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Music and Welsh (BA)

  • QW53

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

The Joint Honours degree in Music and Welsh provides the opportunity to specialise in two university honours subjects. Students will develop a range of important transferable skills in both disciplines, leading the way to a variety of potential career opportunities.

Undergraduate programmes in both the School of Music and the School of Welsh are flexible and challenging, allowing students to specialise and develop their own interests whilst acquiring a thorough grounding in music aesthetics, analysis, composition, ethnomusicology, music history, performance, the Welsh language and its literature.

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Key Facts

UCAS Code QW53
Duration 3 years
How to apply www.cardiff.ac.uk/howtoapply
Accreditation  
Typical places available The School of Music admits around 70 students every year to its undergraduate degree programmes.
The School of Welsh admits around 35 students every year to its undergraduate degree programmes.
Typical applications received The School of Music = 450
The School of Welsh = 130
Scholarships & Bursaries www.cardiff.ac.uk/scholarships
Fees www.cardiff.ac.uk/fees
Typical A-level offer BBB (including Music and Welsh as first language)
Admissions Tutors

Music: Dr Amanda Villepastour
Welsh: Dr Jeremy Evas

Tel Number Music: 029 2087 6226
Welsh: 029 2087 4843
Email address Music: music-ug@cf.ac.uk
Welsh: cymraeg@caerdydd.ac.uk
School website www.cardiff.ac.uk/music
www.cardiff.ac.uk/welsh

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

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

All joint honours applicants with Music are expected to have gained or shown evidence of working towards Grade 8 in one instrument or voice at the time of application. Consideration will be given to applicants who are not taking A-level Music but have Grade 8 Practical and Grade 8 Theory and are studying appropriate Humanities subjects at A-level.
Typical A-level Offer  BBB. Three A levels, including Music and Welsh as first language. Two AS subjects may be considered in lieu of a third A-level. General Studies A level is not accepted
Typical WBQ Offer  Pass plus 2 GCE Advanced Level subjects grades AB inlcuding Music
Typical Int Bacc Offer  2 points in total with music Higher Level 6 points required
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 Music and Welsh on our website.

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Dr Amanda Villepastour  

Telephone: +44(0)29 2087 6226 

Fax: +44(0)29 2087 4379 

Email: VillepastourAV@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Contact

Name: Dr Jeremy Evas (Welsh) 

Telephone: 029 2087 4843 

Fax:  

Email: cymraeg@caerdydd.ac.uk  

School Website: www.caerdydd.ac.uk/cymraeg/

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