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Cymraeg (llwybr iaith gyntaf) BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Immerse yourself in the literature, and poetry of Wales while learning about the social, cultural, and political history of the language on our Cymraeg (first language) BA programme.

You will study a wide range of literature including plays, short stories, and novels, as well as poetry from the medieval bardic tradition to modern protest songs.

You will develop a keen understanding of Welsh language and grammar, linguistics, language planning policy, and learn valuable translation skills.

Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.

WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR FIRST LANGUAGE STUDENTS) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

A first language Welsh degree opens up a wide range of career opportunities, in fields such as marketing, media, politics, language planning, business, youth work, education, translation, and administration.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University has an international reach with staff, students, partnerships and research links stretching across the globe.
Swansea University campuses are vibrant and diverse with staff and students from over 130 different countries making up the friendly community.
By studying at Swansea University, students become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 9 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    131 67%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.58 92%

    2nd

    1

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