Taught course

Celtic Studies

University of Wales Trinity Saint David · School of Welsh and Bilingual Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a good first degree (a first or upper second), although every application is considered in its own merit, so places may be offered on the basis of professional qualification and relevant experiences. Candidates with a lower degree classification or no degree may be admitted at Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma level, with an opportunity to upgrade to Master’s level if satisfactory progress is made.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Celtic Studies programme is a unique distance-learning programme that offers students interested in Welsh and Celtic Studies the opportunity to study various aspects of the history, literature and cultural heritage of the Celtic regions in their own homes.

If you would like to learn more about the history, literature, religion and cultural heritage of the Celtic regions, this programme is ideal for you. You’ll be able to choose from a wide range of interesting topics taught by experienced university lecturers who are specialists in their fields.

Since the course is a distance-learning course, you do not need to move to Lampeter and sacrifice your day job, as you can study from the comfort of your own home using our VLE (virtual learning environment) and the course content and reading material we provide.

You’ll learn where to find the most important sources on the Celtic peoples, Arthurian literature, folklore, druids and Celtic saints and how to question the various versions of the past that have been put forward by historians, linguists, folklorists and archaeologists.

You’ll gain research skills which will be a sound basis for further study, as well as a range of important skills which can be easily transferred to the workplace.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    48 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1570 422351