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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-21

  • 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

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,950per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

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

    26th out of 106 5

  • Entry standards

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    131 67%

    6th

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  • Graduate prospects

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    70 70%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.58 92%

    2nd

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    131 64%

    37th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    69th

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