Study Abroad options

Year Abroad

Open to students on a 4 year degree scheme which includes a year abroad; you can spend your 3rd year studying at one our partner universities listed below.

Not on a 4 year degree scheme?

If you are interested in studying abroad, but are not on a 4 year programme, you will need to speak to your department in Science about transferring on to the 4 year programme.

Biosciences

Biosciences students enrolled on one of the following degree schemes are able to do a year abroad:

  • BSc Biological Sciences with a year abroad
  • BSc Biology with a year abroad
  • BSc Marine Biology with a year abroad
  • BSc Zoology with a year abroad
Canada University of Alberta
Singapore Nanyang Technological University
South Korea Pusan National University
Spain University of Oviedo
  University of Vigo
USA University of Houston, Texas

 

Chemistry

We do not currently have semester or year abroad programmes available to Chemistry students. Should you wish to take advantage of opportunities to study or work abroad please see our Short and Summer Programmes below. 

Computer Science

Computer Science students enrolled on one of the following degree schemes are able to do a year abroad:

  • BSc Computer Science with a year abroad
  • BSc Software Engineering with a year abroad
  • MSci Computer Science with a year abroad
  • MEng Computing with a year abroad
Germany  Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 

 

Geography

Geography students enrolled on one of the following degree schemes are able to do a year abroad:

  • BA Geography with a year abroad
France Université d`Angers
Germany Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
 Spain Universidad de Zaragoza

Mathematics

Maths students enrolled on one of the following degree schemes are able to do a year abroad:

  • BSc Mathematics with a year abroad
  • BSc Mathematics for Finance with a year abroad
  • MMath Mathematics with a year abroad
France Université de Franche-Comté
Germany Georg-August-Universitat Göttingen
  Universität Ulm

Physics

Physics students enrolled on one of the following degree schemes are able to do a year abroad:

  • BSc Physics with a Year Abroad
  • MPhys with a Year Abroad
 Australia University of New South Wales 
Canada   Brock University
  Carleton University
  University of Victoria
  Wilfrid Laurier University

Work Abroad options

Open to students on a 4 year degree scheme which includes a year in industry, and who have been able to find a work placement abroad. 

Not on a 4 year degree scheme?

If you are interested in studying abroad, but are not on a 4 year program, you will need to make an appointment the School of Management placements team to discuss transferring to a 4 year scheme.

Summer Programmes options

Open to 1st and 2nd year Undergraduate, and Postgraduate students*. Summer programmes allow students to gain international experience.

*Summer programmes for Postgraduate students is subject to approval from your academic supervisor. 

College Programmes

The College of Science holds a variety of field trips to the following destinations, depending on department:

  • 2 week Geography trip - Borneo, Malaysia
  • 2 week Jamaica Tropical Marine Ecology trip
  • 2 week Biosciences trip - Sikkim University, India 
  • 2 week Geography trip - Vancouver, Canada

Internships

Work your way around the world this summer...

If you want to gain some work experience this summer and would like to travel, our internship programmes are the perfect way to combine both. Our partners offer internships in a range of sectors so there is something to suit everybody’s interests.

CountryProgramme
China  CRCC Asia
  InternChina
 India Generation UK India

Listed above are a selection of relevant internship opportunities to the College of Science. For information about other internships available to all Swansea University students, please visit our Short and Summer Programmes information page.

 

Cultural Programmes

Travel is most enjoyable when you dive into a new culture...

Experiencing new customs and cultures helps you to grow as an individual and to see the world from a multicultural perspective. Choosing one of the following cultural programmes wll allow you to explore a new part of the globe and get an authentic feel for the region and its culture. 

 Brunei Discover Brunei
 India St Joseph’s College of Commerce
 Japan Kyushu University
 Malay Discover Malay

Listed above are a selection of relevant cultural programmes to the College of Science. For information about other cultural programmes available to all Swansea University students, please visit our Short and Summer Programmes information page.

Volunteering Opportunities

Go the extra distance this summer…

If you want to travel this summer and at the same time want to make a difference, you could consider one of our volunteering programmes. This will give you a chance to experience a new culture while also helping others, giving you a strong sense of personal accomplishment and an edge when applying for jobs. Get involved and volunteer today!

 
India  Generation UK India
 Zambia Zambia Summer Programme - Discovery

Listed above are a selection of relevant volunteering opportunities to the College of Science. For information about other volunteering opportunities available to all Swansea University students, please visit our Short and Summer Programmes information page.

Study Opportunities

Expand your knowledge and your horizons this summer…

If you have a thirst for both knowledge and travel, one of our summer and short study programmes could suit you These programmes do not have to be degree specific, giving you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and learn a new language or skill. 

Borneo Borneo Geography Only
Canada Dalhousie International Summer Institute: Field Studies of Marine Mammals  
  Vancouver Geography Geography Only
 Denmark Aarhus University  
India Sikkim University Geography and Biosciences Only
Netherlands The Hague Summer School  
USA  Colorado State University (CSU) at Fort Collins  

Listed above are a selection of relevant study opportunities to the College of Science. For information about other study opportunities available to all Swansea University students, please visit our Short and Summer Programmes information page.