Students can chose any subject from all areas and periods of Welsh literature and language as well as Celtic studies. They have the opportunity to study the Welsh language and to practise Irish, Breton and Scottish Gaelic languages. Recent research includes: personal names of men in Wales, Cornwall and Brittany, 400-1400 AD; 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; the contribution of Myrddin ap Dafydd as a cultural figure.
40 credits of research training
Doctoral thesis plus viva voce examination.
Honours degree (minimum 2.1) preferably in the Welsh language or a kindred subject. In addition, a Master's degree is required for the PhD.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4500*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£4500*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.
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Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies