United Kingdom

Cardiff University

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Clinical, pre-clinical & health 2018
=162 nd
World University Rankings 2018
Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3AT, United Kingdom

Cardiff University

English Language/Welsh

By combining Welsh and English Language, you will gain a wealth of transferable skills and knowledge, opening the doors to a variety of career paths. The Joint Honours degree gives you the opportunity to specialise in two subjects and you will find they often share issues and perspectives. The Welsh course is relevant to contemporary Wales and delivered by a school noted for its research quality and impact. The course aims to produce graduates with a thorough academic and practical understanding of the Welsh language, its literature and culture, a high level of skill in written and spoken Welsh and well-developed employability and creative skills relevant to modern Wales. The English course begins with a rigorous grounding in the analysis of the language. You will be provided with traditional tools such as phonetics and grammar but you will also learn how to analyse language in the contemporary media. While arming you with the technical skills, we then expect you to grapple with exciting theories to interpret communication in a meaningful way. As a joint honours student, you will find that often there are complementary issues and perspectives that link subjects, be they critical analysis, historical contexts or recent research. You will be able to discover and explore the parallels between Welsh and English Language and gain a unique perspective of these two areas of study. Distinctive features The distinctive features of the course include: •the opportunity to follow a degree course that develops skills relevant to both the academic world and the workplace •a core module which focuses on employability skills and which offers a period of work experience •a range of core and optional modules in Welsh language, literature and culture as well as the opportunity to specialise in areas of personal and career interest •the emphasis on practical research skills, that will benefit you throughout your career •the emphasis on independent learning in a supportive environment •the involvement of research-active staff in teaching •the experience of being taught by staff who will recognise you as an individual •essential English language tools such as phonetics, grammar, discourse analysis and how to analyse contemporary multimodal media combining words, images and sounds •English language modules directly relevant to career areas in education, the media, health, and the law •English language opportunities to study abroad in Europe and the United States, including Erasmus programmes with Basel, Bologna and Helsinki

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site - Cardiff,Cardiff
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,000
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000
  • International Year 1 £15,080