Welsh: During this course you will be able to study aspects of Wales’s great medieval literature under expert supervision. You will also learn how Welsh literature and the Welsh language have adapted and responded to the challenges of the modern world. The School of Welsh at Bangor has responded energetically to this demand for graduates who have competence in Welsh by designing courses which are both academically rigorous and relevant to the needs of modern Wales. At Bangor you will have the opportunity to study rich and diverse literary texts extending from the tales of the Mabinogion to the dynamic literature, theatre and film of contemporary Wales. You will also follow practical language modules which will greatly enhance your career prospects.
Music: Studying, creating and performing music of all eras in a lively atmosphere of creative activity and scholarly endeavour. We offer the opportinity to study a variety of music styles from different perspectives. You will have around 12 hours of lectures, seminars and tutorials each week. Solo Performance is taught through an innovative combination of individual tuition, workshops and masterclasses. In addition, you will spend time on background reading, listening to music, completing essays and coursework and preparing for seminars as well as rehearsing and performing in ensembles, choirs and orchestras.
While many graduates pursue careers in the area of music, these degrees are also good preparation for a wide range of employment in administration, commerce, management, and other professions. Our graduates have become professional performers, composers, university lecturers, researchers, teachers, arts administrators, music therapists, music publishers, librarians, concert managers, community arts officers, stage managers, recording and broadcasting producers, and sound engineers. Many former students have followed these degrees with further musical training, as performers, scholars or composers, and there are opportunities for all these at Bangor.
Grades / Points
Typical offer is based on a minimum 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g. • A Levels (including grade B in Welsh and B in Music)• International Baccalaureate Diploma (including grade H6 in Welsh and a grade H6 Music)**• BTEC National/Extended Diploma in Music: DMM (including a unit demonstrating the ability to read staff notation)• Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DMM**• City & Guilds Advanced Technical/ Extended Diploma: case by case**• Access: Pass** **Can be considered in conjunction with grade B in A level Music; or merit in the ABRSM/Trinity/LCM/Rockschool Grade 5 Theory/Grade 7 Practical; or IB Higher in Music• Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted. • For all our Music courses the ability to read staff notation is required.International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at: www.bangor.ac.uk/international/applying/entryrequirementsWe also welcome applications from mature applicants*For full details go to our website and for a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com
This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.
£9,000 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
Bangor University is located on the north coast of Wales, between Snowdonia and the sea – a fantastic location for students interested in sport, particularly outdoor activities. Students studying at Bangor are part of a university that offers academic excellence and prides itself on providing a great overall student experience.