Undergraduate application timeline

Undergraduate lifecycle of an application

1. Choose a Course
Your starting point to gaining a place at University is to choose what course or subject you wish to study from our courses section or our Prospectus.

2. Make an application
Apply Online using the On Track application system.
This option is ideal for international candidates the system is designed to help you track your progress through the application process. It offers a convenient route to submit your application.


Download an application form.

If you have any queries about how to apply feel free to contact us in the Admissions Office. Your school, college, agent or local British Council office can help you with your application form. UKCOSA have published a useful set of guidance notes for students that may help you with your application.

3. Keep Track of your Application
With the OnTrack online application system you can view the progress of your application system. On applying, you will be given a unique reference number, which you can then use to load a saved application form.  Your application, whilst being completed, can be saved at various points before being submitted. An uncompleted application can be returned to up to 1 month after you started it.

If you have applied online you will receive regular e-mail updates on what stage your application is at, e.g., when your application has arrived, when it has been forwarded to a departmental admission tutor, when the department has made a decision about your application and when the decision letter has been sent.

4. Receive a Decision on your Application
The decision letter will outline if you have been successful in your application and, if you have, will offer you a place to study at Swansea.

5. Return your Acceptance Slip
If you applied directly to the University you must return your decision letter confirming your acceptance of the offer to study at Swansea University.

If you applied through UCAS then notification of your acceptance should be made through them.

6. If you have a Conditional Offer
If you hold a conditional offer then you will need to provide evidence of that you can meet the terms of the offer to the Admissions offer. This can be transcripts, certificates, IELTS certificate, TOEFL, etc.

7. If you didn't receive the grades you need to meet your offer
Don't Panic! There may still be a place for you to study so always contact us in order to discuss your application. overseas.ugadmissions@swan.ac.uk

8. You have a Confirmed Place at Swansea University
You will be sent a Welcome Pack detailing important information for you to know before beginning your Course. As an International applicant there will also be support offered for your Visa application and the International Students Handbook which provides important information for you before you leave.



For UK and EU students
All applications for full-time undergraduate degrees and Higher National Diplomas must be made through UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). This includes students wishing to transfer from one institution to another.

The easiest way to apply is by using the UCAS online application system, UCAS Apply, which enables you to apply direct through the UCAS website. Once your school, college or careers office has signed up to use the service, you can complete your application anywhere that has access to the internet. Independent applicants such as mature students and international students, who are not applying through a school or college, can also use UCAS Apply from the UCAS website: www.ucas.com

When to Apply
UCAS has deadlines for completed applications, including a references. Students should make every effort to adhere to these deadlines. Current UCAS deadlines are posted online.

The UCAS institution code for this University is SWAN S93.