A forerunner in meeting human and health science demands, the College of Human and Health Sciences at Swansea University is the largest provider of health care education in Wales. The College is research led and practice driven, with established, reputable links with the NHS, Social Services and many private sector companies. Our connections and collaborations ensure that your postgraduate studies will be led by staff with relevant expertise and qualifications, and that our teaching meets employer needs.
Why should you consider postgraduate study at Swansea University?
• Funding - The Welsh Government will provide financial support for Welsh/EU domiciled students starting master's degree courses in September 2018. Over 600 bursaries of £3,400 will be offered to eligible students who accept an offer of a place to study a master's course at Swansea University. Check your eligibility and find out more about our funding options here
• Research excellence - ¾ of the research from the College of Human and Health Sciences is ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent (The Research Excellence Framework 2014). Our researchers in ageing studies, social work and social care achieved the highest ranking in Wales for the originality, significance and rigour of their research while our Psychology Department demonstrated excellence being ranked in the UK top-30 in its field
• Accreditation – Many of our programmes are accredited, approved or have support from established external organisations, including, the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Therapeutic Playwork (BATP), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
• Fantastic facilities - Based at Swansea University’s Singleton Park Campus, we offer state-of-the-art facilities from clinical practice rooms to specialist psychology laboratories. You can take a tour here
• Award winning - Swansea University came first place in the Postgraduate category in the 2017 WhatUni Student Choice Awards.
Our range of full and part-time postgraduate, CPD and research programmes include subjects within the fields of:
• Gerontology and Ageing
• Childhood Studies, Child Public Health and Developmental and Therapeutic Play
• Healthcare and Social Care, including Public Health and Health Promotion, Healthcare Management and Social Work
• Psychology, including Abnormal and Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience and Research Methods in Psychology