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Swansea University

Cymraeg (llwybr iaith gyntaf)

UCAS Code: Q561

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B

Applicants without an A Level in Welsh will be considered.

Access to HE Diploma

D:21,M:18

Access to Humanities Course

We recognise the EPQ as an excellent indicator of success. If you are predicted a Grade B or above in the EPQ, you will receive an offer with a one grade reduction, to include your EPQ with a grade B.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSEs: English/Welsh Language Grade C

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

To include 4 at HL Welsh (First Lang)

B + BB at A-Level. Applicants without an A Level in Welsh will be considered.

UCAS Tariff

120

We've calculated how many Ucas points you'll need for this course.

100%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Welsh language

Mae graddedigion yr Adran yn mynd ymlaen i ddilyn gyrfaoedd disglair a llwyddiannus. Mae ein cwrs yn canolbwyntio ar helpu myfyrwyr i ddatblygu’r wybodaeth, y ddealltwriaeth a’r sgiliau sydd eu hangen er mwyn ennill swydd lewyrchus yn y dyfodol. Dengys yr ystadegau fod ein graddedigion yn llwyddo i gael swyddi proffesiynol o safon, a hynny o fewn ychydig fisoedd i raddio.

Mae dewis amrywiol o fodiwlau yn Abertawe. Mae gennym:

- fodiwlau iaith (e.e. Iaith a Chymdeithas; Cyfieithu; Gweithio mewn Dwy Iaith; Sgiliau Iaith);

- modiwlau llenyddiaeth (e.e. Drama’r Gymraeg; Canu Protest; O Ddafydd ap i Mererid Hopwood; Gwlad Beirdd a Storïwyr);

- modiwlau ar bolisi a chyfraith iaith (e.e. Statws y Gymraeg; Y Gymraeg, Datganoli a’r Gyfraith; Amlddiwylliannedd a’r Gymraeg).

Dyma farn rhai o’n cyn-fyfyrwyr:

“Fe wnes i wir fwynhau fy amser yn Adran y Gymraeg yn fawr iawn a llwyddais i wneud llawer o fodiwlau amrywiol. Roedd modd i mi ddysgu llu o sgiliau a fydd bob amser o gymorth yn fy ngyrfa. Mae’r Gymraeg yn agor cymaint o ddrysau amrywiol. Y penderfyniad gorau a wnes i oedd mynd i Abertawe i astudio’r Gymraeg. Mae’r staff mor gefnogol bob amser. Diolch Prifysgol Abertawe!” Rhiannon Lloyd, Heddlu Gwent

“’Does unman gwell i barhau gyda’ch astudiaethau nag Adran y Gymraeg, Prifysgol Abertawe. Mae’r Adran yn un glos a’r darlithwyr yn arbennig. Mae ymdeimlad cryf o gymuned yn yr Adran. Yn bersonol, rwy’n mwynhau ysgrifennu’n greadigol ac mae’n wych cael arbenigwyr yn Abertawe sy’n gallu fy helpu i ddatblygu fy nghrefft.” Matthew Tucker, sydd bellach yn fyfyriwr MA

Mae staff Adran y Gymraeg yn derbyn bri rhyngwladol am eu gwaith ymchwil. Yn yr asesiad REF diwethaf, barnwyd bod 100% o waith ymchwil yr Adran o safon ryngwladol neu’n uwch na hynny. Mae dau Brifardd ac enillwyr Llyfr y Flwyddyn ymhlith aelodau o staff yr Adran.

At hyn, mae ein campws dafliad carreg yn unig o’r traeth ac eto i gyd wedi ei leoli mewn dinas fywiog. Yn Abertawe, ceir y gorau o’r ddau fyd!
Am ragor o wybodaeth: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/cy/celfyddydauardyniaethau/adranygymraeg/

**Rydym yn gwarantu y cewch gynnig amodol ar gwrs ym Mhrifysgol Abertawe. Bydd gofynion y pwnc yn berthnasol. Dewch draw i’n Diwrnod Agored nesaf neu cysylltwch am ragor o wybodaeth.**

Modules

You will study six modules each year to include compulsory and optional modules. Module selection options may change.

Assessment methods

This degree programme is delivered through lectures, tutorials and seminars. You will usually receive nine hours minimum scheduled contact time with your teachers every week. Full attendance at lectures, seminars and personal tutorials (personal tutorials are obligatory). All Arts and Humanities degree programmes include independent learning which requires initiative and hard work.
We will challenge you with demanding teaching and assessment. Assessment includes essay, coursework and examination, presentations and a dissertation.

The Uni


Course location:

Singleton Park Campus

Department:

Languages, Translation and Media

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Celtic studies

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
19%
Male students
81%
Female students
75%
2:1 or above
5%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
C
A

After graduation


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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
99%
high
Employed or in further education
76%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

15%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
9%
Other elementary services occupations
9%
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.

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.

£17k

£17k

£20k

£20k

£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:

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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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