You will follow a variety of modules catering for the needs of both first-language and second-language students. Second-language students will follow a combination of modules with a particular emphasis on developing writing and aural skills. In order to ensure an integrated learning experience you will also follow a selection of modules with first-language students. First-language students will study a broad selection of texts – extending from the poetry and prose of the middle ages to modern Welsh classics and media literature. You will also be given a range of insights into the culture and history of Wales. There will also be an emphasis on advanced skills in oral and written Welsh.
Year 2 and Year 3
Both first-language and second-language students will follow the same Welsh degree scheme during their final two years. Additional tutorial support is provided for second-language students to ease the full transition to first-language provision. You will be able to choose your modules from a thematically broad and wide-ranging list of subjects.
Court Poetry; Early Welsh Saga Poetry; Tales of the Mabinogion; Dafydd ap Gwilym; Poets of the Welsh Gentry; Literature and Society 1500- 1740; Welsh literature of America; The Modern Welsh Novel; Modern Welsh Poetry; Kate Roberts’s Fiction; The Modern Welsh Theatre; Television Drama; History of the Welsh Language; Language Policy and Planning; Translation Skills; Practical Writing Skills/ Welsh in the Workplace; Dissertation.
If you wish, you can also select modules from our Welsh-medium creative writing provision: Poetry Workshop; Creative Prose Workshop; Cynghanedd; Script-writing.