Coleg Y Cymoedd

Course Details

English and History Foundation Degree

Locations and Attendance

Aberdare
Full Time - To be arranged

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Course Duration : 24/09/2018 to 26/06/2020
Course Times : 09:00 to 16:00
Course Code : 10F502AA

Fees

HE Tuition Fee - £0.00

Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study. Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.

Course Outline

If you are interested in studying to degree level, this course covers English Literature, Creative Writing and History. The course enables you to study in depth all three areas, and teaches you valuable transferable skills for the workplace.

In one of the modules in the second year you will be encouraged to put some of your new-found skills into practice through a work placement in a related field. A valuable qualification in its own right, the foundation degree is also an ideal stepping stone for further study of English, Creative Writing or History.

Entry requirements

You will require 1 A level, Access Diploma or equivalent qualifications plus GCSE grade A*- C in English equivalent. Learners without traditional qualifications will be assessed on their merits and experience.

What will I study?

You will have a thorough introduction to English and to History. You will study English Literature as well as practical modules in creative and professional writing.

You will conduct a research project in local history as well as key events in world history, for example, the Russian revolution. In addition one module will support your skills of academic writing and research.

How will I be assessed?

You will be taught through lectures, seminars and tutorials. Assessment will be via essays, reports, reviews, portfolios of work, presentations and exams.

Career Opportunities and Progression

This qualification gives you transferable skills that will relate to a huge variety of professions – from teaching to social work to journalism. If you would like to progress and further your study, you can join the final year of a related degree course at the University of South Wales. Choose from Creative and Professional Writing, English, English and History, English Literature or History. On successful completion of this course you will be receive a University of South Wales award.

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