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At the cutting edge of research and innovation since 1920
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2. Funding opportunities

We understand that the cost of your studies is one of the most important factors when deciding on a university for your postgraduate degree. Take a look at our scholarships and funding for more information on availability and eligibility. Postgraduate government funding is also available for UK/EU students starting eligible master’s courses at Swansea. Learn more about your postgraduate loans options.

3. Boost your future career prospects

All of our postgraduate programmes are designed to provide you with essential skills to take into the workplace, as well as helping you stand out in a competitive jobs market. The Swansea Employability Academy will also be on hand throughout your studies to provide expert guidance on job searching, CV writing and interview preparation.

4. A friendly diverse community

We currently welcome more than 3,000 students from over 130 countries, ensuring Swansea is a truly global university. We offer you a high-quality education in a safe and friendly environment. We have lots of information available for international students, but if you want to see what our campuses look like, take a look around with our virtual tour.

We understand it may be daunting studying away from home, and so we have a team of experts in Student Services who are on hand to offer support.

At the cutting edge of research and innovation since 1920

5. Excellent international student support

Swansea University welcomes international students from across the world. With students from over 130 countries, we have a strong international community. We offer excellent international student support, providing advice on non-academic matters including immigration and working in the UK and much more.

6. The best of coastal and city living

Our stunning beachfront campuses offer students a perfect blend of city and coastal living. Swansea’s city centre offers all the attractions you need, with numerous restaurants, bars, shops and leisure activities. Venture a little further and you will discover the spectacular Gower Peninsula- the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, perfect for enjoying a range of outdoor pursuits.

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Open Days

Why not join us at our Postgraduate Virtual Open day and discover Swansea for yourself? Find out more and book your place to gain exclusive access to live events, including:

  • Postgraduate funding and finance talk
  • Student Q&As
  • Departmental talks
  • Live chat sessions with staff


Department / School information and available programmes:

The College of Arts and Humanities comprises of six departments: Academi Hywel Teifi, Adult Continuing Education, English Language & Literature, History and Classics; Languages Translation and Communication and Political and Cultural Studies.

The Arts and Humanities Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught master's study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

We are proud of the variety and quality of the teaching that we offer to postgraduates which is informed by our world-leading scholarship and research.

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The College of Engineering is recognised internationally for:

*Outstanding teaching
*Ground-breaking multidisciplinary research
*Well-established links with industry
*Excellent career prospects

Engineering at Swansea is a cutting-edge learning environment with state-of-the art teaching and research facilities.

With the College of Engineering ranked 8th in the UK, studying a postgraduate qualification here is a great choice.

We offer postgraduate degree schemes that reflect our research strengths and the changing needs of industry.

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The College of Human and Health Sciences draws together the disciplines of health, nursing, midwifery, social care, social policy and psychology.

We are the largest provider of health care education in Wales, providing an exciting and dynamic environment in which to study and further an academic or professional career.

A professional environment for your postgraduate studies:

The College of Human and Health Sciences is research led, and practice driven. We develop programmes, modules and research projects in response to demand from the health and social care workforce.

Many of our staff have dual qualifications, bringing years of hands-on professional experience to an academic career. A number of our programmes are accredited, approved or have support from established external organisations, including, the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Therapeutic Playwork (BATP), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), and Health Professions Council (HPC).

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The College of Science brings together Biosciences, Computer Science, Geography, Mathematics and Physics. The College of Science brings science to life through globally excellent and impactful research, passionate hands-on teaching and two-way engagement with the business community to share a vision in which science plays a significant role in the understanding and shaping of our world today.

Biosciences
• Fantastic location - the Gower Peninsula is rich in coastal, freshwater and terrestrial habitats
• World leading research
• Close ties with industry, especially in the area of bio-control of pests of medical and economic importance
• State of the art facilities including £12.5m coastal research vessel, RV Noctiluca and new £2.5m Biology laboratory
• Excellent field and boat work opportunities for students

Computer Science
• World class department
• Fantastic teaching and student support
• Established industrial links with international companies worldwide

Geography
• International quality research
• Specialist laboratory suites
• State of the art facilities

Mathematics
• Friendly, supportive department
• Excellent research reputation
• World leading work on Probability
• Significant contributor to the UK’s world leader status in Stochastic Analysis
• Excellent industry links through Wales Institute of Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Physics
• Top-rated Physics Department in Wales 2013 (The Guardian University Guide)
• World-leading research
• Strong research links with CERN in Switzerland
• Rated as “Excellent” in Teaching Quality Assessment
• Excellent industry links through Institute of Physics
• State-of-the art teaching facilities

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Postgraduate study at Swansea will enable you to further develop your intellectual abilities, in a professional and cosmopolitan environment which attracts students from the Far East, Middle East, Asia, South East Asia, Africa, America and Europe.

Whether your interests lie in our taught LLM programmes or research schemes, you will be guided in your studies by internationally recognised academics and practitioners who are specialists in their chosen fields. The College prides itself on its postgraduate teaching and research activities. Individual staff research specialisms range across a wide spectrum of subject areas - from theoretical to empirical approaches and covering areas as diverse as Commerce, Crime, Human Rights, Family, Socio-Legal and the interdisciplinary study of Law.

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Located at the heart of the Swansea University campus, the School of Management has a thriving student community drawn from around the globe.

The School has a dynamic research culture centred around a number of research groups and our students benefit from the expertise of our world-leading academics who are involved in teaching at all levels.

We offer a broad portfolio of postgraduate degree programmes, which aim to develop knowledge, build skills, and enhance employability.

Our graduate employment rate is 92% and we have an excellent track record of placing graduates with major national and multi-national companies.

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Swansea University's College of Medicine provides highly valued and respected taught postgraduate and continuing education opportunities that ensure that graduates are equipped to apply, integrate, develop and modify their knowledge and expertise to meet the changing needs and future challenges of their respective professions and disciplines.

The College offers postgraduate educational opportunities that are linked to its professional and research expertise and is focused on supporting our students gaining transferable employability skills as well as specialist knowledge.

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