College of Arts and Humanities


We are proud of the variety and quality of the teaching that we offer to undergraduates and post-graduates which is informed by our scholarship and research, much of it world-leading.

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Admissions and Employability

Thank you for considering the College of Arts and Humanities for your university education. Your choice of course and university is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make in life and we aim to fulfill your expectations. Visit the Admissions pages to view our specialist courses and our Employability website for opportunities to increase your employability skills through study, mobility, internships and workplacements and extra-curricular activities.  

International & Employability

We offer a warm welcome to International Students and we are delighted that you are considering study here at Swansea. Students from all around the world study our subjects. UK students also have the opportunity to study abroad. Have a look at our International Experience and Employability pages to view our videos, student testimonials, study opportunities, employability and careers information.

Research Institute (RIAH)

The Research Institute for Arts and Humanities (RIAH) brings together academics, postgraduates and visiting national and international scholars to create a rich and vibrant research environment geared to international excellence and impact.

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Graduate Centre

The Arts and Humanities Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

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The College Departments

We have six departments, Academi Hywel Teifi, Adult Continuing Education, English Language & Literature, History and Classics, Languages, Translation & Communication and Department of Political and Cultural Studies. Our Research Institute (RIAH) provides a specialist research environment for our researchers and postgraduates.

Academi Hywel Teifi

Academi Hywel Teifi is a centre of excellence for studying and research. It is home to two academic departments - The Department of Welsh and the Department of Welsh-medium Media and Public Relations.

Adult Continuing Education

DACE provides community-based learning for adults in South West Wales. Our programmes include a Preparation course and the part-time degree for the BA Humanities, Lectures, Pathways, Taster Courses and HE Certificates and Diplomas.

Department of Political and Cultural Studies

Department of Political and Cultural Studies is home to research and teaching in Politics, International Relations, International Security, Public Policy, Development Studies, International Communication, American Studies and War and Society.

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