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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

    3 Years

Course summary

Our single honours programme in Medieval Studies offers you an opportunity to engage with the Middles Ages through covering history, literature and languages. Through group work, debate, written exercises and essays, and in-class discussion you will come to understand the key themes and debates in medieval history and literature, and will be offered the opportunity to practice your practical language skills. Our programme draws from a variety of teaching and assessment methods to offer you the opportunity to engage with the Middle Ages dynamically, with access to a range of subject specialisms in History, Medieval History, English Literature, Classics and Ancient History, and Ancient Languages.Based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the Gower Peninsula, our course places flexibility and optionality at its core, supporting you to gain the skills required for both academic and non-academic graduate employment in areas. Our focus is to develop you as a communicator, researcher, leader and team-player.History/Medieval Studies at Swansea achieved an overall satisfaction rating of 93% in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS) while 94% of graduates are employed or in further study 6 months after graduating (Destination of Leavers from HE survey 2015). Medieval Studies graduates have advanced to careers in sectors such as heritage, arts administration, teaching, archive work, journalism, copywriting, civil service, and further graduate studies.You will also have the option of studying a semester abroad in your second year, or a Year Abroad. A variety of destinations and experiences are on offer (study at a university abroad, work placement, volunteering, etc.) with the aim of enhancing intercultural awareness and life skills. Swansea University is awarded Gold by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF Gold).All applications will be considered on an individual basis, and we will look at the whole application when deciding whether to make an offer of a place, including: the balance, nature and quality of your qualifications and/or professional experience, personal statement and referee’s comments.**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

15 January 2020

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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

    21st out of 32 6

    20th out of 25 3

    35th out of 93 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    131 65%

    18th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    8th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    113 55%

    22nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    5th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    122 59%

    41st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    30th

    8

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