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The University’s regulations, policies and procedures are aligned with the Quality Code published by the Quality Assurance Agency which is the body that monitors and advises institutions on standards and quality.

Introduction for Research Students

The University provides clear and concise information for all students, about the rules and regulations related to your study including specific academic and general University regulations, policies and procedures. The University’s Academic Regulations govern our programmes and are supported with helpful Guides. They are important and you will need to refer to them throughout your degree to achieve success.

Research Degrees will support your development as an independent researcher. They are very intensive, focussing purely on the research needed to explore your chosen topic (which must be an original research idea). By the end of your degree you will have developed and enhanced transferable skills such as problem-solving, independent thinking, project management and critical thinking. Although these are intensive programmes, the resulting qualification is recognition of the hard work and commitment you have shown, and of the new skills, techniques and knowledge you have learnt.

If you are unable to find the information that you require or have any queries in the first instance please approach your supervisor or a member of staff in your Faculty/School. Information is also available in Faculty/School Handbooks, University Academic Handbooks, and on Canvas. All of the information and resources that you’ll need for your Swansea academic journey is available on the MyUni website or you can contact MyUniHub via email or by phone 44 (0)1792 606000 who will be happy to advise. 

Some Frequently Asked Questions are also available on the University FAQ Knowledge Base website.