Canadian Students


Swansea University is becoming a popular destination for Canadian students.  Boasting a seaside location and rated 5th safest city in the UK, a strong sports culture. Students enrol in a wide variety of disciplines with excellent programmes within Law (LLB), Business, Psychology, Social Work, Bioscience and Engineering. 

Canada Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Programmes: 
Candidates are expected to have achieved a 12 High School or Secondary School Diploma* - with 65% or grade B* awarded (*depending on province)

Postgraduate Programmes:  
Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree, or its equivalent, from a recognised University/College of Higher Education with a minimum of a 2.2 Bachelor/Honours equivalent:

GPA (12pt) = 6 OR GPA (10pt) OR GPA (4pt) = 2.3 or % (60% Pass) = 69% or % (50% Pass) = 67% or Alpha (or 9pt) =C+ 

Please note that some courses may require a higher entry requirement. You are advised to check with the individual course or check the conditions stated in your offer letter. 

Tuition fees & Canadian Scholarships

Specific tuition fees can be found on each of the course pages. Please choose your undergraduatepostgraduate taught or research course from the A-Z listings and fees can be found under the 'tuition fees' section.

Canadian Scholarships

Swansea University offers partial scholarships to excellent students. Scholarship information and applications usually open in Spring and close in July. To be eligible to apply for a scholarship, you must have submitted an application to study at Swansea University as you will need your student number to complete the scholarship form.  

If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, it is advised that you should apply to study at Swansea University as soon as possible to avoid any possible delays.  

All our available scholarships are listed on our Fees and Funding page. 

Canadian Centennial Scholarships Fund

The Canadian Centennial Scholarships Fund is open to applications from all Canadian graduate students studying for full-time, multi-year graduate programmes in the UK.

Canada Student Loan Program and Funding

Swansea University is a designated institution for the Canada Student Loan program. Our 4 digit Educational Institution code is "PUCM".

Canada Student Loans are issued and managed through the National Student Loans Service Centre, and are usually applied for at provincial level. Please visit for full details on the application process and eligibility information.

If you take out a loan through this programme and need to have enrolment forms or tuition fee confirmation forms completed, please email Jan Gosling, North American Loans Officer.

Global Education Management Services (GEMS)

Global Education Management Services (GEMS) collaborates with RBC Royal Bank to provide a credit line for Canadian Students to provide additional funds to pay for academic expenses. The programme is an excellent way for Canadian students to supplement the money received from the Canadian government through the Canada Student Loan Program. 

Please visit for further information.

Why Choose Swansea University?

  • High Rankings: Top University in Wales - Times Good University Guide / Top 30 for research / Top 20 Graduate Employability / top 4% World Ranking / 5* Teaching / Voted University of the Year 2014 by students.
  • Beautiful location and interesting culture – Swansea University campuses are on the beach, close to the city centre, with excellent student lifestyle and a perfect study environment.  Wales has lots of interesting history and the friendliest people in the UK!
  • University accommodation – we can guarantee you a place in one of our University residencies if you apply by the specified deadline for the guarantee.  We have a full range of accommodation to suit your budgets and your needs.
  • Low cost of living compared to the rest of the UK and Australia.