The College, Swansea University

The College, Swansea University, formerly known as International College Wales Swansea (ICWS), is a pathway college to Swansea University. Located in the University’s Bay Campus in Wales, UK, the College offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate pathway programs.

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School Description

The College, Swansea University offers undergraduate pathway programmes to students in Accounting and Finance, Business Management and Economics, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Languages, TESOL and Translation, Law and Criminology, Mathematics, Media and Communication, Medicine, Osteopathy, Politics and International Relations, Psychology, Science, Society, Wellbeing, and Sport and Exercise Science. Postgraduate pathways at The College, Swansea University lead to Masters Degree Programs in disciplines like Management, Accounting and Finance, and Health and Computer Science. 

The college is currently working on building a 411-bed student residence on the Bay Campus, solely for the students of The College, Swansea University. In addition to having access to an online portal with academic and extracurricular information, students are provided with facilities on the campus including a gym, playing fields, sports halls and the 50-metre Welsh National Swimming Pool.

Pathway Programs

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    Accounting and Finance

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Accounting and Finance Foundation program equips students with technical accounting and finance skills and helps develop their knowledge in different subjects like Business Studies, Economics, Statistics, and Critical Thinking. This three-semester program leads to a range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance. 

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    Accounting and Finance

    GBP 20,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Accounting and Finance First Year Degree program equips students with technical accounting and finance skills and helps develop their knowledge in different subjects like Maths for Accounting, Finance and Economics and Marketing and Strategy. This four-semester program leads to a range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance. 

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    Accounting and Finance

    GBP 18,750 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Accounting and Finance program equips students with the knowledge and understanding of micro and macroeconomics, finance and banking principles, analysis, and regulations. The successful completion of the program leads to masters degrees at Swansea University in MSc Accounting and Finance, MSc Finance and Business Analytics and MSc Financial Management. 

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    Biochemistry and Genetics

    GBP 19,950 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Biochemistry and Genetics Foundation program helps students develop their knowledge in different subjects like Biology, Organic Chemistry and Statistics. This three-semester program leads to a range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry and Genetics. 

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    Biochemistry and Genetics

    GBP 16,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: Biochemistry and Genetics Foundation program First Year Degree offers modules according to the student’s chosen subject including Microbiology, Chemistry of Life and Human Physiology. This two-semester program leads to a range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry and Genetics.

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    Business Management and Economics

    GBP 17,550 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Business Management and Economics Foundation program offers students a wide range of modules including Business Studies, Critical Thinking and Economics. The program lays a strong foundation for students to pursue further studies and a career in the field. This three-semester program leads to a range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) Business Management and BSc (Hons) Economics. 

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    Business Management and Economics

    GBP 20,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Business Management and Economics First Year program offers students modules depending on their choice of degree program: Business Management or Economics. The program lays a strong foundation for students to pursue further studies and a career in the field. This four-semester program leads to a range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) Business Management and BSc (Hons) Economics.

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    Children and Young People

    GBP 9,950 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Children and Young people program explores how children develop and acquire the ability to learn and think for themselves. It also explores how the family and community influences the development of children. The successful completion of the program leads to masters degrees at Swansea University in MSc Child Public Health, MA Childhood studies and MA Developmental and Therapeutic Play.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 14,800 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Computer Science Foundation program offers students a wide range of modules including Physics, Environmental Awareness and Fundamentals of Programming. The program lays a strong foundation for students to thrive in the digital age. This three-semester program leads to Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) Computer Science and BSc (Hons) Software Engineering. 

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    Computer Science

    GBP 14,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Computer Science First Year program offers students modules depending on their choice of degree program: Computer Science or Software Engineering. The program lays a strong foundation for students to thrive in the digital age.

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    Computer Science

    GBP 12,750 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Computer Science program equips students with the skills and knowledge required to thrive in the digital age. The successful completion of the program leads to MSc Computer Science, MSc Advanced Computer Science and MSc Advanced Software Technology.

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    Education

    GBP 16,300 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Education Foundation program lays a strong foundation for students to pursue a wide-range of professional careers. It covers education in a wider context including formal primary, secondary, higher and further education, social services and local and national government. This three-semester program leads to a range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) Education and BSc (Hons) Education and Computing.

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    Education

    GBP 14,200 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Education First Year program offers students modules depending on their choice of degree program: Education, Education and Computing, Education and Mathematics, and Education and Psychology. The program lays a strong foundation for students to pursue a wide-range of professional careers. It covers education in a wider context including formal primary, secondary, higher and further education, social services and local and national government. 

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    Engineering

    GBP 19,950 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Engineering Foundation program offers a wide range of modules including Chemistry, Physics and Fundamentals of Materials. This three-semester program leads to many Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BEng (Hons) Aerospace Engineering, BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering and BEng (Hons) Medical Engineering. 

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    Engineering

    GBP 17,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Engineering First Year program is a two semester program. The modules offered by the program depend on the student’s choice of degree program: Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Medical Engineering.

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    Engineering

    GBP 13,750 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Engineering program is a two-semester program that equips students with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a masters degree in their chosen program. The successful completion of the pathway leads to MSc Aerospace Engineering, MSc Chemical Engineering, MSc Civil Engineering, MSc Communications Engineering, MSc Computer Modelling and Finite Elements in Engineering Mechanics, MSc Electronic and Electrical Engineering, MSc Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy, MSc Materials Engineering, MSc Mechanical Engineering and MSc Nanoscience to Nanotechnology.

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    Languages, Politics and Culture

    GBP 13,750 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: The Languages, Politics and Culture program offers students the opportunity to study a wide range of subjects in the area of their choosing. The successful completion of the program leads to many masters degree programs at Swansea University including MA Chinese–English Translation and Language Teaching, MA Communication, Media Practice and PR and MA Digital Media.

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    Languages, TESOL and Translation

    GBP 13,750 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Languages, TESOL and Translation program offers a wide range of modules including Globalisation, Critical Thinking and Mass Communication. This two-semester program leads to a wide range of Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BA (Hons) English to Chinese Translation and Interpreting and BA (Hons) TESOL and English Language.

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    Languages, TESOL and Translation

    GBP 13,750 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Languages, TESOL and Translation program offers modules depending on the student’s choice of degree program: English to Chinese Translation and Interpreting or TESOL and English Language. 

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    Law and Criminology

    GBP 13,350 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Law and Criminology program offers a wide range of modules including Mass Communication, Legal Skills and Criminal Law. The program equips students with the knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of law and the criminal justice system. The two-semester program leads to a wide range of bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including LLB (Hons) Law, LLB (Hons) Law and American Studies and LLB (Hons) Criminology and Social Policy. 

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    Law and Criminology

    GBP 13,600 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Law and Criminology program offers modules depending on the student’s choice of degree program: Law, Law and American Studies, Crime and Criminal Justice, Law and Criminology, Law and History, Law and Media, Law and Politics, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Criminology and Psychology and Criminology and Social Policy. The program equips students with the knowledge and understanding of the intricacies of law and the criminal justice system. 

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    Management

    GBP 18,570 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate pathway: The Management program equips students with a broad understanding of the key theories of a wide range of management disciplines including finance, international management and marketing. The four-semester pathway leads to many Masters degree program at Swansea University including MSc Management in Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management and Operations and Supply Management.

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    Mathematics

    GBP 17,650 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Mathematics program offers a wide range of modules including Statistics, Physics and Analytical Techniques. The three-semester program leads to many Bachelors degree programs at Swansea University including BSc (Hons) Applied Mathematics and BSc (Hons) Mathematics for Finance.

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    Mathematics

    GBP 14,650 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Mathematics program offers modules depending on the student’s choice of degree program: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics for Finance or Pure Mathematics.

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    Media and Communication

    GBP 16,300 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Media and Communication program explores the history, theory and practice of media, film, journalism and public relations. The program offers a wide range of modules including Globalisation, Mass Communication and Critical Thinking. The three-semester pathway leads to a wide range of bachelors programs at Swansea University including BA (Hons) Media and Communication. 

  • Margam Building, Singleton Campus, Swansea University, Sketty, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK

    Media and Communication

    GBP 13,750 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Media and Communication program explores the history, theory and practice of media, film, journalism and public relations. The program offers modules depending on the student’s choice of degree program: Media and Communication, French and Media, German and Media, or Media and Spanish.

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    Osteopathy

    GBP 14,950 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Osteopathy program offers students a range of modules including Biology, Globalisation and Critical Thinking. Through the 2-semester program, students develop the skills and competence required to become a registered osteopath. The successful completion of the pathway leads to Masters in Osteopathy. 

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    Osteopathy

    GBP 14,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Osteopathy program offers students a range of modules including Anatomy and Physiology, Osteopathic Skills and Manual Handling. Students develop the skills and competence required to become a registered osteopath.

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    Politics and International Relations

    GBP 13,950 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Politics and International Relations program is a 2-semester program that investigates topics like genocide, financial crises, and the role of world powers and the United Nations. The modules in the program include subjects like Globalisation, Mass Communication and Critical Thinking. 

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    Politics and International Relations

    GBP 13,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Politics and International Relations program investigates topics like genocide, financial crises, and the role of world powers and the United Nations. The program offers modules depending on the student’s choice of degree program: American Studies, War and Society, International Relations, International Relations and American Studies, International Relations and Modern History, Politics, Politics and American Studies, Politics and Ancient History, Politics and English, Politics and History, and Politics and Social Policy.

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    Psychology

    GBP 19,000 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Psychology program explores the psychological and neuroscientific processes that influence an individual's thinking, reasoning, memory and language. The 3-semester pathway offers a wide range of modules including Critical Thinking, Statistics and Biology. 

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    Psychology

    GBP 16,000 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Psychology program explores the psychological and neuroscientific processes that influence an individual's thinking, reasoning, memory and language. The program comprises of a wide range of modules including Social and Developmental Psychology and Biological Psychology. 

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    Public Health and Management

    GBP 9,950 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Public Health and Management program is ideal for multi-professionals. The program explores a range of fields including public health and policy, healthcare, law and management. The successful completion of the program leads to MSc Gerontology and Ageing Studies, MSc Health Care Management, MSc Public Health and Health Promotion, and MSc Health Informatics.

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    Science

    GBP 19,500 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Science program explores a wide range of subjects including biology and zoology. The 3-semester pathways comprise many modules including Chemistry, Biology and Environmental Awareness. 

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    Science

    GBP 16,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Science program explores a wide range of subjects including biology and zoology. The modules in the program depend on the student’s choice of degree: Biology, Physical Earth Science, Geography, Geography and Geoinformatics, Human Geography, Marine Biology, Physical Geography and Zoology. 

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    Society and Well-being

    GBP 14,950 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Society and Well-being program provides students with an understanding of medicine and health care, social policy and welfare. The 3-semester pathway comprises of a range of modules including Biology, Globalisation and Critical Thinking. 

  • Margam Building, Singleton Campus, Swansea University, Sketty, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK

    Society and Well-being

    GBP 14,950 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Society and Well-being program provides students with an understanding of medicine and healthcare, social policy and welfare. The program offers modules depending on the student’s choice of degree program: Social Policy or Health and Social Care.

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    Sport and Exercise Science

    GBP 19,450 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Sport and Exercise Science program combines science, technology and medicine and explores the factors that influence participation and performance in sport and exercise. The 3-semester program comprises of a range of modules including Biology, Statistics and Physical Chemistry.

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    Sport and Exercise Science

    GBP 16,450 Tuition Fee

    First Year Pathway: The Sport and Exercise Science program combines science, technology and medicine and explores the factors that influence participation and performance in sport and exercise. The program offers a wide range of modules including Human Physiology, Strength and Conditioning and Human Anatomy. 

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  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 4.00

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    The College, Swansea University shares a partnership with Navitas. Navitas Colleges award two students with the most outstanding results across all programs with The Navitas Academic Merit Scholarship each semester. The Navitas family bursary is situations where two or more students from the same family are enrolled in a Navitas college. Students are not required to apply for the scholarship prior to admission as it is awarded based on academic performance.

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    Established in 2018

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