How to apply to the University of South Wales

Whether you want to apply for an undergraduate or postgraduate taught course at one of the University of South Wales' campuses in Pontypridd, Cardiff or Newport, or if you are a UK, EU or an overseas applicant, this section will help you successfully complete the application process.

To get the most out of this section of our website, you should firstly find out which course you'd like to study by using our courses page. You can also order a prospectus or book a place on one of our Open Days.


UK and EU Applicants

Undergraduate Full-time Courses
If you would like to study an undergraduate course on a full-time basis, you should apply through UCAS.

How to apply through UCAS

If you are already studying a Foundation Degree or an HND at the University of South Wales or one of our Partner Colleges and wish to apply for a Top-Up course to obtain your degree, then you should apply to us directly.

How to apply for a top-up

Undergraduate Part-time, Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research and Professional Courses
If you would like to study an undergraduate part-time, a postgraduate taught, a postgraduate research or a professional course then you should apply to us directly.

How to apply to us directly

Teacher Training Courses (Postgraduate)
If you are a graduate and want to apply for an initial teacher training qualification, you should apply through the UCAS Teacher Training (UCAS TT). You can find lots of useful information about the application process on their website.

UCAS Teacher Training

International Applicants

Find out more about how to apply to study at the University of South Wales on our international webpages.

International Applicants

A Note to All Applicants

The majority of our communications, including details regarding any offer to study at the University of South Wales and information about fees and scholarships, will be sent to you via e-mail. Please ensure that you have added enquiries@southwales.ac.uk and enquiries@mail.southwales.ac.uk as one of your trusted senders.

There are some courses that cannot be applied for via UCAS or our online application form. More information on how to apply is available on the individual course pages:

If you are interested in one of the following courses, you should apply to us directly.


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