• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

The (Hons) History and Welsh (a Pathway for Second Language Students) programme at Swansea University explores medieval, early modern and modern history through subjects including women’s history and gender, cultural history and the history of religion, health and medicine. 

You will also learn about Welsh in the workplace, language past and present, working in two languages and contemporary literature.

In the first year of the course, complete beginners in the Welsh language will follow modules which aim to provide a sound grounding in Welsh grammar, the spoken word and culture. 

Career

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will also learn to develop your ideas in a wide range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

The graduates are truly international and enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Government and Politics
  • Recruitment
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Heritage and Museums
  • Business
  • Business and Management
  • Law and Public Services

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:

  • Making History
  • The Practice of History
  • New York City: History and Culture since 1945
  • The Crusades and the Making of Latin Christendom, 1050-1300
  • Revolutionary and Napoleonic Europe, 1789-1815
  • The Golden Age of Spain and Portugal, 1450 - 1700
  • Europe 1500-1650: Renaissance, Reformation and Religious War
  • The Enlightenment and the Eighteenth-Century World

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    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.

General Requirements

  • Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate - applicants will be able to meet our requirements from three A-levels or two A-levels and the Skills Challenge Certificate.
  • Extended Project Qualification - applicants predicted grade B or above in EPQ will receive an offer with a one-grade reduction.  e.g., an offer of AAB would become ABB plus EPQ B.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    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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Funding

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