Welsh Medium Provision 

Being able to communicate and work through the medium of Welsh is a key advantage in the job market in Wales. The Cardiff School of Sport (CSS) is committed to providing and excellent educational experience through the medium of Welsh and has developed an extensive academic and vocational welsh medium curriculum in sport related subjects. We have a number of highly qualified staff who teach and research through the medium of Welsh and are leading experts in their fields. The School is playing a key role in Higher Education Funding Council for Wales’ mission to expand Welsh medium education opportunities. We have an expanding portfolio of Welsh medium provision across its sport degree programmes. A number of our courses qualify for the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s scholarships. The Incentive scholarship is worth £500 each year for three years for students who study at least 40 credits per year through the medium of Welsh. The Lead scholarships are worth £1,000 per year for students studying 80 credits per year through the medium of Welsh.

The following courses qualify for incentive scholarships
BSc Sport Coaching
BSc Sport Development
BSc Sport & Exercise Science
BSc Sport Management
BSc Sport & Physical Education
The following course qualify for lead scholarships
BSc Sport & PE
BSc Sport Coaching
BSc Sport Studies

Further details of the scholarships including application process and deadlines are available from http://www.colegcymraeg.ac.uk/en/thecoleg/
You will join a growing number of students who wish to continue their education through the medium of Welsh receiving an excellent academic and pastoral experience.
Modules available in Welsh include

Level 4 (year 1)
Professional development planning (10 credits)
Research Process (10 credits)
Introduction to Sport and Exercise Physiology (10 credits)
Sport in Society (10credits)
Health and Special Populations (20 credits)
Introduction to Coaching Science (20 credits)

Level 5 (year 2)
Professional development planning (10 credits)
Research Process (10 credits)
Physical education and pedagogy (10credits~)
Volunteering (10credits)
Sport and Exercise Physiology (20 credits)
Socio-cultural issues in sport. (20 credits)
Coaching Science (20 credits)

Level 6 (Year 3)
Independent Project. (40 credits)
Sociology of Sport. (30 credits)
Sport and Exercise Physiology (30 Credits)
Advanced Coaching Science (30)
Work experience (30 credits)

Our Welsh speaking staff provide both academic and pastoral support for students studying our courses. A number of experts in the School have put together the first welsh medium textbook which supports a wide range of subject areas. There are currently 5 full-time members of staff who deliver modules through the medium of Welsh:

Dr Carwyn Jones
Dr Hywel Iorwerth
Dr Neil Hennessey
Dr Anwen Rees
Dr Gethin Thomas

PhD Students
Funded by the CCC, the School has a PhD Research student on a three year schoarship.

Lowri Edwards
PhD Title
‘The effectiveness of a cross-curricular health and activity intervention delivered to primary school teachers on pupils’ health and physical literacy.’

For further information please contact Carwyn Jones crjones@cardiffmet.ac.uk