Swansea University, located in Swansea, United Kingdom is a public research-based university. it is ranked in UK top 30 universities by The Times and Sunday Times and in UK top 10 universities for student satisfaction in NSS 2019 rankings. The university has students from over 130 countries.
|Application Portal||Online portal|
|Intake Sessions||January, May, September, and November|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships/ Bursaries|
|Work Experience||Required for some courses|
Application deadlines for undergraduate and postgraduate courses vary with course.
|Undergraduate deadline||January 15|
|Graduate Entry Medicine||15 October|
|All courses to be given equal consideration||15 January|
The applicants for postgraduate admissions are advised to apply by 31 July for September entry.
Swansea University has a diverse student body coming from 130 countries. There are several additional requirements for the international students along with the general requirements which are the same as the domestic applicants.
All the international applicants who do not belong to a country whose official language is English will be required to prove their proficiency in English by submitting their TOEFL, IELTS or other test scores. The minimum required scores differ for each course as different courses require different profiles. However, the general requirements for admission to undergraduate courses are tabulated below.
|Test||Minimum score (UG)||Minimum score (PG)|
|Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)||79||88|
|International English Language Testing System (IELTS)||6.0||6.5|
|Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic)||56||62|
|PTE General||Level 4 pass||Level 4 pass|
|Swansea ELTS test (SWELT)||6.0||6.5|
|Cambridge: Certificate of Proficiency in English before 2015||C||C|
|Cambridge: Certificate in Advanced English before 2015||Minimum 52 Overall||Minimum 58 Overall|
|Cambridge: First Certificate in English before 2015||Minimum 67 Overall||Minimum 75 Overall|
|Cambridge English: B2 First, C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency since 2015’||169||176|
|CaMLA Certificate of Proficiency in English (ECPE)||650||-|
Some other ways of proving English proficiency are also there. All those applicants who could not meet the minimum requirements can attend the courses delivered by ELTS (English Language Training Services).
Swansea University offers a number of undergraduate courses in different fields. The basic requirements for all the courses is the same. However, there are some specific requirements that differ with the course as well.
Swansea University offers postgraduate taught and research programs in a number of fields like Accounting and Finances, Law, Engineering, Health Science, Computer Science, etc. Each course has specific admission requirements. However, the basic requirements for admission are the same for all the courses.
Application portal: University Central Application
Academic requirements: Official transcripts, Two letters of reference, Resume, Personal statement, Proof of English proficiency
|Course||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MSc Accounting and Finance||UG degree or equivalent, Official transcripts, Academic references;|
Personal Statement; Curriculum Vitae; Essay
|IELTS: 6.0 or equivalent|
|Management (Finance), MSc||2:2 in UG degree or equivalent; Official transcripts of colleges and universities attended previously;|
Academic references; Personal Statement; Curriculum Vitae; Essay
|IELTS: 6.0 or equivalent|
|MSc in Environmental Biology: Conservation & Resource Management||A minimum of a second class (with 55% average) honors degree or|
equivalent in biological sciences or related field.
|IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent|
|MSc, in Chemical Engineering||Bachelor’s degree in the related field, Prior experience of Chemical Engineering Design projects||IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent|
|MA in Creative Writing||Bachelor’s degree, a short portfolio of writing||IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent|
The applicant who applies through the university online application can track their application status on Ontrack by logging in with valid credentials.
After submitting the application, the applicant will receive an email or letter within uWe will acknowledge receipt of your application via email (online applications) or by letter (paper applications) within 2 working days. The application will be considered after all the supporting documents are submitted.
The applicant will be informed in two ways - Unconditional offer or Conditional offer.
For Master taught programs the university usually releases a decision notification with the 10 within days. However, for Research degree programs it usually takes 4 to 5 weeks for a decision notification to arrive.