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Swansea University is a research-intensive institution that has provided postgraduate education since 1920. A wide range of taught and research programmes are available and collaborative links with industry place an emphasis on employability. Swansea University has two beachfront campuses, giving easy access to both the bustling city centre and the Gower Peninsula – the UK's first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
3,567 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 72%
- Part Time 28%
- UK 64%
- EU 8%
- Other 28%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||55||195||250|
|Accounting & Finance||15||190||205|
|Communication & Media Studies||5||110||115|
|Geography & Environmental Science||30||40||75|
|Physics & Astronomy||35||35||70|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||15||15||30|
|Classics & Ancient History||5||25||30|
|Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering||5||15||20|
|East & South Asian Studies||0||15||15|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||0||10||10|
|Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design||5||0||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
Bursaries and Scholarships
The university offers 100 scholarships worth £3,000 for taught and research master's degree students who obtain a first class degree.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- Swansea University has a wide range of accommodation for postgraduate students, including 51-week tenancies in campus halls of residences, family-friendly accommodation in the city, and university-managed shared houses.
- A university lettings agency helps students find good quality private sector accommodation, and a house-hunting event is run for postgraduate students looking to houseshare.