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 taught in Semester 1 (TB 1); Term 1; Semester 2 (TB 2) or throughout the whole academic year (TB 1 & 2)
- Semester 1 & Term 1 students can only select modules taught and assessed in semester 1 (TB1)
- Semester 2 students can only select modules taught and assessed in semester 2 (TB2)
- TB1&2 modules can only be taken by students pursuing a 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. 120 Swansea University Credits = 60 ECTS
Which level modules can I select?
Students are encouraged to select year 1 (HE level 4) or year 2 (HE level 5) modules. It may be possible to enrol on year 3 (HE level 6) modules if students have a sound background in that subject area (NOTE: there are no re-sit opportunities for year 3 modules)
Examinations and Assessment
When selecting modules/courses students must pay attention to the method of assessment. Some modules/courses are assessed by essay, others are assessed by examinations.
- Semester 1 (TB1) modules/courses: Certain subject areas have examinations in January and students are required to be present in Swansea for these. Some subject areas offer alternative assessment. It is the responsibility of students to check the method of assessment before selecting their modules.
- Term 1 (Fall) modules/courses: Students should only select modules that offer alternative assessment. It is the responsibility of students to check the method of assessment before selecting their modules.
- Semester 2 (TB2) modules/courses in all subject areas are assessed by examination only, there is no alternative assessment available.
- Students are required to be present at all set examinations and should NOT arrange return flights home until their final examination timetable is confirmed by the Examination Office in Swansea University.
- Swansea University does not proctor any examinations in students’ home universities/countries.
Module / Course Selection and Restrictions
Some modules/courses are not available to Exchange/Visiting students, see the Module Catalogue for more information: https://intranet.swan.ac.uk/catalogue. Students should consult the module/course information carefully to check for statements such as 'Available to exchange & visiting students'.
NOTE: Swansea University is a dual campus
- Classes for the College of Engineering (including Sports Science); the School of Management; Departments of Computer Science & Mathematics are taught at the Bay Campus.
- Classes for the Colleges of Arts & Humanities; Human & Health Sciences; Swansea University Medical School; School of Law (including Criminology); Departments of Biological Sciences; Geography and Physics are taught on the Singleton Park Campus.
- Students choosing to study modules taught on both campuses will have to travel between the Bay & Park campuses.
- A limited number of Education modules/courses are available.
- Department of Adult & Continuing Education (DACE) i.e. module codes beginning with DA are NOT available to Visiting & Exchange students.
- Modules in Social Work i.e. module codes beginning with ASQ or SW are NOT available to Exchange & Visiting students.
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