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Aberystwyth University

Hanes Modern a Gwleidyddiaeth

UCAS Code: VL1F

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM-DDM

UCAS Tariff

120

With B in any subject.

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.

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subjects

History

Politics

Wrth ddewis astudior cwrs BA Gwleidyddiaeth a Hanes Modern ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth byddin cael y cyfle i astudio mewn dwy adran uchel iawn eu bri syn arloesi o ran dysgu ac ymchwil, sef yr Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol ar Adran Hanes a Hanes Cymru. Maer cynllun gradd mewn Gwleidyddiaeth a Hanes Modern yn un cyffrous a diddorol. Maer cynllun gradd Anrhydedd Sengl mewn Gwleidyddiaeth a Hanes Modern yn canolbwyntio ar hanes a gwleidyddiaeth ddiweddar. Maen cyfuno arbenigedd haneswyr a gwyddonwyr gwleidyddol mewn cwrs cyfrannol syn rhoi cryn hyblygrwydd i ti wrth ddewis modiwlau. Rhennir y gwaith dysgu rhwng yr Adran Hanes a Hanes Cymru ar Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol, dwy adran a enillodd glod am eu gwaith dysgu ac ymchwil yn eu priod feysydd.Maer rhan fwyaf ohonom yn chwilfrydig am y gorffennol ac am y ffordd mae cymdeithas ddynol wedi esblygu dros amser. Yn ogystal bod yn ddiddorol ynddoi hun, mae astudio elfen o hanes yn cynnig gweledigaeth a all ein helpu i ddeall digwyddiadaur byd sydd ohoni. Bydd elfen wleidyddol y radd hon yn trafod y syniadau syn sail in bywydau o ddydd i ddydd, megis cyfiawnder, rhyddid, grym, cymuned, cydraddoldeb a dinasyddiaeth. Bydd gradd mewn Gwleidyddiaeth a Hanes Modern yn caniatu i ti roi digwyddiadau diweddar mewn perspectif ac yn rhoi i ti sgiliau dadansoddi dehongli a chyfathrebu, sydd mor bwysig mewn bywyd bob dydd.Sefydlwyd yr Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol yn 1919 ar ddiwedd y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf, a dymar adran brifysgol gyntaf oi bath, ac maen parhau i fod yn un or adrannau gwleidyddiaeth a chysylltiadau rhyngwladol mwyaf yn Ewrop, a chanddi dros 40 o staff academaidd. Yn y Fframwaith Rhagoriaeth Ymchwil diweddaraf (2014), cafodd yr Adran ei enwi fel yr Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol gorau yng Nghymru a seithfed gorau yn y Deyrnas Unedig am ansawdd ymchwil, gyda 69% o gyhoeddiadau a gyflwynwyd o safon sydd gydar dosbarthiadau Gorau yn y Byd ac yn Rhagorol yn Rhyngwladol. Maer awyrgylch dysgu cynhyrfus a chosmopolitaidd yma yn croesawu myfyrwyr o bedwar ban byd, ac yn gartref bywiog i drafodaeth wleidyddol gyfoes. Mae gan yr adran hanes hir o edrych ar y byd a gofyn cwestiynau sylfaenol am ystod o bynciau materion megis rhyfel, cudd-wybodaeth a diogelwch, tlodi byd-eang, moeseg a newid hinsawdd; sut y daeth y byd i fod fel ag y mae, a sut y mae hynnyn newid o hyd.Bu modd astudio Hanes fel pwnc ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth ers ei sefydlu yn 1872, a thros y 140 mlynedd diwethaf rydym wedi perffeithior cynlluniau gradd yr ydym yn eu cynnig er mwyn sicrhau dy fod yn cael y radd orau posib. Mae darlithwyr yr Adran Hanes a Hanes Cymru i gyd hefyd yn ymwneud gwaith ymchwil diweddar. Yn yr asesiad Fframwaith Rhagoriaeth Ymchwil 2014, roedd 95% o ymchwil a gynnalwyd yn Brifysgol Aberystwyth o safon gydnabyddir yn rhyngwladol. Gallwn felly roi cyfle iti ddatblygu dy ddoniau a dy ddiddordebau hanesyddol drwy astudion agos gyda thiwtoriaid syn arbenigwyr yn eu meysydd.Yn ogystal Llyfrgell wych y Brifysgol, gall myfyrwyr Gwleiyddiaeth a Hanes Modern yn Aberystwyth fwynhau aelodaeth gyflawn o Lyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru. Dim ond pum llyfrgell hawlfraint a geir ledled Prydain, an Llyfrgell Genedlaethol ni yw un ohonynt. Maen dal mwy na 6 miliwn o lyfrau, mapiau a phrintiadau, ac maer cwbl o fewn pum munud ir Adrannau. Bydd yr adnoddau hyn yn werthfawr dros ben wrth i ti ysgrifennu dy draethawd estynedig yn dy drydedd flwyddyn.Mae cymdeithasau myfyrwyr bywiog yn y ddwy adran, sydd yn trefnu darlithoedd gan siaradwyr gwadd, ymweliadau lleoedd o ddiddordeb a digwyddiadau cymdeithasol drwyr flwyddyn. Mae ganddynt hefyd gysylltiadau phrifysgolion dethol dramor, a dyma gyfle gwych i ti ehangu dy orwelion academaidd a chymdeithasol drwy dreulio rhan o dy brofiad prifysgol dramor.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
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 History and Welsh History

TEF rating:

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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.

87%
med
History
90%
high
Politics

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.

History

Teaching and learning

94%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
89%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
79%
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

85%
Library resources
92%
IT resources
87%
Course specific equipment and facilities
84%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

95%
UK students
5%
International students
57%
Male students
43%
Female students
74%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

Politics

Teaching and learning

91%
Staff make the subject interesting
96%
Staff are good at explaining things
91%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
76%
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

90%
Library resources
96%
IT resources
95%
Course specific equipment and facilities
91%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

75%
UK students
25%
International students
69%
Male students
31%
Female students
73%
2:1 or above
2%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

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.

History

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
99%
high
Employed or in further education
90%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

14%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
9%
Teaching and educational professionals
8%
Other elementary services occupations
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

History is a very popular subject (although numbers have fallen of late) — in 2015, over 10,000 UK students graduated in a history-related course. Obviously, there aren't 11,000 jobs as historians available every year, but history is a good, flexible degree that allows graduates to go into a wide range of different jobs, and consequently history graduates have an unemployment rate comparable to the national graduate average. Many — probably most — jobs for graduates don't ask for a particular degree to go into them and history graduates are well set to take advantage. That's why so many go into jobs in the finance industry, human resources, marketing, PR and events management, as well as the more obvious roles in education, welfare and the arts. Around one in five history graduates went into further study last year. History and teaching were the most popular further study subjects for history graduates, but law, journalism, and politics were also popular postgraduate courses.

Politics

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.

£17,500
low
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
79%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

17%
Business, finance and related associate professionals
15%
Teaching and educational professionals
15%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

The numbers of people taking politics degrees fell sharply last year and we'll keep an eye on this one - it can't really be because of graduates getting poor outcomes as politics grads do about as well as graduates on average. Most politics or international relations graduates don't actually go into politics - although many do, as activists, fundraisers and researchers. Jobs in local and central government are also important. Other popular jobs include marketing and PR, youth and community work, finance roles, HR and academic research (you usually need a postgraduate degree to get into research). Because so many graduates get jobs in the civil service, a lot of graduates find themselves in London after graduating. Politics is a very popular postgraduate subject, and so about one in five politics graduates go on to take another course - usually a one-year Masters - after they finish their degrees.

What about your long term prospects?

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

Sorry, no information to show

This is usually because there were too few respondents in the data we receive to be able to provide results about the subject at this university.

Politics

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

£16k

£16k

£21k

£21k

£25k

£25k

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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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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