Founded in 1920, Swansea is a vibrant, research-led University at the forefront of academic and scientific discovery. Swansea University has the perfect environment in which to live and study. Our parkland campus has a spectacular seafront location within easy reach of a vibrant city. With an international reputation for academic and research success and a modern approach to study, Swansea could be the right choice for you. Winner of the UK's first best Student Experience Award. Swansea's engineers helped design the world's first supersonic car and the new Airbus A380. Recent surveys and league tables have consistently placed Swansea among the top 20 Universities in the UK for teaching quality and student satisfaction. Swansea University has around 12,500 students and offers over 500 undergraduate and 130 postgraduate courses in a wide range of subject areas, from American Studies to Zoology, not to mention an extensive continuing education programme. A full range of social, cultural and sporting amenities complements the campus lifestyle and contributes to the strong sense of community that the University embraces.