Swansea University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English Literature and Welsh (a pathway for Second Language students)

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Course summary

If you are interested in studying various aspects of Welsh language, literature , life and culture alongside studying English Literature then this is the degree for you. Our Welsh (second language pathway) and English Literature degree programme offers you the opportunity to: • Gain a solid foundation in language and literature with an opportunity to specialise in fields such as translation, creative writing and socio-linguistics. • Be taught by some of the leading Welsh authors and scholars - staff in the Welsh Department include three Chief Bards and winners of the Welsh Book of the Year Competition. • Undertake valuable work experience. • Study English Literature themes from the early-Medieval period to the present day, while also developing your knowledge of critical theory and the diversity of approaches to literature • To study optional modules in Gender and Culture with specialist researchers and lecturers. • To study optional modules in Creative Writing. 100% of the Welsh Department's research is world class or better, according to the results of the latest Research Excellence Framework, REF 2014. 100% of our graduates are employed within six months of graduating according to the latest DLHE 2015 figures. Our Employability Officer supports our students with information and advice which is backed up by the University’s Careers Service and Work Placement Team. All students have access to events, workshops and employer talks, including an annual conference for students in June to support final year students with the transition into the world of work. Set in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the breathtaking Gower Peninsula, the University's location is captivating. With 15,921 students and 2,510 staff, Swansea's multicultural campus community provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime. We are proud of the variety and quality of the teaching that we offer to undergraduates and post graduates which is informed by our and research, much of it world-leading. Please visit our course page for more information: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/undergraduate/courses/artsandhumanities/english-literature/ba-englishliteratureandwelsh-qqh5/ 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.

Course details

Modules

You will study six modules each year to include compulsory and optional modules. Module selection options may change

Assessment method

This degree programme is delivered through lectures, tutorials and seminars. You will usually receive nine hours minimum scheduled contact time with your teachers every week. Full attendance at lectures, seminars and personal tutorials (personal tutorials are obligatory). All Arts and Humanities degree programmes include independent learning which requires initiative and hard work. We will challenge you with demanding teaching and assessment. Assessment includes essay, coursework and examination, presentations and a dissertation.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
QQH5
Institution code:
S93
Campus name:
Singleton Park Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

If you are an international applicant please visit our international pages for more information and details on how to apply: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/international/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
80%
Student satisfaction
55%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
EU £15850 Year 1
International £15850 Year 1
Channel Islands £15850 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £15850 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
English Literature and Welsh (a pathway for Second Language students) at Swansea University - UCAS