BA

Ffrangeg / Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol

BA Ffrangeg / Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol Cod LRF1 Cofrestrwch am Ddiwrnod Agored Cofrestrwch am Ddiwrnod Agored

Ymgeisio Nawr

Prif Ffeithiau

Cod LRF1
  • Cynnig lefel-A nodweddiadol

    BBB with B in any subject. B in French unless to be studied as a beginner

  • Hyd y Cwrs

    4 blwyddyn

  • Cyfrwng Cymraeg

    55%

Manylion pellach ynglŷn â'r gofynion mynediad

Ymgeisio Nawr

Bodlonrwydd Myfyrwyr Cyffredinol a Chanlyniadau Cyflogadwyedd

Yn y 10 uchaf ym Mhrydain am ansawdd y dysgu ym maes Gwleidyddiaeth (The Good University Guide 2018, The Times & Sunday Times).

Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol: 95% boddhad myfyrwyr (ACF 2018)

94% o’n graddedigion mewn gwaith a/neu astudiaethau pellach o fewn chwe mis ar ôl graddio, (HESA 2018*)

Adran Ieithoedd Modern: 92% boddhad myfyrwyr ym maes pwnc Ieithoedd (ACF 2018)

95% o’n graddedigion mewn gwaith a/neu astudiaethau pellach o fewn chwe mis ar ôl graddio, 4% yn uwch na graddedigion Ieithoedd yn genedlaethol. (HESA 2018)

Trosolwg

To enable you to take the combination of subjects that best suits your interests and requirements, the University offers a wide range of Major/Minor combinations as well as Joint Honours degrees. Major/Minor degrees enable you to study two subjects, but devote 2/3 of your time to one of them. Joint Honours degrees enable you to study two subjects equally so that you gain a sound knowledge of both. If a language is studied as a Major or Minor element or as a Joint Honours degree, the degree is a four-year scheme. The University offers both BA French with International Politics as Major Minor scheme (R1L2) as well as French and International Politics (LRF1) as a Joint Honours scheme.

France is one of Britain’s main economic partners and is Europe’s foremost investor abroad. Language skills are vital to the UK’s economic, political and strategic interests and languages graduates are in demand by employers. Whilst you will acquire the same skills as other Arts graduates, you will have one major advantage compared to other students: you will have lived independently in at least one foreign country, and have learnt the important social skill of intercultural communication. Employers value the independence, the social confidence and the high level of linguistic skill acquired during this time.

The Department of European Languages offers a range of attractive degree schemes which will equip you not only with a high level of linguistic competence but also provide you with a sound knowledge of the culture within which the language or languages you are studying is/are used. During your time as a student you will be able to choose from a range of modules which appeal to a variety of interests. The Department is relatively small and this means that staff and students form a close-knit and friendly community. Many of the modules relate to staff research interests and you will benefit from being taught by staff who are experts in their fields and who are active members of national and international research communities.

Founded in 1919 after the end of World War I, the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth is the world’s first university department of International Politics. It has around 30 academic and research staff, all of whom are research active and contribution to the undergraduate teaching programme. The Department's vibrant and cosmopolitan learning environment welcomes students from all over the world, and provides a lively venue for contemporary and international political debate.

The Department of International Politics is committed to excellence in both teaching and research, providing you with an outstanding and dynamic learning environment. Research excellence feeds directly into undergraduate teaching, so that you are exposed to the very latest and most innovative ideas in the field even before they have become generally available through publication. We firmly believe that the synergy between research and teaching makes for a thought-provoking education.

The Department is renowned for its pioneering research and is recognised as number one in the UK for the study of international politics. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014), the Department of International Politics was placed best in Wales with 69% of publications submitted rated as world leading.

The Department operates a prestigious Parliamentary Placement scheme, enabling you to gain valuable experience working alongside an MP (House of Commons, Westminster) or an AM (Welsh Assembly, Cardiff) for a period of 4-6 weeks during the summer. During this time you will write reports and speeches, undertake research projects, and respond to constituency issues. There may be further opportunities for you to get involved in elections and various international issues.

Ein Staff

Mae pob un o ddarlithwyr yr Adran Gwleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol yn ymchwilwyr gweithgar ac mae ganddynt gymwysterau hyd at safon PhD, ac mae gan y rhan fwyaf hefyd TUAAU.

Mae gan bob un o ddarlithwyr yr Adran Ieithoedd Modern gymwysterau hyd at safon PhD ac maent yn gwneud gwaith ymchwil. Rydym hefyd yn cyflogi tiwtoriaid iaith, rhai ohonynt â gradd PhD, a phob un yn addysgwyr profiadol. O bryd i'w gilydd, cyflogwn siaradwyr brodorol o brifysgolion sy'n bartneriaid i ni dramor (lectoriaid), sy'n dod atom â chymeradwyaeth uchel ar sail eu llwyddiant academaidd yn eu prifysgolion eu hunain, ac mae sawl un ohonynt wedi hyfforddi fel addysgwyr. 

Modiwlau

Noder: Y modiwlau a restrir isod yw'r modiwlau y bwriedir eu cyflwyno ar hyn o bryd yn ystod y flwyddyn academaidd nesaf ac mae'n bosibl y gallant newid. Maent wedi'u cynnwys yma i roi syniad o strwythur y cwrs.

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Llunio’r Byd Modern: Rhyfel, Heddwch a Chwyldro ers 1789 * GW12820 20
Gwleidyddiaeth yn yr Unfed Ganrif ar Hugain * GW12920 20
Rhyfel Strategaeth a Chuddwybodaeth * GW10320 20
Cyflwyniad i Wleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol 1: Cysyniadau Canolog a Sgiliau Craidd * GW12420 20
Cyflwyniad i Wleidyddiaeth Ryngwladol 2: Heriau byd-eang * GW12520 20
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Behind the Headlines * IP12620 20
French Language (Beginners) FR10740 40
French Language Advanced FR19930 30

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Images of France: The French Family FR12910 10
Introduction to European Film EL10520 20
Introduction to French Studies FR11120 20
Language, Culture, and Identity in Europe EL10820 20

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Cysylltiadau Rhyngwladol: Safbwyntiau a Thrafodaethau * GW20120 20

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Amlddiwylliannedd mewn Polisi ac Ymarfer * GQ23720 20
Damcaniaethau Gwleidyddiaeth * GW22220 20
Rhyfel Diarbed, Heddwch Diarbed * GQ23420 20
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
French Language FR20130 30

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
A War on the Mind: Propaganda and Secret Intelligence from the Great War to the 21st Century IP28320 20
America at War: A Military History of the United States IP26920 20
Britain And the Islamic World: from 1857 to the Iraq War IQ24020 20
By the People: US Politics. Past and Present IP24420 20
Capitalism and International Politics IQ22820 20
Contemporary Debates in the Social Sciences SA20120 20
Contemporary Latin America IP28720 20
Extended Essay Module EL20510 10
Gender and Sexuality in the Americas IQ22320 20
Global Inequality and World Politics IQ24120 20
Humour and Literature FR26120 20
Intelligence and International Security IP25620 20
International Politics and Global Development IP29220 20
Intervention and Statebuilding IQ20220 20
Justice, Order, Human Rights IQ21720 20
La France De Toujours FR29920 20
Language of Business 1 FR20310 10
Littérature fantastique, 18e-20e siècles / Fantastic literature, 18th-20th centuries FR27220 20
NATO: From Cold War to Hybrid War IP23320 20
Narrating and Visualising French Colonialism FR28020 20
People and Power: Understanding Comparative Politics Today IQ23920 20
Questions of International Politics and Global Development IP26820 20
Religion and Politics in the Middle East IP29720 20
Romance Linguistics EL20220 20
Russia in World Politics: propaganda, strategic narrative and soft power IQ24820 20
Russian intelligence from Lenin to Putin IQ24920 20
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 1 IC21820 20
Terrorism & Counter Terrorism in the Modern World: Policing, Intelligence & War IP24520 20
The BRICS in World Politics * IQ20320 20
The Dream of Internationalism: The League of Nations and its Legacies IQ22420 20
The Long Shadow of the Second World War IP22720 20
The Making of National Security Policy IP23720 20
Voyage Et Litterature En France 17e-19e / Travel and Literature in France FR27110 10
War, Politics and Strategy IP20320 20
Warfare after Waterloo: Military History 1815-1918 IP25320 20
Y Meddwl Cymreig mewn Syniadaeth Ryngwladol GQ20920 20

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Year Abroad Assessment FRS0060 60
Abroad Year Credits IPS0060 60

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
Amlddiwylliannedd mewn Polisi ac Ymarfer * GQ33720 20
Y Meddwl Cymreig Mewn Syniadaeth Ryngwladol GQ30920 20
Rhyfel Diarbed, Heddwch Diarbed * GQ33420 20
Fe'i cyflwynir yn rhannol neu'n gyflawn drwy gyfrwng yn Saesneg

Core

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
French Language FR30130 30

Opsiynau

Teitl y Modiwl Cod y Modiwl Gwerth Credyd
A War on the Mind: Propaganda and Secret Intelligence from the Great War to the 21st Century IP38320 20
America At War: a Military History of the United States IP36920 20
Britain And the Islamic World: from 1857 to the Iraq War IQ34020 20
By the People: US Politics. Past and Present IP34420 20
Capitalism and International Politics IQ32820 20
Contemporary Latin America IP38720 20
Dissertation EL30120 20
Extended Essay Module EL30510 10
Gender and Sexuality in Latin America IQ32320 20
Global Inequality and World Politics IQ34120 20
Humour and Literature FR36120 20
Intervention and Statebuilding IQ30220 20
Justice, Order, Human Rights IQ31720 20
Littérature fantastique, 18e-20e siècles / Fantastic literature, 18th-20th centuries FR37220 20
NATO: From Cold War to Hybrid War IP33320 20
Narrating and Visualising French Colonialism FR38020 20
People and Power: Understanding Comparative Politics Today IQ33920 20
Questions of International Politics and Global Development IP36820 20
Religion and Politics in the Middle East IP39720 20
Romance Linguistics EL30320 20
Russia in World Politics: propaganda, strategic narrative and soft power IQ34820 20
Russian Intelligence from Lenin to Putin IQ34920 20
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 2 IC31920 20
Terrorism & Counter Terrorism in the Modern World: Policing, Intelligence & War IP34520 20
The BRICS in World Politics IQ30320 20
The Dream of Internationalism: The League of Nations and its Legacies IQ32420 20
The Language of Business and Current Affairs FR30310 10
The Long Shadow of the Second World War IP32720 20
The Making of National Security Policy IP33720 20
Voyage Et Litterature En France 17e-19e / Travel and Literature in France FR37110 10

Cyflogadwyedd

Your BA in French with International Politics opens up a range of exciting opportunities for employment and further training. Modern linguists are statistically amongst the most employable graduates. Many of our students go on to teach the languages they themselves have learned and a high proportion of our graduates go into administrative and managerial posts. A degree from the European Languages Department is a qualification which opens the door to many professions in Britain, such as the civil service, tourism, social work, librarianship, publishing and broadcasting, and our degrees also take our students across the world.

Your year abroad will set you apart from the majority of graduates, demonstrating your ability to live in a foreign environment, and immerse yourself in a different culture. Alongside this, the university will offer you a range of initiatives to help improve your employability skills. Paid work and work experience opportunities are available in the University and the town, and the Careers Advisory Service are able to assist you in planning your future, putting together a CV, and looking for work during and after your studies. Furthermore, the University’s Personal Development Portfolio, in which you record and reflect on your academic studies, the development of your skills and your plans for the future is a useful way of tracking your progress through your studies, and can help you to decide what career might be suitable for you.

Transferable Skills

Studying for a degree in French with International Politics will equip you with a range of transferable skills which are highly valued by employers. These include:

• the ability to express ideas and communicate information in a clear and structured manner, in both written and oral form

• effective problem-solving and creative thinking skills

• the ability to work independently

• time-management and organisational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines

• self-motivation and self-reliance

• team-working, with the ability to discuss concepts in groups, accommodating different ideas and reaching agreement

• research skills

Addysg a Dysgu

French is available both for beginners and advanced students. Beginners follow an intensive course in the first year including guided and independent work in the Language Resource Centre. In the second year beginners and advanced students are taught together.

In French language classes you will consolidate your knowledge of French grammar and will also practise putting that grammar to use in a range of oral and written styles. Our excellent laboratory facilities offer access to live French television programmes as well as a wealth of computer-assisted language-learning exercises, most of which you can access at any time of day for self-study to support your classroom–based learning. Translation is another important skill you will practise regularly, as well as essay- and report-writing.

As a student of French at Aberystwyth you have a wide range of modules from which to choose. All of them have been designed to consolidate your knowledge of the culture, language and society of France and the French-speaking world. Modules in French linguistics, contemporary French politics and Business French are available as well as French literature. Currently we offer courses on, for example, Images of France through Childhood Memory, The Myth of Paris, Écritures de soi, and Regional Languages and Dialects of France. Staff have published widely on all of these topics.

Within the Erasmus framework we currently enjoy special links with the universities of Rennes, Paris-Sorbonne, Toulouse, Besançon, Nantes, Perpignan and La Rochelle. Your year abroad, which forms your third year of study, may well be the most exciting, enjoyable and rewarding feature of a degree in European Languages. Having to spend a year living independently in a foreign country gives you an edge when it comes to impressing employers, as well as providing you with a memorable experience. 

The Department believes in giving students a relatively free choice about the year abroad, although we do of course give you plenty of advice. Many students study at one or more universities. You can study at one university in the winter semester and spend the next semester in a country where your second language is spoken.  Or, if you prefer, you can work as an English assistant in a school. Being an assistant has the important benefits of a regular salary every month and daily contact with a large number of people, which means many opportunities for communicating in the foreign language.

You could also choose to be in other employment, and a good proportion of our students use their own initiative to find themselves employment for a year. There are also various EU-funded schemes which offer work placements abroad, e.g. Comenius or Leonardo. Full details will be made available to you in your second year. You can also choose a combination of these possibilities, for example studying for one semester and working for one; assistantships are also available for some countries for half-years.

Gofynion Mynediad Nodweddiadol

Lefel A BBB with B in any subject. B in French unless to be studied as a beginner

Gofynion TGAU (grade C min):
English or Welsh

Diploma Cenedlaethol BTEC:
DMM-DDM with specified subject

Bagloriaeth Ryngwladol:
28 points overall with 5 points in French at Higher Level unless to be studied as a beginner

Bagloriaeth Ewropeaidd:
70-75% overall with 70% in French unless to be studied as a beginner

Mae'r Brifysgol yn gweithredu polisi derbyn cynhwysol a gall ein cynigion amrywio. Edrychwch ar ein tudalennau gwlad-benodol i gael manylion am y cymwysterau rhyngwladol yr ydym yn eu derbyn. I gael rhagor o wybodaeth, cysylltwch ag ug-admissions@aber.ac.uk

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