Award-winning postgraduate study at Swansea University

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Institution: Swansea University

Swansea University offers award-winning postgraduate study in an unrivalled coastal location. In 2017, we were named Welsh University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, and we were also delighted to be crowned winners of the ‘Postgraduate’ category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards.

As a postgraduate student, you’ll be part of an academic community that is committed to ground-breaking research. Swansea has been providing outstanding postgraduate study since 1920, a legacy that we’re proud to continue today.

Swansea offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research programmes, ensuring that you’ll always find a subject you love.

An outstanding study environment

Swansea is a UK top 30 university for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Our postgraduate programmes are designed with your future employability in mind; all of our courses will provide you with vocational skills that employers demand. Swansea’s collaborative research links with industry are some of the best in the country. As a postgraduate student, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside global organisations such as Rolls-Royce, IBM, Airbus and the NHS. The dedicated team in Swansea’s Careers and Employability Service can also assist you with CV writing, provide job application guidance and help identify work experience opportunities.

Alongside producing outstanding research, Swansea offers you superb teaching quality. We have been awarded the highest 5 star rating for Teaching Excellence by the globally recognised QS Stars Ratings.

Funding your postgraduate degree

We’ve made funding your postgraduate studies easier than ever. The University invests significantly in postgraduate study, with over £10 million in postgraduate scholarships available for our students last year. We have a variety of taught and research studentships available across all academic subject areas. Visit our scholarships page for more information.

Welsh/EU domiciled students starting master's courses at Swansea in September 2018 may be eligible to receive one of 621 bursaries worth £3400 each.

Postgraduate student loans are also available for UK/EU students starting eligible master’s programmes at Swansea. If you are an English domiciled or EU student looking to undertake a PhD level course with us, you may be eligible to borrow up to £25,000 towards the cost of your doctoral studies.

A stunning beachside location

When you feel like a break from the books, our campuses are just a stone’s throw away from the spectacular coastlines of Swansea Bay. Swansea enjoys the unique privilege of being one of the few global universities with direct access onto a beach. Explore beyond the University and discover the iconic Gower Peninsula, world famous for its picture-perfect beaches and rugged coastal scenery. For city lovers, Swansea’s bustling town centre is just a short walking distance away from the University.

5 star campus facilities

We provide our students with 5 star facilities across all our campuses (QS Star Ratings). You can expect modern study facilities, well stocked libraries and computer rooms which are open 24 hours a day during peak times.

Swansea’s £20 million Sports Village, located just a short distance away from campus, provides a range of facilities including a fully equipped gym, multipurpose sports halls, athletic track, indoor and outdoor pitches, and the Wales National Pool.

Visit us

Our Open Days provide you with the perfect opportunity to take a look around the University, find out more about your course of interest and discover what funding may be available to you.

We hold Postgraduate Open Days in November, March and June each year. Find out more and book your place to attend today.


Contact details

POSTGRADUATE ADMISSIONS OFFICE
SWANSEA UNIVERSITY, SINGLETON PARK
SWANSEA
SWANSEA
SA2 8PP
United Kingdom
Tel: 01792 295358
Email: study@swansea.ac.uk
Website: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate

Study/Funding

General funding sources

For general sources of funding that may apply for study in this department, visit the page(s) below.

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