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

If you are interested in studying various aspects of Welsh language, literature , life and culture alongside studying English Literature then this is the degree for you. Our Welsh (second language pathway) and English Literature degree programme offers you the opportunity to:• Gain a solid foundation in language and literature with an opportunity to specialise in fields such as translation, creative writing and socio-linguistics.• Be taught by some of the leading Welsh authors and scholars - staff in the Welsh Department include three Chief Bards and winners of the Welsh Book of the Year Competition.• Undertake valuable work experience.• Study English Literature themes from the early-Medieval period to the present day, while also developing your knowledge of critical theory and the diversity of approaches to literature• To study optional modules in Gender and Culture with specialist researchers and lecturers.• To study optional modules in Creative Writing. 100% of the Welsh Department's research is world class or better, according to the results of the latest Research Excellence Framework, REF 2014.100% of our graduates are employed within six months of graduating according to the latest DLHE 2015 figures. Our Employability Officer supports our students with information and advice which is backed up by the University’s Careers Service and Work Placement Team. All students have access to events, workshops and employer talks, including an annual conference for students in June to support final year students with the transition into the world of work.Set in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the breathtaking Gower Peninsula, the University's location is captivating. With 15,921 students and 2,510 staff, Swansea's multicultural campus community provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime. We are proud of the variety and quality of the teaching that we offer to undergraduates and post graduates which is informed by our and research, much of it world-leading. Please visit our course page for more information: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/artsandhumanities/english-literature/ba-englishliteratureandwelsh-qqh5/**We guarantee that you will be made a conditional offer for a course at Swansea University. Subject requirements will apply. Please come along to our next Open Day or get in touch for further information.**

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,850per year

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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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