Swansea University Key Data

University Type New universitity (Second wave of new universities) | Public University Established 1920
Location UK >> Wales >> Swansea Address Singleton Park, SWANSEA
Student Number 18,935 Postcode SA2 8PP
Enrollment rates 25% International Students Ratio 8%
Male / Female Students Ratio 39:61 Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 15.5
Website www.swansea.ac.uk Entry Requirements 338
Students Satisfaction 4.00 / 5 University Research 2.43 / 4
International Students Number Undergraduate:1275   Postgraduate:725 Degree Completion 90.1%
Live in univeristy accommodation 27% Motto Technical skill is bereft without culture
Working hours allowed 20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.
Good Degree 57.7 Degree Completion 90.1%
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months) Graduate Prospects 77.3%

Swansea University Rankings

Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
UK Rankings 36 50 41 43 47 52
Year 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
UK Rankings 49 49 50 48 46 43
Year 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 42 50 49 45 45 45
QS World Univesities Rankings
Year 2018 2017 2016 2015
World Rankings 251-300 301-350 351-400 N/A
Year 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings N/A N/A 350-400 N/A


Swansea , officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Swansea lies within the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan and the ancient Welsh commote of Gwyr on the southwest coast. The county area includes Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula. Swansea is the second largest city in Wales and the twenty-fifth largest city in the United Kingdom. During its 19th-century industrial heyday, Swansea was a key centre of the copper industry, earning the nickname Copperopolis. The city has three Grade One listed buildings, these being Swansea Castle, the Tabernacle Chapel, Morriston and the Swansea Guildhall. Local produce includes cockles and laverbread which are sourced from the Loughor estuary.

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Swansea University

Swansea University is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom. It was chartered as University College of Swansea in 1920, as the fourth college of the University of Wales and in 1948 became the first campus university in UK. In 1996, it changed its name to the University of Wales Swansea following structural changes within the University of Wales. The title of Swansea University was formally adopted on 1 September 2007. Swansea University has 7 colleges spread across its two campuses which are located on the coastline of Swansea Bay. The Singleton Park Campus is set in the grounds of Singleton Park to the west of Swansea city centre. The Bay Campus is located adjacent to Jersey Marine Beach to the east of Swansea city centre.

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