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Swansea University
School of Management


Study at the School of Management at Swansea University and you’ll receive an outstanding learning experience from one of the UK’s top providers of management, finance, marketing and economic research and education. We offer an extensive and flexible programme portfolio and exemplary student support set in a stunning and accessible location.

Why study at Swansea University’s School of Management?
The School of Management is located on the spectacular Bay Campus. This state-of-the-art development brings together research, academia and industry in an innovative and dynamic hub of learning and teaching - all just a stone’s throw away from the beach.

As a postgraduate student you will have access to:

  • Dedicated postgraduate study areas
  • Experienced staff who have worked in industry as well as academia
  • Specialist world-class researchers

Alongside full and part-time postgraduate programmes specifically designed to enhance your career prospects, we give you numerous opportunities to work and network with industry experts during your time with us. The School of Management is the only school within Swansea University with a dedicated careers and employability team. Specialised in supporting your job or placement search as well as providing careers advice, 98% of students who have used the service said it adds value to their university experience.

A number of our postgraduate degree courses are accredited which means that in addition to your qualification you will also be exempt from a number of professional exams (depending on your module choice), all of which is extremely attractive to future employers. Professional accreditation bodies we are aligned to include:

  • ACCA – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • CFA – Chartered Financial Analyst
  • CIMA – Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • ICAEW – Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Postgraduate degree courses at the School of Management

Business Management 

Ranked Top 15 for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018), we offer you the freedom to follow a specific-named MSc pathway or create your own course from a range of optional modules. Either way, you’ll benefit from an intensive programme guided by staff with a wealth of experience and strong industry links.

Marketing at Swansea will give you the foundation for a successful career. You’ll develop high-level marketing and strategy skills with critical understanding of current issues and challenges in an industry that is constantly evolving.

Accounting & Finance
Our courses are structured to allow flexibility so that you get to tailor your modules, and ultimately your degree, to suit your career aspirations. Accounting and finance at the School of Management ranks Top 5 in the UK for Graduate Prospects (Times and Sunday Times 2018).

Advanced programmes for students who have already studied accounting or finance at undergraduate level:

One year programmes for students from any undergraduate background:

Economics affects all aspects of everyday life and most government policy decisions involve economic choices that need to be informed by economic research. Ranked UK Top 10 for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2018) and ranked UK Top 5 for Graduate Salaries (Complete University Guide 2017), why not study at the School of Management under world-renowned economics professors?

Scholarships and funding 
We are dedicated to investing in the future of our students and offer a range of scholarship opportunities, including our Developing Futures Scholarships for School of Management offer holders.

World-class research 
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 demonstrated the School of Management’s excellent ranking across all of the areas of publication outputs, general environment and research impact, confirming the School of Management as one of the top 30 business schools in the UK.

Looking to study a PhD or MPhil? Find out more here.

Don’t take our word for it!
“My MSc Accounting and Finance at Swansea University allowed me to not only increase my capabilities but also to gain significant ACCA exemptions - saving me time and money and giving me another thing to shout about on my CV!”
George Millerpostgraduate student 2015/2016, now Assistant Financial Accountant at BAE Systems

A city by the sea

Swansea is a city that has it all: whether you’re a sports fanatic, culture vulture or outdoor adventurer, you’ll find plenty to keep you busy between lectures. Discover why we are a top UK research university based in one of the UK’s most naturally beautiful regions.

Look around the School of Management via our virtual tour. We’d love to show you around in person: contact us to arrange a visit.

School of Management
Swansea University
Bay Campus
Fabian Way
+44 (0) 1792 295601
Email: sompostgrad@swansea.ac.uk





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