Awarded by: Bangor University (Prifysgol Bangor)
This course covers who were, and who are, the Celts; the course focuses on literature, archaeology, religion, mythology, antiquarianism, art history and music, to explore the culture and identity of the Celtic peoples from the hill forts of prehistory to the devolved and independent parliaments of today; students are also guided as they perform their own research towards a Master's thesis on a topic of their choice; all instruction is available through English or Welsh, and comprehensive ESOL support is available where necessary.
Compulsory: the Celts, fundamentals; the creation of the modern Celt; part 1: is a wholly taught component, contributing 120 credits; all taught modules carry a credit weighting of 40 credits; part 2: consists of a supervised dissertation of around 20,000 words, on a topic of your choice, decided upon in consultation with a thesis advisor.
Modules in part 1 is assessed by essay; dissertation.
Good graduates in relevant disciplines and/or equivalent professional qualification and work experience; where the native language is not English or Welsh satisfactory of adequate knowledge and understanding of written and spoken English or Welsh is required: IELTS and Internet-based TOEFL test scores of no less than 6.0 and 87 respectively, are usually acceptable for those who would study through the medium of English.
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