Doric course at Aberdeen University

Doric to be taught at university to empower form of Scots

Doric, a form of North East Scots that is spoken by 49 per cent of people in Aberdeenshire, will now be taught to undergraduates at Aberdeen University with the course counting towards a student’s degree.

Doric (North East Scots) is to be taught as a 15-credit undergraduate course at Aberdeen University. The module is designed to introduce students to Doric/North-East Scots and develops oral and written skills, explores North-East culture through song and story, and places Doric in the wider context of the Scots language, and other related European traditions.

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