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Swansea University

Swansea University

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.5) 2251 reviews

Quick info

Really enjoyed it. Great support and course module options, and best city and nightlife around!! I have gained a guaranteed graduate job already with help from the careers office and the uni has set me up for life. Beth, Business Management BSc (Hons)

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
8 / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
39th
Top reasons to study with us
  1. By choosing to study at Swansea, you will be joining Wales’ highest ranked university (The Guardian University Guide 2019).  Swansea University has recently achieved a gold rating, the highest rating possible, in the National Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF), cementing its position as a top UK university.
  2. Renowned for its research reputation and teaching excellence, Swansea University is positioned in the UK Top 30 in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework League Table.  We also have a 5-star rating for teaching quality from QS Stars global university ratings system.
  3. We are one of the UK’s Top 20 universities for graduate job prospects, and according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017 (DLHE), 96% of our students are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduating.
  4. The University boasts two beachfront campuses and comprises seven academic colleges that offer hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees with opportunities to work and study abroad.  As well as being located next to the beach, both university campuses are a few miles from the city centre, where you can enjoy the local attractions and nightlife.
  5. Both campuses offer an impressive range of facilities to enhance your student living experience. Singleton Park has an on campus theatre and cinema, shops, catering outlets, and even a museum.  The Bay campus has a state-of-the-art library, an 800 seat auditorium, several coffee shops, dining hall and retail shops.

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

88 % FULL-TIME
12% PART-TIME
73 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
27% MATURE STUDENTS
84 % UNDERGRADUATE
16% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2017

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2017 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

14,570
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes

Reviews

Shayan

Swansea University
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

Would highly recommend my course. However, there are some teething issues with bay campus. Lack of social and study spaces top the list. As well as being far away and a hassle to get to. That aside,...

EEthan

Swansea University
Marine Biology BSc (Hons)
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

Amazing, best experience of my life, wouldn't want to be at any other university. Swansea is not just my uni town its now my home. The people you meet are also...

Where you'll study

Swansea University

Singleton Park Swansea SA2 8PP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Swansea  1.2 miles away