Studying higher education in Welsh can offer lots of career options – not just in Wales but further afield too. Find out more.

More and more organisations are recognising the benefits of employing graduates who can communicate in both Welsh and English, and whether it's your first or second language, there are plenty of possibilities. 

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Opportunities when you study in Welsh

  • Enjoy studying in a dynamic and diverse language that has official status in Wales.
  • Develop many of the skills needed for the world of work.
  • Study alongside Welsh students from unis across Wales with the dedicated eLearning platform Y Porth.
  • Many universities now have Welsh medium learning spaces – great for video linking with friends or students studying similar subjects at other unis.

What’s available?

Welsh-medium courses have increased over the past few years – both in traditional academic areas and more vocational subjects too. There are over 500 courses you can choose from – law, design, history, business, physics, and nursing to name a few.

  • Study some or all of your degree in Welsh.
  • Demonstrate your Welsh language skills to employers with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Welsh Language Skills Certificate.
  • You might be eligible for a scholarship worth up to £3,000.

If you're thinking about studying in Wales, have a look around the studying in Welsh options. Who knows, studying in Welsh might help you broaden your horizons, and can give you a competitive edge in the workplace.

  • Coleg Cymraeg Course Finder – the purpose of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Course Finder is to identify opportunities to study subjects through the medium of Welsh at universities across Wales and discover which courses are eligible for Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol undergraduate scholarships. 

How to apply in Welsh

If you're applying to Welsh course providers, you can choose to complete your application entirely in Welsh. To do this simply:

  • Sign in to you UCAS Hub, click on your preferences and update your language settings to Welsh, after this the application and the operational correspondence you are sent will be in Welsh.

Find out more about how to apply in Welsh.