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Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life.

The University has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth, and we have achieved our ambition to be a top thirty research University, soaring up the 2014 Research Excellence Framework league table to 26th in the UK from 52nd in 2008. Additionally, an ambitious Campus Development Programme is well underway – one of the largest knowledge economy projects in the UK and within the top five in Europe.

Incoming Students

Accounting, Adult Continuing Education, Aerospace Engineering, American Studies, Applied Medical Sciences, Audiology, Biochemistry and Medical Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Business Management, Cardiac Physiology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology, Computer Science, Criminology, Cyfryngau a Chyfathrebu, Cymraeg/Welsh, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Foundation, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Engineering, Finance, French, Genetics and Medical Genetics, Geo-Informatics, Geography, German, Health Science, Health and Social Care, Healthcare Science, History, Italian, Language and Communication, Law, Marine Biology, Marketing, Materials Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media and Communication Studies, Medical Engineering, Medical Sciences and Humanities, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy, Nursing, Osteopathy, Paramedic Diploma, Physics, Political Communication, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Respiratory and Sleep Sciences, Social Policy, Social Work, Spanish - Hispanic Studies, Sports Materials, Sports Science, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, War and Society, Welsh/Cymraeg, Zoology

Career Planning

Swansea University’s School of Management has a Careers team dedicated and tailored solely for you as a management student. This unique service ensures that employability is actively promoted and remains an important focus throughout your studies. Students can access one to one support, guidance and group training, which are actively encouraged from your first day at Swansea. The team run career fairs, organise trips open day events and have strong active links with both local and multinational graduate employers, ensuring you have the best chance of getting your career off to a flying start. Come to us for mock interviews, help with applications, your CV, cover letters, assessment centre prep, part time jobs, summer internships, work experience or anything else you need advice on in your search for skills or employment.


Whatever your level, whatever your ambitions, we provide superb sports facilities, opportunities and support.


All Swansea University students are members of the Students' Union. Get involved with the Waterfront student newspaper, visit the bar JCs, or buy tickets for events.


Joining a club or society is one of the best ways to get the most out of your University experience. Swansea University has a strong campus-based student community. From visual arts to poker; real ale to gospel, the Students' Union most likely has the perfect society for you - and if it doesn't, the Union makes it easy for you to start your own!

Information Technology

Most campus PCs now run Windows 7 which has many in-built accessibility features including speech recognition and screen reading. See the Microsoft's Windows 7 Accessibility website for more information including tutorials and video demos.


With one of the best locations of any University, Swansea sits on the edge of Swansea bay, close to the stunning Gower peninsula and not far from the amazing Brecon Beacons. Swansea is a cosmopolitan city by the sea, with all that a young, dynamic city has to offer.

Special Services

If you have a disability, medical condition or specific learning difficulty, contact Disability@UniLife to find out more about the support that is available to ensure you have the same opportunities as everyone else. Disability@UniLife is part of UniLife which is a one stop shop for any advice and guidance required.

Affiliated Institutions

Justice for Children (USA), ADDIA, Child Law Clinic (University of Cork), Child Law Research Group (University of Tromso), KeKi - The Children's Rights Knowledge Centre

International Involvement

With over 100 university partners across the world, many of our degree schemes offer the opportunity to spend a year or semester working or studying abroad.

Campus Tour

A campus tour, led by one of our current Student Ambassadors, is the perfect way to start your day in Swansea. Our campus tours take approximately 45 minutes and cover all of our stunning parkland campus. Tours depart every 10 minutes from the front of the Digital Technium, next to the Reception marquees, and run from 09:00 to 15:30.

Modified on August 28, 2017

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