Swansea University provides a number of opportunities for you to study though the medium of Welsh at postgraduate level. If you have been studying through the medium of Welsh at undergraduate level, continuing to study through the language at postgraduate level is a natural step and we actively encourage you to do so. Since 2011, there has been a 135% increase in the number of students studying at least 40 credits through the medium of Welsh at Swansea University and our TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) data shows that Welsh-speaking students are high achievers with regards to employability. In line with the Welsh Language Standards, your academic work can be submitted and assessed through the medium of Welsh across all subject areas and you will receive support from a Welsh-speaking personal tutor. ACADEMI HYWEL TEIFI The University’s Academi Hywel Teifi is a centre of excellence for studying the Welsh language, its literature, and culture. It gives Welsh-speaking students, or those keen to learn the language, the opportunity to study courses through the medium of Welsh and significantly increase their graduate employment prospects in the process. For detailed information about the Welsh-medium provision on offer, please pick up a Welsh prospectus or visit our website: WELSH-MEDIUM
SWANSEA UNIVERSITY BRANCH OF THE COLEG CYMRAEG CENEDLAETHOL Swansea University works in partnership with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and the University’s branch is situated within Academi Hywel Teifi. Its main aim is to provide students with assistance and support to study and socialise through the medium of Welsh. The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Research Scholarships Scheme supports students studying for a doctorate through the medium of Welsh. Recent Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol funded PhDs at Swansea University include Psychology, Translation, Welsh, Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences. This Scholarship is available to Welsh-medium postgraduate students who are applying for PhD, MPhil or MRes between August 2023 and July 2024 in a field relating to the contribution of the late Professor Hywel Teifi Edwards to Welsh learning and culture, specifically in the fields of Welsh Literature, Welsh, Media, Politics or History. Taught master’s degrees are not eligible. This scholarship is offered every other year. For further information, please visit the Academi Hywel Teifi pages on our website. HYWEL TEIFI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP £3,000
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