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What will I learn?

COURSE OVERVIEW:

The MA in Modern Welsh Writing in English is a uniquely compelling programme exploring the emergence of English language and literature within Wales.

Teaching is led by the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales (CREW), and stimulating modules address the political, gendered and literary dimensions of literature in Wales.

You can select modules from other specialist MAs such as the MA in English Literature and the MA in Creative Writing, as well as literature modules from other MA programmes taught in the College of Arts and Humanities.

A 60-credit dissertation project in the second part of the course will concentrate on a topic of your choice.

WELSH WRITING IN ENGLISH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

You will develop impressive transferable skills around research, writing and speaking, as you build confidence in presenting your ideas in different ways.

Graduates from this course enter a range of creative industries including publishing, broadcasting, marketing and advertising. They also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£16,400.00 (US$ 22,330) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Singleton Park Campus

Singleton Park,

Swansea,

SA2 8PP, Wales

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have: Bachelor with CGPA 3.7 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 1st Class; Bachelor with CGPA 3.2 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.1 standard; Bachelor with CGPA 2.6 (out of 4.0) is comparable to UK 2.2 standard. IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in each part of the test (or equivalent).

For international students

The typical entry requirement is a degree in English or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Swansea University

A dual campus university, Swansea University boasts excellent teaching, research and outstanding student support.

  • Rated in the top 30 UK research universities (REF 2014-21)
  • Awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
  • UK Top 15 for career prospects (Complete University Guide)
  • Among the top 10 safest places to study in the UK