Postgraduate degrees for international students

Postgraduate Research Degrees

We offer a number of postgraduate research degrees, including:

To find out more about any of these programmes, or to discuss your research idea with one of our staff, please download our postgraduate research degrees brochure. This will give you an insight into the research expertise and degrees we have on offer.

The postgraduate research degrees brochure also has a number of current student profiles that you can read, and a simple explanation of what a research degree is.  Download it here.


International Scholarships

As an international student, there are a number of scholarships available to apply for, including:

International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship* worth up to £4,000


College of Human & Health Sciences Excellence Scholarship* worth £2,000

*terms and conditions apply.

Further information here:

Further information

English Language requirements

English language requirements for Postgraduate Level usually start at IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in individual components, Research degrees have an entry requirement of 6.5 or an approved equivalent. It is recommended you check the course page for accurate entry requirements. 

If you do not meet the minimum English Language requirement to study with us, you can study in our British Council accredited English Language Training Services (ELTS) language centre.  ELTS offer Academic English Pre-sessional, Summer General English, Cambridge English Exams and Tailor Made Short Programmes plus CELTA courses.

Further information

If you are thinking of applying to Swansea University to study as an international student, you will find more information on this page including details on studying, student life, careers, employability, and information relevant to your home country. 

Contact Us

For further information on the College of Human and Health Sciences, see the About Us pages.

If you have a question or query that you can't find the answer to please email or telephone +44 (0) 1792 606061