Swansea University

301–400 th
Arts & humanities Rankings 2018
251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Singleton Park, Swansea, SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

Politics and Welsh (a Pathway for Second Language Students)

If you are interested in studying various aspects of Welsh language, literature , life and culture alongside studying Politics then this is the degree for you. Our Welsh (second language pathway) and Politics 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 work experience. • Study a 'Parliamentary Studies" module which includes sessions with members of parliament and the House of Lords, visits to the Palace of Westminster. Staff from the Houses of Parliament will deliver some classes and will be available to act as informal project advisors if you decide to take the follow on Dissertation in parliamentary studies module. 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/politics-and-international-relations/ba-politicsandwelsh-lqf5/

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Singleton Park Campus,Swansea