you will matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. For more information, please visit the Studying for Credit pages.


Term 2 (January to March 2024)

In-person courses


History of Migration


Introduction to Scottish Social History


Scotland and Slavery


The Geomythography of Scotland


Scottish Handwriting 2: 1500-1700


A History of Edinburgh from Earliest Times to 1914


Machiavelli and Politics, Culture and Society in Renaissance Italy


Victorian Scotland


The Company that Broke a Nation: Scotland and the Darien Scheme


Also interested in Archaeology?


Introduction to Ancient Egypt: Myths, Monarchs and Monuments


Introduction to Archaeology: Digging Deeper


Interested in more options?

View our Art History courses here 


Important Information

For enquiries about the content of the courses in this subject area, please contact Course Organiser, Dr Sally Crumplin by email:

For all general enquiries, please contact us by email