Undergraduate Foundation Year Pathway and Fees Summary 2017/18

 

Pathway

Degree Outcomes

Duration

Fees

Intake points and minimum IELTS required to directly enter pathway

University Foundation in Accounting & Finance

One semester

£9,950

September, January, May

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

Two semesters

£14,550

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£17,550

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Business

One semester

£9,950

September, January, May

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

Two semesters

£14,550

September, November, January, 

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£17,550

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Computer Science

Two semesters

£14,800

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£17,800

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Education

Two semesters

£13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

University Foundation in Economics

One semester

£9,950

January, May

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

Two semesters

£14,550

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£17,550

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Engineering

Two semesters

£17,450

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,950

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Law and Criminology

Two semesters

£13,350

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

University Foundation in Mathematics

Two semesters

£14,650

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£17,650

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Media and Communication

Two semesters

£13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

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University Foundation in Medicine

Two semesters

£16,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,950

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Human and Health Science

Two semesters

£14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

University Foundation in Biology, Marine Biology

Two semesters

£16,500

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,500

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Zoology

Two semesters

£16,500

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,500

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Politics and International Relations

 

Two semesters

£13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

University Foundation in Psychology

Two semesters

£16,000

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,000

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Geography, Human Geography, Geography and Geo Informatics

Two semesters

£16,000 

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,000 

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Osteopathy

Two semesters

£14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

University Foundation in Physical Earth Science and Physical Geography

Two semesters

 £16,000

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,000

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Sports and Exercise Science

Two semesters

£16,450

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters

£19,450

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

University Foundation in Languages and Translation

Two semesters

£13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Undergraduate Year 1 Pathways and Fees Summary 2017/18

First Year Degree in Accounting & Finance

Two semesters

£14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Three semesters

£17,950

September, May

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Four semesters

£20,950

January, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

First Year Degree in Business

Two semesters

£14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Three semesters

£17,950

September, May

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Four semesters

£20,950

January, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

First Year Degree in Computer Science

Two semesters

£14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Criminology

Two semesters

£13,600

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Economics

Two semesters

£14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Three semesters

£17,950

September, May

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Four semesters

£20,950

January, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

First Year Degree in Education

Two semesters

£14,200

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Engineering

Two semesters

£17,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Medicine

Two semesters

£16,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

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First Year Degree in Human & Health Science

Two semesters

£14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Mathematics

Two semesters

£14,650

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Media & Communication

Two semesters

£13,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Osteopathy

Two semesters

£14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Politics & International Relations

Two semesters

£14,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Psychology

Two semesters

£16,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Geography, Human Geography, Geography and Geo Informatics

Two semesters

£16,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Biology, Marine Biology

Two semesters

£16,500

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Physical Earth Science, Physical Geography

Two semesters

£16,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Zoology

Two semesters

£16,500

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Sports & Exercise Science

Two semesters

£16,450

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

First Year Degree in Languages and Translation

Two semesters

£13,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Postgraduate Pathway and Fees Summary 2017/18

Pathway

Degree Outcomes

Duration

Fees

Intake points and minimum IELTS required to directly enter the pathway 

Pre-Master’s in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management 

One semester (Academic modules)

£9,950

January, June

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic modules)

          £12,750

September, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic and English modules)

£12,750

September, January

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three semesters (Academic and English modules)

£15,750

September, June

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

Pre-Master’s in Computer Science (Conversion)

 

 

 

One semester (Academic modules)

£9,950

January, June

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic modules)

£12,750

September, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic and English modules)

£12,750

September, January

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three Semesters (Academic and English modules)

£15,750

September, June

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

Pre-Master’s in Computer Science

   

 

 

 

One semester (Academic modules)             £9,950

January, June

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic Modules)

£12,750

September, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic and English modules)

£12,750

September, January

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

 Three Semesters (Academic and English modules)           £15,750  September, June

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

Pre-Master’s in Engineering

Two semesters

£13,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Pre-Master’s in Child Development, Health Science and Infomatics

   

 

  

One semester (Academic Modules)

£9,950

January, June

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic Modules)

£12,750

September, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Two semesters (Academic and English modules)           £12,750  September, January

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

Three Semesters (Academic and English modules)           £15,750 September, June

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

Pre-Master’s in Languages, Politics and Culture

Two semesters

£12,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Academic Calendar

Your academic calendar 2017/18

Year Intake Orientation Start date End date
2017 Autumn/Integrated  11/17 September 18 September/ 1 October 20 December/14 December
2018 Spring (all programmes) 15 January 22 January 27 April
Summer (Undergraduate) 14 May 21 May 24 August
Summer (Postgraduate) 4 June 6 June 31 August
Autumn (all programmes) 10 September 17 September 19 December

English Courses 2017/18

English Courses Tuition Fees
English Language Course fee (GBP£)
Cost per 6 weeks block of study £1,710
Cost per 11 weeks block of study £2,850
Cost per 13 weeks block of study £3,420

English Language Tuition

English test exemptions

Please note that where appropriate (i.e. you have obtained the relevant score) The College, Swansea University 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. 

Your English language preparation

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).

English language dates

11 weeks courses begin in January, April, July and October of each year. The 13 weeks course begins in June of each year. Full details here.

Study plan based on IELTS score

Level and subject

The College, Swansea University study plan based on IELTS score; 

All pathways sponsored at NQF 3, 4 or 5 require a UKVI IELTS 

Stage 1: University Foundation 4.0 (4.0) 4.5 (4.5) or 4.5 (4.0) 5.0 (4.5) 5.0 (5.0) or 5.5 (4.5) 5.5 (5.0) 6.0 (5.0) 5.5 (5.5) or higher

Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Economics, Computer Science, 

Engineering, Mathematics, 

Medicine, Psychology, 

Science, Sports and Exercise Science

2 terms of English Language + 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 1 term of English Language + 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 2 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 2 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 1 or 2 semesters University Foundation (depending on qualifications and subject area) sponsored at NQF6
Education, Law & Criminology, Media & Communication, 

Human and Health Sciences, 

Politics & International Relations,

Osteopathy, Languages and Translation

3 terms English Language + University Foundation sponsored at NQF6 2 terms English Language + University Foundation sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language /12 weeks English Language + University Foundation sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language /12 weeks English Language + University Foundation sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language /12 weeks English Language + University Foundation sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language /12 weeks English Language + University Foundation sponsored at NQF6 2 semesters University Foundation (depending on qualifications and subject area) sponsored at NQF6
Stage 2: First Year Degree 4.0 (4.0) 4.5 (4.5) or 4.5 (4.0) 5.0 (4.5) 5.0 (5.0) or 5.5 (4.5) 5.5 (5.0) or 5.5 (5.5) 6.0 (5.0) 6.0 (5.5) or higher
Accounting and
Finance, Business
Management,
Economics
2 terms of English
+ 4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
1 term of English
+ 4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
3 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
3 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
2 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored
at NQF6
All other First Year Degree pathways 4 terms English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 3 terms English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 2 terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 2 terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 2 semesters First Year Degree sponsored at NQF6
Stage 1: Pre-Master's 4.0 (4.0)  4.5 (4.5) or 4.5 (4.0) 5.0 (4.5) 5.0 (5.0) or 5.5 (4.5) 5.5 (5.0)  6.0 (5.0) 6.0 (5.5) or higher
Accelerated Management and Accounting and Finance Programme 2 terms of English Language + 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 1 term of English Language + 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 2 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 2 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5

1 semester Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7.

Students with 5.5 in all skills would require 1 term english + 1 semester Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7

Standard Management and Accounting and Finance Programme 2 terms of English Language + 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 1 term of English Language + 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5

2 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7.

Students with 5.5 in all skills would require 1 term english + 1 semester Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7

All other Pre-Masters pathways 4 terms English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 3 terms English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 2 terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 2 terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 1 term English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 1 term English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 1 or 2 semesters (depending on qualifications and subject area) Pre-Master’s sponsored at NQF7

-1 term of English Language programme is 11 weeks.

-Three semester foundation programme sponsored at NQF3: UKVI IELTS 5.0 (4.5); academic writing or reading must be (5.0).

-Two semester foundation programme sponsored at NQF3: UKVI IELTS 5.5 (5.0); academic writing or reading must be (5.5).

-13 weeks English Language programme only available on summer pre-sessional (applies to 5.0 (4.5) IELTS scores only).