Classics, Ancient History & Egyptology
Adult Continuing Education
English Language and TEFL
English Literature and Creative Writing
Media Studies and PR
Politics and International Relations
Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) & Philosophy, Politics and Law (PPL)
Translation and Interpreting
War and Society
We are proud of the variety and quality of the teaching that we offer to undergraduates and post-graduates which is informed by our scholarship and research, much of it world-leading.
Admissions and Employability
Thank you for considering the College of Arts and Humanities for your university education. Your choice of course and university is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make in life and we aim to fulfill your expectations. Visit the Admissions website to view our specialist courses and our Employability website for opportunities to increase your employability skills through study, mobility, internships and workplacements and extra-curricular activities.
International & Employability
We offer a warm welcome to International Students and we are delighted that you are considering study here at Swansea. Students from all around the world study our subjects. UK students also have the opportunity to study abroad. Have a look at our International Experience and Employability pages to view our videos, student testimonials, study opportunities, employability and careers information.
Research Institute (RIAH)
The Research Institute for Arts and Humanities (RIAH) brings together academics, postgraduates and visiting national and international scholars to create a rich and vibrant research environment geared to international excellence and impact.
The Arts and Humanities Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.
We have six departments, Academi Hywel Teifi, Adult Continuing Education, English Language & Literature, History and Classics; Languages, Translation and Communication and Political and Cultural Studies. Our Research Institute (RIAH) provides a specialist research environment for our researchers and postgraduates.
The Academi Hywel Teifi is a centre of excellence for research and teaching the Welsh language and its literature. The Academi promotes Welsh for Adults, Welsh degree schemes, Welsh-medium teaching and research across the university.
DACE provides community-based learning for adults in South West Wales. Our programmes include a Preparation course and the part-time degree for the BA Humanities, Lectures, Pathways, Taster Courses and HE Certificates and Diplomas.
History and Classics is home to research and teaching in Ancient History, Medieval Studies, Early Modern and Modern History, Classical Languages and Literature and Egyptology. We also offer Welsh Medium Provision for History.
College Management Board
Professor John Spurr - Head of College
Professor Chris WIlliams - Director of Research (RIAH)
Dr Robert Rhys - Director, Graduate Centre
Dr. Liz Herbert McAvoy - Director, Postgraduate Taught Masters
Dr Deborah Youngs - Director, Learning & Teaching
Bev Evans - Head of Admissions and Marketing
Dr Alan Collins - Director, Internationalisation
Dr Gwenno Ffrancon - Head of Academi Hywel Teifi
Professor Colin Trotman - Head of Adult Continuing Education
Dr Sarah Gamble - Head of English Language and Literature
Dr Martin Johnes - Head of History and Classics
Professor Andrew Rothwell - Head of LTC
Dr Mark Evans - Head of PCS
Professor Kevin Williams - Employability Champion
Ms. Jane Elliott - Student Experience Champion
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It gives me great pleasure to invite you to visit or study at the College of Arts and Humanities. Our exciting and innovative teaching and research enriches our contribution to local, national, and global communities and informs an excellent student learning experience.
John Spurr, Head of Arts and Humanities