AS Level / A Level Welsh First Language (Full-Time)

Course Overview

The AS Level / A Level course is based on set texts, grammar, film and creative writing. AS Students will discuss the film ‘Hedd Wyn’ and the drama ‘Y Twr’ by Gwenlyn Parry. There will be an oral exam, two pieces of written coursework and a written exam.

A2 students will study prose of the Middle Ages and poetry – ‘Yr Hengerdd’ (Old Welsh Poetry) and ‘y Cywyddau’ (Medieval Welsh Poetic Form). There will be an oral exam and an additional written exam that will require students to appraise literature and the Welsh language in context.

Applying for AS Levels or A Levels? Click ‘Apply Now’ on any ONE of the subjects you are interested in studying. Complete the online application form, where you will be asked to specify your other two choices. Then book an Interview appointment to meet the tutors and discuss your preferred choices.

  • Entry Requirements

    6 GCSEs, Grades A-C including Maths, English and Welsh Language and Literature (First Language) grade B or higher will be required.

  • Career Prospects

    This course is a good foundation to progress onto employment in the following fields – Teaching, Politics, Translating, Marketing, Business, Law, Media and Engineering.

Study Mode



Neath College

Course Length

2 years