Scottish History Diploma Course

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Scottish History Diploma Course

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Scottish History Diploma Course
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What Will You Learn?

Scottish history is a fascinating tapestry of triumphs and tragedies, wars and alliances, cultural clashes and innovations. It's filled with captivating stories, intriguing characters, and significant events of global impact.

Learn about Scotland's kings and queens, tribal lairds, famous writers and poets, wars and battles. Become absorbed in a fascinating story of resilience, innovation, and cultural richness.

The Scottish History Diploma Course begins with the landmass' formation and first settlers. You'll travel from there to today, examining key figures who helped shape Scotland.

You'll learn about the Roman and Viking invasions of Scotland. Examining the results and how each changed the country. You'll explore the kingdoms of what is now Scotland and the life of Scottish hero and folk figure William Wallace.

The course explores Scotland's Stewart monarchs and their impact on national identity. It also guides you through the Scottish Reformation. Examining the knock-on effects breaking away from the Catholic church had on the monarchy and everyday life.

The Scottish History Diploma Course looks into the series of wars that took place between England, Ireland and Scotland. We'll also explore Scotland's union with England and Wales, creating the United Kingdom of Great Britain.

Finally, we'll explore the rapid changes that brought Scotland into the modern era. We cover the country's economy, changes in working conditions, class and women's rights, and cultural and literary evolutions.

By studying this course, you will learn about:

  • Scotland's origins
  • Roman and Viking settlements in Scotland
  • The Stuart line of kings and queens
  • The life and acts of William Wallace
  • Scottish Reformation
  • The union of Scotland, England and Wales
  • Influential names in Scottish literature
  • Changes to Scotland in the 18th, 19th & 20th centuries.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Scottish Beginnings
  • Part 2: The Bronze Age
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Roman Invasion
  • Part 2: The Caledonii
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Kingdoms
  • Part 2: The Kingdom of Alt Clut/Strathclyde
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Scandinavian Vikings and Norse Settlers
  • Part 2: Viking Leaders
  • Part 3: Lasting Impact
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Clan Wallace
  • Part 2: William Wallace’s Life
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Stewart Monarchs
  • Part 2: James IV
  • Part 3: James V (1513-1542)
  • Part 4: Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1567)
  • Part 5: William II and Mary II (1689-1702)
  • Part 6: Anne (1702-1714)
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Main Factors
  • Part 2: Key Works
  • Part 3: Political and Cultural Changes
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Context
  • Part 2: The Seven Ill Years
  • Part 3: The Darien Scheme
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Pre 1660
  • Part 2: 1660 – 1707
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Economic Transformation
  • Part 2: The Scottish Enlightenment
  • Part 3: Robert Burns
  • Part 4: J.M. Barrie
  • Part 5: The 20th Century
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Scottish History Diploma Course provides a comprehensive understanding of Scotland's past and its role in shaping today's world. Perfect for you, whether you are a Scottish national, an ancestry researcher, or simply interested in history.

Studying Scottish history is a fascinating and enriching experience, offering a unique window into the people, events, and cultural traditions that have shaped the country over the centuries.

Robert Burns (1759-1796), national poet of Scotland
Accreditations

The Scottish History Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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