Swansea University

Studying at Swansea University you’ll become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions. You’ll receive an outstanding learning and teaching experience with a distinct emphasis on employability. But you’ll also fall in love with the city.

Established 1920

#1 in Wales for Graduate Employment


Thanks to our brilliant students and staff we’ve got lots to be proud of.

UK To 20 for Student Experience

5 Star teaching excellence by the QS Stars global university ratings system

UK Top 30 for research excellence (REF2014)

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The Perfect Course For You

Research-led and practice-driven teaching helps to ensure that your degree is relevant to the modern world. Swansea University has a 5 star rating for teaching quality from the QS Stars global university ratings system and offers courses across Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Human and Health Sciences, Law, Science, Medicine and Management.

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90% Research Internationally Excellent for Impact


#4 for Graduate Employability

Thinking about your future

Our long history of working with business, industry, commerce and the public sector adds real value to your education. Understanding what skills and experiences employers require from their graduate employees, your degree is tailored to make sure that you gain professional and high-level skills that will enable you to thrive in today’s competitive world.

Find out more: Careers and employability

Our Unique Location

A stone’s throw from the city centre, Bay Campus is on the beach, and Singleton Park Campus is surrounded by mature parkland and botanical gardens. Both are on the edge of the beautiful Gower Peninsula.

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Best value private accommodation in the UK. 2015 Lloyds Bank Student Life Survey


Starting University is an exciting whirlwind and amidst it all, you need a place where you can relax, take stock, and feel right at home, right away.

Whether you want to live in our cosy campus halls, in our leafy student village, or in one of the nearby private properties managed by our Student Accommodation Services (SAS) letting agency, our Residential Services Team are there to ensure that you choose the accommodation that is perfect for you.

Adapted rooms are available for those with special requirements, including wheelchair users.







Everything you need to enjoy a great student experience.

  • 24/7 launderette facilities
  • Adapted rooms are available for students with special requirements, including wheelchair users
  • Campus-wide WiFi
  • Welfare Wardens in residence
  • Over 1,800 PCs available for student use
  • Unlimited free WiFi in accommodation
  • Sports Village, including Wales National Pool
  • 24/7 Libraries

Find out more: Campus facilities


Campus Libraries

Open 24/7

Plenty of PCs for you to use whenever the library is open

Silent, quiet, group or PC areas to study in.

Bay Campus

The Great Hall

The Great Hall is located at the centre of the Bay Campus and provides a beautiful space for the University to host music concerts, conferences, graduation and other large events.


The College of Engineering is recognised internationally for its teaching and research. With our world-class Research Centres and a sustained investment programme to provide outstanding resources and facilities for teaching, we offer a superb environment to study.


The School of Management has a thriving student community drawn from around the globe. The School has a dynamic research culture centred around a number of research groups and our students benefit from the expertise of our world-leading academics who are involved in teaching at all levels.


Bay Campus is one of the only University Campuses in the UK with direct access onto the beach and its own seafront promenade. It boasts purpose-built facilities for students and summer lettings

Singleton Park Campus



Fulton House was designed by Percy Thomas and opened in 1965, and is a Grade II listed building. It now houses a range of student services, restaurants, and shops.



The College of Arts and Humanities has six departments: Academi Hywel Teifi, Adult Continuing Education, English Language and Literature, History and Classics, Languages, Translation and Communication and Department of Political and Cultural Studies.



The College of Human and Health Sciences draws together the disciplines of health, nursing, midwifery, social care, social policy and psychology. We are the largest provider of health care education in Wales, providing an exciting and dynamic environment in which to study and further an academic or professional career.



The College of Law and Criminology offers a wide range of LLB programmes and also the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). All our modules are taught by highly experienced and research-active professors and lecturers.



Swansea University Medical School is ranked Joint Top in the UK for our Research Environment and now ranked 2nd in the UK for our Unit of Assessment as a result of the Research Excellence Framework.



The College of Science is made up of the Departments of Biosciences, Chemistry, Computer Science*, Geography, Mathematics* and Physics. We bring science to life through globally excellent and impactful research, passionate hands-on teaching and two-way engagement with the business community.
*These courses will be taught on the Bay Campus

Discover more

At our open day on Saturday 16 June 2018

Download your student guide to Swansea or read more about life at Swansea University with the links below.

Student Guide to Swansea

Student Life