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Fees and Pathways Summary

Fees and Pathways Summary 2017/18

 

Undergraduate pathway

Stages Pathway Duration Fees Intake points and minimum IELTS required to directly enter pathway
1 University Foundation in Accounting & Finance One semester £9,950

September, January, May

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Accounting & Finance Two semesters £14,550

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Accounting & Finance Three semesters £17,550

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Business One semester £9,950

September, January, May

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Business Two semesters £14,550

September, November, January, 

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Business Three semesters £17,550

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Computer Science

Two semesters

£14,800

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Computer Science

Three semesters

£17,800

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Education

Two semesters

£13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Economics One semester £9,950

September, January, May

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Economics Two semesters £14,550

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Economics Three semesters £17,550

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Engineering Two semesters £17,450

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Engineering Three semesters £19,950

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Law and Criminology Two semesters £13,350

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Mathematics Two semesters £14,650

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Mathematics Three semesters £17,650

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Media and Communication Two semesters £13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Media and Communication Three semesters (subject to approval) £16.300

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Medicine Two semesters £16,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Medicine Three semesters £19,950

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Human and Health Science Two semesters £14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Biology, Marine Biology Two semesters £16,500

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Biology, Marine Biology Three semesters £19,500

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Zoology Two semesters £16,500

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Zoology Three semesters £19,500

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Genetics Two semesters £16,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Genetics Three semesters £19,950 

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Politics and International Relations Two semesters £13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Psychology Two semesters £16,000

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Psychology Three semesters £19,000

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Geography, Human Geography, Geography and Geo Informatics Two semesters £16,000 

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Geography, Human Geography, Geography and Geo Informatics Three semesters £19,000 

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Osteopathy Two semesters £14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

1 University Foundation in Physical Earth Science and Physical Geography Two semesters  £16,000

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Physical Earth Science and Physical Geography Three semesters £19,000

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Sports and Exercise Science Two semesters £16,450

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.5)

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 University Foundation in Sports and Exercise Science Three semesters £19,450

September, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 University Foundation in Languages and Translation Two semesters £13,950

September, November, January

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

2 First Year Degree in Accounting & Finance Two semesters £14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

 

2 First Year Degree in Accounting & Finance Three semesters £17,950

September, May

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

2 First Year Degree in Accounting & Finance Four semesters £20,950

January, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

2 First Year Degree in Business Two semesters £14,950

September, November, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Business Three semesters £17,950

September, May

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

2 First Year Degree in Business Four semesters £20,950

January, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

2 First Year Degree in Computer Science Two semesters £14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Criminology Two semesters £13,600

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Economics Two semesters £14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Economics Three semesters £17,950

September, May

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

2 First Year Degree in Economics Four semesters £20,950

January, May

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

2 First Year Degree in Education Two semesters £14,200

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Engineering Two semesters £17,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Medicine Two semesters £16,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Human & Health Science Two semesters £14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Mathematics Two semesters £14,650

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Media & Communication Two semesters £13,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Osteopathy Two semesters £14,950

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Politics & International Relations Two semesters £14,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Psychology Two semesters £16,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Geography, Human Geography, Geography and Geo Informatics Two semesters £16,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Biology, Marine Biology Two semesters £16,500

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Physical Earth Science, Physical Geography Two semesters £16,000

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Zoology Two semesters £16,500

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Sports & Exercise Science Two semesters £16,450

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

2 First Year Degree in Languages and Translation Two semesters £13,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Postgraduate pathway 

Stages Pathway Duration Fees Intake points and minimum IELTS required to directly enter the pathway 
1 Pre-Master’s in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management (Accelerated) One semester £9,950

January, June

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management (Accelerated) Two semesters £12,750

September, January 

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 Pre-Master’s in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management (Accelerated) Three semesters  £15,750

September, June

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management (Standard) Two semesters £12,750

September, January

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management (Standard) Three semesters  £15,750

September, June

IELTS 5.5(5.0)

1 Pre-Master’s in Accounting & Finance, Business and Management (Standard) Four semesters  £18,750

January, June

IELTS 5.0(4.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Computer Science (Conversion) One semester £9,950

January, June

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Computer Science Two semesters £12,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Engineering Two semesters £13,500

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Child Development, Health Science and Infomatics One semester £9,950

June

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

1 Pre-Master’s in Languages, Politics and Culture Two semesters £12,750

September

IELTS 6.0(5.5)

Your academic calendar 2017/18

Year Intake Orientation Start date End date
2017 Autumn/Integrated  11/17 September 18 September/ 1 October 20 December/14 December
2018 Spring (all programmes) 15 January 22 January 27 April
Summer (Undergraduate) 14 May 21 May 24 August
Summer (Postgraduate) 4 June 6 June 31 August
Autumn (all programmes) 10 September 17 September 19 December

 

English Courses Tuition Fees
English Language Course fee (GBP£)
Cost per 6 weeks block of study £1,710
Cost per 11 weeks block of study £2,850
Cost per 13 weeks block of study £3,420

* Depending on pathway ** Stated university fees are a guide only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Fees stated above are for the 2015-16 year only. All college course fees may be subject to review. Current fees are available at www.swan.ac.uk

 

English Language 

English test exemptions

Please note that where appropriate (i.e. you have obtained the relevant score) ICWS will continue to exempt the need for IELTS from students who have taken local examinations in English such as WAEC, KSCE, ICSE, HKDSE, A-level, IB, SPM and STPM (including forecast results) etc and to exempt students who can demonstrate where they have been taught through the medium of English. 

Your English language preparation

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 to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date. The English Language training is conducted by Swansea University's English Language Training Services (ELTS).

English language dates

11 weeks courses begin in January, April, July and October of each year. The 13 weeks course begins in June of each year. Full details here.

Study plan based on IELTS score

Level and subject

ICWS study plan based on IELTS score; 

All pathways sponsored at NQF 3, 4 or 5 require a UKVI IELTS 

Stage 1: University Foundation 4.0 (4.0) 4.5 (4.5) or 4.5 (4.0) 5.0 (4.5) 5.0 (5.0) or 5.5 (4.5) 5.5 (5.0) 6.0 (5.0) 5.5 (5.5) or higher
All pathways 2 terms English Language + 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 1 term English Language + 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 3 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 2 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 2 semesters University Foundation sponsored at NQF3 1 or 2 semesters University Foundation (depending on qualifications and subject area) sponsored at NQF6
Stage 2: First Year Degree 4.0 (4.0) 4.5 (4.5) or 4.5 (4.0) 5.0 (4.5) 5.0 (5.0) or 5.5 (4.5) 5.5 (5.0) or 5.5 (5.5) 6.0 (5.0) 6.0 (5.5) or higher
Accounting and
Finance, Business
Management,
Economics
Two terms English
+ 4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
One term English
+ 4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
4 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
3 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
3 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored at
NQF4
2 semesters
First Year Degree
sponsored
at NQF6
All other First Year Degree pathways 4 terms English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 3 terms English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 2 terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 2 terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 1 term English Language + First year degree sponsored at NQF6 2 semesters First Year Degree sponsored at NQF6
Stage 1: Pre-Master's 4.0 (4.0)  4.5 (4.5) or 4.5 (4.0) 5.0 (4.5) 5.0 (5.0) or 5.5 (4.5) 5.5 (5.0)  6.0 (5.0) 6.0 (5.5) or higher
Accelerated Management and Accounting and Finance Programme 2 terms English Language + 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 1 term of English Language + 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 2 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 2 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5

1 semester Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7.

Students with 5.5 in all skills would require 1 term english + 1 semester Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7

Standard Management and Accounting and Finance Programme 2 terms English Language + 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 1 term English Language + 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 4 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5 3 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF5

2 semesters Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7.

Students with 5.5 in all skills would require 1 term english + 1 semester Pre-Masters sponsored at NQF7

All other Pre-Masters pathways Four terms English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 Three terms English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 Two terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 Two terms English Language /12 weeks English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 One term English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 One term English Language + Pre-Master's sponsored at NQF7 One or Two semesters (depending on qualifications and subject area) Pre-Master’s sponsored at NQF7

-1 term of English Language programme is 11 weeks.

-Three semester foundation programme sponsored at NQF3: UKVI IELTS 5.0 (4.5); academic writing must be (5.0).

-Two semester foundation programme sponsored at NQF3: UKVI IELTS 5.5 (5.0); academic writing must be (5.5).

-13 weeks English Language programme only available on summer pre-sessional (applies to 5.0 (4.5) IELTS scores only).

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Payment methods

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  • International bank draft;
  • Telegraphic transfer;
  • UK bank debit card;
  • Non-UK bank debit card (3% surcharge will apply).

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