Swansea University

Swansea University – Where Bright Futures Begin

  • Top 400 University according to QS World University Rankings 2016-17
  • Industry focussed since our inception in 1920 – work placements and other career development opportunities available. UK Top 20 for Graduate Employment (The Times Higher, 2014 2017)
  • Top 30 Research-led institution (REF 2014) – lecturers experts in their field with QS World Ranking of 5* Teaching Quality.
  • Student Experience – 8th in the UK(NSS, 2015)
  • Top University in Wales (Times Good University Guide 2017)

Study and live by the sea

When you start university, you’re embarking on a great adventure, a life-changing and career enhancing experience. Selecting a course is just one part of the process – choosing where you will live, study, and call home for the next year and beyond is also important, you need the perfect study environment to achieve your goals. Swansea is a comparatively small UK city. It has it all: low cost living, vibrant student scene, thriving cultural and sporting scene, fantastic nightlife, stunning coastal scenery, tranquil parks, historic sites, and great shopping. Plus, the city is very well connected to the rest of the UK; it’s just 3 hours from London by train as well as many other UK cities and tourist attractions. The Gower coastline is also close by, offering outstanding natural beauty, often quoted in travel publications and boasting some of the best beaches in the world!

Dual Campus University

Swansea University is a dual campus university – both campus are close to the beach and situated either side of the city centre, creating the perfect environment in which to live and study. The £450m Bay Campus is home to students in the College of Engineering and the School of Management. With all other students on the existing  Singleton Park Campus. Our campus lifestyle fosters a welcoming, cosmopolitan community that offers something for everyone.

Studying with Swansea University – Great Minds Don’t Think Alike

Studying in a research led university means that you benefit from the knowledge and skills of internationally renowned academics at the top of their game. You’ll benefit from a modern approach to learning, backed by excellent facilities and high standards of teaching. Our wide range of single and joint honours bachelor degrees give you the flexibility to take subjects that interest you the most, which means you can take control of your studies.



We have scholarships available for international students every year starting from £4000 as a tuition fee discount. You can apply for these once you have been offered a place. Other scholarships may also be available and range from £1000 upwards.

For further information on fees and funding, please visit our webpage: www.swansea.ac.uk/international/students/fees-and-funding

Study Options

Swansea offers a wide range of courses covering mainstream subjects as well as some niche subjects. We offer courses at Foundation level, Bachelors, Masters (taught and research) and PhD. Full course listings are available online. Please visit the homepage of our website to use our A-Z course listing: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/international/students/

English Language

We have year round and pre-sessional English courses suited to your needs. For a full list of English courses available, please visit our English Language Training Services website: www.swansea.ac.uk/elts

Year Round Pre-sessional Programmes: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/elts/yearroundpre-sessionalprogrammes/

English for University Studies (EUS):

Academic Skills for Business Pre-sessional (ASBP):

Summer Academic Pre-sessional Programmes:

General English Summer Programme:

Pre-sessional Law Programme:

College of Arts & Humanities

BA/MA/PhD – Classics, Ancient History, Egyptology, English, Languages, Media & PR, Politics, International Relations, TEFL, Translation (including Chinese – English)

School of Management

BA- Accounting & Finance; Business Management; Human Resource Management; Business Analytics; Economics, Entrepreneurship; Management Consulting; E-Business/Marketing. MA – Accounting & Finance; Financial Forecasting and Investment; Financial Management; International Banking and Finance; Management ( optional with Business Analytics, e-Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, HRM, Operations and Supply chain; Marketing).

College of Law

LLB Law with single or joint honours in Media; American Studies; Criminology; languages, or Politics LLM Law with specialisms in Intellectual Property and Commercial Practice; International Commercial and Maritime Law; International Trade Law, Oil & Gas

College of Engineering

Foundation/BEng/MEng/MSc – Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Electronic, Environmental, Materials, Mechanical, Medical, Sports Science

College of Human and Health Sciences

BSc/MSc/PhD – Health and Social Care, Osteopathy, Psychology, Social Policy, Childhood Studies, Healthcare Management, Public health

College of Science

Foundation/BSc/MSc/PhD – Computer Science, Geography, Biology and Biosciences, Marine Biology, Maths, Zoology, Physics.

Medical School

BSc – Biochemistry; Medical Biochemistry, Genetics, Medical Genetics, Medical Sciences.

For a full list of courses and research opportunities, please visit our webpage: www.swan.ac.uk/international/students/

    • Restaurants, coffeeshops (Starbucks & Costa),bars,supermarkets
    • Islamic provision: Mosque (Park Campus),Islamic Society, Halal foods in restaurants
    • Bank, Post Office,book shop, dentist, doctors, welfare, Money Advice, International Student Advisory
    • Careers Service


Both campuses have University managed accommodation available. There is also University accommodation available off campus,as well as competitively priced private accommodation around the city. Swansea benefits from a low cost of living reflected best in the rental prices. There is something to suit everyone – female only, alcohol free, postgraduate only and also family accommodation. If you apply by 30th June, you are guaranteed a place in the University accommodation as a student studying with us in your first year. Accommodation places are still available after this date.