Our students talk about field trips, friendships and more
"A second-year field trip to the Austrian Alps brought me close to a glacier for the first time. I remember staring upwards, overwhelmed by the stark, beautiful landscape."
Laurence Dyke, Lecturer and Expedition Guide (PhD Palaelaciology and Quaternary Science, BSc Geography)
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As part of this degree scheme, you will be able to study at one of our huge range of partner universities in your third year. Studying abroad is a great opportunity to experience another culture, make friends from around the world and gain valuable experience to prepare you for the world of work after you complete your studies.
Places and availability change annually so specific destinations can’t be guaranteed, but previously Geography students have completed their year abroad in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and the USA.
Not only do we match you with a partner university, and offer you support in all stages of the process, we also offer a range of dedicated bursaries and grants to help you fund your international experience. Find out more at our Go Global pages (www.swansea.ac.uk/goglobal)
Studying Geography at Swansea will help you to better understand the world around you and will equip you will all the skills needed to move seamlessly into the workplace. Our Year in Industry degrees will help you hone your employability skills, getting you ready for the wider world of work. After your year of work you will return to our beautiful beachside campus to complete your studies and graduate with our Year in industry degree, making you more desirable to prospective employers.
Although securing a placement is the responsibility of the student, we work with a number of organisations who provide a range of placement opportunities. If you are unable to secure a placement by the end of the second year of your studies you will transfer onto the equivalent degree programme.