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Cymraeg (i fyfyrwyr iaith gyntaf ac ail iaith)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,B-C,C,C

To include C in A-level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3, plus C in A-level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

30-26

To include C in A-level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DDM-MMM

To include C in A-level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

UCAS Tariff

120-96

To include C in A-level Welsh 1st or 2nd Language.

Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Welsh language

Wrth ddewis astudio Cymraeg ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth, byddi'n ymuno â chymuned Gymraeg fyrlymus, o fewn y brifysgol a'r tu allan. Mae Adran y Gymraeg ac Astudiaethau Celtaidd yn gartref i gymuned fywiog o fyfyrwyr ac ymchwilwyr, o Gymru a’r tu hwnt, o fewn tref ac ardal ddwyieithog sy'n llawn hanes, a lle mae'r Gymraeg yn rhan annatod o'r gwead cymdeithasol.
Byddi'n dysgu am lenyddiaeth, diwylliant, gwleidyddiaeth, hanes a chymdeithaseg Cymru. Bydd hyn oll yn ehangu dy orwelion a bydd dy wybodaeth am Gymru'n werthfawr wrth iti ymgeisio am swyddi yng Nghymru heddiw.
Mae’r cynllun gradd hwn yn addas i fyfyrwyr Cymraeg ail iaith, ac i siaradwyr iaith gyntaf. Beth bynnag yw dy sefyllfa di, tyrd i ymuno â ni ym Mhrifysgol Aberystwyth. Bydd gradd yn y Gymraeg yn profi dy fod yn gallu mynegi dy hun yn Gymraeg yn effeithiol a phwrpasol, yn ysgrifenedig ac ar lafar.

- Cymuned Gymraeg fyrlymus yng nghalon Cymru - Byddi'n ymuno ag un o gadarnleoedd yr iaith Gymraeg.

- Enw da – Mae safon ymchwil ac addysgu’r adran hon yn Aberystwyth gyda’r uchaf posib.

- Arwain - Mae'r Adran yn arwain y sector mewn meysydd fel ysgrifennu creadigol, y Gymraeg yn y gweithle proffesiynol ac astudiaethau cyfieithu, ac mae pawb yn yr Adran yn rhannu’r nod o hybu dealltwriaeth ehangach o’r iaith Gymraeg, ei hanes, ei llenyddiaeth, a’i lle yn y byd modern.

- Hanes - Hon yw'r Adran Gymraeg gyntaf i gael ei sefydlu yng Nghymru (1875).

- Arbenigwyr - Cei dy ddysgu gan ddarlithywyr sydd yn arbenigwyr yn eu meysydd.

- Dewis eang o fodiwlau - Byddi'n astudio pynciau hynod ddiddorol sy'n adlewyrchu diddordebau ymchwil diweddaraf ein darlithwyr, o hanes ein llên i lenyddiaeth gyfoes, ac o gymdeithaseg yr iaith Gymraeg i gyweiriau a thafodieithoedd y Gymraeg, ac ysgrifennu creadigol a sgriptio.

- Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru – Yn ogystal â’r adnoddau helaeth sydd gan y Brifysgol, mae’r Adran ar stepen drws Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru a'i chasgliad o adnoddau llenyddol, clywedol a gweledol gwych.

- Bywyd Cymdeithasol Cymraeg Byrlymus - Cei ymaelodi ag Undeb Myfyrwyr Cymraeg Aberystwyth (UMCA), byw yn neuadd Pantycelyn, a chymryd rhan mewn llu o weithgareddau hwyliog a drefnir gan yr undeb.

- Boddhad Myfyrwyr - Yn yr arolwg cenedlaethol diweddar o fodlonrwydd myfyrwyr, roedd 100% o foddhad cyffredinol ym maes Astudiaethau Cymraeg (NSS 2020).

Rydym yn cynnig amrywiaeth hynod ddiddorol o fodiwlau unigol sy’n adlewyrchu diddordebau ymchwil diweddaraf ein darlithwyr: hanes ein llên a llenyddiaeth gyfoes, theori lenyddol, llenyddiaeth plant, llên gwerin, astudiaethau menywod ac astudiaethau rhywedd, ysgrifennu creadigol a sgriptio, cyweiriau a thafodieithoedd y Gymraeg, yr iaith mewn cyd-destunau proffesiynol, cyfieithu ac addasu, y Gymraeg a'r cyfryngau, cymdeithaseg yr iaith Gymraeg.

**Beth fydda i’n ei ddysgu?**
Dyma grynodeb:
Iaith Gyntaf - Yn y flwyddyn gyntaf cei gyfle i weld pa agwedd ar y Gymraeg sydd o ddiddordeb mwyaf i ti. Byddi'n dysgu am amrywiaeth o gyfnodau llenyddol ac agweddau eraill ar y pwnc er mwyn gallu dewis dy gyfuniad unigryw di o fodiwlau yn yr ail a'r drydedd flwyddyn.
Ail Iaith - Yn y flwyddyn gyntaf byddi'n cael dy ddysgu ar wahân i'r myfyrwyr iaith gyntaf. Bydd hyn yn rhoi cyfle iti fagu hyder a gwella dy sgiliau iaith gyda chefnogaeth staff a dy gyd-fyfyrwyr. Yn yr ail flwyddyn byddi'n dilyn modiwlau iaith eraill er mwyn datblygu dy hyder ymhellach a byddi hefyd yn gallu dewis o blith yr amrywiaeth eang o fodiwlau sydd ar gael gan yr Adran.
**Sut bydda i’n cael fy addysgu?**
Yn Adran y Gymraeg byddi'n dysgu trwy gyfuniad o ddarlithoedd traddodiadol, seminarau a dulliau dysgu arloesol eraill. Mae awyrgylch fwy anffurfiol yn y seminarau, er mwyn meithrin trafodaeth fwy agored.
**Sut bydda i'n cael fy asesu?**
Bydd dy waith yn cael ei asesu drwy arholiadau, drwy asesu cyson, a thrwy osod a marcio traethodau ac ymarferion.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
International
£13,600
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

Extra funding

Mae Prifysgol Aberystwyth yn cynnig pecyn gwerthfawr o ysgoloriaethau a bwrsariaethau i gynorthwyo myfyrwyr. Mae ein cystadleuaeth Ysgoloriaeth Mynediad hirsefydlog yn golygu y gallech gael hyd at £2,000 y flwyddyn tuag at eich costau byw a’ch costau astudio. Gallwch gyfuno Ysgoloriaeth Mynediad gydag unrhyw un, neu â’n holl wobrau eraill, i wneud eich pecyn ariannol yn fwy gwerthfawr. Mae’n ein gwobrau’n cynnwys Bwrsariaeth Aberystwyth, sy’n dibynnu ar brawf modd, yr Ysgoloriaethau Chwaraeon a Cherddoriaeth, bwrsariaethau i rai sy’n gadael gofal/gofalwyr ifainc/myfyrwyr dieithredig ac ystod o wobrau adrannol-benodol. Ewch i’n gwefan i gael y manylion llawn.

The Uni


Course location:

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Department:

Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

100%
high
Welsh language

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Welsh studies

Teaching and learning

100%
Staff make the subject interesting
100%
Staff are good at explaining things
94%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
100%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

96%
Library resources
100%
IT resources
100%
Course specific equipment and facilities
100%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
31%
Male students
69%
Female students
73%
2:1 or above
11%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

A
C
B

After graduation


The stats in this section relate to the general subject area/s at this university – not this specific course. We show this where there isn't enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Language and area studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,744
low
Average annual salary
100%
med
Employed or in further education
65%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

13%
Artistic, literary and media occupations
9%
Teaching and educational professionals
9%
Business, research and administrative professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

Celtic studies

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£23k

£23k

£23k

£23k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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