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Cardiff University

Cymraeg a Llenyddiaeth Saesneg

UCAS Code: QQ53

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

Entry requirements


A level

A,B,B-B,B,B

To include Welsh First or Second Language, and English Literature or English Literature and Language or Creative Writing. Excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking.

Extended Project

A

For applicants taking the EPQ qualification, an A in the EPQ can be recognised to lower the entry requirements by a single grade. For example an AAB offer would be “AAB from 3 A levels or ABB from 3 A levels and a grade A in the EPQ”. Please note that any subject specific requirements must be met.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language Grade C or 4,or IGCSE English First Language grade C, or IGCSE English as a Second Language grade C.

IB Diploma with 665 in 3 Higher Level subjects, to include 6 in Higher Level English Literature, English Language and Literature or English Literature and Performance, plus a Welsh language qualification.

D in BTEC plus Grade B at A-Level in Welsh First or Second Language, and Grade B at A-level in English Literature or English Language and Literature or Creative Writing. Humanities and Social Science subjects required in BTEC.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B,B-B,B,B

To include Welsh First or Second Language, and English Literature or English Literature and Language or Creative Writing. Excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking.

The Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate will be accepted in lieu of one A Level at the A Level grades specified, excluding any subject specific requirements.

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120-152

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subjects

English literature

Welsh language

Drwy gyfuno’r Gymraeg a Llenyddiaeth Saesneg, byddwch yn ennill cyfoeth o wybodaeth a sgiliau trosglwyddadwy, gan agor drysau i amrywiaeth o lwybrau gyrfa. Mae’r radd gydanrhydedd yn cynnig y cyfle i ddilyn cwrs astudio ar lefel uwch, gan rannu eich modiwlau rhwng y Gymraeg a Llenyddiaeth Saesneg.

Mae cwrs y Gymraeg yn berthnasol i’r Gymru gyfoes ac yn cael ei ddysgu gan Ysgol sydd wedi’i chydnabod am ansawdd ac effaith ei hymchwil. Nod y cwrs yw cynhyrchu graddedigion sydd â dealltwriaeth drwyadl (yn academaidd ac yn ymarferol) o’r iaith Gymraeg, ei llenyddiaeth a’i diwylliant, lefel uchel o sgiliau ieithyddol ar lafar ac yn ysgrifenedig, a sgiliau cyflogadwyedd a chreadigol datblygedig sy’n berthnasol i’r Gymru fodern.

Mae’r cwricwlwm Llenyddiaeth Saesneg yn cynnig mynediad at holl rychwant llenyddiaeth Saesneg, o gyfnod yr Eingl-Sacsoniaid hyd at yr unfed ganrif ar hugain. Ond ni chyfyngir y cwricwlwm i’r gair printiedig - gan fod y cysylltiadau rhwng llenyddiaeth a ffilm, celfyddyd, cerddoriaeth, hanes, iaith a diwylliant poblogaidd yn cyffroi’n chwilfrydedd, ac mae’n haddysgu ni’n adlewyrchu’r diddordebau hynny. Er nad yw’r cwrs Llenyddiaeth Saesneg yn cynnwys unrhyw fodiwlau gorfodol, byddwch yn ennill profiad o ystod eang o destunau llenyddol, cyfnodau, mudiadau a genres.

Fel myfyriwr cydanrhydedd, fe welwch fod meysydd a safbwyntiau yn aml sy'n cysylltu pynciau, boed yn ddadansoddiad beirniadol, yn gyd-destunau hanesyddol neu'n ddulliau academaidd.

Nodweddion nodedig

Mae nodweddion nodedig y cwrs yn cynnwys:
•y cyfle i ddilyn cwrs gradd sy’n datblygu sgiliau sy’n berthnasol i’r byd academaidd ac i’r gweithle
•modiwl craidd sy’n canolbwyntio ar sgiliau cyflogadwyedd, ac sy’n cynnig cyfnod o brofiad gwaith
•ystod o fodiwlau craidd a dewisol mewn Llenyddiaeth Saesneg ac sy’n astudio’r iaith Gymraeg, ei llenyddiaeth a’i diwylliant, yn ogystal â chyfle i arbenigo mewn meysydd sydd o ddiddordeb personol neu o ran eich gyrfa
•y pwyslais ar sgiliau ymchwil ymarferol, a fydd o fudd ichi drwy gydol eich gyrfa
•y pwyslais ar ddysgu annibynnol mewn awyrgylch cefnogol
•y profiad o gael eich addysgu gan ddarlithwyr sy’n weithredol ym myd ymchwil, ac sy’n seilio eu haddysgu ar ymchwil
•y profiad o gael eich addysgu gan staff a fydd yn eich adnabod fel unigolyn
•cwrs sy’n cynnig traddodiad cryf ym maes ysgrifennu creadigol ac fe addysgir y maes gan awduron sy’n gwneud eu marc ar ddiwylliant cyfoes.
•cwrs a gydnabyddir am ddarllen yng ngoleuni damcaniaethau a sicrhau bod deialog rhwng testunau o bob cyfnod a materion cyfoes o ran rhywedd, hunaniaeth, rhywioldeb, cenedligrwydd, hil, y corff, yr amgylchedd a thechnoleg ddigidol.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£16,950
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

Extra funding

Cardiff University has many scholarships on offer to our prospective students. Please see our website at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/funding/scholarships for further information.

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site - Cardiff

Department:

School of English, Communication and Philosophy

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.

83%
med
English literature
94%
med
Welsh language

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.

Literature in english

Teaching and learning

93%
Staff make the subject interesting
95%
Staff are good at explaining things
92%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
88%
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

82%
Library resources
93%
IT resources
90%
Course specific equipment and facilities
60%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

36%
UK students
64%
International students
29%
Male students
71%
Female students
88%
2:1 or above
3%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

Welsh studies

Teaching and learning

95%
Staff make the subject interesting
97%
Staff are good at explaining things
95%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
95%
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

92%
Library resources
97%
IT resources
92%
Course specific equipment and facilities
95%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

72%
UK students
28%
International students
24%
Male students
76%
Female students
80%
2:1 or above
0%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
A
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.

English 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.

£18,000
med
Average annual salary
97%
med
Employed or in further education
95%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

16%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
10%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
8%
Teaching and educational professionals
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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.

£18,000
med
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

17%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
9%
Teaching and educational professionals
8%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
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.

English literature

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

£19k

£19k

£24k

£24k

£27k

£27k

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.

Welsh language

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

£19k

£19k

£24k

£24k

£27k

£27k

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:

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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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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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