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The Study On The Development Of Scottish Universities

Posted on:2005-07-12Degree:DoctorType:Dissertation
Country:ChinaCandidate:W ZhangFull Text:PDF
GTID:1117360155450210Subject:Foreign education
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The Scottish universities used to have world-wide fame. The most ancient four universities in Scotland, St Andrews University, Glasgow University, Aberdeen University and Edinburgh University, became an important landmark during the development process of modern universities. Scottish universities, which were created in the late Middle Ages, suffered from shortage of fund and low academic level in their early times. Through the bold reforms and innovations on entrance requirements, curricula and teaching management in 16th and 17th century, Scottish universities attracted world-wide attention an achieved great success. The 18th and 19th centuries becomes the splendid period of the development of Scottish universities of very particular significance.This dissertation studies the development history of Scottish universities. There are four chapters except for Preface and Conclusion. Chapter one analyses the emerging and preliminary development of Medieval Scottish universities. Chapter two focuses on the Scottish universities after Reformation. Chapter three studies the reforms and changes after Scotland and England's union. Chapter four discusses the Scottish higher education in 20th century.
Keywords/Search Tags:Scottish university, education, development, reform
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