See Yourself at Swansea University
Build your future career at one of the UK’s top engineering schools
With golden beaches just steps from its world-class research facilities, Swansea University is the perfect place to advance your education. Much like Trent University, Swansea is an ambitious university, renowned for its friendliness and inclusivity. You’ll fit right in at Swansea — a school known for its innovative research trackrecord as much as its impressive waterfront campuses and warm welcoming environment.
Why Swansea University?
- 12th in the UK for Student Satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021)
- UK Top 25 University (The Guardian University Guide 2021)
- Rated GOLD, the highest award for Teaching Excellence at UK Universities
- Top 10 Chemical Engineering Department (Times Good University Guide 2021)
- Rated Top 200 in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021 (Shanghai Ranking) for Chemical Engineering
“Croeso i Gymru!” Welcome to Swansea, Wales
A three-hour train journey from London brings you to the picturesque coastal city of Swansea, known for its award-winning beaches and vibrant culture. The second largest city in Wales, Swansea boasts a variety of restaurants, shops and entertainment, giving you the convenience of city life with the tranquility of nature. Voted the UK’s most welcoming, friendly and trustworthy city*, Swansea is an excellent place to explore, study, and grow.
*Provident Poll UK, 2018
World-Class Campus by the Sea
Swansea University’s College of Engineering is based at the cutting-edge, £450-million Bay Campus, located on the waterfront and featuring seven new buildings dedicated to engineering. With more than 322,000 sq. ft. of lab and classroom space and over £10 million of new research and teaching equipment, Swansea’s Bay Campus is an exciting place for future engineers to develop their skills and experience.
As part of your dual degree at Swansea University, you’ll have access to some of the most advanced engineering facilities and equipment, including:
- Pilot chemical laboratory (containing 15 pilot-scale rigs)
- Atomic force microscopy
- Fermentation rigs
- Surface plasmon resonance
- Hydrodynamic shear adhesion assays
- Chemistry laboratory
- Structures teaching laboratory
- Computational facilities
Benefit From Research-Focused Teaching
Swansea’s faculty have consistently rated highly when it comes to teaching excellence. Research takes centre stage at Swansea, with 90% of their research being rated as world-leading for the impact it makes on our society. As a student of the Chemical Engineering B.Eng. program, you’ll feel confident knowing your degree is guided by advanced research — pioneered by internationally-recognized faculty who thrive on exploration and discovery.