Our summer programmes provide an opportunity to sample life at a leading UK university, located in a beautiful, lively and cultured seaside city.
We can build a course that meets your requirements with respect of timing, duration and content. We can arrange airport transfers, accommodation, activities, trips, catering and travel to allow you to offer your students the course they want.
We work with your university or school to provide courses that suit your requirements. Our courses usually include classroom study as well as trips to places of local and historical interest.
All our courses run by university staff and supported by undergraduate ambassadors to help with questions about life at University.
Each summer programme include an information and orientation session providing students with a chance to tour the University, its faculties and showcase what life is like for students at Swansea University.
ACADEMIC AREAS FOR SUMMER PROGRAMMES
One to ten week courses run June – August focussing on your chosen academic area. Swansea University’s specialist areas for bespoke programmes include:
- International Relations
- Social Sciences
- Mass Communication
- Critical Thinking
- British Law
- Economics, Finance and Accounting
- English Language Tuition
The above is not an exhaustive list of possible courses. If you are interested in other subjects not listed above, please do contact us to discuss your requirement.
BENEFITS OF OUR COURSES
All our courses can help students:
- Strengthen their career prospects
- Prepare for the entry into UK’s Higher Education
- Develop academic, communication and language skills in English
- Boost confidence and enhance transferable skills, such as working as a team in an international setting
- Enhance international outlook and intercultural awareness, and meet people from other countries among our diverse community of staff and students
- Broaden horizons and develop a way of thinking
WHY CHOOSE SWANSEA?
Swansea University is TOP UNIVERSTY IN WALES and is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920.
Awards and Rankings:
Our stunning waterfront campuses make us a desirable location for students from around the world, and our multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join us to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers.
Students on summer programmes will stay at Rod Jones Hall. Accommodation is situated on Bay Campus and provide with safe, secure and convenient accommodation. Students will be minutes away from the University’s academic buildings, Sports Centre and catering outlets. Every room is a high quality en-suite study bedroom with free WiFi and 24-hour on-campus security.
EXAMPLES OF RECENT PROGRAMMES WE HAVE OFFERED
Swansea University Summer School 2019
This course was designed for students wanting to immerse in British culture, experience the UK higher education system and make friends with fellow students from around the world. The course included exposure to the experience of Swansea University teaching, day trips to Oxford and West Wales, off-campus excursions, evening activities as well as English language and UK culture experience. This course also included visits to SONY, immersive VR learning experiences and experimental sessions in laboratories to make summer classes as fun and as informative as possible.
What students say...
"I will 100% recommend this summer school to all my friends! It’s fantastic!"
"I learned a lot and my English improved"
"Teachers are patient, understanding, encourage critical thinking and always ready to help and answer questions"
Innovation in Construction Summer Programme 2019
We recently ran a two-week bespoke Innovation in Construction Summer Programme for civil engineering university students from Hong Kong. The programme covered a range of subjects including technical lectures on revolutionary building design and technological advancements in structural steel production, visits to construction sites of Bouygues Construction and Andrew Scott Construction as well as factory tours and meetings with high profile industry guest speakers. Outside of academic curricular, students spent their afternoons focusing on social activities and trips to South Wales most beautiful locations.
What students say...
‘Not only I learned a lot about my academic subject, but I also had fun while studying’
‘Enjoyed experiencing the difference between the UK’s and Hong Kong’s construction industries. Visits to building sites and factories were very interesting’
REQUEST A TAILORED SHORT COURSE
If you would like us to design a programme tailored to your group's requirements, please contact Summer School Manager Vaida Andrijauskaite by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 (0) 1792 60 2923.