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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

    SEP-22

  • 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.

YOUR ENGLISH LITERATURE AND WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR FIRST LANGUAGE STUDENTS) EXPERIENCE

We offer varied and flexible course content, so you can shape your course to your interests. These could be Gothic and genre fiction, gender and culture, Renaissance literature, national and global literatures, modernity and contemporary writing, 19th century literature, creative and professional writing, how language works, Welsh literature from the 14th century to the present day, Welsh playwriting, protest poetry, story-tellers or the legal status of the Welsh language.

You can get involved with projects with the Dylan Thomas Centre and the National Theatre Wales. We have a strong, campus-based community and our English Society organises a range of literary, social and cultural events.

You will also have an academic mentor if you need any pastoral or academic support and work placements will further boost your career prospects.

ENGLISH LITERATURE AND WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR FIRST LANGUAGE STUDENTS) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • education
  • marketing
  • media
  • politics
  • language planning
  • business
  • youth work
  • translation
  • administration
  • public services

Application deadline

15 January

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

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University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

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

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 10 1

    32nd out of 100 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    146 87%

    2nd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%

    7th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.52 90%

    3rd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    131 64%

    34th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    36th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    60th

    9

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