UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES, PONTYPRIDD, WALES

Pontypridd, WalesLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 2013Established Year
  16500Enrollment

University of South Wales Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

The University of South Wales was founded in the year 2013 when the University of Glamorgan merged with the University of Wales. Worldwide, the university has been acknowledged for its associations with major recruiters which has helped to reach employability rate of 95%.

The Times Higher Education has placed it at #151-200 in Young University ranking. It has established itself as the 2nd largest university in Wales due to high student population representing over 140 nationalities.

Highlights 

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Percentage of international students20%
Research Income£23.2 million
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake SeasonsAutumn, Spring, and Summer
Types of ProgramFull time, part-time and online

University of South Wales Courses, Campus, and Accommodation

  • The university offers more than 500 courses across 4 faculties: Business & Society; Computing; Engineering & Science; Creative Industries; and Life Sciences & Education.
  • It has 3 campuses based within South Wales: Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd, and 1 international campus based at Dubai.
  • There are total 6 residences comprising of 1,200 rooms and 20 well-equipped studio flats.

University of South Wales Admission Procedure

  • Application: All the international applicants can apply directly through the online portal of the University. However, the UG applications can be made through ‘UCAS’ too.
  • Application fee:
  • Application deadline: The deadline for UG applicants is January 15, 2019 (UCAS). Those missing this deadline may apply through ‘UCAS extra’ till June end.

Research Courses: May 1 (October session); October 1 (January session); January 1 (April session)

General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree completion certificate, mark sheets, English language test scores.

  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, 2 academic references, personal statement, research proposal (if applicable), CV.
  • English Proficiency Test: The minimum scores required in the English tests are given below
English TestUG StudyPG Study
IELTS6.06.0
TOEFL iBT8088
CAE169162
Trinity College English Language QualificationsISE II Distinction/ISE III PassISE III Pass
PTE Academic5167

University of South Wales Cost of Attendance

The annual tuition fee for various levels of study and the annual cost of living are given below:

Full-time UG Programs£12,600-£18,900
BA and MBA Integrated Program£20,500
Full-time PG Programs£13,700
Full-time Research Programs£13,900
Part-time Research Programs£6,950
Cost of living£5,418-£8,820

University of South Wales Scholarships

All the self-funded international students are entitled to receive some kind of scholarship. These scholarships are funded by the University and don’t need any separate application. The list includes:
  • UG scholarships- An amount of £1,500 is awarded every academic year.

  • PG scholarships- £2,000.

  • MBA- £2,000

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Top-Up standard scholarship- £2,250

Find a Program

Arts & Social Studies 69 Programs

Sciences 10 Programs

1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$17,346 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,573 - 15,704 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
HONOURSChemistry

Architecture, Building & Planning 3 Programs

1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$17,346 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,573 - 15,704 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,573 - 15,704 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,573 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
HONOURSLaw
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$17,089 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$16,703 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

University of South Wales Overview

Student Population16500
Average Cost of Attendance$16,420 / Year

Attendance Cost

$16,420

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$15,704 / Year
Post Graduate Program$16,420 / Year
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