Academic & English Entrance Requirements

If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date. The English Language training is conducted by Swansea University's English Language Training Services (ELTS).

Programmes, entry criteria, dates & fees

English for University Studies Year-round programmes

Entry requirements overall IELTS 4.0 or equivalent and no less than 4.0 in any component

02 Oct 2017 – 08 Dec 2017

£2950

08 Jan 2018 – 16 Mar 2018

£2950

03 Apr 2018 – 08 Jun 2018

£2950

Summer Academic Pre-Sessional 12-weeks programme  (Level 1)

Maximum exit score 6.0

Entry requirements: IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent), minimum 4.5 in all components.

18 June 2018 – 07 Sept 2018

£3420

Summer Academic Pre-Sessional 12-weeks programme  (Level 2)

Entry requirements: IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent), minimum 5.0 in all components.

18 June 2018 – 07 Sept 2018

£3420

Summer Academic Pre-Sessional 8-weeks programme 

Entry requirements: You have already met the IELTS Writing requirement for your course and are no more than 0.5 below in any other skill

OR

You have already met the overall IELTS requirement for your course and are no more than 0.5 below in Writing

16 July 2018 – 07 Sept 2018

£2280

Course deadlines?

Summary for 2017/18

How to apply for English Language Tuition?

Download the APPLICATION FORM and return to us at The College. If you have further queries please contact us at the-college-admissions@swansea.ac.uk

Are there any English test exemptions?

Please note that where appropriate (i.e. you have obtained the relevant score) The College will continue to exempt the need for IELTS from students who have taken local examinations in English such as WAEC, KSCE, ICSE, HKDSE, A-level, IB, SPM and STPM (including forecast results) etc. and to exempt students who can demonstrate where they have been taught through the medium of English. Please check your country by clicking Admission Requirements by Country

Study Plan Based on IELTS Score

Please see the link below for a printable versions of the IELTS study plan.

Undergraduate Study Plan based on IELTS Score

Postgraduate Study Plan based on IELTS Score