Why study your postgraduate degree at Swansea University’s School of Social Sciences?
The School of Social Sciences is based on the lively and diverse Singleton Campus. A thriving community atmosphere that brings together research, academia, and industry to create an innovative and dynamic hub of learning and teaching.
As a postgraduate student at the school, you will have access to:
- World leading academic expertise.
- Dedicated postgraduate study areas.
- Professional accreditation within the school including The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Alongside full and part-time postgraduate programmes, specifically designed to enhance your career prospects; we give you tailored opportunities to work and network with industry experts during your time with us. Through our Careers and Employability team, you will receive bespoke career advice and guidance from a team that specialises in the career aspirations associated with the subjects taught within the school.
We are dedicated to progressing the future of our students at the School of Social Sciences, which is reflected in our Advancing Futures Scholarship. If you hold an offer to study a taught master’s programme with us, you may be eligible to apply for up to £3,000, which will be automatically deducted from tuition fees.
Our Advancing Futures programme is more than a scholarship package; along with financial support for an academic year, you will also get the chance to gain valuable career-enhancing skills. Recipients of the Scholarship will have the opportunity to work with academics and professional service staff within the school on several events and projects.
The university offers several postgraduate scholarship opportunities which welcome applications.
Swansea is a city that has it all: whether you’re a sports fanatic, culture enthusiast or outdoor explorer, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy between lectures. Singleton Campus is in a perfect location, nestled alongside vast beaches as well as national parks, it is also boasts:
- Close M4 motorway links
- An hour from Cardiff
- Three hours from London by train
Postgraduate Taught Study
Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the school, we offer an innovative learning experience for our students. Combining theoretical research with practical situations, students gain the valuable transferable skills needed for the professional workplace.
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Postgraduate Research Study
Our world-class academic staff provide unparalleled research support to our students. Their wealth of knowledge and experience across all subjects within the school will give you a unique and supportive environment as you undertake your degree.
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