Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Singleton Park Campus
Immerse yourself in the literature, and poetry of Wales while learning about the social, cultural, and political history of the language on our Welsh BA 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 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.
Throughout your studies, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.
WHY WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS) AT SWANSEA?
We have an excellent reputation. According to the Research Excellence Framework 2014:
- Ranked 7th in the UK overall - The Times Good University Guide 2020 and the Complete University Guide 2020
- Ranked 5th in the UK for graduate prospects - Complete University Guide 2020
- We are first in Wales and second in the UK for both research excellence and research impact in the area of Celtic Studies.
You will benefit from the skills and experience of prominent authors and poets on our academic team, including two Prifeirdd, and winners of the Wales Book of the Year competition.
You will be joining a university that is in the UK top five for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2018) and the UK top 10 for graduate prospects (DLHE 2018).
YOUR 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.
WELSH (A PATHWAY FOR SECOND LANGUAGE STUDENTS) EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
A 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.
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£ 14,500per year
University League Table
Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales
8th out of 9 1
Entry standards/ Max 199131 67%
Graduate prospects/ Max 10070 70%
Student satisfaction/ Max 54.58 92%