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BA in Cymraeg Ac Ieithyddiaeth (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , Welsh Studies

Course Description

As Wales develops as a vibrant bilingual country, there has never been a more exciting time to study Welsh at university level. In fields as varied as education, media and journalism, the civil service, the heritage industry, public relations and marketing there is a great demand for graduates who have competence in Welsh and the ability to work in a bilingual environment. The School of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Bangor has responded energetically to this demand by designing courses which are both academically rigorous and relevant to the needs of modern Wales. At Bangor you will have the opportunity to study rich and diverse literary texts extending from the tales of the Mabinogion to the dynamic literature, theatre and film of contemporary Wales. You will also follow practical language modules which will greatly enhance your career prospects.

As Wales develops as a vibrant bilingual country, there has never been a more exciting time to study Welsh at university level. In fields as varied as education, media and journalism, the civil service, the heritage industry, public relations and marketing there is a great demand for graduates who have competence in Welsh and the ability to work in a bilingual environment. The School of...

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Course Content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • CXC-1004: Defnyddio'r Gymraeg (20)
  • CXC-1016: Llenyddiaeth Gyfoes (10)
  • QXL-1110: Introduction to Language (20) Core
  • QCB-1113: Iaith a Chymdeithas (20) or
    QXL-1113: Language and Society (20)

Semester 2

  • CXC-1002: Llen y Cyfnod Modern Cynnar (10)
  • CXC-1004: Defnyddio'r Gymraeg

Optional Modules

40 credits from:

  • Myfyrwyr IAITH CYNTAF yn unig
  • CXC-1001: Beirniadaeth Lenyddol Ymarfer (10) (Semester 2)
  • CXD-1013: Theatr Fodern Ewrop (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXD-1016: Sgriptio Teledu (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-1018: Gweithdy Creadigol (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-1019: Llenyddiaeth yr Oesoedd Canol (10) (Semester 2)

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • CXC-2008: Ymarfer Ysgrifennu (20)
  • QCL-2245: Ieithyddiaeth Gymraeg (20)

Semester 2

  • CXC-2008: Ymarfer Ysgrifennu
  • QCL-2271: Amrywiaeth yn y Gymraeg (20)

Optional Modules

20 credits from:

  • QXL-2201: Sounds and Sound Systems (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-2204: Morphosyntax (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-2235: Introduction to Bilingualism (20) (Semester 1)

40 credits from:

  • CXC-2002: Dafydd ap Gwilym (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXD-2024: Y Theatr Gymraeg Fodern (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-2026: Llên a Chymdeithas 1500 - 1740 (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-2033: Datblygiad yr Iaith (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-2118: Gweithdy Barddoniaeth (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-2202: Athroniaeth a Llenyddiaeth (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-2203: Blas ar y Wyddeleg (20) (Semester 2)

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • QCL-3370: Agweddau ar Ddwyieithrwydd (20)

Optional Modules

40 credits from:

  • QXL-3316: Language Disorders &Bilinguals (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3318: L2 speech learning (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3320: SLA and Language Teaching (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3335: Bilingual & Acquisition Issues (20) (Semester 1)
  • QCB-3341: Traethawd Hir/Dissertation (40) (Semester 1 + 2) or
    QXL-3341: Dissertation (40) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • QXL-3349: Psycholinguistics (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3376: Cognitive Discourse Analysis (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3377: Using Corpora: Theory&Practice (20) (Semester 2)

60 credits from:

  • CXC-3009: Traethawd Estynedig (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • CXC-3016: Medrau Cyfieithu (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-3018: Gweithdy Barddoniaeth (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXD-3024: Y Theatr Gymraeg Fodern (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-3026: Llên a Chymdeithas 1500 - 1740 (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-3033: Datblygiad yr Iaith (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-3102: Dafydd ap Gwilym (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-3202: Athroniaeth a Llenyddiaeth (20) (Semester 1)
  • CXC-3203: Blas ar y Wyddeleg (20) (Semester 2)

Year 1 Compulsory Modules Semester 1 CXC-1004: Defnyddio'r Gymraeg (20) CXC-1016: Llenyddiaeth Gyfoes (10) QXL-1110: Introduction to Language (20) Core QCB-1113: Iaith a Chymdeithas (20) or QXL-1113: Language and...

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e accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually.

All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills.

As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students.

To study a degree, diploma or certificate course you’ll be asked for a minimum of UCAS Tariff points. For a fuller explanation of the UCAS Tariff Points, please see www.ucas.com

We also consider applications from mature students who can demonstrate the motivation and commitment to study a university programme. Each year we enrol a significant number of mature students.

e accept students with a wide range of qualifications and backgrounds and consider each application individually. All students need to have good basic skills and the University also values IT and communication skills. As part of the University’s policy we consider applications from prospective disabled students on the same grounds as all other students. To...

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