BA (Honours) Humanities (Part-time) 2018/19

BA (Honours) Humanities (Part-time) 2018/19

Taught on a part-time basis during the day, evening and weekend on Swansea University Campus and at delivery locations across Swansea and Neath Port Talbot.

You will study modules taught by expert academics in their field through a structured programme of lectures, tutorials and seminars, assessed using a wide range of methods.



BA (Hons) Humanities (6 year scheme)


Study Venues:

Students can typically choose to study at the following locations:

Swansea University, Singleton Park Campus, Swansea

Swansea University, South Wales Miners’ Library, Hendrefoelan Campus,Swansea

The  Phoenix Centre, Townhill, Swansea

Canolfan Y Bont, Pontarddulais, Swansea

The DOVE Workshop, Banwen, Neath Port Talbot

The Glynneath Training Centre, Neath Port Talbot

YMCA Neath

YMCA Port Talbot


Typical Subjects:

Choose two subjects a year from a range of choices


Social Policy


Ancient History

English Literature

Creative Writing


Student Support:

An extensive range of support is available to all students during their studies:

Academic Writing Skills Sessions

Library resources and support from The South Wales Miners’ Library

IT Support

Careers and course option advice and guidance


Entry Requirements:

You do not need formal qualifications as all applications are considered  on their own merit. Applicants must attend interview and submit a personal statement of up to 500 words.

You may be able to use previous undergraduate level credits or prior learning which we consider appropriate and relevant.  Applications  for credit exemption must be made before 31 August 2018 and can only be taken into account if your qualifications were gained within the last five years.


Tuition Fees:

Eligible students can apply for a tuition fee loan and course grant to help with costs. For further information visit:


New students starting in September 2018

If you are a new student starting your Degree in September 2018 the cost will be £1,500.00 for 60 credits.   

What financial support is available?

You can take out a non means-tested Tuition Fee Loan

A Course Grant of up to £4,500 which is dependent on your joint household income, for eligible students

Application forms for loans/grants will become available from Student Finance Wales ( during June

If you already have a UK Honours degree,you are not usually eligible for the above support.

For further information visit: Enrolment and Fees

Fee bursaries of up to 50% of the total tuition fees are available to those  students who are self-funded and are not eligible for a tuition fee loan or part-time grant support.

Money@CampusLife administers a number of financial award funds which are in place to help students experiencing financial difficulties. For details contact:

*Please note that funding is subject to change


Employability and Further Study:

During your studies, you will acquire an extensive range of transferable skills which can be applied to future employment and postgraduate study.

Employability is a key feature during your studies and you will be supported by specialist staff who will enable you to make informed choices about future goals.

The scheme will prepare you for an exciting and challenging career in a wide range of sectors as well as postgraduate study.

Our graduates are employed in roles such as:

Policy and Research Assistant

Integration Officer

Support Worker

Sessional Counsellor

Area Manager

Team Leader

Postgraduate Student

Project Manager