top of page

Swansea University

Our stunning waterfront campuses and friendly welcome make Swansea University the perfect destination for students from all over the world.

About the institution

Studying at Swansea University you’ll be joining a world-class research institution with grand ambitions. You’ll receive an outstanding learning and teaching experience with a distinct emphasis on employability - you’ll also fall in love with the city.

Our multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join us to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers. Swansea University provides the opportunity for all students to study abroad for either a semester of year and we run a wide range of summer programmes including volunteering abroad
https://www.swansea.ac.uk/goglobal/

Our figures speak for themselves with career prospects Top 5 in the UK*. Our student satisfaction rates are reflected in the fact that we won the title WhatUni University of the Year and are ranked 6th in the UK for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020**)
*Guardian University League Table 2020
**Based on a list of 131 institutions that appear in the Times Good University Guide

Blank.png

Number of Undergraduate Students

17400

Average Undergraduate Class Size

Average class sizes vary according to subject.

Size of Instituition

Large Institution 15,000-30,000

Selectivity

Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)

Campus Style

Island Campus in a City

Education Model

Single subject focussed and Joint Honours degrees

Are there internship opportunities?

Yes- some subjects

Are there study abroad options?

Yes

Cost of Tuition

For students who live in Wales and England the tuition fee will be £9000 a year but may be increased in subsequent years of study by an inflationary amount determined by Welsh Government.

For International students, the fee vary by subject. Please check the course page on our website.

Funding

Swansea University offers a range of academic, departmental, excellence and income related scholarships and bursaries. Click on the button above for more information.
We also provide administrative support for students applying from the USA with US Federal loans.

IB Grade Requirements

Grades vary by course but are typically 32-34

UFP Grade Requirements

Subjects

Blank.png

World Top 500

Blank.png

UK Top 30

Blank.png

Accounting & Finance
UK Top 50
Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering
UK Top 20
American Studies
UK Top 10
Archaeology
UK Top 30
Biological Sciences
UK Top 30
Biomedical Science
UK Top 20
Business & Management Studies
UK Top 50
Chemical Engineering
UK Top 20
Chemistry
UK Top 20
Childhood & Youth Studies
UK Top 10
Civil Engineering
UK Top 30
Classics
UK Top 20
Communication & Media Studies
UK Top 20
Computer Science
UK Top 50
Economics
UK Top 50
Education
UK Top 50
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
UK Top 30
English
UK Top 50
French
UK Top 20
Geography & Environmental Science
UK Top 50
German
UK Top 20
Health Studies
UK Top 20
History
UK Top 50
Law
UK Top 50
Linguistics
UK Top 20
Manufacturing & Production Engineering
UK Top 20
Marketing
UK Top 30
Materials Technology
UK Top 10
Mathematics
UK Top 30
Mechanical Engineering
UK Top 20
Medical Technology & Bioengineering
UK Top 30
Medicine
UK Top 20
Nursing & Midwifery
UK Top 30
Paramedic Science
UK Top 10
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
UK Top 10
Physics & Astronomy
UK Top 50
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
Engineering
American Studies
Language & Culture
Anatomy Physiology and Pathology
Sciences
Audiology
Medicine & Healthcare
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Engineering
Business and Management
Business
Chemical/Energy Engineering
Engineering
Chemistry
Sciences
Civil Engineering
Engineering
Classics and Ancient History
Society & Social Sciences
Communication and Media Studies
English & Media
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Creative Writing
English & Media
Data Science
Computing & ICT
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Education
Society & Social Sciences
Electronic/Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Financial Mathematics
Mathematics
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
Geology/Geoscience
Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
Hospitality Leisure and Tourism
Business
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Journalism
English & Media
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Only
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Marketing
Business
Materials Science
Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering
Midwifery
Medicine & Healthcare
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Nursing
Medicine & Healthcare
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Medicine & Healthcare
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Social Policy
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Software Engineering
Computing & ICT
Sport Science
Sciences
Statistics
Mathematics
Zoology
Sciences

Degree Apprenticehips

Currently Swansea University offers three Degree
Apprenticeships:

· BSc Applied Software Engineering (delivered at Swansea University)
· BEng in Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering (delivered through our FE partner Coleg Cambria in North Wales)
· BEng in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (delivered through our FE partner Coleg Cambria in North Wales

Internships and Experience

Internships are available in a number of subjects and the Swansea Employability Academy provides placement opportunities throughout the year.

A number of courses run field courses overseas in a wide range of countries although Covid-19 is limiting travel abroad for staff and students at the present time.

bottom of page