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Swansea University

Transfer to Swansea University

About Swansea University

Swansea University is a public research and innovation university located in Swansea, Wales in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1920, first as University College of Swansea, then University of Wales Swansea in 1996, then Swansea University in 2007. Swansea University has seven colleges spread across its two campuses on the Swansea Bay coastline.

Swansea University prides itself on providing an all-inclusive and supportive learning and working environment. It is also proud to be an institution that accepts students who speak multiple languages.

Transfer partnerships

Transfer Alliance

CCBC students in the final year of their associate degree studies may apply to spend the next two years completing their bachelor’s degree at Swansea. Global Education at CCBC offers this partnership as part of its efforts to prepare students for academic and professional success in today’s world, where cross-cultural skills and knowledge are essential. This is a rare arrangement between a U.S. college and a university abroad!

Swansea University transfer parternship benefits and prerequisites.

Swansea benefits

CCBC students who are admitted to certain Swansea degree programs may receive advanced standing in order to complete their bachelor’s degree at Swansea in just two years.

Swansea offers comprehensive support and opportunities for careers.

GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Plan to pursue a specific Swansea degree program from the list below.

Successful completion of specific CCBC courses based on the desired Swansea program.

Proof of English language proficiency for students who are not nationals of the U.S. or Canada.

Eligible Swansea University degree programs

College of Arts and Humanities B.A. degrees:

  • American Studies
  • English and Creative Writing
  • History
  • Media, Communication and Public Relations
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics
  • Philosophy

College of Human and Health Sciences B.S. degrees:

  • Health and Social Care
  • Social Sciences
To learn the specific CCBC courses required for admissions consideration for each Swansea program, contact CCBC’s Global Education office at or 443.840.5303.

Contact Swansea University.

Singleton Park Campus

  • Location:
    SA2 8PP
    Wales, UK

University Bay Campus

  • Location:
    Fabian Way
    Crymlyn Burrows
    SA1 8EN
    Wales, UK