Welsh and Celtic Studies
Students can chose any subject from all areas and periods of Welsh literature and language as well as Celtic studies. They have the opportunity to study the Welsh language and to practise Irish, Breton and Scottish Gaelic languages. Recent research includes: Personal names of men in Wales, Cornwall and Brittany, 400-1400 AD; masculinity and medieval Welsh literature; costume in medieval literature c1100-c1600; the early poetry of Guto'r Glyn; the Red Bandits of Mawddwy in folklore and literature; the poetry of Lewis Morris; the Lleifior novels of Islwyn Ffowc Ellis; aspects of the novels of Marion Eames; the contribution of Myrddin ap Dafydd as a cultural figure.
Honours degree (minimum 2.1) preferably in the Welsh language or a kindred subject. In addition, a Master's degree is required for the PhD.
Doctoral thesis plus viva voce examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 12,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 6,125 per Academic year (overseas fees)||5 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||5 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MPhil||Full-time||£ 12,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPhil||Part-time||£ 6,125 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penglais Campus||Aberystwyth||SY23 3AR||Wales|
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Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies