What kind of experience can you expect studying Welsh in the capital city? The answer, like the subject, is diverse, exciting and constantly evolving.
Why study with us
We are committed to the development of language, society and identity in contemporary Wales through teaching and research of the highest standard. Join us and help shape the linguistic, cultural and economic future of Wales. We offer unique fields of study – such as translation studies, heritage and tourism, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, dialectology and literature - relevant to Welsh in today’s Wales.
Making an impact
Our teaching is underpinned by our impactful and respected research – creating positive cultural, social and political change.
Hone your professional skills with a period of work experience in the second year and modules related to Welsh in the workplace.
Two in one
Combine Welsh with another subject that you’re passionate about – we’ve lots of joint honours programmes to choose from.
Make your mark in modern Wales, and beyond
Our alumni go into a range of different roles across the public, private and third sector, with many contributing significantly to Wales’ social, political and cultural landscapes. Catch up with some of our recent graduates as they reflect on how their academic experiences with us helped support, and inform, their career development. (This video is only available in Welsh)
Your Cardiff, your experience
Get to know us
A first-class academic and social experience in the heart of Cardiff
Hear from some of our brilliant staff about what it’s like to study with us – the subject areas we’re expert in, the employability support we provide and the student community which will welcome you. (This video is only available in Welsh)
An experience to remember – student reflections on life in the capital
Our student satisfaction scores are consistently high. Here’s what some of them told us about their unforgettable experiences with us and the wealth of opportunities – social, cultural and professional – that were available to them. (This video is only available in Welsh)
Find out more about our School
We’re based in the John Percival Building on the Cathays Park campus. Minutes from the Students' Union, libraries and support services of the University, you can also walk to the city centre in 10 minutes.
We’re also located next door to the Arts and Social Sciences library, which holds an extensive collection of relevant works and archives, including the prestigious Salisbury Collection.