A) 2 Core Modules
(i) Ethnographic Research Skills. Assessment: two practical tasks.
(ii) Theoretical Issues in Folklore and Ethnology. Assessment: one 2,000 word essay.
B) Two optional modules assessed by an essay (4,000 words) or essay (3,000 words) and a practical task.
C) A supervised dissertation of not more than 20,000 words.
* Ethnographic Research Skills
* Theoretical Issues in Folklore and Ethnology
* Welsh Identity in Folklore and Popular Culture
* Welsh Folk Narrativ
* Folk Culture
* Identity, Language and Society
* Popular Song in Wales 1660-1860
* Wales and America
Optional modules may sometimes be offered in Semester 1.
* A unique course offered jointly by the School of Welsh and the National History Museum, St Fagans.
* On-site training at the Museum, which has an extensive collection of buildings, material artefacts and documents pertaining to all aspects of Welsh culture. It also houses a notable sound archive, which includes a vast range of recordings reflecting the oral and musical traditions of Wales.
* The opportunity to gain expertise in research methodology
* Field trips to visit heritage institutions in mid and North Wales.
Other programs related to historic preservation and conservation