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Welsh and Italian

Cardiff University
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Cardiff
English

About this program

Welsh and Italian

Many students find studying a joint honours stimulating and rewarding as they are able to observe both similarities and differences between the two subjects. By combining Welsh and Italian, you will gain a wealth of transferable skills and knowledge beneficial to the world of employment, making you competitive and attractive in an increasingly global workforce and opening the doors to a variety of career paths.

Admission requirements

Typical A level offer

BBB-BBC. Must include grade B in Welsh First Language.

Extended/International Project Qualification: Applicants with grade A in the EPQ/IPQ will typically receive an offer one grade lower than the standard A level offer. Please note that any subject specific requirements must still be met.

English Language Requirements

GCSE: Grade C or grade 4 in GCSE English Language.

IELTS (academic): At least 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each subskill.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website


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Program content

Year One

  • Introduction to Italian Studies in a Transnational Context

Year Two

  • Yr Iaith ar Waith
  • Whose 'culture' is it anyway? Identity, Power and Memory in C20th Italy

Year Three

  • Sandwich year

Year Four

  • High-Level Proficiency in Italian Language

Scholarships & funding

For more information about scholarships, please visit the university website.

Tuition

  • Tuition fees for UK and Ireland Students: £9,000 per year.
  • Tuition fees for International Students: £18,700 per year.

For more information about tuition fee, please visit the university website.

Qualification

What skills will I practise and develop?

As a result of engaging fully with this course, you will acquire and develop a range of valuable skills, both those which are discipline specific and more generic 'employability skills'. These will allow you to:

  • Grasp complex issues with confidence
  • Ask the right questions of complex texts
  • Have an imaginative appreciation of different views and options and analyse these critically
  • Identify and apply relevant data
  • Develop practical research skills
  • Propose imaginative solutions of your own that are rooted in evidence
  • Communicate clearly, concisely and persuasively in writing and speech
  • Work to deadlines and priorities, managing a range of tasks at the same time
  • Learn from constructive criticism and incorporate its insights
  • Work as a part of a team, developing a collaborative approach to problem-solving
  • Use IT programmes and digital media, where appropriate
  • Take responsibility for your own learning programme and professional development

Career paths

School of Welsh

The demand for Welsh speakers means that a degree in Welsh can be highly valuable for jobs and roles that require bilingual speakers. Many of our graduates are now following careers in areas such as law, politics, media, performing arts, administration and education, or engaged in postgraduate study.

In 2016/17, 91% of the School;s graduates who were available for work reported they were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduation.

School of Modern Languages

In 2015/16, 94% of the School;s graduates who were available for work reported they were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduation.

Many graduates enjoy their year overseas so much that they take time out for more travel, or go abroad on graduation in the hope of finding a job. Of those who choose to remain in the UK, many start work immediately following their studies.

Employment options include roles as translators, language assistants, export assistants and proof readers, working with their languages in organisations such as Bearmach Ltd, the British Council, Global Response and Inter Global.

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Cardiff University

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while...


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Cardiff University

CF10 3AT Cardiff

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www.cardiff.ac.uk


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