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Swansea University

Location: Swansea, Wales, UK
WebsiteSwansea University (see Information for Exchange Students)
Language of instruction: English
Terms: Fall term (late September - mid December), spring term (mid January - late March) and summer term (late April - late June)


Students riding bikes and walking by the water
  • Founded in 1920 on a single campus, the University of Wales, Swansea now has about 12,500 students and offers over 500 undergraduate courses in a wide range of subject areas.
  • The Taliesin Arts Centre on campus presents a lively program of international film, theatre, music and fine art.
  • Swansea is on the south coast of Wales near the beach, three hours by train from London and linked by ferry to Cork, Ireland.
  • The cost of living in Swansea is lower than in a major city like London.


Area of study

  • American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Classics
  • Computer Science
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Geography
  • Hispanic Studies
  • History
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Modern Languages
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Exchange credit history

See the exchange credit history listing of courses that have been previously evaluated from Swansea University. Note that this is a guide only, and not a guarantee that your courses would be evaluated in the same way.


  • On-campus housing: The university offers housing to all exchange students in one of the five halls of residence or the student village. A meal plan is available in the off-campus halls only. See the university's Residence Services website for details.
  • Off-campus housing: Available. See the Private Sector Housing website for details.

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