We use cookies to ensure the best user experience and to serve tailored advertising. To learn more about our cookies and how to manage them, please visit our cookie policy

I AGREE
Close icon

Personalise what you see on this page.

Choose from the options below. We'll show you information based on your current location as default.

I'M FROM

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LIVING IN

  • United States
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.

LOOKING FOR

  • Undergraduate courses
Please select so we can show the most relevant content.
Viewing as a student from United States living in United States interested in Undergraduate courses

Course options

  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Welsh

For a century and more the Aberystwyth Department of Welsh has been an internationally renowned research center. The expertise of its 8 teaching staff spans all areas and periods of Welsh language and literature as well as Celtic Studies. We offer training and supervision for research students (MPhil or PhD), and welcome applications from well-qualified students.

English

For over a century the Department of Welsh at Aberystwyth has been an internationally renowned centre of research. The expertise of its 8 teaching members spans all areas and periods of Welsh literature and language as well as Celtic Studies. We offer tuition and supervision for research students (MPhil or PhD), and we welcome applications from well-qualified candidates.

Overview

Welsh

For these degrees any subject can be chosen from all fields of literature and Welsh language. Researchers in recent years have worked on topics as diverse as: men's personal names in Wales, Cornwall and Brittany, 400-1400AD; medieval Welsh masculinity and literature; costumes in medieval literature c1100-c1600; the early singing of Guto'r Glyn; the folklore of the Gwylliaid Cochion Mawddwy; the poetry of Lewis Morris; Lleifior Islwyn Ffowc Ellis novels; aspects of Marion Eames novels; and the contribution of Myrddin ap Dafydd as a cultural figure. Students can draw on the wide range of academic expertise provided by the Department's staff in Welsh and other Celtic languages.

English

For these degrees any subject may be chosen from the whole field of Welsh language and literature. Researchers in recent years have worked on topics as varied as: personal names of men in Wales, Cornwall and Brittanny, 400-1400AD; masculinity and medieval Welsh literature; costume in medieval literature c1100-c1600; the early poetry of Guto’r Glyn; the Red Bandits of Mawddwy in folklore and literature; the poetry of Lewis Morris; the Lleifior novels of Islwyn Ffowc Ellis; aspects of the novels of Marion Eames; and the contribution of Myrddin ap Dafydd as a cultural figure. Students can draw on the very wide range of academic expertise provided by the Department’s staff in both Welsh and other Celtic languages.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,300per year

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

University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • 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.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 9 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    153 78%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.58 92%

    2nd

    6

Is this page useful?

Yes No

Sorry about that...

HOW CAN WE IMPROVE IT?

SUBMIT

Thanks for your feedback!