Courses at Swansea are called modules.
Module Equivalence: 120 Swansea University Credits = 60 ECTS credits / 30-36 US credit hours
- Modules/courses at Swansea University are either taught in Semester 1 (TB1 modules), Semester 2 (TB 2 modules) or throughout the whole academic year (TB1 & 2 modules).
- Students spending Semester 1 or Term 1 at Swansea can only select modules/courses taught and examined in Teaching Block 1 (TB1 only).
- Only students spending the full year can select TB1 and TB2 modules.
- Students spending only Semester 2 at Swansea can only select modules/courses taught and examined in Teaching Block 2 (TB2 only).
- Full year students can select up to a total of 120 Swansea University credits.
- Semester students can select up to a total of 60 Swansea University credits.
- Students are advised to enrol on a minimum of 50 Swansea University credits per semester.
- Students are advised to select Year 1 (HE level 4) or Year 2 (HE level 5) modules. With the discretion of a department it may be possible to select Year 3 (HE level 6) if students have a sound background in that subject area. It is at the discretion of departments whether they allow Undergraduate students to pursue level M modules (Master Level).
- Postgraduate exchange students entering Swansea University are allowed to select up to one semester worth of Master Level (M) modules/courses.
- Due to timetabling, module capacity and other restrictions it is not possible to confirm final module selections until students arrive and enrol at Swansea University. There is a two-week “Add/Drop” period at the beginning of each semester in which to change or confirm module/course selections. No changes can be made after this 2-week period.
- Some modules/courses are NOT available to Visiting & Exchange students. Students should consult the module information carefully to check for statements such as ‘Available to Visiting & Exchange students’.
- View our Module Catalogue for more information
Your list of modules submitted along with your application will be sent to the academic departments for approval, shoud there be any problems with modules the department will contact you directly to disucss your options.
Acceptance does not guarantee your provisional module selection. You will confirm your final module selection once you have arrived and are enrolled at Swansea University.
PLEASE NOTE: Details of Swansea University’s learning & teaching arrangements can be seen on the University's Coronavirus Recovery Guidance in the Learning & Teaching section, this information may be updated. The module catalogue does not contain information on whether modules will be taught online, on campus or in a blended format.