Welcome to Swansea!

NigeriaSwansea University has become a very popular destination for Nigerian students and welcomes over 100 new students from all over Nigeria each year. With an office based in Lagos, Swansea University has a constant presence with staff frequently visiting various Nigerian states. Our strong Law department, Engineering portfolio and International Relations programs are amongst some of the great courses pursued by Nigerians each year.

Information for Nigerian Students

Entry Requirements

Engineering Foundation Programme:
WAEC Senior School Leaving Certificate (WASSCE) - with high grades. English Language: Minimum C6 in WAEC English

Undergraduate Programmes: 
Candidates are expected to have achieved a National Diploma with Lower Credit with WAEC WASSCE English Language Grade C6 or equivalent.

Postgraduate Programmes:  
Candidates must hold a Bachelor Degree, or its equivalent, from a recognised University/College of Higher Education with a minimum of 2.2 class or GPA 2.40 awarded with a WAEC WASSCE English Language Grade C6 or equivalent.


Please note that some courses may require higher entry requirements and/or English Language requirements. You are advised to check with the individual course, or check the conditions stated in your offer letter. Please see the entry requirements page for further details

Tuition Fees and 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.

Swansea University International Scholarships

Swansea University offers a range of international scholarships to help the most talented and ambitious students to reach their potential. 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 to 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.

Why Choose Swansea University?

  • High Rankings: Top University in Wales Time 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.

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