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Cymraeg a Sbaeneg BA (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Many students find studying a joint honors degree a rewarding experience as they can see the similarities and differences between the two subjects. By combining Welsh and Spanish, you will learn a wealth of skills and knowledge that can be applied in many areas. These will also benefit the world of work and help open the doors to a variety of potential careers.


The Welsh course is relevant to contemporary Wales and is taught by a School that is recognized for the quality and impact of its research. The course aims to produce graduates with a thorough understanding (both academic and practical) of the Welsh language, its literature and culture, a high level of oral and written language skills, and well-developed employability and creative skills. relevant to modern Wales.

It offers core and optional modules to give you a grounding in language and literature, as well as an opportunity to specialize in areas of personal or career interest.


Spanish is the second largest language in the world in terms of its number of speakers. More than 400 million people speak Spanish in more than 20 countries worldwide, and it is one of the most useful languages ​​in both business and leisure. It opens doors to a vibrant and diverse range of cultural experiences.

Spanish at Cardiff University enables you to study, analyze and evaluate current Spanish-speaking world-wide developments, as well as past cultures and values. Having studied Spanish, you'll be ready to take advantage of the wide-ranging opportunities open to today's graduates of the language

We offer Spanish to advanced and beginner students. In terms of language acquisition, this course will enable you to develop your writing, oral and listening skills through a variety of learning activities, and using a variety of audio-visual materials.

In addition to your language lessons, an introduction to Spanish history and culture will seek to provide a solid foundation for more specialized studies as you pursue your course. You will spend your third year in Spain or in a Spanish-speaking country, practicing and developing your language skills.

It is important to remember that studying languages ​​does not mean studying the language and nothing else. It involves looking at many aspects of the country and its culture, social structures and institutions, politics, history, literature and cinema. By studying such areas you are able to gain a better understanding of Spanish culture and how it has evolved over the centuries, becoming what it is today.

As a joint honors student, you will find that there are often areas and perspectives that link topics, be it critical analysis, historical contexts or recent research.

All schools involved in delivering the degree offer a challenging course of modules, supported by a friendly atmosphere and excellent staff-student relations.

On completion of this four year program, you will have a high level of language proficiency as well as a critical understanding of key aspects of contemporary Welsh and Spanish literature, culture, politics and society.

Career prospects

School of Welsh

Due to the demand for Welsh speakers, a degree in Welsh provides an invaluable qualification for posts requiring bilingual personnel. Many of our graduates are now pursuing careers in law, politics, media, performing arts, administration and education, or studying at postgraduate level.

In 2015/16, 100% of School of Welsh graduates available for work said they were in employment and / or further study within six months of graduating.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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University information

Cardiff University

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  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 10

    22nd out of 49 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    168 100%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    123 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%


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