Swansea College offers a two-year GCSE programme for students aged 14+ who would like to complete their secondary education. We offer a wide range of subjects and an academic enrichment programme to ensure our students get the most from their time studying with us.
Students take 7 GCSEs. If students wish to take more than 7 GCSEs, this must be discussed with the College, and additional fees may be payable.
It’s important you select your options as early as possible alongside your chosen subject student will also be part of our Academic Enrichment programme, which includes PSHE and Tutor support.
Due to the present suitation with the Pandemic. Swansea College will be offering the one year GCSE commencing Sept 2021 with the following subjects.
* For a update list of courses running Sept 2021 contact the college.
Other subjects may be available on consultation.
Click on any of the subjects below to read more about what is taught on each course
Selecting your GCSE Package
1. Core subjects
Our core package consists of 7 subjects. The first three subjects, English Language, English Literature and Mathematics are included as core subjects and cannot be changed.
- English Language
- English Literature
2. Core Science Options
As part of the core package, pupils can select 2 or 3 sciences to study from a choice of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. You also have the option of studying double Science or Triple Science.
3. Core Humanities options
As part of the core package pupils can also select 1 humanity to study from a choice of Geography and History.
4. Additional subjects
- Art & Design
- Computer Science / ICT
- Religious studies
Course length: 6 terms / 5 terms
Course Dates: start in September / late start in January may be available, please contact us
Weekly teaching hours timetable: 21 hours of lessons (45 min per lesson) + tutorials + physical education + PSHE and enrichment
Programme: 3 terms per academic year: September to June
English Language entry requirements (International students): IELTS 5.0 / Trinity ISE I