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Swansea University

Swansea University


Do you want to become part of a university community that has real-world impact and is making a difference globally?

Swansea University is home to world-renowned academics and leading facilities, and holds excellence awards in both research and teaching. We will provide you with a dynamic research environment for your postgraduate studies that is internationally recognised for its quality and impact. 

Why choose Swansea for your postgraduate degree? 

  • UK Top 30 Research (Research Excellence Framework 2014-2021) 
  • Up to £8 million funding available for postgraduate study 
  • Top 10 Postgraduate (What Uni? Student Choice Awards 2020
  • Shortlisted as an Outstanding Entrepreneurial University (Times Higher Education Awards 2021) 
  • Guardian UK Top 25 University and Ranked Top in Wales (The Guardian University Guide 2022)

Our Courses
We provide a stimulating range of taught and research courses across all subject areas and expertise, including:

Award-winning Teaching and Real-world Research
You can be sure that when you attend Swansea, you’ll receive an outstanding study experience whatever course you choose. With world-renowned academics and leading research facilities, we are a top 30 research-intensive university (REF 2014-2021) with a track record of high student satisfaction (Top 10 Postgraduate in What Uni? Student Choice Awards 2020).

Swansea provides an outstanding research environment, and is helping change the world. We have achieved our ambition to have over 90% of our research recognised as world-leading and internationally excellent (REF 2014-2021). Our research is making a real global impact on business, industry, healthcare, technology, culture, and the well-being of society. Look at some of our most recent research highlights and be inspired.

Funding Opportunities
We recognise the importance of funding your studies which is why last year we offered over £8 million in postgraduate funding. Every year, we offer many fully funded PhD scholarships. Each scholarship typically provides the full cost of UK tuition fees, plus a yearly stipend for the duration of your studies. PhD loans of up to £27,265 are also available for eligible English and Welsh students studying with us. The money is paid directly to you, and can be used towards the cost of your tuition fees and/or living expenses.

Enhanced Career Prospects
Stand out from the crowd in an increasingly competitive and crowded job market by studying at Swansea. All of our postgraduate programmes are designed to equip you with essential workplace skills. Through our long-term partnerships with commercial and industrial partners such as SantanderFujitsu and Tata Steel, we provide postgraduates with hands-on industry experience and help them establish working relationships with these companies. Our Swansea Employability Academy will also be on hand throughout your studies to provide one-to-one guidance on job searching, as well as placement opportunities and employability events. 

A Vibrant Postgraduate Community
Swansea has a diverse and vibrant postgraduate community that involves over 4,000 students from 130 countries. You will have many opportunities to meet students from across our faculties and  get involved with postgraduate activities and projects outside of the classroom—including our PGR ShowcaseThree Minute Thesis CompetitionPGR Society and Research Groups and Centres. 

Beachside Campuses and City Living 
Both of our campuses are located next to the beach and are within easy reach of the vibrant city centre, which offers an array of restaurants, bars, shops, and leisure activities. Venture a little further and you can unwind in the UK’s First Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty—the Gower Peninsula—and relax on award-winning beaches and discover unspoilt countryside. 

Open Day
Why not join us at our next 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 

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