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The School of Engineering offers an industry-engaged curriculum that builds on strong science and maths knowledge with ‘real world’ state of the art applications.
- Our Location at SA1 Swansea Waterfront
- Student Fees and Finance
- Swansea Accommodation
- Engineering Staff
We have a strong and active industrial engagement track record with companies such as Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, Ford Motor Company, Calsonic Kansei, Perkin-Elmer, HEAD and Prodrive. All our students have the opportunity to experience Industrial Internships or Year In Industry opportunities, which builds on your academic studies, and often results in Industrial Final Year Major projects, all enhancing your potential employability.
We offer a range of Undergraduate programmes, applying strong engineering analytical skills to a variety of engineering and logistics pathways.
We also offer Postgraduate programmes in Engineering and Logistics, all with opportunities for both full-time and part-time study.
If you are a prospective undergraduate or graduate student, future industrial partner and are interested to learn more about the School of Engineering, we welcome the opportunity to share with you more about what we are doing and how you can take part in our exciting future!
Teaching and Learning
The School of Engineering prides itself on the quality of its teaching and the outstanding support offered to our students. We understand that students who wish to pursue a career in Engineering arise from a variety of academic and industrial backgrounds, and as such, we ensure that our courses are designed to accommodate all students. We teach the foundation knowledge and skills which are required for undergraduate study in year one and build upon these in later years, to stretch and challenge students in becoming highly skilled engineers, who are prepared for a career in engineering or post-graduate study.
At UWTSD, we endeavour to be sector leading in teaching and learning. This is achieved by ensuring that our teaching is structured to incorporate small class sizes, modern teaching technologies, weekly support sessions and one-to-one tutorials so that students remain on course to reach their potential and achieve success. We have developed close relationships with Schools and Further Education Colleges to ensure that our teaching methods are reflective of the teaching styles that are familiar to our students, easing the transition to undergraduate study.
Ratings and Rankings
- 100% of UWTSD's Mechanical Engineering students were satisfied with their course (NSS 2018)
- UWTSD ranked 1st in Wales for Teaching Quality in Mechanical Engineering (Times Good University Guide 2018)
- UWTSD ranked 1st in Wales for Student Experience in Mechanical Engineering (Times Good University Guide 2018).
In terms of Manufacturing sector statistics; the public is ambitious for the sector, with 70% of UK adults saying Britain should aim to be a top-five manufacturing nation. (EngineeringUK 2016)
The mean basic annual income for a Chartered Engineer increased by 10% between 2013 and 2014 to £68,539. (EngineeringUK 2016)
265,000 skilled entrants required annually to meet the demand for engineering enterprises through to 2024. Currently 20,000 annual shortfalls of engineering graduates. (EngineeringUK 2017)
Careers and Employability
Our graduates across all our courses enjoy a variety of careers across the industry and have gone on to work with companies such as Jaguar Land Rover, Prodrive, Mercedes AMG F1, Williams F1, Redbull F1, McLaren F1, Sauber F1, Prodrive, Mitsubishi WRC, MAHLE, and MIRA. For more information check out our employability page.
Scholarships and Bursaries
The School of Engineering at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David offers a range of scholarships and bursaries.
- Further Education Merit Scholarships for Logistics programmes.
- Internships (up to £1000) and Year in Industry
- School Scholarships
Visit our Scholarships and Bursaries section to find out more.