First Year Degree Intake Expansion

The College First Year Degree Intake Expansion

The College is pleased to announce an expansion of our First Year Degrees in Business, Economics, and Accounting & Finance, we already offer a two semesters programme, but with immediate effect we now offer a three and four semester variant on each of the programmes.

The expansion allows students to commence their chosen pathway four times a year and to join the programme directly with a score of 5.0 (4.5) in IELTS.

Who is this course for?

  • Students who would like to study their First Year over a longer period of time
  • Student who received their IELTS score but failed to reach IELTS 6.0 at B2
  • Students who wish to commence academic studies without undertaking further Pre-Sessional English  

What subjects is this available in?

  • BSc (Hons) Accounting
  • BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance
  • BSc (Hons) Finance
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Finance)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Marketing)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Entrepreneurship)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Operations and Supply Management)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (e-Business)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Business Analytics)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Human Resource Management)
  • BSc (Hons) Business Management (Management Consulting)
  • BSc (Hons) Economics
  • BSc (Hons) Economics and Business
  • BSc (Hons) Economics and Finance

Click below for our full course listing and modules

What are the entry requirements?

  • Standard academic entrance requirements apply. Please click here for more information.

What does it cost?

  • Fees are priced as per the table below, click here for more information.

What is the NQF visa sponsorship level of the three and four semesters First Year Degree?

  • NQF4 level 

Is the visa sponsored by Swansea University?

  • Yes, it is sponsored by Swansea University, all The College pathways at all levels of study are sponsored by Swansea University, there are no exceptions.

Do students need a UKVI IELTS?

  • Yes they do, all students sponsored below NQF6 need a UKVI IELTS.

After completion of the programme can students extend their VISA in the UK before joining Year 2 of the degree?

  • Yes, students can make a T4 VISA application to further their studies at NQF6 from within the UK.

Can NQF3 foundation students move into the NQF4 programme?

  • Yes, assuming normal entry criteria is met and it it UKVI compliant.

Can students already studying at NQF4 level move to this programme?

  • Yes, assuming normal entry criteria is met and it is UKVI compliant.

Can a student take the Swansea University Internal English Test and join this programme?

  • No, students must undertake a UKVI IELTS as the programme is sponsored at NQF4.

For more information on the tuition fees go to Pathway and Fees Summary.