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USW has over 300 courses on offer. Search our subject pages for an overview, or if you know what you want to study, visit our course listings to find a specific course.

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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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Rowan Williams takes up the role as the University of South Wales’s Chancellor in a prestigious ceremony at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

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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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