Research course

Welsh/Cymraeg

Institution
Swansea University · Academi Hywel Teifi
Qualifications
PhDMPhilMA by research

Entry requirements

MA by Research/MPhil: You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in a related subject or hold relevant work experience. PhD: You should hold a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, and you should hold or expect to achieve a postgraduate Master’s degree in a related subject. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification to make sure you get the full benefit from studying at Swansea. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 5.5 in each component).

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

A research degree in Welsh gives you the chance to pursue a project based around your own passions and interests, leading to a qualification which can open the door to an academic career or boost employment prospects outside academia (in the private sector, the Civil Service, or education).

We have specialities in a number of fields:
• Literature over the centuries
• Creative writing
• Theory of literature
• Translation techniques and technology
• Bilingualism and language planning
• Welsh for Adults and language acquisition
• Language sociology
• Valleys culture
• Drama, film, animation, broadcasting and the digital media in Wales, the United Kingdom and the USA

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
36 months

MPhil

part time
48 months
full time
24 months

MA by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Non Vaughan Williams
Email
n.v.williams@abertawe.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 205678 (ext. 4815)