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Aberystwyth University

Cymraeg a Daearyddiaeth

UCAS Code: LQ75

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B-A,B,B

BBB with B in Geography, ABB without Geography. B in Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3. B in A level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

With 5 points in Geography at Higher Level and B in A level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma

DMM-DDM

With specified subject and B in A level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

UCAS Tariff

120-128

120 with B in Geography, 128 without Geography. B in Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2018

Subjects

Welsh language

Human geography

Mae'r pwnciau y Gymraeg a Ddaearyddiaeth yn Brifysgol Aberystwyth yn mwyaf blaenllaw a phrofiadol o’i bath. Mae Prifysgol Aberystwyth yn cynnig cyfle unigryw i chi astudio daearyddiaeth a Cymraeg yn un o’r lleoliadau prydferthaf yn Ewrop. Mae’r Adran Daearyddiaeth a Gwyddorau Daear wedi’i lleoli ar arfordir Bae Ceredigion ac wedi’i hamgylchynu gan amrywiaeth eang o dirweddau hardd, yn cynnwys y môr, gweundiroedd, mynyddoedd a glaswelltiroedd; mae hi mewn lle unigryw i wneud y gorau o’r tirweddau gwych sy’n ei hamgylchynu, ac yn cynnig amrywiaeth arbennig o gyfleoedd gwaith maes a hamdden i chi.

Mae’n gartref i gymuned frwdfrydig o fyfyrwyr ac ymchwilwyr sy’n rhannu’r nod o hybu dealltwriaeth ehangach o’r iaith Gymraeg, ei hanes, ei llenyddiaeth a’i lle yn y byd cyfoes a rhyngwladol. Iaith Gyntaf ac Ail Iaith – mae’r cynllun gradd hwn yn cynnwys llwybrau Ail Iaith ac Iaith Gyntaf. Bywyd Cymdetihas Cymraeg Byrlymus – Yn Aberystwyth gallwch fyw drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg a mwynhau’r eflen gymdeithasol sydd i’r gymuned Gymraeg yma. Ymaelodwch ag UMCA, dewch i fyw yn neuadd Pantycelyn-Penbryn, ewch ar deithiau rygbi’r Geltaidd, ymunwch â chôr Pantycelyn, ac ewch i nosweithiau megis Gwobrau’r Selar.

Mae’r staff sy’n dysgu ar y cwrs yn arbenigwyr mewn meysydd amrywiol, ac o ganlyniad byddi’n gallu dewis o blith amrywiaeth eang o bynciau sy’n dy ddiddori. Bydd y radd hon yn eich arfogi â’r sgiliau, y galluoedd a’r arbenigedd i wynebu ac ymgysylltu â’r heriau sy’n wynebu’r gymdeithas sydd ohoni. Trwy achrediad cydnabyddir rhaglenni sy’n darparu’r wybodaeth, y ddealltwriaeth, y sgiliau, y dulliau a’r nodweddion proffesiynol daearyddol sy’n ddisgwyliedig gan raddedigion safonol ym maes daearyddiaeth, fel a gofnodwyd yn Natganiad Meincnod Pwnc yr ASA ar gyfer Daearyddiaeth.

Gan ein bod yn gymuned Ddaearyddiaeth fawr a deinamig, gallwn gynnig amrywiaeth eang iawn i chi o arbenigedd, cyfleoedd a chyfleusterau daearyddol: Prosesau dalgylch afon; Rhewlifeg; Biodaearyddiaeth; Newid Amgylcheddol Cwaternaidd; Tueddiadau cyfoes mewn Daearberyglon; Cynaliadwyedd Trefol; Datblygu Rhanbarthol; Daearyddiaeth Wleidyddol a Diwylliannol; Cyfleoedd am waith maes yn Seland Newydd, Creta, Efrog Newydd, Ffrainc, Iwerddon, Gwlad yr Iâ, Mynydd Etna, Ecuador a Pheriw, ymhlith eraill; Gwobrau teithio ar gael bob blwyddyn i ariannu eich anturiaethau (hyd at £400); Cyfleusterau addysgu o’r radd flaenaf a’r dechnoleg ddiweddaraf i gyfoethogi dysgu; Labordai llawn cyfarpar yn cynnwys amrywiaeth o offerynnau dadansoddi e.e. sbectromedrau a sganwyr craidd sy’n gallu cael eu defnyddio ar gyfer gwaith maes ac astudio yn annibynnol. Mae cyflogadwyedd yn rhan annatod o’r holl gyrsiau a gynigiwn. Mae ein graddau yn cynnig sylfaen gadarn ar gyfer amrywiaeth eang o yrfaoedd ar draws ystod o sectorau. Mewn economi fyd-eang sy’n newid yn gyflym, mae ein graddedigion yn gallu addasu a galw ar ystod o sgiliau trosglwyddadwy, gan sicrhau bod galw amdanynt drwy’r amser. Ymhlith y setiau sgiliau y mae: Gwell sgiliau mathemategol a chyfrifiadurol; Sgiliau datrys problemau a meddwl creadigol effeithiol; Sgiliau technoleg gwybodaeth cadarn; Gallu gweithio’n annibynnol ac fel rhan o dîm; Sgiliau rheoli amser a threfnu; Sgiliau cyfathrebu ysgrifenedig ac ar lafar; Hunangymhelliant a hunanddibyniaeth.

Mae ein graddedigion wedi cael swyddi fel ymgynghorwyr amgylcheddol, cynllunwyr, gweision sifil, syrfewyr, ac ym myd addysg, ymhlith swyddi eraill.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£13,450
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

Extra funding

Mae Prifysgol Aberystwyth yn cynnig pecyn gwerthfawr o ysgoloriaethau a bwrsariaethau i gynorthwyo myfyrwyr. Mae ein cystadleuaeth Ysgoloriaeth Mynediad hirsefydlog yn golygu y gallech gael hyd at £2,000 y flwyddyn tuag at eich costau byw a’ch costau astudio. Gallwch gyfuno Ysgoloriaeth Mynediad gydag unrhyw un, neu â’n holl wobrau eraill, i wneud eich pecyn ariannol yn fwy gwerthfawr. Mae’n ein gwobrau’n cynnwys Bwrsariaeth Aberystwyth, sy’n dibynnu ar brawf modd, yr Ysgoloriaethau Chwaraeon a Cherddoriaeth, bwrsariaethau i rai sy’n gadael gofal/gofalwyr ifainc ac ystod o wobrau adrannol-benodol. Ewch i’n gwefan i gael y manylion llawn.

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Department:

Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies

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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

92%
med
Welsh language
81%
med
Human geography

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Celtic studies (non-specific)

Teaching and learning

100%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
97%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
98%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

97%
Library resources
94%
IT resources
98%
Course specific equipment and facilities
93%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

93%
UK students
7%
International students
24%
Male students
76%
Female students
73%
2:1 or above
3%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
B
B
404

Human geography

Teaching and learning

93%
Staff make the subject interesting
90%
Staff are good at explaining things
97%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
93%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

93%
Library resources
82%
IT resources
80%
Course specific equipment and facilities
90%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

91%
UK students
9%
International students
57%
Male students
43%
Female students
70%
2:1 or above
4%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
B
293

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Celtic studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,000
low
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
87%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

12%
Teaching and educational professionals
10%
Business, research and administrative professionals
10%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

Human geography

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,000
low
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
74%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

12%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
9%
Other elementary services occupations
8%
Teaching and educational professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Language and area studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£15k

£15k

£19k

£19k

£24k

£24k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

Human geography

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£15k

£15k

£19k

£19k

£23k

£23k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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Post-six month graduation stats:

This is from the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, based on responses from graduates who studied the same subject area here.

It offers a snapshot of what grads went on to do six months later, what they were earning on average, and whether they felt their degree helped them obtain a 'graduate role'. We calculate a mean rating to indicate if this is high, medium or low compared to other universities.

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Graduate field commentary:

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The Longitudinal Educational Outcomes dataset combines HRMC earnings data with student records from the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

While there are lots of factors at play when it comes to your future earnings, use this as a rough timeline of what graduates in this subject area were earning on average one, three and five years later. Can you see a steady increase in salary, or did grads need some experience under their belt before seeing a nice bump up in their pay packet?

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