Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Welsh and Celtic Studies (Astudiaethau Cymreig a Cheltaidd)

This degree offers an opportunity to explore various aspects of Welsh and Celtic studies, including in both the medieval and modern period. It may be studied through the medium of Welsh or English or bilingually. Staff research particularly focuses on fields related to language policy and planning, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, sociology of the Irish language, performance theory, tales of the Mabinogion, theory and methodology related to translation, textual criticism, Welsh poetry of the Middle Ages, historiography and literature, ethnology and folk studies, religion and culture, creative writing, the Welsh colony in Patagonia and the Welsh in America, the hymn, the ballad and the folk song, children�s literature, gender studies, literary theory and criticism, identity, ethnicity and multiculturalism.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 1st or upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in an appropriate subject. Applicants whose 1st language is not English must satisfy the English Language requirements for entry to the university by attainment of a minimum score of 6.5 on the IELTS.

Assessment methods

Presentations, critical reviews, essays and a dissertation are the assessment methods.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cathays Park Campus Cardiff CF10 3AT Wales

Key information

Telephone number: 
029 2087 5659