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Course summary

This course for proficient Gaelic speakers allows you to study Gaelic to an expert level in a fully Gaelic-speaking environment. This intensive course prepares you for university-level Gaelic-medium education and for progression to the second year of UHI's Gaelic-medium BA and BA (Hons) degrees. You will study Gaelic literature, Gaelic development, creative writing (short story and song), and public speaking, as well as gaining a thorough understanding of the Gaelic language. At the end of this course, you will be able to speak, read, and write Gaelic with complete confidence, allowing you to fully take part in all aspects of Gaelic life in Scotland.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements


You will be required to attend an interview to assess your Gaelic language skills


This course offers optional modules/units which may require PVG Scheme Membership (Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £7110 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7110 Year 1
Wales £7110 Year 1
Channel Islands £7110 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7110 Year 1
Scotland £1285 Year 1
EU £7980 Year 1
International £7980 Year 1

Additional fee information

For full information on fees please see our Undergraduate Tuition Fees page at For course specific fees information please refer to the Fees/funding tab on the university website course page. You can also find information on additional funding available such as bursaries and scholarships at
Gaelic and Communication at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS