United Kingdom

Swansea University

Key Information

Rank 300 Location Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom Established 1920 International Students 3,641
Famous Courses BSc (Hons), MMath, BA (Hons), LLB (Hons), MSci, MChem, MComp, BEng (Hons), MEng, LLB (Hons), MPhys, MSc, LLM, MBA, MA, MSc, MRes, PGCE, PGCert, PGDip International Fees £9000

Swansea University in UK

Swansea University is a Welsh university which was established in 1920. Around 20,000 students enrolled on two campuses. The Swansea University Medical School, College of Human and Health Sciences, College of Arts and Humanities, and the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law are all located on the Singleton Park campus, which was founded in 1920. The College of Engineering, School of Management, and Computer Science are all located on the Bay Campus, which opened in 2015.

Swansea University has eight colleges scattered over its two campuses on the Swansea Bay shoreline. The Singleton Park Campus is located in Singleton Park, which is located west of Swansea city centre. The £450 million Bay Campus, which opened in September 2015, is in the Neath Port Talbot Area, near to Jersey Marine Beach to the east of Swansea city centre.

Traditional strengths are in science disciplines, but humanities subjects, which are worldwide recognised, offer a major support. Swansea is one of the top 15 universities in the country for graduate employment, with a 97 percent employment rate..

According to its students, Swansea University boasts one of the greatest student experiences in the UK, continuously ranking in the top ten in the National Student Survey.

Services for International Students

Swansea University offers a meet-and-greet service at Heathrow Airport as well as a week-long induction programme to assist students in settling here. The English Language Training Service provides individualised English language support as well as a variety of pre-sessional courses during the academic year.

On each campus, they have a permanent office called International@CampusLife that is committed to assisting international students. They provide assistance, advice, and direction to international students on a variety of topics, including visas, money, and welfare.

Ranking

  • 39th position in the Times University Guide 2022
  • 24th position in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • 440th position in the QS World University Rankings 2022

In the Teaching Excellence Framework, Swansea achieved a gold award for teaching.

Accommodation

Residential Services houses about 4,500 students, and all first-year undergraduate and postgraduate students who apply before June 31st are assured University housing. With almost 1,000 rooms, the largest facility is 4 kilometres from the main Singleton Campus. All students are housed in a combination of en suite and ordinary rooms in most regions.

Student Accommodation Swansea is operated by the university and organises shared housing for students in the city as well as assisting students in obtaining private rental accommodation.

Location

Swansea is the second-largest city in Wales, located on the south coast about 70 kilometres west of Cardiff. The university campuses are within walking distance of the city centre and the seashore. While the town is most known for its watersports and coastline scenery, the city also has a thriving nightlife and cultural scene that is particularly popular among UK students.

Alumni

  • Lyn Evans CBE, (Project Leader, CERN)
  • Paul Pindar,(Chief Executive of Capita)
  • Isatou Njie-Saidy, (Vice-President of The Gambia)
  • Geoffrey Thomas, (President of Kellogg College, Oxford)
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Course

Under graduate

  • Marketing with a Foundation Year, BSc (Hons)
  • Chemical Engineering, BEng (Hons), with or without a Year Abroad or a Year In Industry
  • Marketing, BSc (Hons), with or without a Year Abroad or a Year In Industry
  • International Tourism Management, BSc (Hons), with or without a Year Abroad or a Year In Industry
  • Finance with a Foundation Year, BSc (Hons)
  • Finance, BSc (Hons), with or without a Year Abroad or a Year In Industry

Post graduate

  • Sustainable Engineering Management for International Development, MSc
  • International Security and Development (Extended), MA
  • International Security and Development, MA
  • Developmental and Therapeutic Play, MA / PGCert / PGDip
  • Development and Human Rights, MA
  • Childhood Studies, MA / PGDip / PGCert

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Intake

The following dates of the session of 2021-22 have been reported by the official academic calendar uploaded on Swansea University's website.

TERM DATES FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/22
EVENTS DATES
Welcome & Induction September 20, 2021
Start of term 1 September 27, 2021
Teaching & Learning (term 1) September 27, 2021
End of term 1 December 12, 2021
Christmas Recess December 13, 2021 to January 3, 2022
Assessment January 04 to 17 , 2022
Start of term  2 January 31 , 2022
Teaching & Learning (term 2) April 04, 2022
End of term 2 April 08, 2022
Easter Recess April 11 to 25, 2022
Revision week  May 03, 2022
Start of term 3 ,May 03, 2022
Assessment  May 09 to 30, 2022
End of term 3 June 01, 2022
Summer Recess June 06, 2022
Exam Boards June 13, 2022
Award Boards & Degree Results June 20, 2022
Progression Boards June 27, 2022
Progression Results July 04, 2022
Supplementary Assessment August 22, 2022
Supplementary Boards August 30,2022
Supplementary Results September 05, 2022
Student cases and appeals September 12, 2022

Scholarship

A-Level students who achieve AAA (or equivalent: Excellence and Merit Scholarships). For the purposes of the award, an equal grade in the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced qualification is accepted.
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