Whether you live in Wales or not, why not try one of our new courses that can increase your knowledge about the language, history or contemporary issues in Wales.
Are you interested in the culture, society, economy and politics of Wales? This 12-week course explores what is distinctive about Wales and Welsh identity. It will extend your understanding of core aspects of contemporary Wales by applying social sciences concepts. You will explore divisions within Wales and the ways in which connections are made across these differences. By the end of the course you will have a thorough understanding of a changing nation and you will be equipped with the skills that you will need for further study in the social sciences, such as interpreting data and connecting data with social science argument. Click here for more information on this course
Who is this course suitable for?
• Extremely useful if you work in Wales across a breadth of occupations – this course will equip you to make sense of contemporary Welsh society, understand the implications of policies, economics and cultural life in Wales;
• If you are trying out higher education for the first time, this course fits as an ideal first step to further social science study. No previous qualifications are necessary and you are guided through study skills such as essay writing and interpreting data
How are histories written and why are they important to us? From Tom Jones to Lloyd George, from the Welsh rugby teams of the 1970s to the castle builders of Edward 1, from motherhood in the 1930s to riots in the nineteenth century, this course asks key questions about the history that has helped shape Welsh identity and probes the methods that historians use. Find out more about this course
Get the skills you need to speak and understand simple Welsh in everyday situations. This course takes you through a wide range of practical situations such as socialising, travelling and shopping. Croeso will enable you to reach roughly GCSE level. Find out more about this course