Studying at ELTS will improve your English language skills before you start your academic studies, or while studying on Swansea University programmes. We offer a range of British Council accredited programmes to meet your needs and help you to achieve your academic and English language goals.
You will be placed in multinational classes of up to 18 students and will be taught by qualified and experienced teachers at our Emily Phipps Building, set in beautiful woodland and only 10 minutes by car from the main campus and the city centre. Take our virtual tour to look around!
As fully enrolled students of the University, ELTS students enjoy access to library, computing and sports facilities as well as the full range of Student Support Services and the International Student Advisory Service.
Please note that ELTS programmes do not run on UK bank holidays. In 2013, these are: 1st January, 29th March, 1st April, 6th May, 27th May, 26th August, 25th December and 26th December. In 2014, they are: 1st January, 18th April, 21st April, 5th May, 26th May, 25th August, 25th December and 26th December.
Please note, our minimum enrolment age is 17.
Download the Application Form 2012 - 2013
Application Form 2013-2014
We can also design and deliver specific programmes for groups of students by request. The content and duration of the courses can be specified by the client or designed in collaboration with us.
Past courses include: English for Business / English Language and Culture / English Language Teaching Skills for non-native speakers / English for Spanish secretaries / English for Tourism / English and Outdoor Pursuits
For more information about tailor made courses, please email us or telephone +44 (0)1792 295391
ELTS Leisure Programme
All courses offer trips to places of cultural interest with transport to these trips included in the tuition fees. Typically there are no entry fees to places of interest on our trips but for certain activities you may be asked to pay a small amount. The table below shows the approximate costs for these activities. Please note these are not final costs and they may change.
|Surfing lesson (2 hours)
|Bike hire (half day)
|Pembroke Castle (entry)
|Gower Heritage Centre (entry and cream tea)