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); 18 US credits

Students spending two semesters (full academic year) at Swansea should select modules that total no more than 120 Swansea University credits (60 ECTS); 36 US credits

(NOTE: Direct Enrolment students should check with their home Study Abroad Coordinator for the minimum and maximum credit allowance.)

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.