Engineering at Swansea University is taught in a cutting-edge learning environment using state-of-the-art teaching facilities. The university pioneers technological progress in both traditional and emerging engineering disciplines, working in partnership with major industrial companies. All engineering activities at Swansea University are driven by, and based on, world-leading research.
The College, Swansea University provides teaching in smaller groups, with a personalised and supportive educational philosophy that encourages students to reach their maximum academic potential. All courses are available with a choice of start dates and durations, depending on your qualifications and English Language proficiency.
When you study in The College, Swansea University, you are a full student of the University from the start of your course.
University foundation modules
- Analytical Techniques 1
- Analytical Techniques 3
- Environmental Awareness
- Fundamentals of Materials
- Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
- Physics 2
- Physics 3
- Principles of ICT
- English Portfolio***
** Students studying BEng (Hons) in Chemical, Environmental, or Medical Engineering will study Chemistry in place of "Fundamentals of Materials". All other students do not study Chemistry.
*** Only students studying the three-semester foundation study this module.
First-year degree modules
- 120 Credits of Level 1 Swansea University modules in your chosen subject.
- Interactive Learning Skills and Communications (ILSC) (worth 20 credits)
- Academic Support (Tutorial Classes)
The following durations and start dates are available, depending on your IELTS Score.
- Two semesters: September or January start.
- Three semesters: September, November or May start.
First Year Degree
- Two semesters: September start.
There are both English Language and Academic Entry Requirements for Foundation and First Year study.
You can be admitted directly to First Year if your academic qualifications do not require a Foundation stage of study. For details please refer to our Admission Requirements by Country document.
If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition at Swansea University to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date.
How to Apply
You can apply via our online form.
Before you submit your application, please make sure that:
- You know which course you want to study and which date you want to start.
- You have electronic copies of your academic transcripts, which you will need to attach to your online application. Please note: the limit for all attachments is 25MB.
- Alternatively, you can download the Application Form in PDF format, fill in and send to firstname.lastname@example.org with the necessary documents.
Please note: If you are a citizen/permanent resident of the United Kingdom and have not lived outside of the UK for at least three years, you may not be eligible to apply via The College, Swansea University. Admissions staff will review your application and get in touch to advise you.
Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2019/20 are as follows:
|University Foundation||£17,950 (2 Semesters)
£17,950 (3 Semesters - November Intake)
£20,950 (3 Semesters)
|First Year Degree||£18,450|
|Second Year Degree||£18,500 - £20,350|
|Final Year Degree||£18,500 - £20,350|
Recommended textbooks for this course are available in the University libraries, but you may choose to purchase personal copies. All software needed for the course is available on the University network for use within University computer rooms. Free wireless internet access is available across the whole of the University campus, including halls of residence. Personal costs such as the purchase of stationery, photocopying costs, parking fees or travel between the campuses are not included in your tuition fees. For chemical and civil engineering courses, you will need to purchase a pair of safety boots for industrial site visits, £20 maximum cost.
Successful completion of this pathway will lead to the award of one of the following from Swansea University:
- BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Electronic and Electrical Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Materials Science and Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
- BEng (Hons) Medical Engineering
All of the Engineering Degrees at Swansea University have professional accreditation.
Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). An accredited degree will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng). A programme of accredited Further Learning will be required to complete the educational base for CEng. Some employers recruit preferentially from accredited degrees, and an accredited degree is likely to be recognised by other countries that are signatories to international accords.
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