Trinity St David is an Accredited Institution of the University of Wales and was formed from the merger of the University of Wales, Lampeter and Trinity University College. Trinity St. David offers a wide range of BA Degree and Diploma schemes which are designed to appeal to students with a broad range of backgrounds and interests, and to cater for both full-time and part-time students, either as residential students in Lampeter or by distance learning.
What they say:
We offer a range of innovative undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Resources available to students include palaeoenvironmental, soils and dendrochronology laboratories; a Geographical Information Systems lab; high-speed wifi and computing facitlites, field survey prospection and excavation equipment and the Roderic Bowen library with its World-Class manuscript collection. Teaching is by lectures, practical classes, seminars and tutorials as well as a large emphasis on experience in the field. We are well served locally for field-based courses, with sites ranging from prehistoric hill forts and monuments, through to Roman gold mines and some of the most imposing medieval castle complexes in Britain. Staff research expertise feeds into teaching at both UG and PG level. We offer a range of UG programmes, from broad-based studies in Archaeology, History and Anthropology to more specialist ones in Modern Historical Studies, Ancient Civilisations, Medieval Studies, Ancient History and Archaeology, Ancient and Medieval History and Archaeology Professional Practice.
What we say:
Trinty St. David takes a practice-based approach to studying with lab, workshop and field classes running alongside traditional lecture and seminar-based teaching. Workshop and field classes included archaeological excavation at a ruined local Medieval Abbey, conducting oral histories and ethnographic studies for anthropologists, document analysis on original manuscript sources in The Roderic Bowen Research Centre for historians.