Swansea University

About the institution

Swansea University is situated in parkland and botanical gardens overlooking Swansea Bay and located near the beaches of the Gower Peninsula, with a second campus – The Bay Campus – situated on the eastern approach into Swansea. It has almost 16,000 students and was the UK’s first campus university. It describes itself as ‘one of Wales’ finest sporting institutions’ and has hosted sporting events such as the IPC Athletics European Championships and the ILS European Lifesaving Championships.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
14,819
Male UG students: 
52%
Female UG students: 
48%
Full-time students: 
85%
Under 21 on entry: 
67%
International: 
12%
Undergraduate: 
84%
Student-staff ratio: 
15.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
326.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 24%
2.1: 49%
2.2: 23%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

88%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
50%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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