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Education and Welsh (a Pathway for Second Language Students) 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

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Our BA (Hons) Education with Welsh is a forward-looking, research-led, three-year degree which will give you the range of knowledge and skills needed for an exciting and rewarding career in this field.

It is a fast-growing area of study that draws on the disciplines of the Welsh language, Welsh language rights, multiculturism and language and society and literature as well as psychology, philosophy, history and the social sciences focusing on understanding how people learn and how structures of education operate to foster life-long learning and personal development.

WHY EDUCATION AND WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS) AT SWANSEA?

Based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the Gower Peninsula, 100% of the Welsh Department’s research is of international standard or higher (REF 2014).

You will also have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from exceptionally qualified prominent authors and poets, two of whom are winners in the Book of the Year competition in Wales;
  • Study Welsh language and linguistics; language planning and policy and literature, and learn leadership and management skills;
  • Explore educational practice in a digital age, studying the digital learning technologies which are at the forefront of education trends

YOUR EDUCATION AND WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS) EXPERIENCE

This is a flexible degree offering a wide-range of specialist modules that allow you to tailor your future career goals while developing your individual interests.

You will have the opportunity to undertake work placements that will enhance your student experience and your career prospects.

You will learn from innovative experts who have strong national and international links and who have excellent reputations for the quality or their teaching and research

Emphasis is placed on you developing your individual skills and on providing you with high quality support.

Careers and Employability

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

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,450per 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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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 120

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    42nd

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 50 UK universities, and 2nd in Wales (Complete University Guide 2023).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 90 52

    7th out of 8 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    140 66%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.55 71%

    83rd

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    131 71%

    7th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    3rd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.17 83%

    5th

    2

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