What can I study?

Academic Calendar

Semester 1 25th September 2017 - 26th January 2018 Christmas Recess: 18th December 2017 - 05th January 2018
Semester 2 2nd February 2018 - 15th June 2018 Easter Recess: 26th March 2018 - 13th April 2018

Module Information

Where can I find out details about which courses/modules to choose?

Check the online module catalogue for details of all courses and modules taught at Swansea University

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What level modules should I choose?

Exchange and Fee-Paying Visiting students are advised to select Level 1 (HE level 4) or Level 2 (HE level 5) modules.

How do I search using the online module catalogue?

  1. Select the Academic Department
  2. Select the academic year 17/18
  3. Click on 'List Departmental Modules'. A list of all the modules for that subject area will then be displayed.
  4. Click on the individual modules to find out detailed information on each one - including whether or not it is available to Visiting, Exchange & Direct Enrolment students.

How many modules should I choose?

Students spending one semester at Swansea should select modules that total no more than 60 Swansea University credits (30ECTS)

Students spending two semesters (full academic year) at Swansea should select modules that total no more than 120 Swansea University credits (60 ECTS)

(NOTE: All Visiting and Exchange students should check with their home university Study Abroad Office for full details of how Swansea credits will be transferred.)

What do TB1 and TB2 mean?

TB1 and TB2 mean - Teaching Block 1 and Teaching Block 2

TB1 = Semester 1 - these modules/classes are taught in Semester 1 only. Please check the module information to find out how and when the module/class is assessed.

TB2 = Semester 2 - these modules/classes are taught in Semester 2 only and will be assessed in semester 2.

TB1+2 = Academic year modules - these modules/classes are only available to students spending the full academic year at Swansea. Single semester students must NOT select these modules.