Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Assessment methods

Doctoral thesis plus viva voce examination.

Qualifications

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 details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penglais Campus Aberystwyth SY23 3AR Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies
Telephone number: 
01970 622137