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 crowned the 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 range of postgraduate taught and research programmes, ensuring that you’ll always find a subject you love:

• Accounting, Finance & Economics
• Ageing Studies & Gerontology
• American Studies
• Biosciences
• Business Management
• Childhood Studies
• Classics, Ancient History & Egyptology
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice & Criminology
• Cymraeg/Welsh
• Engineering
• English
• Geography
• Health Sciences
• History
• Law
• Marketing
• Mathematics
• Media, Communication & Public Relations
• Medicine, Life Science & Healthcare
• Modern Languages, Translation & Interpreting
• Physics
• Politics, International Relations, Gender & Development Studies
• Psychology
• Social Work & Social Policy
• Sport & Exercise Science
• War & Society

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 valuable vocational skills. As a postgraduate student, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside organisations such as Rolls-Royce, IBM and the NHS.

Swansea’s Careers and Employability Service can also assist you with CV writing and provide job application guidance. 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. Swansea invests significantly in postgraduate study, with over £7 million in scholarships available last year. We have a range of taught and research studentships available across all academic subject areas. Visit our scholarships page for more information, and for regular scholarship updates follow us on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

Postgraduate student loans are also available for UK/EU students starting eligible master’s programmes at Swansea.

A stunning beachside location

At Swansea, we believe that there’s more to your postgraduate experience than research and academic excellence. When you feel like a break from the books, our campuses are just a stone’s throw away from Swansea’s spectacular coastlines. Explore beyond the University and discover the iconic Gower Peninsula, world famous for its picture-perfect beaches.

For city lovers, Swansea’s town centre is just a short distance away from the University. The city centre offers a variety of attractions, including museums, cinemas, art galleries and restaurants.

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 24 hour computer rooms. Swansea’s £20 million Sports Village provides a range of facilities including a fully equipped gym, multipurpose sports halls and athletic track. The Sports Village is also home to the Wales National Pool, currently used as a training base for two international Paralympic teams.

The 360 Beach and Watersports Centre, located on the water’s edge of Swansea Bay, offers kite surfing, paddle boarding and many other outdoor pursuits.

An international institution

Swansea prides itself on offering a warm welcome to postgraduate students of all nationalities; over 2,000 students from 100 countries are currently studying with us. We strive to provide you with the best possible postgraduate experience , which is why we offer high-quality education, guaranteed University accommodation and academic language support classes for all international students.

Visit us

Our Open Days provide you with the perfect opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study at Swansea.

We hold Postgraduate Open Days in November, March and June each year.

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: postgraduate.admissions@swansea.ac.uk
Website: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate

Study/Funding

General funding sources

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