• The role of heraldry in identification and status
  • The design, meaning and description of coats of arms
  • The origins of heralds and heraldry
  • Developments in heraldry from the middle ages to the present day
  • The role of heraldry in historical and genealogical enquiries

Module code


Number of credits

20 SCQF credits (10 ECTS credits) on Level 5, SHE M (SCQF 11)


Peter O'Donoghue

When available?

May semester