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Spanish and Welsh 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-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

Immerse yourself in the literature, language, and culture of Wales and learn Spanish with a year spent working or studying in Spain on this joint honours BA degree programme.

You will gain oral and written fluency, and grow in confidence in your use and understanding of the Welsh language.

You will study a wide range of Welsh language literature including plays, short stories, and novels, as well as poetry from the medieval bardic tradition to modern protest songs.

You will develop a keen understanding of Welsh language and grammar, linguistics, language planning policy, and learn valuable translation skills.

Alongside this, you will receive intensive Spanish language tuition and study important aspects of German literature, culture, and society.

Throughout your studies you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.

YOUR SPANISH AND WELSH 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.

You will spend a year in Spain between your second and final year, broadening your skills and experience by studying, teaching at a school, or undertaking a work placement.

We can support you with arranging work placement opportunities in a wide range of settings, both in the UK and abroad.

SPANISH AND WELSH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 16,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • 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

    8th out of 9 1

    43rd out of 48 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    131 67%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.58 92%

    2nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    112 53%

    39th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    34th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    28th

    13

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