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Swansea University

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Swansea University is situated at Swansea University, Singleton Park Campus,, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom in Swansea.

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BEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Technology
  • Engineering
MSc Aeronautical Engineering
  • 18 Months
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Engineering
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Law-LLB
  • Politics / Law / Humanities
BA(Hons) in Advertising and Brand Management
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Media Films / Mass Communication
BEng(Hons) Electrical Engineering
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Engineering-B.E.
  • Engineering
BSc(Hons) in Nursing Practice (Adult)
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

Swansea University - SU

The University's foundation stone was laid by King George V on 19 July 1920 and 89 students (including eight female students) enrolled that same year. In 1921, Dr Mary Williams became the first woman to be appointed to a Chair at a UK university when she became Professor of French language and literature. By September 1939, there were 65 staff and 485 students. In 1947 there were just two permanent buildings on campus: Singleton Abbey and the library. The Principal, J S Fulton, recognised the need to expand the estate and had a vision of a self-contained community, with residential, social and academic facilities on a single site. His vision was to become the first university campus in the UK. By 1960 a large-scale development programme was underway that would see the construction of new halls of residence, the Maths and Science Tower, and College House (later renamed Fulton House). The 1960s also saw the development of the "finite element method" by Professor Olek Zienkiewicz. His technique revolutionised the design and engineering of manufactured products, and Swansea was starting to stake its claim as an institution that demanded to be taken seriously. Work began on the student village at Hendrefoelan in 1971, the South Wales Miners' Library was established in 1973 and the Taliesin Arts Centre opened on campus in 1984. The Regional Schools of Nursing transferred to Swansea in 1992, and the College of Medicine opened in 2001. Technium Digital was completed in 2005 and, barely two years later, the University opened its Institute of Life Science, which commercialises the results of research undertaken in the College of Medicine. Work commenced on a second Institute of Life Science in 2009. An ambitious campus expansion and development project is now underway, ensuring that Swansea University will maintain its momentum, and continue to work for the benefit of the city, its people and industries.

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22 Type Courses Available

  • 6 UG Courses
  • 16 PG Courses


  • The University has enjoyed a period of tremendous growth, and have achieved their ambition to be a top thirty research University, soaring up the 2014 Research Excellence Framework league table to 26th in the UK from 52nd in 2008.
  • Swansea University is ranked 15th in the UK and top in Wales for producing global graduates capable of entering graduate level further study or securing a professional level position within six months of graduating.
  • Swansea is recognised as being the 26th research-intensive university in the UK  according to the Research Excellence Framework  2014
  • REF 2014 ranked Swansea University 22nd in the UK for impact, outperforming many Russell Group universities
  • “Among research-intensive institutions, Swansea University made the biggest leap, from joint 52nd to joint 26th.” – according to the Time Higher
  • Swansea is 23rd in the UK research excellence league tables for universities (after removing specialised medical research institutions with no undergraduate provision)
  • Swansea University has doubled its volume of world leading academic researchers in six years (58 FTE staff rated 4* in 2008 and 114 FTE in 2014)
  • Swansea University’s Medical School – whose first cohort of medical students graduated in 2013 – is the top medical school in UK for research excellence

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  • Swansea University is set in mature parkland and botanical gardens, overlooking Swansea Bay beach in south-west Wales, UK.
  • There's stunning coastal scenery on their doorstep (they're on the edge of the beautiful Gower Peninsula), yet they are within easy reach of Swansea, which offers a thriving cultural scene and the best of modern city life. 
  • The Bay Campus located on the eastern approach into Swansea and is home to the College of Engineeringand the School of Management.  This brand new, 65 acre campus opened on time and on budget in September 2015.  

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