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Swansea University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The university community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life.

Set in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the breath-taking Gower Peninsula, the Swansea University’s location is captivating. With 15,921 students and 2,510 staff, Swansea's multicultural campus community provides a global perspective and opportunities to gain skills that last a lifetime.

True to the vision of its industrial founders in 1920, Swansea University will: provide an environment of research excellence, with research that is world-leading, globally collaborative and internationally recognized; deliver an outstanding student experience, with research-led and practice-driven teaching of the highest quality that produces global graduates educated and equipped for distinguished personal and professional achievement; use its research strength, collaboration with industry and global reach, to drive economic growth, foster prosperity, enrich the community and cultural life of Wales and, contribute to the health, leisure and wellbeing of its citizens.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
461-470
2014
=400
2015
=390
2016
  • 30.70
    Overall Score
  • 40.1
    Faculty Student
  • 32.2
    Citations per Faculty
  • 67.9
    International Faculty
  • 70.1
    International Students
201-300
2015
151-200
2016
151-200
2017
  • 60.7
    Academic Reputation
  • 78.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 63.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 70.5
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,298
International
311

Number of students

13,785
Postgraduate 15%
Undergraduate 85%

Number of international students

2,940
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
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47 Postgraduate Courses

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