Undergraduate Courses

Here is a list of undergraduate degrees offered by the University of South Wales.

Once you have made your choice, find out more about the undergraduate application process.

BA (Hons) Early Years Education and Practice (with Early Years Practitioner status)
The BA (Hons) Early Years Education and Practice degree is perfect for those wanting a career as an early years teacher or in education.
Advanced Certificate in Teaching Adult Literacy and Communication
The Advanced Certificate in Teaching Adult Numeracy and Maths course is designed for current teachers who wish to gain a nationally recognised specialist qualification.
Advanced Certificate in Teaching Adult Numeracy and Maths
The Advanced Certificate in Teaching Adult Numeracy and Maths is designed for current teachers who wish to gain a recognised specialist qualification.
Advanced Certificate in Teaching ESOL
The Advanced Certificate in Teaching ESOL is for teachers who want to deepen their understanding of ESOL, including key questions, theories and concepts.
BA (Anrh) Astudiaethau Cynradd gyda SAC
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BA (Anrh) Theatr a Drama
BA (Anrh) Theatr a Drama yn canolbwyntio ar berfformio ac ar y berthynas rhwng perfformio a phrofiadau ymarferol, gwybodaeth o'r cyd-destunau a dealltwriaeth ddamcaniaethol.
BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance
The ACCA-accredited Accounting and Finance degree at the University of South Wales offers the opportunity to put theory into practice and use specialist facilities including our financial trading room using financial data from Bloomberg.
BA (Hons) Advertising Design
USW's Advertising Design course in Cardiff will help you gain a wealth of creative and technical skills, and the ability and confidence to work in the fast paced and ever changing world of advertising.
BA (Hons) Animation (2D and Stop Motion)
The BA (Hons) Animation degree in Cardiff provides opportunities for plenty of hands-on experience of traditional and digital animation techniques.
BA (Hons) Business
BA (Hons) Business focuses on personal and professional development, which is essential in modern business where the environment is changing every day.
BA (Hons) Business Management
Study BA (Hons) Business Management at the Treforest campus of the University of South Wales. This innovative business degree will give you a full overview of how businesses perform, giving you the ability to adapt and succeed in a competitive environment.
BA (Hons) Business Studies (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Business Studies (Top Up) examines business strategy and organisational learning and development whilst further enhancing your employability.
BA (Hons) Business and Accounting (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Business and Accounting (Top Up) is a great way to increase your specialist accounting knowledge underpinned by vital business skills.
BA (Hons) Business and Finance (Top Up)
The one-year BA (Hons) Business and Finance (Top Up) offers an advanced understanding of financial management and enhances your employability.
BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management (Top Up) examines business strategy and communication in a global context and enhances your employability.
BA (Hons) Business and Marketing (Top Up)
Specifically designed for students who have already obtained a HND or equivalent qualification, the BA (Hons) Business and Marketing allows you to top up to a full bachelor degree in less than year.
BA (Hons) Business and Supply Chain Management (Top Up)
With BA (Hons) Business and Supply Chain Management (Top Up) you'll discover the importance of business relationships in a supply chain context.
BA (Hons) Computer Animation
USW's BA (Hons) Computer Animation degree in Cardiff is designed with industry professionals to ensure you have the up-to-date skills and specialist training required by the film, TV, commercials, VFX and games industries.
BA (Hons) Computer Games Design
Study USW's Computer Games Design degree in Cardiff and explore key concepts of games and character design, 3D modelling, game mechanics, pitching, project management and key development techniques.
BA (Hons) Counselling and Therapeutic Practice
This Counselling degree offers the learning and training you need to become a professional integrative counsellor.
BA (Hons) Creative Industries (Photography) (Top Up)
The BA (Hons) Creative Industries (Photography) course gives students the professional skills needed for a career in today's varying photographic industries. This one year top-up award is for students who have already spent two years on a relevant photographic course or industry-related award.
BA (Hons) Creative Music Technologies
The University of South Wales' Creative Music Technologies degree offers a chance to be inventive in using audio technologies to create music and sound. You’ll study how new and emerging technologies and digital platforms can be used to create performance, production, and sound design.
BA (Hons) Creative and Therapeutic Arts
The Creative and Therapeutic Arts degree is unique in Wales and teaches you how to use your art form to improve wellbeing.
BA (Hons) Dance
Study dance in Cardiff at the University of South Wales. Our innovative dance degree explores a wide range of dance styles including ballet, contemporary dance, and popular dance.
BA (Hons) Documentary Photography
This world renowned Documentary Photography course in Cardiff blends the traditions of documentary storytelling with the most exciting innovations in contemporary photography.
BA (Hons) English
BA (Hons) English degree develops your repertoire of skills in analysis, close reading and the practice of writing, along with an impressive range of key skills.
BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing
BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing combines the analysis of the work of great writers past and present whilst developing your own writing craft.
BA (Hons) Event Management
The BA (Hons) Event Management degree gives solid experience of events management, the knowledge of running events and business skills for all kinds of careers.
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
Study fashion design in Cardiff, the fashion capital of Wales. The BA (Hons) Fashion Design degree combines core skills such as fashion communication and garment construction to produce award-winning graduates.
BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and Retail Design
The University of South Wales' BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and Retail Design degree offers the skills you need for a career in fashion retail and marketing, as well as the creative and technical ability to produce original materials for promotion across different media. Graduates can pursue careers as a fashion buyer, visual or online merchandiser, or a retail brand manager.
BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion
If you love fashion, design and consumer culture, this Fashion Promotion degree in Cardiff introduces you to a range of communication methods, while exploring the importance of brand identity, evolving consumer markets and the role of fashion in contemporary society.
BA (Hons) Film
Based at USW Cardiff, this is a world-renowned Film degree, teaching students to tell powerful, original stories through film. It focuses on film-making practice, craft skills and creative storytelling.
BA (Hons) Film Studies
The University of South Wales' Film Studies degree in Cardiff is a fantastic opportunity to engage critically and theoretically with the art form and develop practical skills in scriptwriting.
BA (Hons) Forensic Accounting
Studying BA (Hons) Forensic Accounting course you will combine accounting with IT and investigative skills.
BA (Hons) Game Art
Study BA (Hons) Game Art in Cardiff and get the specialist training to become a 3D games artist in this rapidly developing industry.
BA (Hons) Graphic Communication
Study the BA (Hons) Graphic Communication course at USW's Cardiff campus to develop skills that are essential for creative communication, including printed media, advertising, corporate branding, publicity, editorial, and information and interactive web design.
BA (Hons) History
USW's BA (Hons) History degree provides the opportunity to study a variety of histories, political, economic, social, intellectual and cultural.
BA (Hons) Hotel and Hospitality Management
The BA (Hons) Hotel Management is a practical course designed to prepare you for employment in the challenging arena of hospitality and hotel management.
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management gives you an understanding of business and specialist knowledge HRM, making you a more versatile and employable.
BA (Hons) Illustration
The BA (Hons) Illustration course in Cardiff focuses on developing the design, drawing and illustration skills required for original and creative illustration within the sophisticated visual world of books, magazines, adverts and interactive content.
BA (Hons) Interior Design
The award-winning BA (Hons) Interior Design at USW's Cardiff campus has been designed to prepare you for success in a growing and competitive design industry.
BA (Hons) International Business (Top Up)
BA (Hons) International Business (Top Up) expands your knowledge and understanding of the global aspects of business while further enhancing employability.
BA (Hons) Journalism
The University of South Wales' BJTC-accredited Journalism degree in Cardiff will teach you everything you need to know to work as an effective and professional journalist across any platform.
BA (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management
BA (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management offers the knowledge and ability to work in many business areas with CIPS accreditation and work placement.
BA (Hons) Marketing
If you're creative, want to work with the media or want a challenging and exciting career then this Marketing degree is the choice for you. Our BA (Hons) Marketing degree will help you develop an extensive understanding of business and marketing through a combination of relevant and contemporary modules. You’ll experience working with industry, either as a year-long sandwich placement, an internship or an employment experience project.
BA (Hons) Media Production
The BA (Hons) Media Production degree will provide you with practical skills and a theoretical understanding of radio, video, photography and new media.
BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Journalism
BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Journalism is both stimulating and academic, and focuses on the relationship between mass media, the individual and society.
BA (Hons) Music Business
BA (Hons) Music Business, studied at USW Cardiff Campus, explores the artist development process. Students will learn how to apply management principles and business skills in a creative environment
BA (Hons) Performance and Media
Studying BA (Hons) Performance and Media in Cardiff will develop your understanding of the creative processes involved in television, film, radio and theatre, and prepare you for a variety of careers in the creative arts.
BA (Hons) Performing Arts
The BA (Hons) Performing Arts course in Cardiff offers an all-round intensive study of performance skills focusing on acting for theatre, film and voice, devised performance, technical production and directing for theatre.
BA (Hons) Photography
Study a BA (Hons) Photography course in Cardiff at the University of South Wales. This established Photography degree offers a broad approach to the medium of photography and is constructed around a series of practical modules that will build your skills and nurture your creativity.
BA (Hons) Photojournalism
University of South Wales's BA (Hons) Photojournalism degree in Cardiff has been developed to produce creative and informed photojournalists ready to shape the future of this highly competitive industry
BA (Hons) Popular and Commercial Music
Study a Popular and Commercial Music degree in Cardiff and examine music in its many forms and related sub-genres, from electronica to folk, urban, rock and cutting-edge pop.
BA (Hons) Primary Studies with QTS
The University of South Wales' BA (Hons) Primary Studies with QTS, our teacher training course in Newport, will provide you with Qualified Teacher Status, meaning you can start work as a teacher soon as you graduate.
BA (Hons) Public Services
USW's BA (Hons) Public Services degree is for those who want to make a difference in your local community, or an impact at a national or even global level. Learning is often based on real-life data, as well as examples and case studies from public, voluntary and community organisations.
BA (Hons) Sports Journalism
The University of South Wales's BA (Hons) Sports Journalism is the only only Sports Journalism degree in Wales. You will gain live reporting experience at the highest level, and the chance to interview the top players in rugby, football and more,
BA (Hons) Sports Leadership and Development
Study BA (Hons) Sports Leadership and Development at the University of South Wales. Through this sports degree, you will discover how to involve people of all ages and abilities in sport, whilst also learning how to support talented and elite athletes.
BA (Hons) TV and Film Set Design
Study BA (Hons) Television and Film Set Design in Cardiff and learn how to design for productions, ranging from science fiction to period drama and light entertainment. Our graduates have gone on to work on Star Wars, Doctor Who, Celebrity Juice, The Inbetweeners, Benidorm and more.
BA (Hons) Theatre and Drama
The BA (Hons) Theatre and Drama degree in Cardiff focuses on the relationship between theoretical understanding, knowledge of contexts and histories, and practical experience.
BA (Hons) Visual Effects and Motion Graphics
BA (Hons) Visual Effects and Motion Graphics at USW's Cardiff campus uses the latest digital technologies and is industry focused, with many opportunities to work as you study.
BA (Hons) Working with Children and Families
The BA (Hons) Working with Children and Families degree examines issues which influence the lives of children and families in today’s society. Multi-agency working and an understanding of the role of professionals from early years, education and social work will be explored.
BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work
BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work offers you the opportunity to become a qualified youth and community worker with a professional qualification.
BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice)
BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice) allows you to qualify as a youth and community worker through an innovative pathway in youth justice.
BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering
The University of South Wales' BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering programme prepares you for an exciting career in the UK's aircraft and aerospace industry, the second largest in the world.
BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
On the foundation course in Aeronautical Engineering, you'll study the engineering principles needed for a an exciting career in the UK's aircraft and aerospace industry.
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
On the University of South Wales' BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree you'll gain the intellectual, creative, practical and managerial skills for a career as a chartered engineer.
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The IET-accredited BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree will prepare you for a leading role in the development of modern electrical and electronic systems – researching, designing, building and marketing the next generation of products.
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation course in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is for people who don't have the right qualifications to start the three year Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree.
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
This Mechanical Engineering degree allows you to use your mathematical and analytical skills to solve real-life problems, and develop a well paid career with lots of options.
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Mechanical Engineering is for those who don't quite have the right qualifications to start our three year Mechanical Engineering degree.
BMus (Hons) Contemporary Music Performance
BMus (Hons) Contemporary Music Performance is for musicians aspiring to achieve a professional standard while building a career in the music industry.
BSc (Hons) Acute and Critical Care
The University of South Wales' part-time BSc (Hons) Acute and Critical Care course is suitable for registered nurses and will provide the knowledge and skills to care and manage patients with complex conditions confidently.
BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
The BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree at the University of South Wales provides you with hands-on experience. You will study at our dedicated Aerospace Centre, which has a state-of-the-art flight simulator and a BAe Jetstream 31.
BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The University of South Wales' Foundation Year in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is for people who don't quite have the right qualifications to start our three-year BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree.
BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Top-Up)
Specifically designed for students who may have already obtained an EASA Part-66 certification, relevant HND, or equivalent qualification, this one year top-up course allows you to gain the BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering in one calendar year.
BSc (Hons) Analytical and Forensic Science (Top Up)
This one-year BSc (Hons) Analytical and Forensic Science (Top Up) course will enable you to compete for graduate positions based in forensic laboratories, crime scene investigation teams, toxicology, biomedical and environmental laboratories, police forces, fingerprint bureaus and more.
BSc (Hons) Applied Cyber Security
Our BSc (Hons) Applied Cyber Security is a practical course where you will work with industry to become a highly skilled cyber security expert, able to keep computer systems free of interference and find solutions to real-life problems.
BSc (Hons) Banking, Finance and Investment (Top Up)
The BSc Finance and Investment (Top Up) will prepare you for a career in a variety of financial institutions such as banks and equity trading.
BSc (Hons) Biology
Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, the University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Biology degree develops the broad knowledge and solid practical experience that is required to start an exciting scientific career.
BSc (Hons) Biology (Including Foundation Year)
BSc (Hons) Biology develops the broad knowledge and solid practical experience that is required to start an exciting scientific career.
BSc (Hons) Chemistry
This Royal Society of Chemistry accredited Chemistry degree places a special emphasis on analytical chemistry and modern aspects of chemical science, and will develop your ability to think logically and to apply the principles of chemistry to any area.
BSc (Hons) Chemistry (Including foundation year)
This Chemistry degree places a special emphasis on analytical chemistry and modern aspects of chemical science, and will develop your ability to think logically and to apply the principles of chemistry to any area. You will benefit from a course that begins with a foundation year providing well structured support to develop your scientific skills and knowledge.
BSc (Hons) Childhood Development
The BSc (Hons) Childhood Development degree explores issues in children’s development, learning and behaviour from a range of perspectives through placements and theory
BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies (Top Up)
The University of South Wales's BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies is a top-up degree for a wide range of professionals who work with children and families, including nurses, health visitors, early years educators, nursery workers in the public and independent sectors, social workers and people working in the youth justice and law enforcement sectors.
BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
The University of South Wales's BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering degree will give you the right practical and academic training for a career in civil engineering, including structural design, geotechnical design, project management, highway and transport engineering, and sustainable design and development.
BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The University of South Wales' foundation year in Civil Engineering gives you the knowledge and confidence to progress on to the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering degree and develop key skills for success in the civil engineering industry.
BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering Top-Up
If you already have a relevant HND Civil Engineering, this one year top up Civil Engineering course allows you to gain a full bachelor’s degree in one year.
BSc (Hons) Community Health & Wellbeing (Top-Up)
BSc (Hons) Community Health & Wellbeing (Top-Up) focuses on interventions that health care workers provide outside of health care establishments.
BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner Community Children's Nursing)
University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Community Childrens Nursing) provides an understanding of the contemporary primary and community health care agenda.
BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner District Nursing) with integrated V100
The BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (District Nursing) degree provides an understanding of the contemporary primary and community health care agenda.
BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner General Practice Nursing)
BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Practice Nursing) provides an understanding of the contemporary primary and community health care agenda.
BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development
This specialist Computing degree has a strong practical element and you will gain expertise in developing information systems and managing software projects. You will gain a thorough grounding in the skills needed to open up a flexible career in computing.
BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development (Including Foundation Year)
If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development degree, this Foundation computing course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.
BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics
The University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics will give you the skills to manage a forensic case and perform detailed technical analysis of computer-based evidence.
BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics (Including Foundation Year)
BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics will give you the skills to manage a forensic case and perform detailed technical analysis of computer-based evidence.
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development
Whether you’re interested in artificial intelligence, game psychics or cross-platform graphics rendering, this BCS-accredited BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development degree prepares you for a career in programming for games development.
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development (Including Foundation Year)
Designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for our Computer Games Development degree, the Foundation Computer Games Development course places an emphasis on programming for computer games, but also prepares you for a career in software development.
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
The University of South Wales's BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree combines the theoretical foundations of computation with practical software development.
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Including Foundation Year)
If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our Computer Science degree, this foundation Computer Science course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional and supported foundation year.
BSc (Hons) Computer Security
The University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Computer Security degree prepares you for a career in computer security, understanding how computer systems are designed and secured and how to protect them against all kinds of cyber attacks.
BSc (Hons) Computer Security (Including Foundation Year)
BSc (Hons) Computer Security emphasises on preparing you for a career in security, understanding how computer systems are designed, secured and evaluated.
BSc (Hons) Computing Mathematics
Accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, the University of South Wales' BSc Computing Mathematics degree offers a solid grounding in the methods of modern applicable mathematics, with emphasis on how these can be used in computing.
BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management
This RICS-accredited Construction Project Management degree prepares you for project management roles in the construction industry.
BSc (Hons) Creative Industries (Popular Music Technology) (Top-Up)
Our Popular Music Technology Top Up degree is suitable for students who have already spent two years on a relevant music industry related award.
BSc (Hons) Criminology & Criminal Justice and Youth Justice
This Criminology degree combines the study of criminology and criminal justice with a particular focus on youth offending and the youth justice system.
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice
This Criminology degree will help you understand the social context of crime and how it’s managed, with regard to both young and adult offenders.
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice and Sociology
This Criminology and Sociology degree explores how and why crimes are committed and the changing nature of society and inequality in the contemporary world.
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice with Psychology
This Criminal Justice with Psychology Degree will allow you to explore crime, criminality and the issues that influence people's behaviour.
BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top Up)
Our BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering Top-Up will further your knowledge and understanding in electronic production and design.
BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance
The University of South Wales' Football Coaching and Performance degree covers all aspects of football coaching with an opportunity to gain FAW and UEFA coaching awards.
BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration
The BSc (Hons) Football Coaching Development and Administration is aimed at students who want to work in roles such as coaching, development and management, and focuses on both the football and business related knowledge needed to develop professionals for the football industry. This unique football coaching degree is in partnership with professional coaching organisations allowing you to study and obtain work placements across the globe.
BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration (Top Up)
The BSc (Hons) Football Coaching Development and Administration (Top Up) is aimed at students who want to work in roles such as coaching, development and management, and focuses on both the football and business related knowledge needed to develop professionals for the football industry.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, our exciting BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology degree covers a wide range of sciences, from criminalistics to toxicology, giving you an excellent grounding for a career in forensic biology and forensic investigation.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology (Including foundation year)
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology degree will help you on the path to a career in forensic biology, conducting DNA analysis and investigating the scene of a crime.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Investigation
Our Forensic Investigation degree allows students without a science background to acquire knowledge relating to the use of forensic techniques in a wide range of criminal investigations from sport and competition, consumer protection and authenticity to wildlife crime, and various forms of terrorism.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, our BSc (Hons) Forensic Science degree gives you the practical skills to perform a crucial role in the investigation of crime and legal scenarios.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (Including Foundation Year)
Our Forensic Science degree is highly practical, scientifically challenging and accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology
This BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology degree will provide you with an insight into criminal profiling and crime scene investigation.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology (Including foundation year)
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, this Forensic Science with Criminology degree will provide you with an insight into criminal profiling and crime scene investigation.
BSc (Hons) Geography
Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society, our BSc (Hons) Geography degree explores the captivating worlds of human geography and physical geography, and offers fieldwork in incredible international locations such as New York and Uganda.
BSc (Hons) Geography (Including Foundation Year)
Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society, the foundation degree in Geography explores the fascinating worlds of human and physical geography and offers the chance of amazing international field trips.
BSc (Hons) Geology
On this fascinating BSc Geology degree you’ll explore how to analyse and interpret rocks, how volcanoes are formed, how ice ages originate, how to search for oil and gas, and what Britain was like 300 million years ago.
BSc (Hons) Geology (Including foundation year)
Study the foundation course in Geology and learn how to analyse and interpret rocks, how volcanoes are formed, how ice ages originate, how to search for oil and gas, and what Britain was like 300 million years ago.
BSc (Hons) Geology and Physical Geography
The BSc (Hons) Geology and Physical Geography degree combines a study of the Earth, including its structure and interactions with Earth’s systems and people.
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management
Our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management degree to will enable you to embark on a challenging and rewarding career in your chosen health and social care setting.
BSc (Hons) Human Biology
Recognised by the Royal Society of Biology, this BSc (Hons) Human Biology degree will develop your knowledge of human biology, with a focus on the medical aspects of human processes.
BSc (Hons) Human Biology (Including foundation year)
This fascinating BSc (Hons) Human Biology degree incorporates a foundation year. It provides intensive, well-structured support, which enables you to develop your scientific skills and knowledge, before progressing to higher level studies.
BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology
University of South Wales's BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology degree covers the development and use of ICT systems in business and industry, and focuses on core business technologies.
BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology (Including Foundation Year)
University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology degree, which includes a foundation year, covers the development and use of ICT systems in business and industry.
BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology
Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, the BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology degree covers ecology, conservation and offers the chance to study on three continents.
BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology
On the BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology degree you will be taught by industry experts using state-of-the-art facilities and industry standard software preparing you for a successful career as a lighting designer.
BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology (Including Foundation Year)
Our foundation course in Lighting Design and Technology allows you to build up the knowledge and confidence to progress on to the Lighting Design degree, and to the lighting and live event industry.
BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology
This highly successful Live Event Technology degree will prepare you for an exciting career in the live event industry, working in areas from theatre productions, music concerts and festivals through to TV.
BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology (Including Foundation Year)
This foundation course in Live Event Technology will prepare you for progression on to our Live Event Technology degree, and a successful career in theatre productions, music concerts and festivals through to TV.
BSc (Hons) Mathematics
Approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, this Mathematics degree will give you a solid grounding in the methods of modern applied mathematics, and bring out the intrinsic beauty of mathematical ideas.
BSc (Hons) Mathematics (Including Foundation Year)
Want to study Mathematics at university but don’t have the grades? The Foundation Year in Mathematics has been carefully designed to best prepare students for success on our BSc Mathematics course. This additional year focuses on key material from A-level Mathematics, its applications and a number of more advanced topics.
BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
The BSc Mechanical Engineering degree at the University of South Wales is a wide-ranging mechanical and manufacturing engineering degree that will develop your understanding of the field and your ability to solve engineering problems.
BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences
The BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences course is designed primarily for students who want to become medical doctors and forms part of the graduate feeder scheme to medicine at Cardiff University
BSc (Hons) Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
The BSc (Hons) Medicinal and Biological Chemistry degree, you will study chemistry as well as biology, physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology to understand the links between human disease and its prevention and treatment through drug design.
BSc (Hons) Natural History
Our BSc Natural History degree explores animals, plants and their environments, along with earth and environmental sciences and includes amazing field trips to Portugal, Iceland and Botswana.
BSc (Hons) Natural History (Including foundation year)
The BSc (Hons) Natural History degree is the the study of animals, plants and their environments, and includes field trips to Botswana, Portugal and Iceland.
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science
On our BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree you gain real, hands-on experience of what it takes to work in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science (Including Foundation Year)
The foundation course in Pharmaceutical Science degree is for students who do not meet the admissions criteria for the BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree. You’ll start by completing a foundation year, which provides well structured support.
BSc (Hons) Police Sciences
On our BSc (Hons) Police Sciences degree will gain the specialist knowledge and skills required to enhance a rewarding career in the police service.
BSc (Hons) Police Sciences (including Foundation Year)
If you want to study the Police Sciences Degree but don’t have the right qualifications, this one-year course will help you build the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress to the three-year Police course.
BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Health Care Studies)
The post-qualification BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Health Care Studies) award offers career enhancement and progression by enabling you to exercise higher levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care.
BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Violence Reduction)
Graduates of University of South Wales' BSc Professional Practice (Violence Reduction) will become leaders in the field of violence reduction within their professional remit.
BSc (Hons) Project Management (Surveying)
This Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors RICS-accredited Project Management degree prepares you for project management roles in the construction industry.
BSc (Hons) Project Management Surveying (Including Foundation Year)
This RICS-accredited BSc (Hons) Project Management Surveying degree prepares you for project management roles in the construction industry.
BSc (Hons) Psychology
On University of South Wales' BPS-accredited Psychology degree you’ll study the major approaches in psychology, including neuropsychology, social, cognitive and research methods.
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Behaviour Analysis
University of South Wales' Psychology with Behaviour Analysis degree combines study of key aspects of Psychology with the practical skills acquired in the study of Applied Behaviour Analysis.
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
This BPS-accredited Psychology with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) degree combines the study of key aspects of Psychology and cognitive behavioural approaches for careers in clinical and counselling psychology, as well as in the social care sector.
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling
The BSc Psychology with Counselling degree combines the study of key aspects of Psychology with knowledge about integrative approaches to counselling.
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology & Criminal Justice
Our BPS- accredited BSc Psychology with Criminology degree will provide you with the opportunity to gain a solid grounding in criminology with an emphasis on psychology.
BSc (Hons) Psychology with Developmental Disorders
The University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Psychology with Developmental Disorders degree combines the study of key aspects of Psychology with knowledge about a range of developmental disorders and is for people who want to work in special educational needs, occupational therapy, or speech and language therapy.
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management
The RICS-accredited Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree will prepare you for the design, construction and operation of property developments.
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (Including Foundation Year)
If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation course in Surveying.
BSc (Hons) Rugby Coaching and Performance
Do you want to turn your passion for rugby into a rewarding career? USW's Rugby Coaching and Performance degree provides a opportunity to acquire industry-recognised World Rugby/Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) rugby coaching awards.
BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology with QTS
The BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology with QTS teacher training course is one of the few design and technology courses that provides teaching modules in all areas of design and technology and employability rates for graduates are very high.
BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics with ICT with QTS
BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics with ICT with QTS teacher training degree is unique in Wales with a focus on development of the knowledge and skills required to become a Maths teacher.
BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics with Science with QTS
This secondary teacher training degree enables you to be a fully qualified teacher in two years. By offering training in two subjects, employment prospects are excellent.
BSc (Hons) Secondary Science with ICT with QTS
The University of South Wales' secondary teacher training course in Newport enables you to be fully qualified to teach in two years. By training in two subjects, employment prospects are excellent.
BSc (Hons) Secondary Science with Mathematics with QTS
This secondary teacher training course enables you to be fully qualified to teach in two years. By training in two core subjects, Science with Mathematics, employment prospects are excellent.
BSc (Hons) Social Work
Our BSc (Hons) Social Work degree will prepare you to enter the challenging and rewarding profession of Social Work.
BSc (Hons) Sociology
This Sociology degree gives you the chance to critically examine key issues such as money, power, and control, and how they are used to shape our society.
BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering
This sound engineering degree will equip you for a career in any area of sound, from live performance to film and television. You will also have the necessary business skills to develop a successful career in the industry.
BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)
The University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting) course has been designed to meet the NMC (2004) SCPHN requirements of a balance of theory and practice. You will gain the knowledge, interpersonal skills and managerial capabilities to practice confidently, competently and effectively in your chosen discipline and sector.
BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Occupational Health Nursing)
If you are interested in a career in Occupational Health nursing, University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Occupational Health Nursing) will help you meet the challenges of the rapidly changing area of public health nursing practice, preparing you for work in complex and varied settings.
BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing)
University of South Wales' Specialist Community Public Health Nursing / School Nursing course has been developed to meet the rapidly changing field of public health, providing you with a professional qualification that recognises your expertise.
BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology
University of South Wales' BPS-accredited Sport Psychology degree explores the psychological factors that affect the behaviour of individuals, teams or organisations in sport.
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science
The BSc Sports and Exercise Science degree is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) giving you the skills needed to start a career in this exciting sector.
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching
The BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching degree is designed for students that wish to pursue a career in the sports coaching industry. It provides the ideal opportunity to gain an academic qualification while completing UKCC coaching qualifications.
BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance (Top-up)
The BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance (Top-up) is the ideal way to top-up your Foundation Degree studies to a full degree.
BSc (Hons) Sports Studies
If you want a career in the sports industry or as a PE teacher, the BSc (Hons) Sports Studies course will give you the professional knowledge and skills you need. You will gain a sound understanding of several core sports and exercise disciplines, including physiology, psychology, coaching and development.
BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning
This BSc Strength and Conditioning degree will provide you with the entire range of skills required for employment of strength and conditioning industry.
BSc (Hons) Systemic Counselling
University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Systemic Counselling, based at The Family Institute, is a BACP-accredited course and forms a route to qualification as a Counsellor and subsequent registration with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy
Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) Registered Midwife
The University of South Wales' Bachelor of Midwifery degree enables you to develop the knowledge and clinical experience you need to progress towards your career as a midwife
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Adult)
Our Adult Nursing degree combines theory and practice in an innovative way to focus on the care of people across a range of healthcare settings. During your nurse training, you’ll be based in our state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Centre, undertake work placements in a range of healthcare settings and enjoy exceptional student support.
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Child Health)
Do you want to become a children's nurse? Our Children's Nursing degree combines theory and practice in an innovative way to focus on the care of children across a range of healthcare settings. You will be based in our state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Centre, experience a range of clinical placements and enjoy exceptional student support.
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Learning Disabilities)
The Learning Disabilities Nursing degree allows entry to the NMC Register as a qualified learning disability nurse - you can enjoy a rewarding career caring for people with a learning disability, their families and carers, providing specialist healthcare.
Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Mental Health)
The University of South Wales' Mental Health Nursing degree allows entry to the NMC Register as a qualified Mental Health nurse. You can enjoy a fulfilling career as a mental health nurse, promoting and supporting a person’s recovery
CertHE in Health Care Nursing Support Worker Education
This two year part-time Healthcare Support Worker course has been designed to provide continuing higher education for those working as support workers in health care settings.
Certificate in Higher Education (CertHE) Dementia Studies
The University of South Wales's Cert HE Dementia Studies course has been carefully designed to meet the needs of individuals who work with people who have dementia in a care environment.
Certificate of Higher Education: Introduction to Secondary Teaching
If you don’t have academic qualifications, this is an opportunity to begin your training as a secondary school teacher. On successful completion of this course you may apply to study one of our two-year secondary teaching degrees, so you’ll be fully qualified to teach in three years.
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Certificate in Business Accounting
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Certificate allows you to progress far and have considerable influence in your chosen field.
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Diploma in Procurement and Supply
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Diploma in Procurement and Supply will lead to corporate membership of CIPS.
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply will lead to corporate membership of CIPS.
Chiropractic Foundation Year
The Foundation Chiropractic programme will allow you to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to move on, with confidence, to the first year of our Master of Chiropractic degree.
Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Nursing)
University of South Wales' Occupational Health course develops and enhances the competence and skills needed by occupational health nurses. It will develop your independent judgement and problem solving skills to assess, implement and evaluate healthcare in the workplace.
Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Technician)
University of South Wales' Occupational Health course develops and enhances the competence and skills needed by occupational health technician. On successful completion of this Occupational Health course you will be awarded an HE Diploma in Occupational Health.
Foundation Degree Business Studies
The Foundation Degree Business Studies develops strategic thinking, problem solving, team work, leadership and negotiation skills sought after by employers.
Foundation Degree Community Football Coaching and Development
On this football coaching course you’ll learn about children and youth coaching, football coaching, football development, social inclusion, and sports management skills.
Foundation Degree Community Health and Wellbeing
University of South Wales' Foundation Degree in Community Health and Wellbeing provides an alternative route for students unable to achieve the entry requirements for undergraduate health or nursing programmes. There are also generic study skills elements, along with health and social care modules, which would suit both acute and community practice.
Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Development
University of South Wales's Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Development is aimed at aspiring football coaches and development officers and has been developed with our key partner the Welsh Football Trust.
Foundation Degree in Rugby Coaching and Development (Welsh Rugby Union)
Developed with the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), the Foundation Degree Rugby Coaching and Development provides a unique opportunity to study a degree whilst working as a WRU community coach.
Foundation Year (Humanities)
The Foundation Year is designed to prepare people without the required traditional qualifications for progression onto one of a number of degree programme.
Foundation Year (Social Sciences)
The Foundation Year (Social Sciences) is designed to prepare people without the required traditional qualifications for progression onto one of a number of degree programmes.
Further Professional Development for Returning and Supply Teachers
Looking for a Return to Teaching course or do you want to make the move from secondary to primary teaching? The University of South Wales' Further Professional Development for Returning and Supply Teachers course is for qualified teachers looking to update their existing teaching qualification.
HNC Civil Engineering
The HNC Civil Engineering will give you the skills for a career as a senior technician in the civil engineering industry.
HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering will teach you the fundamentals of electronics, electrical engineering, power engineering and mathematics. The HNC course is an ideal first step for those who want to progress in the electronics industry and provides a platform for further study or training.
HNC Mechanical Engineering
Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the HNC Mechanical Engineering will help build a firm foundation for employment as a senior technician in a range of engineering sectors including aviation, defence, medical engineering, engineering management, manufacturing, and the automotive industry.
HNC Surveying
The University of South Wales' HNC Surveying course will give you a high-level understanding of the design, function, construction and statutory requirements for buildings of all classes.
HND Business Studies
The University of South Wales's HND Business Studies will develop your strategic thinking, problem solving, managing tasks and applying design and creativity skills enhancing your career prospects.
HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The HND Electric and Electronic Engineering will give you the skills for a career as a senior technician this sector of the engineering industry.
HND Mechanical Engineering
Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the HND Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering will help you build firm foundations for employment as a higher technician in industry.
HND Public and Emergency Services
University of South Wales' HND in Public and Emergency Services will give you a strong grounding in how emergency and armed services operate, are organised and are managed.
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
The ACA qualification is considered a premium, gold standard accountancy qualification that qualifies you as a chartered accountant.
International Foundation Programme
This one-year International Foundation Programme has been designed for students who want to study at undergraduate level at the University of South Wales.
International Foundation Programme (Intensive English)
The International Foundation Programme (IFP) at University of South Wales is a one-year intensive English language course, designed for students who want to study at undergraduate level in the UK.
LLB (Hons) Law
The LLB (Hons) Law degree is a qualifying law degree provides a balanced and stimulating legal education, and practical skills for employment.
LLB (Hons) Law Accelerated Route
The University of South Wales' LLB Law (Hons) Accelerated Route is a two-year accelerated law qualifying degree which will give you excellent preparation for a career in law.
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice
LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology course is a qualifying degree for the purpose of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Council.
LLB (Hons) Legal Practice (Exempting)
This LLB Legal Practice law degree means you'll be ready to go straight into a law firm as a trainee solicitor after just three years of study.
MBiol Biology
Our MBiol Biology degree is ideal if you have a keen interest in living organisms and want to gain an all-round knowledge of the subject of Biology.
MComp Computer Applications Development
This four-year Master of Computing course in Computer Applications Development is the highest award for undergraduate study in computing and is designed for more able students.
MComp Computer Forensics
MComp (Hons) Computer Forensics studies the processes, tools and procedures, digital evidence, criminology, cryptography, security, and computer crime. This four-year Master of Computing (MComp) course in Computer Forensics is the highest award for undergraduate study in computing and is designed for more able students.
MComp Computer Games Development
Accredited by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, the MComp (Hons) Computer Games Development can turn your love of gaming into your dream career. Rather than simply playing games, you’ll learn how to create them.
MComp Computer Science
The MComp Computer Science degree offers an advanced set of skills for you to create industrial-strength software applications, using the latest practices.
MComp Computer Security
On the University of South Wales' MComp (Hons) Computer Security, a combined undergraduate and postgraduate qualification, you'll understand how computer systems are designed and secured, and learn how to protect them against all kinds of cyber attacks.
MComp Information Communication Technology
The four-year MComp Information Communication Technology is the highest award for undergraduate study in computing and is designed for more able students.
MEng Aeronautical Engineering
The University of South Wales' MEng Aeronautical Engineering programme covers the engineering principles needed for a career in the aerospace industry, and you’ll gain practical experience on campus in our state-of-the-art Aerospace Centre.
MEng Civil Engineering
The four-year MEng Civil Engineering examines fundamental engineering principles, underpinned by mathematics, health and safety, and sustainability.
MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The four-year MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree combines technical engineering and mathematical skills with embedded computing, engineering, management and finance.
MEng Mechanical Engineering
The four-year MEng MEchanical Engineering combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Masters-level qualification.
MGeog Geography
On this MGeog Geography degree, you’ll explore how the environment affects society, the economy and culture, and in turn, how we adapt and transform that environment.
MMath Computing Mathematics
This specialist MMath Computing Mathematics course offers you the opportunity to study a combined Bachelors and Masters level study package – MMath. You’ll gain greater breadth and depth of mathematics skills and techniques relevant to practicing mathematicians.
MMath Mathematics
This enhanced undergraduate Maths degree offers you the opportunity to study a combined Bachelors and Masters level study package – MMath. You’ll gain greater breadth and depth of mathematics skills and techniques relevant to practicing mathematicians.
MSci Chemistry
The University of South Wales's integrated Masters in Chemistry degree will give you the skills, knowledge and technical capability to work towards becoming a senior chemist.
MSci Forensic Biology
Accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the MSci Forensic Biology covers all of the core aspects of forensic science from crime scene to court and combines Bachelors and Masters level study.
MSci Forensic Investigation
University of South Wales' MSci Forensic Investigation course allows students without a traditional science background to acquire the knowledge and practical skills relating to the use of crime scene processing, evidence analysis and interpretation and forensic management strategies.
MSci Forensic Science
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the MSci Forensic Science covers all aspects of forensic science, from crime scene to court, with a focus on the acquisition of practical skills and a greater level of detailed knowledge in the fields of analytical toxicology, advanced DNA analysis and the interpretation, evaluation and presentation of simulated casework-related evidence.
MSci Forensic Science with Criminology
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the MSci Forensic Science with Criminology explores scientific and forensic investigation, and the nature, consequences and prevention of criminal behaviour.
MSci Hazard and Disaster Management
This four year MSci Hazard and Disaster Management course is a unique programme which will equip you for a wide range of careers related to environmental hazard management, emergency planning or disaster risk management.
MSci Pharmaceutical Science
The MSci Pharmaceutical Science degree allows you to combine bachelors and masters study all through one integrated package that is designed to provide you with extensive career opportunities as scientists within the pharmaceutical industry.
Master of Chiropractic
Based at the Welsh Institute of Chiropractic, this chiropractic program is accredited by the General Chiropractic Council and by the European Council on Chiropractic Education (ECCE), so our graduates can practise anywhere in the world.
Master of Chiropractic (Including Foundation Year)
This is a fully integrated undergraduate Masters Chiropractic programme that is accredited by both the General Chiropractic Council and the European Council on Chiropractic Education ensuring that graduates can register with the GCC to practise in the UK.
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PgCE) in Post compulsory Education and Training (PcET)
The Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET) is for graduates looking to gain a recognised qualification to teach in further education and post-compulsory sector, such as Adult/Community Education.
Return to Practice
University of South Wales' Return to Practice (RTP) nursing course will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and competence required to re-enter the NMC Professional Register.