An award-winning, research-intensive university with a beachside location
Swansea University is a UK top 30, research intensive institution situated next to the stunning coastlines of Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula.
Swansea is a popular destination for postgraduate students and has an active and welcoming postgraduate community. We have been named Welsh University of the Year 2017 by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, and we are also delighted to have won the ‘Postgraduate’ category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017.
One of the UK’s leading universities for collaborative research with industry, we offer postgraduate taught and research degrees across a variety of subject areas:
- Accounting and Finance
- Ageing Studies
- American Studies
- Business Management
- Childhood and Youth Studies
- Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology
- Computer Science
- Criminal Justice and Criminology
- Health and Social Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Media and Communication Studies
- Modern Languages, Translation and Interpreting
- Politics, International Relations, Gender and Development Studies
- Social Work and Social Policy
- Sports and Exercise Science
- War and Society
An outstanding study environment
Swansea University is a UK top 30 institution for research excellence (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
We deliver ground-breaking, internationally recognised research across all disciplines. The University is home to leading academics from across the globe, ensuring that you are part of an academic community committed to producing innovative and world-changing research. A consistently high standard of research stands alongside outstanding teaching quality, as demonstrated by our 5 star rating for Teaching Excellence (QS Stars Ratings 2015).
Our links with industry
Swansea University prides itself on offering vocationally relevant programmes which give you the knowledge and skills employers demand. Our students have the opportunity to carry out industry-linked research projects and undertake work placements, and our Careers and Employability Service are on hand to help postgraduate students further develop their skills.
As well as access to world-class facilities, postgraduates at Swansea benefit from our strong links with industry and research organisations. Our partners include global organisations such as Rolls-Royce, Airbus, the NHS and IBM – the latter a partner in the University’s £50 million Institute of Life Science, home to one of Europe’s most powerful supercomputers.
Scholarships and funding
The University invests significantly in postgraduate study, with over £7 million in postgraduate scholarships available last year. We have research studentships and master’s scholarships available across all academic subject areas. Visit our scholarships page for details.
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Swansea University welcomes students from over 100 countries, and currently has more than 2,000 international students. The University offers you a high-quality education in a safe and friendly environment, guaranteed University accommodation and academic language support classes for international students. Visit our international website for further information.
City and coastal location
We believe that your postgraduate experience should go beyond research and teaching excellence. As a postgraduate student at Swansea, you will enjoy a spectacular seafront campus with modern facilities. Just a short walk away from the University, the city centre is a culturally rich and diverse modern metropolis, providing all the social and recreational amenities you need; from bars, restaurants and shops to museums and theatres. The natural environment around Swansea is perfect for outdoor pursuits with the Gower Peninsula – the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – ideal for surfing, windsurfing, canoeing, mountain biking and walking.
The University holds Postgraduate Open Days in November and March each year. Find out more about visiting us at our Postgraduate Open Days.
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Postgraduate Admissions Office
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- Academi Hywel Teifi
- Accounting and Finance
- Aerospace Engineering
- Business and Management
- Centre for Innovative Ageing
- Chemical and Biological Process Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- College of Arts and Humanities
- College of Engineering
- College of Human and Health Sciences
- Computational Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- English Language and Literature
- History and Classics
- Languages, Translation and Media
- Materials Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Engineering
- Political and Cultural Studies
- Social Work, Social Policy and Social Research
- Sport and Exercise Science
- Work-Based Learning
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