The next undergraduate Open Day is on Wednesday 17 September. The next postgraduate and part-time Open Evening is 9 September. Come and chat with our lecturers and find out more about the course.

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USW offers over 300 courses. Read our subject pages for an overview, or visit our course listings to find a specific course.

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Apply for an undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at one of our campuses in Pontypridd, Cardiff or Newport. Find tips on writing a personal statement and how to apply for part-time and postgraduate courses.

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The University provides a top class UK education with specialist courses such as Aerospace, International Business and Finance and the latest in Computing and Engineering. Our dedicated international student support team look after you from the moment you apply.

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Download our new smartphone app UniBox USW to get a taste of life on campus before you get here. You'll find out what's happening in the classroom as well as all the latest news on student life.

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Graduation is the highlight of the academic year. It is a chance for students to celebrate their achievements in the presence of their family and friends. Our summer ceremonies are on 10, 14-17 July.

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Why study with us

Your future career

Our courses are designed in conjunction with employers. Most courses have work placement opportunities and we run extra-curricular lectures and workshops designed to prepare you for employment.

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World-class teaching

You will be taught by leading academics in their field. Our staff number prize-winning poets, Olympic psychologists and an ESA Space Ambassador.

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Outstanding support

Throughout your studies, you will receive friendly help and support from our highly professional student support team. We recently won the Times Higher Award for Outstanding Support to Students.

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Spanning the major cities of south east Wales, the University will offer city and campus living within easy reach of mountains, beaches and capital city culture.

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