Computer Science at Swansea

Thank you for considering Computer Science at Swansea 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 hope that these pages will help you make the right decision.

The Department of Computer Science delivers a state-of-the-art education, taught by friendly staff who are committed to the highest standards. Our degree schemes range from the curiosity driven to the specialised, and we now offer degrees with a year in industry to further enhance our graduates excellent employment prospects.

Degree Schemes

The location

  • A spectacular location, next to the beach and set within a vast park.
  • Next to the beaches and scenery of Gower.
  • A city with a vibrant social and cultural life and expanding high-tech industries.
  • A Campus University, surrounded by parkland.

The Department

  • According to the 2016 Times Good University Guide, Computer Science at Swansea is 7th overall for Computer Science in the UK and 1st in Wales [ 2016 Times League Table ].
  • According to the 2016 Guardian University Guide, Computer Science at Swansea is 11th in the UK overall and 1st in Wales.
  • Ranked 11th in the UK for research and 1st in Wales. [ Research Excellence Framework ]
  • 80% of the research activity assessed as world-leading or internationally-excellent.
  • 2nd for "Student Satisfaction", 2015 National Student Survey. [ 2015 NSS Results ]
  • Our industrial programme IT Wales that arranges employment placements.
  • A university with high success rate, low drop-out rate, and excellent student support.
  • Whatuni University of the year 2014.