Education and Welsh at Swansea University - UCAS

Course summary

"Our BA (Hons) Education with Welsh is a forward-looking, research-led, three-year degree which will give you the range of knowledge and skills needed for an exciting and rewarding career in this field. It is a fast-growing area of study that draws on the disciplines of the Welsh language, Welsh language rights, multiculturism, language and society and literature. As well as psychology, philosophy, history and the social sciences focusing on understanding how people learn and how structures of education operate to foster life-long learning and personal development. Education at Swansea is ranked: Top 20 in the UK for Research Quality (Complete University Guide 2023) Celtic Studies at Swansea is ranked: 3rd in the UK for Graduate Prospects (Complete University Guide 2023) 4th in the UK for Research Quality (Complete University Guide 2023) 5th in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2023) Employability is a key theme and you will have the chance to put your study into practice through optional work placements that include local schools, authorities, businesses and charities. You will study the theory linked to learning, teaching and assessment and will gain an understanding of curriculum design. You will need an additional Initial Teacher Education (ITE) or Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) qualification to become a teacher."


"In your first year of your undergraduate Education and Welsh BA (Hons) degree you will study areas that include contemporary education; the origin and theory of educational research and education in other countries. The majority of first year modules will be compulsory and include:

  • Cymraeg Proffesiynol
  • What is Teaching and Learning
  • Philosophy and Theory in Education
  • Education Research Skills in Action
Your second and final years will include a mixture of compulsory and optional modules in areas that include child development; educational neuroscience and difference and diversity in education. Examples of compulsory modules from recent years include:
  • Research Methods in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs
  • Equity, Equality and Diversity in Education
Your final year will include a compulsory independent research based dissertation project. For the full programme structure and module breakdown, please visit our course page at or get in touch with us at [email protected] "

Assessment method

"Throughout your undergraduate Education and Welsh BA (Hons) degree, you will develop excellent research and analytical skills and learn to present your ideas effectively both verbally and in writing. We offer a range of assessment methods, including:

  • Essays and written reports
  • Presentations (poster and oral)
  • Reflective and video blogs
  • Group work
  • Research proposals
  • Examinations
For a full breakdown of course structure and assessment please visit our course page or get in touch with us at [email protected] "

How to apply

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Singleton Park Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

For applicants whose first language is not English we require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) and no less than 5.5 in each component.

English Language Requirements at Swansea University

Fees and funding

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Swansea University
Singleton Park

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Education and Welsh at Swansea University - UCAS