SWELT is ideal if you are looking for an alternative to IELTS as fulfilment of your English language entry requirement, or if you are interested in studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Swansea University.

Please note that SWELT can only be used for entry to Swansea University.

A student sitting the online SWELT exam.

Swansea English Language Test (SWELT)

Test duration

Approximately 3 hours plus 10 minute speaking test

Programme Fee £100 or one free test to Swansea University offer holders


The Swansea University English Language Test (SWELT) has 4 parts: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. The test is scored on a scale from 0 to 9.

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Call us: +44 (0)1792 295391; Email us: swelt@swansea.ac.uk