A major in Celtic Studies is concerned with the academic study of the Celtic languages, past and present, and the culture and history of the Celts. The aim is to enable students who have developed an interest in various aspects of Celtic Studies to pursue a program of study that offers a representative range of subject areas.
A major in Celtic Studies consists of at least 36 senior credit points from the units of study in Celtic Studies including:
CLST2601 Defining the Celts and CLST2605 The Celts in History and two CLST language units, that is:
CLST2606 Old Irish 1; CLST2602 Old Irish 2; CLST2604 Middle Welsh 1; CLST2603 Middle Welsh 2; CLST2607 Modern Irish Linguistics; CLST2608 Modern Welsh Language and Culture 1; CLST2609 Modern Welsh Language and Culture II; CLST2610 Modern Irish Language and Culture I; CLST2611 Modern Irish Language and Culture II; CLST2612 Scottish Identity, History and Culture, or no more than 18 senior credit points of cross-listed units to the major.
Sydney Arts and Social Sciences graduates work in government departments at all levels, and major private sector consultancies and corporations, locally and overseas. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers a range of subject areas that prepare graduates for careers in administration, education, business research, marketing, media, management consultancy, public relations, gallery and museum curatorship, hospitality and tourism, community and welfare. Our graduates are proficient in research and inquiry, and demonstrate personal and intellectual autonomy, and ethical, social and professional understanding, qualities sought after by leading employers all over the world.
Further study for major
Eligible candidates may proceed to an Honours year in the Bachelor of Arts, or apply for admission to a rich postgraduate program in the humanities and social sciences, comprising advanced learning and professional courses. Master degrees include capstone projects ranging from internships with government and non-government organisations in Australia and overseas, the gallery and museum sector, and leading media organisations, to opportunities for independent research projects which prepare students for higher degrees by research.
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