Q. When can I start my visit?
A. During our October, January, April, and July enrolment windows. Due to the volume of demand, acceptance is not guaranteed and is on a competitive basis.
Q. Is there a cost to visit?
A. Visits of up to 6 months in duration are free of charge. Visits of over 6 months are liable to attract a visit charge based at 50%-75% of the aligned PhD 100% tuition fee, pro-rota. Any appropriate visit charge (6 – 12 month) is outlined in our invite letters.
Q. Can any charge outlined in an invite letter be waived? (6–12-month visit)
A. To be fair and consistent to all visiting students, charges are applied unilaterally and cannot be waived.
Q. What are the English Language entrance requirements?
A. Details on the English Language entrance requirements can be found here. Any English Language entry requirements are outlined in our visit invite letters. Conditional offer holders can book 1 free of charge Swansea SWELT test.
Q. I am a non-UK based student, will i need a visa?
A. Details on UK immigration requirements can be found here.
Q. After enrolment, can I extend a visit for up to 6 months to greater than 6 months in duration?
A. Post enrolment, visits cannot be extended in duration to greater than a 6-month duration.
Q. When should I apply for my visit?
A. We accept applications at any time. However, to allow for our application/selection process to complete and for offer conditions, potential visa application and ATAS clearance to finalise, we recommend that applications are made no later than 3 months prior to the proposed visit start date.
Q. Can I undertake multiple visits to Swansea?
A. Decisions to accept visitors rests with Faculty nominees, normally, students can only visit once, within one 12 month period. Secondly, normally, multiple visits to Swansea should not total more than 12 months in combined visit duration time.