University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Celtic Studies

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Course summary

FIVE REASONS TO CHOOSE CELTIC STUDIES: • This unique distance-learning programme allows you to study a wide variety of modules on aspects of the fascinating history, literature and cultural heritage of the Celtic regions in the comfort of your own home • The programme is taught by staff who specialise in the field of Celtic Studies at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies (CAWCS) • Innovative immersive teaching in small groups and one-to-one tutorials • Space for independent thinking and opportunities to pursue your own favourite topics and interests • Chance to combine your studies with modules from other humanities subjects

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 (CertHE, DipHE & BA) • Academic Skills (20 credits; compulsory) • An Introduction to Celtic Literatures (20 credits; compulsory) • An Introduction to the Celtic Languages (20 credits; compulsory) • Introduction to Celtic Art (20 credits; compulsory) • The Early Celts (20 credits; compulsory) • Welsh Language Skills 1 (20 credits; compulsory). Year Two – Level 5 (DipHE & BA) Year A Entry • Medieval Prose in Wales (20 credits; compulsory) • Representations of Brittany (20 credits; compulsory) • The Celts through the Eyes of the Greeks and the Romans (20 credits; compulsory) • The Irish Question 1886-1998: from Charles Parnell to the Good Friday Agreement (20 credits; compulsory) • Welsh and Celtic Place-Names (20 credits; compulsory) • Welsh Language Skills 2 (20 credits; compulsory). Year B Entry • Celtic Sanctity and Spirituality: Hagiography and Saints’ Cults (20 credits; compulsory) • Cornwall Without Cornish (20 credits; compulsory) • From Desert Myths to Sheep Tales: The Cistercians in the Middle Ages (20 credits; compulsory) • Roman Britain (20 credits; compulsory) • True Brits (20 credits; compulsory) • Welsh Medieval Praise Poetry (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three – Level 6 (BA) Year A Entry • Celtic Sanctity and Spirituality: Hagiography and Saints’ Cults (20 credits; optional) • Cornwall Without Cornish (20 credits; optional) • Dissertation (40 credits; compulsory) • From Desert Myths to Sheep Tales: The Cistercians in the Middle Ages (20 credits; optional) • Roman Britain (20 credits; optional) • True Brits (20 credits; optional) • Welsh Medieval Praise Poetry (20 credits; optional). Year B Entry • Dissertation (40 credits; compulsory) • Medieval Prose in Wales (20 credits; optional) • Representations of Brittany (20 credits; optional) • The Celts through the eyes of the Greeks and the Romans (20 credits; optional) • The Irish Question 1886-1998: from Charles Parnell to the Good Friday Agreement (20 credits; optional) • Welsh and Celtic Place-Names (20 credits; optional) • Welsh Language Skills 2 (20 credits; optional). Prospective students should be aware of the following: • Not all optional modules are offered every year • Optional modules are delivered subject to sufficient student numbers • Language modules are optional/compulsory/core according to linguistic ability • There are many Level 5 and Level 6 versions of the same module. Students can only take this module once; this depends on which year the modules are offered in.

Assessment method

The programme is assessed in a variety of ways and will include several of the following type of assessment: essays of 1000 to 4000 words in length, document analyses, book reviews, short reports and reflective journals, timed tests, take home exams, field journals, posters, group and individual presentations, dissertations of 10,000 words, wikis, commentaries and film evaluations.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CS01
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
Online
Campus code:
O

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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