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Media and Welsh 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

Studying Welsh and Media at Swansea gives you the opportunity to explore the richness of our language, from the Mabinogion to the language of contemporary Wales and also study of media history, theory, practice and PR.

  • Our students have an academic mentor who provides pastoral support and guidance on issues that may affect their well-being, attendance and progress through University.
  • Media incorporates distinct pathways in media, film, public relations, journalism and practical media.
  • The programme combines the study of history, theory and practice that incorporates skills and techniques relevant to the modern digital media, digital journalism, creative digital practice; video production; radio production; film and public relations industries.
  • Welsh offers an education of the highest standard delivered by a team of enthusiastic and experienced staff
  • Small classroom sizes and increased contact hours
  • Funding opportunities by studying through the medium of Welsh
  • Opportunities for work experience
  • Study the wealth of Welsh literature and language whilst experiencing the excitement of the Welsh language community in Swansea!

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

Our flexible degree structure with a range of optional modules gives you plenty of scope to tailor your studies to your particular interests, career goals, or ambitions for postgraduate study.

We place great importance on helping you to develop the professional skills valued by employers and you will have work placements as part of your studies in your second and third years. We also arrange a variety of paid work placements, as well as voluntary placements.

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

A first language Welsh degree opens up a wide range of career opportunities, in fields such as marketing, media, politics, language planning, business, youth work, education, translation, and administration.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 1

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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

    10th out of 97 2

  • 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 190
    134 67%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    6th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    1st

    40

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