Computer Science affects every aspect of our lives, placing increasing demands on education, business, and industry to ensure that the workforce of the future is equipped with the skills necessary to thrive in the Digital Age. Computer Science at Swansea is at the heart of the technological innovation that is redefining the way we live, learn, and work.

Swansea University offers two streams of study at Masters level, a specialist route and a conversion course. The specialist course leads to one of the “MSc Advanced Computer Science” programmes and is designed for students with an academic background in Computer Science. The conversion course is designed for students from a range of academic backgrounds leading to the MSc Computer Science. More information is available by clicking on your chosen MSc below.

Pre-Master's Academic and English

For pathways leading to Master's in Management, Accounting & Finance, Computer Science, Children & Young People and Public Health & Management, The College is pleased to now be able to offer a selection of Pre-Master's programmes designed to suit different admissions requirements;

For students who have an existing vocational qualification (eg: Horticulture, Jewellery making) and with an IELTS equivalent 6.0 (5.5), we are able to offer our 2 semester pathway option.

Pre-Master's Course IELTS Requirement Qualification Requirement Enrolment Points Pre-Master's Stage Master's Stage
1 Semester (Academic modules) IELTS 6.0 (5.5) or equivalent* Academic Undergraduate January and June 1 CAS / Visa
2 Semester (Academic modules) Vocational
September and January
1 CAS / Visa
2 Semester (Academic and English modules) UKVI IELTS 5.5 (5.0) Academic Undergraduate
1st CAS / Visa
2nd CAS / Visa**
3 Semester (Academic and English modules) UKVI IELTS 5.0 (4.5) Academic Undergraduate September and June

*IELTS Academic and other forms of acceptable language qualifications are accepted
**Students can apply for their second visa from within the UK and will be able to access the University's free Visa advisory service