Course Overview

The courses are structured to provide a solid understanding of current micro and macroeconomics, finance and banking principles, analysis and regulation, after which students can select courses of particular interest.

Pre-Masters Academic & English

For pathways leading to Masters in Management, Accounting & Finance, Computer Science, Children & Young People and Public Health & Management, The College is pleased to now be able to offer a selection of Pre-Masters programmes designed to suit different admissions requirements;

For students who have an existing vocational qualification (eg: Horticulture, Jewellery making) and with an IELTS equivalent 6.0 (5.5), we are able to offer our 2 semester pathway option.

Pre-Masters Course IELTS Requirement Qualification Requirement Enrolment Points Pre-Masters Stage Masters Stage
1 Semester (Academic modules) IELTS 6.0 (5.5) or equivalent* Academic Undergraduate January and June 1 CAS / Visa
2 Semester (Academic modules) Vocational
September and January
1 CAS / Visa
2 Semester (Academic & English modules) UKVI IELTS 5.5 (5.0) Academic Undergraduate
1st CAS / Visa
2nd CAS / Visa**
3 Semester (Academic & English modules) UKVI IELTS 5.0 (4.5) Academic Undergraduate September and June

*IELTS Academic & other forms of acceptable language qualifications are accepted
**Students can apply for their second visa from within the UK and will be able to access the University's free Visa advisory service

Key Features

The College, Swansea University provides teaching in smaller groups, with a personalised and supportive educational philosophy that encourages students to reach their maximum academic potential.  All courses are available with a choice of start dates and durations, depending on your qualifications and English Language proficiency. 

When you study in The College, Swansea University, you are a full student of the University from the start of your course.  

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Modules

Pre-Masters in Accounting and Finance

Modules

(Five modules taken on the one semester course)

  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Strategy
  • Critical Management Thinking
  • Academic English Skills (1)
  • Quantitative Methods for Business
  • Principles of Finance and Investment
  • Academic English Skills (2)
  • Research and Critical Analysis
  • Study Skills Tutorial (2)

 

Modules in the masters degree are outlined in the the links provided in degree pathways below.

Description

The following durations and start dates are available, depending on your IELTS Score (see Fees and Pathway Summary for details)

Accelerated

  • One semester: January or June start
  • Two semesters: September or January start
  • Three semesters: September or June start

Standard

  • Two semesters: September or January start
  • Three semesters: September or June start
  • Four semesters: January or June start

Entry Requirements

There are both English Language and Academic Entry Requirements for Pre-Masters study.

For details please refer to our Admission Requirements by Country document.

If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition at Swansea University to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date.

Please see here for more details.

How to Apply

You can apply via our on-line form.

Before you submit your application, please make sure that: 

  • You know which course you want to study and which date you want to start.
  • You have electronic copies of your academic transcripts, which you will need to attach to your online application. Please note: the limit for all attachments is 25MB.
  • Alternatively you can download the Application Form in PDF format, fill in and send to the-college-admissions@swansea.ac.uk with the necessary documents. 

Please note: If you are a citizen/permanent resident of the United Kingdom and have not lived outside of the UK for at least three years, you may not be eligible to apply via The College, Swansea University. Admissions staff will review your application and get in touch to advise you.

Tuition Fees

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2018/19 are as follows: 

Pre-Master's

£10,500 (1 Semester)

£13,500 (2 Semesters)

£16,500 (3 semesters)

Master’s Degree
£17,000

 

Degree Pathways

Successful completion of this pathway will lead to the award of one of the following from Swansea University:

Accreditation

Depending on your chosen pathway, you can have a number of fundamental paper exemptions for The Association for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification. For details, please visit the School of Management’s professional accreditation page.

Location

This Pre-Master's will be taught on the Bay Campus.  The Master's Degree will also be taught on the Bay Campus of Swansea University.  

Additional Costs

Recommended textbooks for this course are available in the University libraries, but you may choose to purchase personal copies.  All software needed for the course is available on the University network for use within University computer rooms.  Free wireless internet access is available across the whole of the University campus, including halls of residence.  Personal costs such as purchase of stationery, photocopying costs, parking fees or travel between the campuses are not included in your tuition fees.  

Contact Us

If you have any queries about this programme, please contact us at the-college@swansea.ac.uk.