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Irish Language and Literature/Education BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site (Aberystwyth)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

In choosing to study this Irish Language & Literature and Education Degree you'll not just develop your language competence in Modern Irish, you will immerse yourself in a broad range of Gaelic texts from the medieval through to modern periods, evaluated in various ways from the linguistic/stylistic approach through to political or historical emphasis. You'll also spend 50% of your time covering the fundamentals of education. With a focus on gaining essential employability skills that include language skills, translation, team-work, communication, the management of self and time this Irish Language & Literature and Education Degree is taught by dedicated, enthusiastic experts, often in very small tutorial and seminar class sizes, giving you the very best experience. Also, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you will be guaranteed an interview for Primary PGCE at Aberystwyth. On this course, you will have the opportunity to learn Scottish Gaelic, Breton and Manx as well as their respective literature. A degree in Celtic Studies will open many doors to exciting opportunities for you. Flourish with our vibrant, exciting Welsh community here at Aberystwyth. Not only do we have a Students Union, but UMCA (Undeb Myfyrwyr Cymraeg Aberystwyth) host many events and societies for those who wish to part of the welsh community. The National Library of Wales is a stone throw away from our Penglais Campus. It is one of a kind in Wales, allowing students unlimited access to its rare collection of literature. Within the department of Welsh and Celtic studies, you will have large options of stimulating modules to choose from such as creative writing, professional welsh, translation, Welsh in the media, Welsh Literature, Folk Welsh and many more. Students can explore studying in another country under the Erasmus + or the International Exchange programme. Our degree programmes offer promising employment opportunities. Our graduates have followed these pathways:- Humanitarian Organisations;- Teaching and Education (including SEN);- Social Care;- Nursing;- Speech therapy;- Social work;- Child welfare;- Play therapy;- The Leisure industry;- Child Law;- Childhood research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

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    4.65 93%

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    4.56 91%

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