About ICWS


ICWS offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pathways leading to a degree award from Swansea University. Pathways can incorporate both Academic and English Language Studies and can be tailored to the specific needs of each applicant.


Swansea University main seafront campus


January, May, September or November intakes

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International students from over 100 countries


  1. One of UK's most prestigious universities: Swansea University has an ongoing reputation as one of the UK's leading universities, thanks to its high quality teaching that is driven by world-class research.

  2. Smaller classes with personalised approach: ICWS has a personalised and supportive educational philosophy that encourages students to reach their maximum academic potential.

  3. Flexible entry: ICWS's flexible entry system of September, November, January, May and June intakes enables you to start your studies at the time best suited to you.

  4. Campus location: ICWS is located on the stunning parkland seafront campus of Swansea University overlooking Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula - the first place to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  5. Fantastic accommodation options. Click here to find out.

Welcome to ICWS

Your Pathway to Success

International College Wales Swansea (ICWS) offers academic Pathways in partnership with Swansea University which lead to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. Our unique approach to education transforms international students into Swansea University graduates and lifelong learners.

From application through to enrolment, registration, teaching and assessment, you will receive a first-class service. Our innovative courses are delivered by highly qualified teachers in a modern, dynamic environment and are supported by our administrative team.

You'll be expected to work hard but will also have ample opportunity to enjoy your studies and the many social activities available in Swansea and the surrounding area.

Constant interaction with teachers, ICWS support staff, peers and an ever-widening network of contacts will complete your learning experience and contribute to your success.

We applaud your decision to join ICWS as you embark on the most important phase of your life and look forward to meeting you and supporting you on your journey towards your Swansea University degree in preparation for your future career.


Best wishes, 


Sharon Davies-Smith

College Director/Principal