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English Literature and Welsh (a pathway for Second Language students) with a Year Abroad 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

    4 Years

Course summary

Wales has a rich lyric tradition and Swansea is the birthplace of Dylan Thomas. So come to Swansea University to explore English Literature and Welsh.The course ranges from the poetry of protest, story-tellers, Welsh playwriting and the legal status of the Welsh language to national and global literatures, Renaissance literature, Gothic and genre fiction, 19th century literature, contemporary fiction, gender and culture as well as creative and professional writing.You will also study the Welsh language past and present, working in two languages, translation and multiculturalism. You have the chance to explore centuries of Welsh literature, from the 14th century poet Dafydd a Gwilym to the contemporary verse of Mererid Hopwood.You can also get involved with projects with the Dylan Thomas Centre and the National Theatre Wales.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,400per year

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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

    30th out of 100 2

    7th out of 8 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    130 63%

    34th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    42nd

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    37th

    23
  • 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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