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Llenyddiaeth Saesneg ac Archaeoleg (BA)

Blwyddyn Mynediad


Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

Mae’r radd Cydanrhydedd mewn Llenyddiaeth Saesneg ac Archaeoleg yn eich darparu gyda’r cyfle i arbenigo mewn dau gwrs gradd.

Cadwch le ar ddiwrnod agored

English literature student reading outdoors

Trosolwg y cwrs

The joint honours degree in English Literature and Archaeology provides you with the opportunity of specialising in two university honours subjects. Many students find joint honours both stimulating and rewarding as they observe both similarities and differences between the two subjects.

English literature at Cardiff offers access to the whole span of English literature, from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 21st century. Nor is the curriculum restricted to the printed word – we are intrigued by the connections between literature and film, art, music, history, language, and popular culture, and our teaching reflects these interests.

Archaeology addresses big questions about the human past for much of which no written record is available. Archaeology at Cardiff concentrates on the British Isles, Europe and the eastern Mediterranean, including Egypt.

You will learn with staff who undertake cutting-edge research on all periods from early human origins to the recent past. You will also benefit from our state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories, dedicated geophysical and surveying equipment and a range of sophisticated equipment for the analysis of artefacts.

Nodweddion nodedig

The distinctive features of the course include:

  • teaching across the whole chronological and geographical span of English literature, from the Anglo-Saxon period to the 21st century
  • a reputation for theoretically informed reading, bringing texts from all periods into dialogue with contemporary concerns about gender, identity, sexuality, nationality, race, the body, the environment, and digital technology
  • a strong tradition in creative writing, taught by writers making their mark on today’s culture
  • close contacts with local historical sites such as St Fagans National History Museum, Caerleon and Caerwent – allowing additional links with archaeology as an academic discipline
  • the opportunity to go on an excavation or archaeological placement at the end of year two and year three, organised and funded by Archaeology at Cardiff.
Côd UCASQV34
Derbyniad nesafMedi 2020
Hyd3 blwyddyn
Modd (astudio)Amser llawn
Lleoedd sydd ar gael fel arferThe School of History, Archaeology and Religion typically has 320 places available. The School of English, Communication and Philosophy typically has 350 places available.
Nifer y ceisiadau a dderbynnir fel arferThe School of History, Archaeology and Religion typically receives 1800 applications. The School of English, Communication and Philosophy typically receives 1450 applications.
  1. Yr Ysgol Saesneg, Cyfathrebu ac Athroniaeth

    Adeilad John Percival

    Rhodfa Colum

    Caerdydd

    CF10 3EU

  2. Yr Ysgol Hanes, Archaeoleg a Chrefydd

    Adeilad John Percival

    Rhodfa Colum

    Caerdydd

    CF10 3EU

Gofynion mynediad

ABB-BBB including English Literature, English Literature and Language or Creative Writing. Please note, General Studies and Critical Thinking will not be accepted.   

Cymhwyster Prosiect Estynedig: Fel arfer, bydd ymgeiswyr sydd wedi ennill gradd A yn y Cymhwyster Prosiect Estynedig (EPQ) yn cael cynnig un radd yn is na’r cynnig safonol ar gyfer Safon Uwch. Noder bod yn rhaid bodloni unrhyw ofynion sy’n benodol i’r pwnc o hyd

Derbynnir Tystysgrif Her Sgiliau Bagloriaeth Cymru Uwch yn lle un pwnc Safon Uwch (ar y graddau a restrir uchod) ac eithrio unrhyw bynciau penodol.

DD-DM in a BTEC Diploma in Humanities or Social Science subjects, plus Grade B at A-Level in English Literature, English Language and Literature (combined A-Level). 

Award of the IB Diploma with 665 in 3 HL subjects including 6 at HL in English Literature, English Language and Literature or English Literature and Performance.

Gallai cymwysterau amgen gael eu derbyn. Cewch ragor o wybodaeth am ofynion mynediad ar dudalen meini prawf derbyn Ysgol Astudiaethau Saesneg, Cyfathrebu ac Athroniaeth ac Ysgol Hanes, Archaeoleg a Chrefydd.

GCSE

Gradd C neu radd 4 mewn TGAU Iaith Saesneg.

IELTS (academic)

O leiaf 6.5 yn gyffredinol gydag o leiaf 5.5 ym mhob is-sgil.

TOEFL iBT

O leiaf 90 ar y cyfan gyda sgôr o 17 o leiaf ar gyfer ysgrifennu, 17 ar gyfer gwrando, 18 ar gyfer darllen a 20 ar gyfer siarad.

PTE Academic

O leiaf 62 ar y cyfan gydag o leiaf 51 yn yr holl sgiliau cyfathrebu.

Trinity ISE II/III

II: dau Ragoriaeth a dau Deilyngdod o leiaf.
III: o leiaf Llwyddo ym mhob cydran.

Cymwysterau eraill a dderbynnir

Os ydych yn ymgeisydd tramor ac nid Saesneg yw eich iaith gyntaf, ewch i'n tudalen am ofynion Iaith Saesneg i gael rhagor o wybodaeth am ba gymwysterau y byddwn yn eu derbyn.

GCSE English Language Grade C or 4 or an accepted English Language equivalent

Ffioedd dysgu

Myfyrwyr y DU ac UE (2020/21)

Ffioedd DysguBlaendal
£9,000Dim

Ewch i'n tudalennau ffioedd dysgu i gael y wybodaeth ddiweddaraf.

Gallai cymorth ariannol fod ar gael ar gyfer unigolion sy'n bodloni rhai meini prawf. Cewch ragor o wybodaeth yn ein hadran arian. Dim ond hyn a hyn o gymorth ariannol y gall y ffynonellau hyn eu cynnig, felly ni allwn warantu y bydd pawb sy'n bodloni'r meini prawf yn cael arian.

Myfyrwyr tu allan i'r UE (2020/21)

Ffioedd DysguBlaendal
£17,700Dim

Ewch i'n tudalennau ffioedd dysgu i gael y wybodaeth ddiweddaraf.

Gallai cymorth ariannol fod ar gael ar gyfer unigolion sy'n bodloni rhai meini prawf. Cewch ragor o wybodaeth yn ein hadran arian. Dim ond hyn a hyn o gymorth ariannol y gall y ffynonellau hyn eu cynnig, felly ni allwn warantu y bydd pawb sy'n bodloni'r meini prawf yn cael arian.

Costau ychwanegol

Cyfarpar ar gyfer cwrs penodol

Waterproofs and suitable footwear, and sometimes a tent and sleeping bag, may be needed for field trips and fieldwork.  The University has funds available if you have difficulty in affording this equipment.

Llety

Mae gennym amrywiaeth o breswylfeydd sydd yn gweddu i anghenion a phoced yr unigolyn. Cewch wybod rhagor ar ein tudalennau llety.

Strwythur y cwrs

This full-time course lasts for three years with two semesters per year, split between the two subjects. There are 120 credits a year. Most modules are worth 20 credits.

Mae'r modiwlau a ddangosir yn esiampl o'r cwricwlwm arferol. Byddant yn cael eu hadolygu cyn blwyddyn academaidd 2020/21. Bydd y modiwlau terfynol yn cael eu cyhoeddi erbyn mis Medi 2020

Blwyddyn un

Year one is a foundation year to give you the skills for advanced study and an overview of the two subjects to inform your later choices.

You will take 60 credits in English literature and 60 credits in Archaeology from a range of core and optional modules.

Blwyddyn dau

You will take 60 credits in English literature and 60 credits in Archaeology, choosing from a large range of genre, period, regional and skills modules.

For archaeology, you will undertake four weeks of excavation or another archaeological work placement.

Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Archaeology Field and Practical Skills 1HS220320 credydau
Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Now and Next: From Academia to Employment (20 Credits)HS000420 credydau
The Archaeology of the Anglo-SaxonsHS220120 credydau
Iron Age BritainHS230620 credydau
Post-Roman Celtic BritainHS234020 credydau
The History of Archaeological ThoughtHS234820 credydau
Aegean Bronze Age: Emergence to CollapseHS238720 credydau
Art and Archaeology of Classical GreeceHS238920 credydau
Pharaohs of the SunHS241020 credydau
BioarchaeologyHS243220 credydau
Museums' Collections ManagementHS244120 credydau
Archaeological Illustration and PhotographyHS244620 credydau
Spatial Technologies and Geographical Information SystemsHS245120 credydau
Style and GenreSE141620 credydau
The Robin Hood TraditionSE236720 credydau
Modernist FictionsSE244520 credydau
Children's Literature: Form and FunctionSE244720 credydau
Introduction to Romantic PoetrySE245020 credydau
African-American LiteratureSE245120 credydau
Modernism and the CitySE246320 credydau
Gothic Fiction: The Romantic AgeSE246820 credydau
Social Politics and National Style: American Fiction and Form, 1920-1940SE247020 credydau
Literature and ScienceSE247120 credydau
Dickens in Many MediaSE247220 credydau
Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Women WritersSE247620 credydau
Shakespeare's Tragedies and HistoriesSE247720 credydau
Contemporary Poetry: Tradition and InnovationSE248120 credydau
GirlsSE248220 credydau
Object Women in Literature and FilmSE249420 credydau
Renaissance Poetry, Prose and Drama: The Principal Genres, Issues and AuthorsSE249720 credydau
Decadent Men, 1890s-1910s: Wilde to ForsterSE249820 credydau
Chaucer's Gender Politics: Chivalry, Sex and Subversion in the Canterbury TalesSE261820 credydau
Contemporary British FictionsSE261920 credydau
Experimental Early Modern DramaSE262020 credydau
Writing MourningSE262120 credydau
Philosophy and LiteratureSE262320 credydau
Jane Austen in ContextSE262520 credydau
ENCAP Employability ModuleSE625520 credydau

Blwyddyn tri

In year three you choose a further 60 credits in English literature and 60 credits in Archaeology. If you wish, you can write a dissertation on a topic of your choice in either discipline. This provides a chance for you to focus your interests on a particular area, period or technique.

For archaeology, you will undertake another four weeks of excavation or another archaeological work placement.

Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
Archaeology Field and Practical Skills 2HS220420 credydau
Teitl modiwlCôd modiwlCredydau
The Archaeology of the Anglo-SaxonsHS220120 credydau
Iron Age BritainHS230620 credydau
Post-Roman Celtic BritainHS234020 credydau
Aegean Bronze Age: Emergence to CollapseHS238720 credydau
Art and Archaeology of Classical GreeceHS238920 credydau
Pharaohs of the SunHS241020 credydau
BioarchaeologyHS243220 credydau
Archaeology DissertationHS243540 credydau
Museums' Collections ManagementHS244120 credydau
Archaeological Illustration and PhotographyHS244620 credydau
Spatial Technologies and Geographical Information SystemsHS245120 credydau
The Graphic MemoirSE140920 credydau
Fictive Histories/Historical FictionsSE246720 credydau
DissertationSE252420 credydau
HitchcockSE254420 credydau
Modern Drama: Page, Stage, ScreenSE255120 credydau
Gender and Monstrosity: Late/Neo VictorianSE256420 credydau
Utopia: Suffrage to CyberpunkSE258120 credydau
Second-generation Romantic PoetsSE258220 credydau
Bluestockings, Britannia, Unsexed Females: Women in Public Life, 1770-1800SE258820 credydau
Gothic Fiction: The VictoriansSE258920 credydau
Poetry in the Making: Modern Literary ManuscriptsSE259220 credydau
Postcolonial TheorySE259320 credydau
Visions of Past and Future in Children's LiteratureSE259520 credydau
Island Stories: Literatures of the North AtlanticSE259820 credydau
Medieval Romance: Monsters and MagicSE259920 credydau
John MiltonSE260820 credydau
The American Short StorySE260920 credydau
Apocalypse Then and NowSE261120 credydau
Criminal ShakespeareSE261220 credydau
Scandal and Outrage: Controversial Literature of the Twentieth and Twenty-First CenturiesSE261320 credydau
Representing Race in Contemporary AmericaSE261620 credydau
Love, Death and Marriage in Renaissance DramaSE262220 credydau
Visuality, Culture and TechnologySE262420 credydau
Mae'r Brifysgol wedi ymrwymo i ddarparu amrywiaeth eang o opsiynau modiwl lle’n bosibl. Ond byddwch yn ymwybodol er y byddwn yn gwneud pob ymdrech i gynnig dewis, gall hyn gael ei gyfyngu mewn rhai amgylchiadau. Y rheswm am hyn yw'r ffaith mai dim ond nifer cyfyngedig o leoedd sydd ar gael ar rai modiwlau, a gaiff eu dyrannu ar sail y cyntaf i'r felin. Mae'n ofynnol i fodiwlau eraill sicrhau isafswm nifer o fyfyrwyr cyn gallu eu cynnal, er mwyn gwneud yn siŵr y gellir cyflwyno addysg o ansawdd priodol. Gall modiwlau gael eu cyfyngu oherwydd gwrthdaro yn yr amserlen hefyd, ac er bod y Brifysgol yn ymdrechu i amharu cyn lleied â phosibl ar eich dewis, byddai'n syniad da i chi ofyn am gyngor gan yr Ysgol berthnasol am y dewisiadau modiwl sydd ar gael.

Dysgu ac asesu

Sut caf fy addysgu?

We offer a supportive learning environment, where you are enabled to acquire a range of skills and a wealth of specialist knowledge. Our courses foster intellectual skills, such as critical thinking, close analysis, evaluating evidence, constructing arguments, using theory and the effective deployment of language in writing and in debate. We also help you gain experience in team working, independent research and time management

You will be taught both by lecture and seminar. Lectures provide an overview of the key concepts and frameworks for a topic, equipping you to carry out independent research for the seminars and to develop your own ideas.

Seminars provide an opportunity for you to explore the ideas outlined in the lectures. Seminars usually consist of about 15 students and the seminar leader (a member of the teaching team). Seminars may take various formats, including plenary group discussion, small-group work and student-led presentations.

You will also learn through archaeological practicals and field trips, and take part in one-to-one tutorials.

Sut y caf fy nghefnogi?

Your scheduled contact hours will be supplemented by the opportunity for individual meetings with academic staff, by supportive academic progress meetings with your personal tutor and by the opportunity to attend research seminars and careers activities.

You will have access through the Learning Central website to relevant multimedia material, presentations, lecture handouts, bibliographies, further links, electronic exercises and discussion circles.

The University offers a range of services including the Careers Service, the Counselling Service, the Disability and Dyslexia Service, the Student Support Service, and excellent libraries and resource centres.

Feedback

We’ll provide you with frequent feedback on your work. This comes in a variety of formats including oral feedback during tutorials, personalised feedback on written work, feedback lectures, generic written feedback and feedback on tutorial performance.

Coursework will be marked by your module tutor and your tutor will give you written feedback on your work. You will also have a feedback class after each assessment. Students will be given general feedback in relation to examinations following the May/June examination period and you will be able to discuss your overall performance with your personal tutor as part of the monitored student self-assessment scheme.

Sut caf fy asesu?

A range of assessment methods are used, including essays, examinations, presentations, portfolios and creative assignments.

Essays and examinations are used not only for assessment purposes but also as a means of developing your capacities to gather, organise, evaluate and deploy relevant information and ideas from a variety of sources in reasoned arguments. Dedicated essay workshops and individual advice enable you to produce your best work, and written feedback on essays feeds forward into future work, enabling you to develop your strengths and address any weaker areas.

The optional final-year dissertation provides you with the opportunity to investigate a specific topic of interest to you in depth and to acquire detailed knowledge about a particular field of study, to use your initiative in the collection and presentation of material and present a clear, cogent argument and draw appropriate conclusions.

Pa sgiliau bydda i’n eu hymarfer a’u datblygu?

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’, which 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
  • 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 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.

Gyrfaoedd

Rhagolygon gyrfa

Rhagolygon gyrfa

SCHOOL OF ENGLISH, COMMUNICATION AND PHILOSOPHY

In 2015/16, 95% of the School’s graduates who were available for work reported they were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduating.

English literature graduates have excellent analytic and communication skills that fit them for a full range of professions and further training. Their cultural expertise and intellectual abilities are valued in the public and private sector, and in contexts as varied as the classroom, the law courts or the media.

SCHOOL OF HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY AND RELIGION

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 graduating.

We believe that archaeology students are particularly well placed to compete for employment as their degree involves a range of practical and academic skills which have a wide value beyond archaeology. These transferable skills have permitted our graduates to find work in journalism, banking, finance, teaching and a wide range of other areas.

We organise interactive workshops with the Careers Service to help students identify their skills and attributes. Many of our graduates enter professions which make direct use of their academic expertise such as work in archives or museums. The majority, however, compete very successfully in a wide range of other fields.

Gwaith maes

You will undertake four weeks of archaeological excavation or another archaeological work placement at the end of your second and third years. Placements are arranged, approved, funded and assessed by the School of History, Archaeology and Religion.

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