B.A. French and Welsh

Bachelor's degree

In Cardiff

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Cardiff (Wales)

Description

Within this degree programme, students will have the opportunity to pair a popular European language with Welsh a language experiencing a resurgence within Wales and beyond. By combining these two courses, students will acquire a wide range of transferable skills that will be valuable in a range of future careers. In addition, students will spend their third year in France, practising and developing their acquired language skills.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Cardiff
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Cyncoed Campus, Cyncoed Rd, CF23 6XD

Starts

On request

To take into account

English Language Requirements Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the language. Find courses on Language Learning Portal.

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Subjects

  • Welsh
  • Skills and Training
  • Writing

Course programme

Course Content Year 2 First-language Route

You will take one compulsory linguistic core module:

  • Cymraeg y Gweithle a’r Gymuned [Welsh in the Workplace and the Community]
Year 2 Second-language Route

You will take two compulsory linguistic core modules:

  • Sgiliau Cyfathrebu Uwch (Year 2 second-language route) [Further Communication Skills]
  • Ysgrifennu Estynedig (Year 2 second-language route) [Extended Writing Skills]
Compulsory Final Year extended essay or project

You will have a choice of either a 4,000 or a 8,000 word essay or project (20 or 40 credits), which will be completed under the direction of a member of staff who is an expert in the relevant field.

Optional Modules: Year 2 and the Final Year (both routes)

Individual modules are normally offered in alternative years, and so may be available in Year 2 or in the Final Year:

  • Ailddehongli Llenyddiaeth yr Oesoedd Canol [Reinterpreting Medieval Welsh Literature]
  • Amlddiwylliannedd yn y Diwylliant Cymraeg [Multiculturalism in Welsh-language Culture]
  • Canu'r Gymru Newydd: Barddoniaeth 1990-2010 [Poetry of the New Wales: Poetry 1990-2010
  • Cyfieithu Proffesiynol [Professional Translation]
  • Cyflwyniad i Astudiaethau Gwerin [Introduction to Welsh Folklore]
  • Cyflwyniad i Hanes yr Iaith [History of the Welsh Language]
  • Cymdeithaseg yr Wyddeleg [The Sociology of the Irish Language]
  • Cymraeg i Oedolion [Teaching Welsh to Adults]
  • Cymru ar Daith: Llên Teithio Gymraeg [Wales on the Move: Welsh Travel Writing]
  • Cynllunio Ieithyddol [Language Planning]
  • Y Chwedl Arthuraidd [The Arthurian Legend]
  • Dadeni a Diwygiad 1550-1900 [Renaissance and Revival 1550-1900]
  • Dafydd ap Gwilym [Dafydd ap Gwilym]
  • Y Ddrama Gyfoes [Contemporary Drama]
  • Y Ferch yn yr Oesoedd Canol [Women in Medieval Wales]
  • I Fyd y Faled [The World of the Ballad]
  • Gwleidyddiaeth a Phropaganda yn Llenyddiaeth yr 20g [Politics and Propaganda in 20th Century Literature]
  • Hanes y Ddrama [History of Welsh Drama]
  • Hunaniaeth a Diwylliant y Wladfa [The Identity and Culture of the Welsh Colony in Patagonia]
  • Iaith, y Ddinas a Chymdeithas [Language, the City and Society]
  • Iaith, Gwleidyddiaeth a Gwrthdaro [Language, Politics and Conflict]
  • Llenyddiaeth er 1900 [Literature since 1900]
  • Llenyddiaeth Plant [Children's Literature]
  • Llên y Ddinas [Urban Literature]
  • Merched a Llên yn y Cyfnod Modern [Women and Literature in the Modern Period]
  • Pedeir Keinc y Mabinogi [The Four Branches of the Mabinogi]
  • Rhyddiaith Ddiweddar [Modern Welsh Prose]
  • Saunders Lewis [Saunders Lewis]
  • Sgriptio [Scriptwriting]
  • Sosioieithyddiaeth [Sociolinguistics]
  • Theori a Beirniadaeth Lenyddol [Literary Criticism and Theory]
  • Williams Pantycelyn a'r Emyn [Williams Pantycelyn and the Welsh Hymn]
  • Ysgrifennu Creadigol [Creative Writing]

B.A. French and Welsh

Price on request