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English Literature and Welsh (a pathway for First 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

COURSE OVERVIEW

Exploring English and Welsh literature, the Welsh language and multiculturalism on this three-year course opens up a range of exciting career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills which employers want.

You will study how language works, how societies communicate and centuries of literature, from the 14th century Welsh poet Dafydd a Gwilym to the contemporary verse of Mererid Hopwood.

WHY ENGLISH LITERATURE AND WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR FIRST LANGUAGE STUDENTS) AT SWANSEA?

Based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the Gower Peninsula, English Literature at Swansea is ranked:

  • English and Creative Writing is ranked Top 20 for Career Prospects in the Guardian University Guide
  • 3rd in Wales in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2020.
  • English Literature is also ranked 7th in the UK for research quality in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014-2021).

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.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,400per 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 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 8 2

    30th out of 100 2

  • 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
  • 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

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