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Cardiff University

Cymraeg ac Iaith Saesneg

UCAS Code: QQ35

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

To include grade B in Welsh First or Second Language. 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 or Welsh Language Grade C or 4, or IGCSE English First Language grade C, or IGCSE English as a Second Language grade C.

IB Diploma with 665-655 in 3 Higher Level subjects plus a Welsh language qualification.

DM plus grade B in A Level Welsh First or Second Language. Humanities or Social Science subjects accepted plus predicted grade B in A Level Welsh First or Second Language.

Scottish Advanced Higher

B,B,B

To include grade B in Welsh First or Second Language. 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.

UCAS Tariff

120-144

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About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subjects

English language

Welsh language

Drwy gyfunor Gymraeg a Iaith Saesneg, byddwch yn ennill cyfoeth o wybodaeth a sgiliau trosglwyddadwy, gan agor drysau i amrywiaeth o lwybrau gyrfa. Maer radd gyd-anrhydedd yn rhoi'r cyfle ichi arbenigo mewn dau bwnc ac fe welwch eu bod yn aml yn rhannu materion a safbwyntiau.Mae cwrs y Gymraeg yn berthnasol ir Gymru gyfoes ac yn cael ei ddysgu gan Ysgol sydd wedii chydnabod am ansawdd ac effaith ei hymchwil. Nod y cwrs yw cynhyrchu graddedigion sydd dealltwriaeth drwyadl (yn academaidd ac yn ymarferol) or iaith Gymraeg, ei llenyddiaeth ai diwylliant, lefel uchel o sgiliau ieithyddol ar lafar ac yn ysgrifenedig, a sgiliau cyflogadwyedd a chreadigol datblygedig syn berthnasol ir Gymru fodern.Mae'r cwrs Saesneg yn dechrau gyda sylfaen gadarn yn nadansoddiad yr iaith. Byddwch yn astudio meysydd traddodiadol megis seineg a gramadeg, ond byddwch hefyd yn dysgu sut i ddadansoddi iaith yn y cyfryngau cyfoes. Wrth eich arfogi r sgiliau technegol, byddwn hefyd yn disgwyl ichi fynd i'r afael damcaniaethau cyffrous i ddehongli cyfathrebu mewn ffordd ystyrlon.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 ymchwil diweddar. Byddwch yn gallu darganfod tebygrwydd rhwng yr Iaith Gymraeg a'r Iaith Saesneg ac ymchwilio iddo, ynghyd chael persbectif unigryw ar y ddau faes astudio hyn.Nodweddion nodedigMae nodweddion nodedig y cwrs yn cynnwys:y cyfle i ddilyn cwrs gradd syn datblygu sgiliau syn berthnasol ir byd academaidd ac ir gweithlemodiwl craidd syn canolbwyntio ar sgiliau cyflogadwyedd, ac syn cynnig cyfnod o brofiad gwaithystod o fodiwlau craidd a dewisol syn astudior iaith, ei llenyddiaeth ai diwylliant, yn ogystal chyfle i arbenigo mewn meysydd sydd o ddiddordeb personol neu o ran eich gyrfay pwyslais ar sgiliau ymchwil ymarferol, a fydd o fudd ichi drwy gydol eich gyrfay pwyslais ar ddysgu annibynnol mewn awyrgylch cefnogoly profiad o gael eich addysgu gan ddarlithwyr syn weithredol ym myd ymchwil, ac syn seilio eu haddysgu ar ymchwily profiad o gael eich addysgu gan staff a fydd yn eich adnabod fel unigolynarfau iaith Saesneg hanfodol megis seineg, gramadeg, dadansoddi disgwrs a sut i ddadansoddi cyfryngau aml-fodd cyfoes sy'n cyfuno geiriau, delweddau a seiniaumodiwlau iaith Saesneg sy'n uniongyrchol berthnasol i feysydd gyrfa mewn addysg, y cyfryngau, iechyd, a'r gyfraithcyfleoedd iaith Saesneg i astudio dramor yn Ewrop a'r Unol Daleithiau, gan gynnwys rhaglenni Erasmus Basel, Bologna a Helsinki

Tuition fees

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

Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£15,950
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.

77%
med
English language
84%
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.

English language

Teaching and learning

95%
Staff make the subject interesting
94%
Staff are good at explaining things
81%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
64%
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

75%
Library resources
89%
IT resources
78%
Course specific equipment and facilities
73%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

43%
UK students
57%
International students
29%
Male students
71%
Female students
80%
2:1 or above
6%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
B

Welsh studies

Teaching and learning

100%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
87%
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

87%
Library resources
100%
IT resources
100%
Course specific equipment and facilities
89%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

96%
UK students
4%
International students
26%
Male students
74%
Female students
76%
2:1 or above
0%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
B

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
79%
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 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.

£18k

£18k

£23k

£23k

£26k

£26k

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.

£18k

£18k

£23k

£23k

£26k

£26k

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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