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Swansea University

Address: Swansea University to Singleton Park, Sketty, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom

Description Swansea University

  • Year of foundation of Swansea University: 1920
  • Location Swansea University: Swansea City, Wales, Britain
  • Age: From 17 years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of Institution: State University
  • Number of students: about 15,000 people
  • Number of teachers: about 2500 people
  • Programs at Swansea University: Preparing to enter the University Foundation - 16 courses, Preparing for the Pre-Masters - 7 courses, English Language Preparation (English Language Preparation)
  • Accommodation: residence.

Swansea University in Wales is a prestigious and internationally renowned university that has proved itself the best in decades of scientific work. Many university graduates achieved impressive results in various activities, and many important discoveries and inventions were made by university staff and students. There are 7 academic colleges and schools at the University, on the basis of which there are a large number of training programs and scientific communities. Schools and colleges:

  • College of Arts and Humanities;
  • College of Engineering;
  • The College of Human and Health Sciences;
  • Swansea University Medical School;
  • The College of Science;
  • College of Law and Criminology;
  • School of Management.

The University of Swansea is one of 20 universities in Britain, where the percentage of students' satisfaction with the process and the quality of education is the highest (with an indicator of 89% satisfied with the work of the institution). 93% of graduates during the year either get a job or continue their education. International students of the university have the opportunity to engage in those areas of knowledge that they are really interested in. The University has more than 50 scientific communities, and the world famous Swansea Medical School provides students with the opportunity to become real professionals in their field.

Especially for foreign students on the basis of the university, there are programs of preparation for undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as English language courses. During the course of the program student:

  • Acquires the necessary knowledge;
  • Improves the level of the English language;
  • Adapts to the British education system.

At the department of preparation for undergraduate program there are 16 programs, magistracy - 7. Programs can last from 1 to 4 semesters, depending on the level of language proficiency. If necessary, students can first take an English course. The successful passage of the programs greatly facilitates the process of admission to the bachelor and master's departments of the University of Swansea.

The university is located on a beautiful seacoast and has unique natural and geographical indicators. The campus is one of the most environmentally friendly campuses among British educational institutions. The territory of the Swansea campus is a kind of "city in the city" with a lot of buildings and all necessary amenities. Students have the opportunity to engage in various kinds of arts and sports, to walk around the city and attend various activities and excursions.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Swansea University

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
17+
from 10 500 £ / semester

About the educational program: The training programs can be attended by foreign applicants who graduated from school and have a suitable level of English. The university offers 16 different areas of training, each of which subsequently leads to several bachelor's programs. The duration of the program varies depending on the level of the language and can take from 1 to 4 semesters. In addition, students who need to improve the level of the language to participate in the selected program, are invited to take a 1 or 2 semester English course.

During the training program, students receive the maximum necessary knowledge and adapt to the education system and life in Britain. Successful completion of the program guarantees entry to the first year of the undergraduate degree in the chosen direction (bachelor's programs at the university, as a rule, three-year). During the training the students receive support from teachers, mentors, specialists of the support center for foreign students, and also consult in the career and employment service.

List of educational areas:

  • Accounting and Finance:
    • Duration of the course: 1,2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January and May;
    • Modules:
      • Business research;
      • Composition and style;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Economics;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills 1;
      • Principles of ICT (information and communication technologies);
      • Statistics.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Accounting;
      • Accounting and Finance;
      • Finance.
    • Career:
      • Accounting;
      • Banking;
      • Insurance;
      • Government work.
  • Business Management and Economics:
    • Duration of the course: 1,2 or 3 semesters.;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January and May;
    • Modules:
      • Business research;
      • Composition and style;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Economics;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive Learning and Communication Skills 1;
      • Principles of ICT (information and communication technologies);
      • Statistics.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Business Management;
      • Business Management (Finance);
      • Business Management (Marketing);
      • Business Management (Entrepreneurship);
      • Business Management (e-Business);
      • Business Management (Business Analytics);
      • Business Management (Human Resource Management);
      • Business Management (Management Consulting);
      • Economics;
      • Economics and Business;
      • Economics and Finance.
    • Career:
      • Accounting;
      • Finance;
      • Development of public policy;
      • Public Sector Management;
      • Trade.
  • Computer Science:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January and May;
    • Modules:
      • Analytical methods;
      • Basics of Programming (Java);
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Mobile communication and Internet;
      • Physics;
      • ICT Principles.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Computer Science;
      • Software Engineering.
    • Career:
      • Game development;
      • Development of Internet systems;
      • IT consulting;
      • Project management;
      • Software development.
  • Education:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January;
    • Modules:
      • Introduction to constitutional principles;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Mass Communication;
      • ICT Principles.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Education;
      • Education and Computing;
      • Education and Mathematics;
      • Education and Psychology.
    • Career:
      • Game therapy;
      • Preschool education;
      • Education Management;
      • Research in the field of education.
  • Engineering:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Analytical methods;
      • Chemistry;
      • Environmental awareness;
      • Basics of materials;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Physics;
      • ICT Principles,
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Aerospace Engineering;
      • Chemical Engineering;
      • Civil Engineering;
      • Electronic and Electrical Engineering;
      • Environmental Engineering;
      • Materials Science and Engineering;
      • Mechanical Engineering;
      • Medical Engineering.
    • Career:
      • Aerospace Engineering;
      • Automotive industry;
      • Building;
      • Production;
      • Medical sciences;
      • Geodesy;
      • Telecommunication equipment.
  • Human and Health Sciences:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Introduction to constitutional principles;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • ICT Principles;
      • Biology.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Social Policy;
      • Health and Social Care;
      • Social Sciences.
    • Career:
      • Education;
      • Social work;
      • Health care.
  • Languages, TESOL and Translation:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Critical thinking;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Mass Communication;
      • ICT Principles.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • English to Chinese Translation and Interpreting);
      • TESOL and English Language).
    • Career:
      • Interpreter;
      • Marketing;
      • Advertising;
      • Education;
      • Journalism;
      • Tourism.
  • Law and Criminology:
    • Duration: 2 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January;
    • Modules:
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • ICT Principles;
      • Mass Communication;
      • Legal Skills;
      • English legal system;
      • Contract law;
      • Constitutional law;
      • Criminal law.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Law;
      • Law and American Studies;
      • Law (Crime and Criminal Justice);
      • Law and Criminology;
      • Law and History;
      • Law and Media;
      • Law and Politics;
      • Criminology and Criminal Justice;
      • Criminology and Psychology;
      • Criminology and Social Policy.
    • Career:
      • Professions in the field of criminology, law.
  • Mathematics:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • ICT Principles;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills 3;
      • Analytical methods 1;
      • Physics level 2 and 3;
      • Statistics;
      • Basics of Programming (Java).
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Applied Mathematics;
      • Mathematics;
      • Mathematics for Finance;
      • Mathematics.
    • Career:
      • Banking;
      • Finance;
      • Management of risks;
      • Statistics.
  • Media and Communication:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Introduction to constitutional principles;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Mass Communication;
      • ICT Principles.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Media and Communication;
      • French & Media (4 year);
      • German & Media (4 year);
      • Media and Spanish (4 year).
    • Career:
      • Media research;
      • Journalism;
      • Publishing;
      • Public relations;
      • Cinema and the media.
  • Medicine:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Analytical methods 1 and 2;
      • Biology 1 and 2;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Organic chemistry;
      • Physical chemistry;
      • ICT Principles;
      • Statistics.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Biochemistry;
      • Genetics;
      • Biochemistry and Genetics;
      • Medical Biochemistry;
      • Medical Genetics.
    • Career:
      • Biotechnology;
      • Forensics;
      • Pharmaceutical preparations;
      • Research.
  • Osteopathy:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January;
    • Modules:
      • Introduction to constitutional principles;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • ICT Principles;
      • Biology 1 and 2.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Osteopathy.
    • Career:;
      • Osteopath.
  • Politics and International Relations:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January;
    • Modules:
      • Introduction to constitutional principles;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Globalization;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Mass Communication;
      • ICT Principles.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • American Studies;
      • War and Society;
      • International Relations;
      • International Relations and American Studies (4 year);
      • International Relations and Modern History;
      • Politics;
      • Politics and American Studies;
      • Politics and Ancient History;
      • Politics and English;
      • Politics and History;
      • Politics and Social Policy.
    • Career:
      • Education;
      • Government policy;
      • International relationships;
      • Journalism;
      • Local or international policy.
  • Psychology:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Biology 1 -2 level;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Environmental Science;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • ICT Principles;
      • Statistics.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Psychology.
    • Career:
      • Clinical psychology;
      • Criminal Psychology;
      • Care;
      • Occupational therapy.
  • Science:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Analytical methods 1;
      • Biology 1-2 level;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Environmental Science;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Mass Communications;
      • Organic chemistry;
      • Chemistry;
      • ICT Principles;
      • Statistics.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Biology;
      • Physical Earth Science;
      • Geography;
      • Human Geography;
      • Marine Biology;
      • Physical Geography;
      • Zoology.
    • Career:
      • Agriculture;
      • Climatology;
      • Preserving;
      • Environmental monitoring / modeling;
      • Resource management.
  • Sports and Exercise Science:
    • Duration: 2 or 3 semesters;
    • Beginning of classes: September, November, January, May;
    • Modules:
      • Analytical methods 1;
      • Biology 1 and 2;
      • Physical chemistry;
      • ICT Principles;
      • Statistics.
    • Bachelor's programs:
      • Sports and Exercise Science.
    • Career:
      • Trainer;
      • Professional training;
      • Sports and training training.
Annual
20+
from 15 500 £ / 2 semesters

About the Pre-Masters program: Preparation for entering the Master's program is presented in 7 directions, each of which assumes the further admission to the master's program. Foreign students with a bachelor's degree and having the required level of English can take part in the programs. Programs last 1 or 2 semesters, if necessary, the applicant first passes English language courses for the required number of semesters (up to 4).

After the successful completion of the program, graduates enter the first year of the master's program in the chosen specialty.

List of areas to study:

  • Accounting and Finance:
    • Modules:
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Strategy;
      • Critical management of thinking;
      • Academic English Skills (Level 1 and Level 2);
      • Quantitative methods for business;
      • Principles of financing and investment;
      • Research and Critical Analysis;
      • Teaching Skills.
    • Masters program:
      • Accounting and Finance);
      • Finance and Business Analytics);
      • Financial Management).
  • Child education and development:
    • Modules:
      • Health Science;
      • Health Education Skills;
      • ICT Skills;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills.
    • Masters program:
      • Childhood Studies;
      • Developmental and Therapeutic Play.
  • Computer Science:
    • Modules:
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Research Methodology;
      • Critical management of thinking;
      • Quantitative methods for business;
      • Academic Skills in English;
      • Principles of financing and investment;
      • Research and Critical Analysis.
    • Masters program:
      • Computer Science;
      • Advanced Computer Science;
      • Advanced Software Technology.
  • Engineering:
    • Modules:
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Research Methodology.
    • Masters program:
      • Aerospace Engineering;
      • Civil Engineering;
      • Communications Engineering;
      • Electronic and Electrical Engineering;
      • Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy;
      • Materials Engineering;
      • Mechanical Engineering;
      • Nanoscience to Nanotechnology.
  • Health Science and Informatics:
    • Modules:
      • Health Science;
      • Health Education Skills;
      • ICT Skills;
      • Interactive learning and communication skills.
    • Masters program:
      • Gerontology and Ageing Studies;
      • Child, Public and Health;
      • Health Care Management;
      • Public Health and Health Promotion;
      • Health Informatics.
  • Languages, Politics and Culture:
    • Modules:
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • ICT Skills;
      • Mass Communications;
      • Academic Skills in English;
      • Special modules;
      • Critical thinking.
    • Masters program:
      • Chinese-English Translation and Language Teaching;
      • Communication, Media Practice and PR;
      • Development and Human Rights;
      • Digital Media;
      • Gender and Culture;
      • International Journalism;
      • International Relations;
      • International Security and Development;
      • Politics;
      • Professional Translation;
      • Public Policy;
      • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages ​​(TESOL);
      • Translation and Interpreting;
      • War and Society.
  • Management:
    • Modules:
      • Interactive learning and communication skills;
      • Critical thinking;
      • Academic English skills (levels 1 and 2);
      • Research and Critical Analysis;
      • Learning skills.
    • Masters program:
      • Management;
      • Management (Finance);
      • Management (International Management);
      • Management (International Standards);
      • Management (Marketing);
      • Management (Human Resource Management);
      • Management (Operations and Supply Management);
      • Management (Entrepreneurship);
      • Management (Business Analytics);
      • Management (e-Business);
      • Management (Management Consulting).

 

Annual
16+
from 2 950 £ / 10 weeks

Brief information: The programs are designed for international students who need to improve their language level before entering the training programs. The course duration is 8, 10 or 12 weeks. Programs are held throughout the year, students are divided into groups according to the level of the language.

The program is built around the main sections of linguistics:

  • Listening;
  • Speaking and pronunciation;
  • Written speech;
  • Reading.

In addition, students constantly improve their knowledge of the language for academic purposes. The teachers of the courses have an exceptionally high qualification and try to reveal the potential of each student.

 

Accommodation, housing and food

All students are accommodated in comfortable hostels located on the campus of the university. Characteristics of accommodation:

  • Separate bedroom with working area (single occupancy);
  • Private bathroom;
  • Shared kitchens;
  • High speed internet;
  • Cleaning of premises;
  • Laundry;
  • Bicycle parking.

Students independently organize their own food system. The cost of food should be taken into account when planning the costs of study. The university offers its students various loyalty programs so that they can eat in the dining rooms and restaurants of the campus. For advice on any issues related to accommodation / meals, please contact our specialists.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Accounting, Aerospace technology, Applied Mathematics, banking, biochemistry, biogeography, biology, Biomolecular, chemical engineering, business, Business Administration, chemistry, civil engineering, computer programming, constitutional law, contract law, criminal law, criminology, critical thinking, ecology, economics, Electrical engineering, engineering, Entrepreneurship, finance, French, genetics, geography, german language, Global research, Health care, Information Technology, insurance, international relationships, marketing, Mechanical engineering, medical technologies, Mobile and wireless technologies, organic chemistry, osteopathy, physics, politics, psychology, social politics, social sciencies, Spanish, sports science, statistics, Translation, zoology

Events Swansea University

There are 55 sports clubs and sections in the university - each student has the opportunity to practice the sport that he likes.

List of sport activities available for students:

  • Aikido;
  • American football;
  • Baseball;
  • Softball;
  • Boxing;
  • Canoe;
  • Cheerleading;
  • Horseback Riding;
  • Fencing;
  • Men's and women's football;
  • Male and female hockey;
  • Golf;
  • Judo;
  • Karate;
  • Motorcycling;
  • Alpinism;
  • Rifle shooting and archery;
  • Windsurfing.

Students during their studies are engaged in various types of art and creativity. The world-famous Taliesin world-class arts center and the center of art and culture of Ancient Egypt operate on the basis of the university. Significant theatrical performances, film screenings and master classes are regularly held here. Students communicate not only with mentors and teachers, but also with invited specialists, many of whom are world-class stars, develop their talents in the following directions:

  • Theatrical acting;
  • Theatrical directing;
  • Theatrical productions;
  • Film directing;
  • Acting skills;
  • Painting, watercolor, drawing;
  • Sculpture;
  • Musical instruments;
  • Musical groups;
  • Choir.

During the training, students also attend various activities:

  • Theatrical productions;
  • Musical performances and concerts;
  • Cinema;
  • Walking and biking around the city of Swansea and the surrounding area;
  • Excursions around the city, its suburbs and the UK;
  • Creative meetings with representatives of art, business, civil servants;
  • Social work.

Advantages

  • A large number of training programs at Swansea University;
  • Special adaptation programs for international students;
  • The University occupies high places in the ratings of the best educational institutions in Britain and the world;
  • Included in the top 10 universities in Britain with better living conditions (survey on the quality of accommodation at the universities of Lloyds TSB);
  • Included in the top 20 best universities in England and Wales;
  • The university cooperates with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN);
  • Multi-Disciplinary Center for Nanotechnologies;
  • Picturesque accommodation area;
  • Equipped with the best standard.

Equipment Swansea University

The campus of Swansea University has traditionally been ranked as one of the best and most equipped campuses in Britain. Many buildings and facilities on the campus have been recently built or renovated. A distinctive feature of the campus is the shoreline of Swansea Bay. 

The campus has a very good infrastructure:

  • Administrative buildings;
  • Educational buildings;
  • Student dormitories;
  • The world-class arts center Taliesin;
  • Center for Science and Innovation (opened in 2015, the cost of erection and equipping 450 million pounds sterling);
  • Medical Center;
  • Dental clinic;
  • Library (more than 800,000 printed books and publications);
  • Scientific laboratories;
  • Computer classes;
  • Church;
  • Mosque;
  • Sports Village;
  • Pool (meets the standards of the Olympic Committee);
  • Fitness centers, gyms;
  • Egyptian Center;
  • Own radio station;
  • Canteen, restaurants, cafes;
  • Cinema;
  • Theater;
  • Shops;
  • Bank;
  • WiFi throughout the campus.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Beginning of educational programs: January, May, August, November.

The academic year is divided into semesters:

  • Autumn: from September 17 to December 20 (vacation from November 20 to 26);
  • Winter: from January 22 to April 27 (vacation from 12 to 18 March);
  • Summer semester for Bachelor's programs: from May 21 to August 24;
  • Summer semester for Master's programs: from June 6 to August 31.

List of services to pay additionally to tuition fee:

  • Registration fee;
  • Educational deposit (refundable);
  • Visa Fees;
  • Training aids;
  • Insurance;
  • Transfer from / to the airport.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For Undergraduate Programs:

  • Age: from 17 years;
  • Completed high school with a good certificate (minimum 2.0 GPA);
  • Knowledge of English:
    • 2 semesters of English + 3 semesters of preparation: IELTS 4.0;
    • 1 semester of English + 3 semesters of preparation: IELTS 4.5;
    • 3-semester programs: IELTS 5.0;
    • 2-semester programs: IELTS 5.5;
    • Semester programs: IELTS 6.0.
  • An interview with a university employee;
  • Test to identify the level of knowledge.

For Pre-Masters programs:

  • Age: from 17 years;
  • Graduated bachelor's degree;
  • Knowledge of English:
    • 2 semesters of English + 3 semesters of preparation: IELTS 4.0;
    • 1 semester of English + 3 semesters of preparation: IELTS 4.5;
    • 3-semester programs: IELTS 5.0;
    • 2-semester programs: IELTS 5.5;
    • Semester programs: IELTS 6.0.
  • An interview with a university employee;
  • Test to identify the level of knowledge.

For English language programs:

  • Age: from 17 years old;
  • High school diploma;
  • Language level:
    • Year-round programs: IELTS 4.0;
    • Summer 12-week program Level 1: IELTS 5.0;
    • Summer 12-week program Level 2: IELTS 5.5;
    • Summer 8-week program: IELTS 4.0.

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