Languages, Politics and CultureICWS
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Rank: 32 (TCUG)
Study mode full-time
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Intl fees: £16300
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This course offers students from a variety of academic backgrounds to specialise into their area of choice, or to assist students whose academic qualifications do not allow for direct masters entrance.
There are both English Language and Academic Entry Requirements for Foundation and First Year study. You can be admitted directly to First Year if their academic qualifications do not require a Foundation stage of study. If you do not meet the English Language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English Language tuition at Swansea University to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date.
IELTS: 6.0 (with no component less than 5.5)
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About this university
For international students, there is a wealth of information on the universityâ€™s website to help them before they arrive in Wales. Once there the help is more hands on and includes information on visas and immigration as well as English language skills. The English language training services is an accredited program to assist those to whom the language isnâ€™t their first. There is also help with developing a career after university and finding co-curricular activities. For non-academic matters, there is the ISAS, the International Student Advice Service who are available for matters such as health and wellbeing, bringing families while studying and financial advice. They are based in the Keir Hardie Building within the university. There are plenty of services available to help students make the most of their time at the university. These range from student counselling and health centre to academic success programmes. The campus is one of the few in the UK to have a mosque on site as well as chaplain services. Student run media includes a radio station. The universityâ€™s International Sports Village is just five minutesâ€™ walk from Singleton Park campus and has a host of facilities for the many sports clubs and teams. These include floodlit playing fields, eight-lane track, training centre, lacrosse and cricket pitches, tennis and squash courts and a climbing wall. Next door is the Wales National Pool, a 50-metre pool complying to FINA standards and was used for training for the London 2012 Olympics.