• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

In this (Hons) German and Welsh programme at Swansea University, you will gain oral and written fluency, and grow in confidence in your use and understanding of the Welsh language.

You will study a wide range of Welsh language literature including plays, short stories, and novels, as well as poetry from the medieval bardic tradition to modern protest songs.

You will develop a keen understanding of Welsh language and grammar, linguistics, language planning policy, and learn valuable translation skills.

Alongside this, you will receive intensive German language tuition and study important aspects of German literature, culture, and society.  

Career

A degree in German and Welsh opens up a wide range of career opportunities in fields such as education, marketing, media, politics, language planning, business, youth work, education, translation, and administration.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • German Translation Workshop 
  • German Language
  • Intermediate German Language
  • Twentieth-Century Berlin: Myth and Reality
  • German Song Cultures

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • BBB (UCAS tariff points 120) or equivalent. 
  • All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. 
  • We also accept a range of advanced level qualifications including: International Baccalaureate 32; Welsh Baccalaureate - grade equivalent to A-level; Access to Higher Education and Open University qualifications, and Extended Project.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16450 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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