The Great Pipers

What is special about this course?

An in-depth look at some of the luminaries that shaped the piping world, with a specific focus on Uist and the central role it has played in the
history of the bagpipe. We examine the pipers, their lives and their music. This course is open to all and is not specifically for pipers.

How will I study my course?

  • Short course
  • Online

11:00 – 12:00 face-to-face
14:00 – 15:00 online

How long will my course last?

20 Hours

10 hours in class / 10 hours personal study

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Outer Hebrides
    • UHI Outer Hebrides (Benbecula Campus)

    Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study.

Start date

Every Wednesday from 8th Feb – 3rd May

Fees

Please contact leadmissions@uhi.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding.

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Apply for The Great Pipers

We are no longer accepting applications for 2022/23

I want to start in 2023/24

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Outer Hebrides. Please note, UHI Outer Hebrides will be changing its name to UHI North, West and Hebrides in August 2023. This will not impact on your choice of course or how and where you will study. UHI Outer Hebrides operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.