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History 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

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

History and Welsh explores medieval, early modern and modern history through subjects including women’s history and gender, cultural history and the history of religion, health and medicine. You will also learn about Welsh in the workplace, language past and present, working in two languages and contemporary literature.

In the first year of the course, complete beginners in the Welsh language will follow modules which aim to provide a sound grounding in Welsh grammar, the spoken word and culture.

Studying this three-year BA degree course opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.

YOUR HISTORY AND WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS) EXPERIENCE

During your three-year History and Welsh course you will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and The Society of Ancient Studies and History student society organises social and cultural events.

Throughout your course you will study a wide variety of modules. The Welsh Department has expertise in the areas of: Language and Linguistics; Language and Policy; Literature.

You can also study optional modules in Creative Writing and Gender and Culture, the latter with specialist researchers and lecturers.

The emphasis throughout the course is on developing writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively in Welsh. For example, the Welsh and Work module incorporates a work placement scheme. Students are placed in schools, television companies, translation units, language enterprises, or in any office or business where Welsh is the medium of work.

HISTORY AND WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will also learn to develop your ideas in a wide range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates are truly international and enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Government and Politics
  • Recruitment
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Heritage and Museums
  • Business
  • Business and Management
  • Law and Public Services

Application deadline

15 January

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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

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    37th out of 90 2

    25th out of 33

  • Entry standards

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    146 87%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    60 60%

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    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.52 90%

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    1
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    126 65%

    34th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    31st

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    33rd

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    116 55%

    22nd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    15th

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