Please note: Due to timetabling, module capacity and other restrictions, it will not be possible to confirm your final module / class selection until you arrive and enrol at Swansea University.
Modules / classes at Swansea University are either taught in Semester 1 (TB1 modules), Semester 2 (TB 2 modules) or throughout the whole academic year (TB1 & 2 modules)
- Semester 1 students can only select modules taught and assessed in semester 1 (TB1 only)
- Semester 2 students can only select modules taught and assessed in semester 2 (TB2 only)
- TB1&2 modules can only be taken by students spending the full academic year at Swansea.
How many modules can I select?
Full year students can select up to a total of 120 Swansea University credits, Semester students can select up to 60 Swansea University credits. Please note: 120 Swansea University Credits = 60 ECTS or 36 US credits
Which level modules can I select?
Students are encouraged to select year 1 (HE level 4) or year 2 (HE level 5) modules. However it is possible to enrol on year 3 (HE level 6) modules if you have a sound background in that subject area (please note there are no re-sit opportunities for year 3 modules)
When selecting your modules please pay attention to the method of assessment. Some modules are assessed by essay, others are assessed by examinations.
Please note that semester 1(TB1) modules in Engineering, Maths, Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Business, Economics & Geography are all assessed by examination in January and students are required to be present for these. There is NO alternative assessment available in any of these subject areas.
TB2 modules in the above subject areas are assessed by examination only, there is no alternative assessment available. Students are required to be present for all examinations and should not arrange return flights home until their final examination timetable is confirmed by the Examination Office in Swansea University.
Module / classes availability & restrictions
Please consult the module information carefully and be aware of any restrictions in place e.g. Pre-requisites or some details may include statements such as 'Not available to Visiting & Exchange Students'
Restrictions for School of Management modules - Please note that ERASMUS students wishing to pursue modules in the School of Management must be aware that the academic staff will be permitted to restrict enrolment onto certain modules and your initial preferences will be subject to approval by the School of Management.
Modules in the Department of Adult & Continuing Education (DACE) e.g. module codes beginning with DA; and modules in Social Work e.g. module codes beginning ASQ or SW, are NOT available to Visiting and Exchange students.
NOTE: The College of Engineering and the School of Management classes are taught at the Bay Campus. The Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Science, Law, Medicine, and Human & Health Science are taught on the Singleton Campus. Please note that If you select modules/classes from across the two campuses you will have to travel between the two sites.