• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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The Education and Welsh (Hons) programme from Swansea University is a fast-growing area of study that draws on the disciplines of the Welsh language, Welsh language rights, multiculturism and language and society and literature as well as psychology, philosophy, history and the social sciences focusing on understanding how people learn and how structures of education operate to foster life-long learning and personal development.

This is a flexible degree offering a wide-range of specialist modules that allow you to tailor your future career goals while developing your individual interests.

You will have the opportunity to undertake work placements that will enhance your student experience and your career prospects.

You will learn from innovative experts who have strong national and international links and who have excellent reputations for the quality or their teaching and research


96% of students achieved  good degree results (1st/2.1) in 2019/20.

Our Education graduates enter careers including:

  • Education
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Politics
  • Language planning
  • Youth work
  • Translation
  • Government administration
  • Postgraduate study

You will need an additional Initial Teacher Education (ITE) or Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) qualification to become a teacher.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      •  4 Year Full Time With a Year Abroad
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning and Teaching
  • Employability and Study Skills in an Educational Context
  • Origin and Theory of Education Research
  • Education in Other Countries
  • Protecting and Promoting Wellbeing in Education
  • Additional Learning Needs
  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Enhancing Employability

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • Our standard entry requirement is 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

    15950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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