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History and Welsh (BA)

  • QV51

3 years (Full-time) / n/a (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

Within this degree scheme, students will have the opportunity to pair the popular and fascinating subject of History with Welsh – a language experiencing a resurgence within Wales and beyond. By combining these two courses, students will gain a wealth of transferable skills and knowledge beneficial to the world of employment, opening the doors to a variety of career paths. The time spent on each subject is effectively halved, enabling students to study the Welsh language, its literature and culture, whilst exploring and understanding key moments in history.

Key Facts

UCAS Code QV51
Duration 3 years
How to apply www.cardiff.ac.uk/howtoapply
Accreditation  
Typical places available

The School of Welsh admits around 35 students every year to its undergraduate degree programmes.

The School of History, Archaeology and Religion admit around 260 students each year to its undergraduate degree programmes.

Typical applications received The School of History, Archaeology and Religion= 1650
The School of Welsh = 130
Scholarships & Bursaries www.cardiff.ac.uk/scholarships
Fees www.cardiff.ac.uk/fees
Typical A-level offer ABB
Admissions Tutors Welsh: Dr Rhiannon Marks
History: Dr Lloyd Bowen
Tel Number Welsh: 029 2087 4843
History: 029 2087 6284
Email address Welsh: cymraeg@caerdydd.ac.uk
History: historyugadmissions@cardiff.ac.uk
School website www.cardiff.ac.uk/welsh
www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profiles of History and Welsh on our website.

For more information about learning and  assessment for these subjects, please visit the individual profiles of History and Welsh on our website.

Typical A-level Offer

ABB

Three A-level's including History and Welsh. If taking Second Language Welsh A-level, an A is required. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.

Typical WBQ Offer Grade A in the Core, and grades AB in GCE Advanced Level subjects, to include History and either A in Welsh (2nd language) or B in Welsh (1st language). Excluding General Studies.
Typical Int Bacc Offer  34 points with 6 points in History
Other Applications from those offering alternative qualifications are welcome. Please see detailed admissions and selection criteria for more information.

A list of commonly accepted alternative entry qualifications and admissions and selection criteria for this degree programme can be read here.

For more information about careers for these subjects, please visit the individual profiles of History and Welsh on our website.

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Dr Lloyd Bowen (History) 

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 6284 

Fax:  

Email: BowenL@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

School Contact

Name: Dr Rhiannon Marks (Welsh) 

Telephone: 029 2087 5594 

Fax:  

Email: MarksR@caerdydd.ac.uk  

More information

School of History, Archaeology and Religion