Study Abroad at Swansea University

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Your details

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Details of your home university (or equivalent institution)

Your requirements

Please select the main academic area of focus for your study abroad period at Swansea University
Please confirm your study type with your home university Study Abroad Officer as some universities offer exchange and fee-paying places.Exchange Student - a student from a university that has an exchange agreement in place with Swansea University. This student will not pay Swansea University any tuition fees, apart from the two week Pre-Sessional course in British Culture and Politics should they choose to take it at a cost of £500.Fee Paying Visiting Student - a student who pays Swansea University's tuition fees either directly to Swansea University or via their home university who may pay on their behalf.
Study period dates are provisional - exact dates will be confirmed with your acceptance at SwanseaThe Fall Term is only available to US direct enrolment students and is subject to exam restrictions.*If you choose to study in Term 1 you must ensure the modules you select do not have an examination assessment in January

British Culture & Politics since 1945

This programme is taught over a two week period before the start of the semester and provides an introduction to major themes and events that have shaped social, cultural and political development of the UK since the end of World War Two using British literature, films, music and popular culture to illustrate it.  This popular programme also includes excursions around the local area.  The programme is worth 10 SU credits and the cost can be included within the tuition fees for a semester (60 SU credits) or a full-year (120 SU credits) for fee paying students.  Should the maximum number of credits be exceeded for the year/semester the programme is available at a cost of £500. Exchange students may also choose to study this programme at a cost of £500.

Please note: an additional 2 weeks accommodation will be charged for this course.

We understand it may be difficult to tell us about a disability, medical condition or specific need. Please be aware that a delay or failure to disclose such information at the time of application may delay your application being accepted.

Your disclosed information will be shared with Swansea University's Disability Office who will contact you directly for further information in order to proceed with your application.

If you have indicated that you would like to be allocated a student 'buddy', you are consenting to share your email address with the Swansea student who will act as your buddy.

Important information to read before submitting this application

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: 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.

Please indicate that you accept the rules and regulations by typing "Yes" below:

Provisional Module / Class Selection

Single semester i.e. TB1 can ONLY apply for a maximum of 60 credits

Full academic year i.e. TB1 and TB2 can ONLY apply for a maximum of 120 credits

Please use the online module catalogue to find out about the classes available to you and populate the module section below.

Disclaimer: Please note that it will not be possible to confirm module selection until students arrive and enrol at Swansea University

You are NOT required to input modules / classes

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Personal documents

A copy of the biographical page/s of your passport (if you do not currently hold a passport, you must commence application process immediately).For EU students, a copy of national ID is sufficientPlease use a standard image format (e.g. jpeg, png)
A copy of your most recent academic transcript (either on university letterhead or university stamped)Please use a Microsoft Word or PDF file format
International students from Non-English speaking countries ONLY must submit an IELTS Certificate as a requirement of their admissionPlease use a Microsoft Word or PDF file format