Follow the guidance below
All students must be nominated by their university to study at Swansea University. Please refer to the information below to find out what type of student you are.
EXCHANGE STUDENT - If your home university has an exchange agreement in place with Swansea University then you can apply to come as an exchange student. Check our list of exchange partners here:
FEE-PAYING VISITING STUDENT - If your home university does not have an exchange agreement with Swansea University then you can still come to us as a fee-paying Visiting student.
Please check with your home university International Exchange/Study Abroad Office as some universities offer exchange and fee-paying options.
You will need to be in good academic standing at your home university to be able to study at Swansea University.
Students are required to have proficiency in the English language. A minimum IELTS score of 6.0 is required, with a minimum of 5.5 required in each part of the test.
Acceptance does not guarantee your provisional module selection. You will confirm your final module selection once you have arrived and are enrolled at Swansea University.
All students must be nominated by their university to study at Swansea University. The Go Global team will contact nominated students directly to provide instructions on how to apply.
HOW WILL I KNOW IF MY APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL?
The Go Global Team will confirm when your application has been processed, and again to confirm when you have been accepted to study at Swansea University.
HOW AND WHEN WHEN CAN I APPLY FOR ACCOMMODATION?
Once you have been accepted at Swansea University as an Exchange or Visiting student you will be able to apply for accommodation. The Go Global Team will contact you to provide you with your student number that you need in order to set up an accommodation account.
YOU CANNOT APPLY FOR ACCOMMODATION UNTIL YOU ARE ACCEPTED AND RECEIVE YOUR STUDENT NUMBER.
For details of accommodation options please click here.
If you are an American Citizen and attending Swansea University through a Study Abroad programme sponsored by your U.S. domestic school, your Federal student aid application for a short term, or a study abroad programme is processed by the your home institution in the U.S.
Swansea University is not authorised to certify student loans or deferments for U.S. study abroad students who only plan to attend for a semester or for a one year study abroad experience to earn credits that apply toward or transfer into a degree program in which the student is enrolled in the U.S.