Faculty of Creative Industries

Undergraduate

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) Accounting and Finance (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Accounting and Finance at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
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
This BA (Hons) Business degree is designed specifically for part-time students, so you can apply your knowledge from this course in your workplace. You may even be exempt from some modules based on experience you have already.
BA (Hons) Business Management (Accounting and Finance) (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Business Management (Accounting and Finance) (Top Up)) is a great way to increase your specialist accounting knowledge underpinned by vital business skills.
BA (Hons) Business Management (Enterprise and Innovation) (Top Up)
his course will equip students for a future career as corporate entrepreneurs within a large and growing organisation or as an entrepreneur running his/her own business.
BA (Hons) Business Management (Human Resource Management) (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Business Management (Human Resource Management) (Top Up) examines business strategy and communication in a global context and enhances your employability.
BA (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) (Top Up)
Specifically designed for students who have already obtained a HND or equivalent qualification, the BA (Hons) Business Management (Marketing) (Top Up) allows you to top up to a full bachelor degree in less than year.
BA (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain Management) (Top Up)
With BA (Hons) Business Management (Supply Chain Management) (Top Up) you'll discover the importance of business relationships in a supply-chain context.
BA (Hons) Business Management (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 Management
This innovative Business and Management 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 and Management (Event Management)
USW's business and management with event management course develops your understanding and practice of events management, while being aligned to a strong core of business and management.
BA (Hons) Business and Management (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Business and Management at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
BA (Hons) Cinema
This cinema and film degree, based in the heart of Cardiff, will allow you to analyse and debate film and cinema, develop your creative writing skills in screenwriting modules, and position yourself as a ‘cinema creative’.
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) 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 (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in English at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
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) English and Creative Writing (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in English and Creative Writing at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
BA (Hons) Fashion Business and Marketing
Study Fashion Business and Marketing at the University of South Wales. Work on live, industry-led briefs, placements and learn how to use cutting-edge software.
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
Study a fashion design course 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 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 university Film degree, teaching students to tell powerful, original stories through film. It focuses on film-making practice, craft skills and creative storytelling.
BA (Hons) Forensic Accounting
Studying BA (Hons) Forensic Accounting course you will combine accounting with IT and investigative skills.
BA (Hons) Forensic Accounting (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Forensic Accounting at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
BA (Hons) Game Art
If you want is to become a game artist, our BA (Hons) Game Art degree develops the creative and technical skills you will need to become a 3D games artist in this exciting, 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
Sex, scandal, death and magic. History is far from dull! USW's BA (Hons) History degree provides the opportunity to study a variety of histories, political, economic, social, intellectual and cultural from British and European history, the Americas from the colonial period to the present, and aspects of global history from Cuba to China.
BA (Hons) History (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in History at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
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
This human resources qualification will give you an all-round understanding of business and specialist knowledge of HRM and is validated with Associate CIPD membership.
BA (Hons) Human Resource Management (Including Foundation Year)
This Human Resource Management course explores business, psychology and computing, and gives you the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress to continue onto a degree course.
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) International Events Management
Delivered in partnership with the Celtic Manor Resort Hotel and International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales, the course aims to combine the base of Events Management theory with the opportunity to develop practical industry experience in an international market setting.
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) 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) Music Producing
This music producing degree aims to attract prospect music producers and composers who seek to become experts in the latest technology and forge careers within the creative industries of music, film, television and game audio.
BA (Hons) Perfformio, Theatr a'r Cyfryngau
An innovative course that produces world-class practitioners to work in the creative industries (theatre and media) in Wales and beyond.
BA (Hons) Performance Producing and Management
This exciting hands-on course meets the need for professional producers and arts managers. You'll work on public productions, performances, and events, to give you a range of valuable skills.
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) 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) 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) Public Services (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Public Services at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
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) 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) Visual Production
The one-year BA (Hons) Visual Production is for students who have previously studied a creative industries course elsewhere and wish to specialise in Media Production, Visual Effects and Motion Graphics, Games Design, Computer Animation, Visual Journalism or Film.
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) 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) International Business and Management
The BA (Hons) International Business and Management explores key international corporate and economic issues, developing the tools and commercial insight you need to launch a managerial career anywhere in the world.
BSc (Hons) Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management
The BSc (Hons) Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management offers a future facing and integrated business education covering the main disciplines and operational areas of business, whilst focusing on supporting students to develop the skills and competencies required in a contemporary and future labour market.
BSc (Hons) Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management (Including Foundation Year)
The BSc (Hons) Logistics, Procurement and Supply Chain Management offers a future facing and integrated business education covering the main disciplines and operational areas of business, whilst focusing on supporting students to develop the skills and competencies required in a contemporary and future labour market.
BSc (Hons) Marketing Management
Our BA Marketing Management course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to perform efficient, effective, and engaging marketing. You’ll learn these skills both in the classroom and in your interactions with real businesses throughout your study.
BSc (Hons) Marketing Management (Including Foundation Year)
Our Foundation Year in Marketing Management will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to perform efficient, effective, and engaging marketing. You’ll learn these skills both in the classroom and in your interactions with real businesses throughout your study.
BSc (Hons) Sociology (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Sociology at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
Chartered Institute of Procurement 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 Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply will lead to corporate membership of CIPS.
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply
Study Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Advanced Diploma at the Treforest campus of the University of South Wales. This professional stage qualification leads to corporate membership of CIPS.
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.
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 (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Law at University of South Wales is designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto a degree course.
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.

Postgraduate

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
USW's ACCA course can be a springboard to career success in accountancy and finance. Our Newport City Campus is a Platinum Approved Learning Partner.
LLM International Commercial Law
The University of South Wales's LLM International Commercial Law degree is a specialist course which will develop your understanding of the nature of international commercial law and regulation.
LLM Laws
The University of South Wales's LLM (Master of Laws) gives you a flexible approach to postgraduate study, where you can tailor your studies to suit your specific needs and career aspirations
LLM Legal Practice
USW's LLM Legal Practice degree is designed to act as a bridge between the practice of law and academic study at postgraduate level.
Legal Practice Course
The University of South Wales' Legal Practice Course (LPC) is a skills-based learning-by-doing course that gives you the requirement for qualification as a solicitor and start a training contract in a law office.
MA Animation
USW's Animation Masters in Cardiff focuses on concept development, with an emphasis upon pre-production in the development of the final animated piece.
MA Arts Practice (Arts, Health and Wellbeing)
MA Arts Practice (Art, Health and Wellbeing) offers the opportunity to develop your practice and gain experience through placements, mentoring and projects.
MA Buddhist Studies
The MA Buddhist Studies is an online course is ideal for teachers wishing to enhance their subject knowledge, and also for those working in Buddhist organisations.
MA Design Innovation
This exciting new MA Design Innovation programme has been designed to harness your creativity, sharpen your critical thinking and enhance your professional skills, so that you may lead the next generation of pioneering businesses and innovative organisations.
MA Documentary Photography
USW is world-renowned for the study of Documentary Photography and this online MA Documentary Photography course offers a contemporary and lively engagement, ranging from reportage to fine art.
MA Drama
Whether you are an experienced artist wishing to have the time and space to develop your practice, or starting out in your career as a theatre maker, drama practitioner, story-teller or educator, this MA Drama course will help you fulfil your potential.
MA Film
The MA Film course at University of South Wales's Cardiff campus offers students the opportunity to hone key skills for a variety of career options in the film and television industry.
MA Film (Directing)
Study this Film Directing masters degree in the heart of Cardiff at University of South Wales
MA Film (Documentary)
USW's MA Documentary Film focuses on the importance of storytelling, self-shooting and single camera 'guerilla' style filmmaking.
MA Film (Editing)
The course provides a strong general grounding in the needs of the contemporary British Film and Television industry and allows you to develop specialist skills in editing.
MA Film (Production Management)
MA Film (Production Management) is based at our Cardiff campus and offers students the opportunity to kickstart career in the world of film and TV production and production management
MA Film (Screen Writing)
The MA Film (Screenwriting) pathway is designed specifically for students who wish to combine a broader education in the film & TV industry and general film making skills with building their screenwriting portfolio and skills.
MA Games Enterprise
The MA Games Enterprise is an innovative course that will give you the opportunity to develop design, production and enterprise skills using proven industry simulation techniques and collaborative practices.
MA Graphic Communication
MA Graphic Communication is a unique and innovative graphic design course that examines all aspects of contemporary graphic design and communication.
MA Songwriting and Production
This innovative MA Songwriting and Production degree will enable you to make connections and collaborations within the world of both professional songwriting, and the wider music culture.
MA Visual Journalism
This Masters level course in journalism and communications practice has a strong visual theme, designed for both the journalism and wider communications sectors.
MBA (Master of Business Administration)
The University of South Wales' Master of Business Administration (MBA) will develop the knowledge and skills to be a successful strategic business leader.
MBA (Master of Business Administration) (Top Up)
The top-up MBA is an online course aimed at students who have already gained a Post Graduate Diploma in a Business/ Management subject and are seeking to top this qualification up to an MBA.
MBA (Master of Business Administration) Global
USW's MBA Global programme is a two-year MBA which offers students the opportunity to gain up to eight months' worth of work-experience in the UK, Europe or USW.
MSc Engineering Management
The University of South Wales's MSc Engineering Management explores the theory and practice of key areas. it is aimed at those who have practical engineering background or interested in management.
MSc Executive Coaching and Development
The MSc Executive Coaching and Development has been created for those who wish to commence their careers in professional coaching and mentoring.
MSc Finance and Investment
The University of South Wales's MSc Finance and Investment course helps develop the understanding of the theories, techniques and regulatory environment of financial market investment.
MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting
USW's Forensic Audit and Accounting masters provides skills in fraud investigation, valuations, assist in dispute resolution, expert reports and conduct analysis. Employment opportunities are numerous, from specialist firms of forensic accountants to specialist departments within accountancy firms.
MSc Health and Public Service Management
The University of South Wales's MSc Health and Public Service Management is for professionals working in healthcare organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
MSc Human Resource Management
The University of South Wales's Human Resources masteris accredited by the CIPD and gives you the up-to-date skills and understanding to be successful within a career in human resource or line management.
MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management
MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management offers high-level strategic learning for those who want a career in multinational enterprises, and is accredited by The three leading professional bodies, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply and the Institute of Operations Management.
MSc Leadership and Management
The University of South Wales's MSc Leadership and Management is a challenging and innovative course designed for managers to enhance their career prospects and individual qualities.
MSc Leadership in Healthcare (Online Delivery)
This one-year online Masters, run in partnership with Diploma MSc, will develop advanced knowledge of organisations, their management and the changing external context in which they operate. You will develop a knowledge of research methods and techniques as well as the personal and theoretical strategies required to bring about change.
MSc Management
The University of South Wales's MSc Management introduces you to contemporary management practices and equips you with necessary skills and tools to succeed in a senior managerial role.
MSc Music Engineering and Production
MSc Music Engineering and Production is designed for graduates who want to develop their skills and establish a career as a professional producer.
MSc Professional Accounting (with ACCA tuition)
Our innovative MSc Professional Accounting (with ACCA tuition) combines advanced academic study with a professional accounting qualification.
MSc Project Management
MSc Project Management is the first project management course of its kind in Wales to be accredited by the Association for Project Management.
MSc Strategic Procurement Management
If you want a career in procurement management, the specialist MSc Strategic Procurement Management will give you the specialist knowledge to co-ordinate and adapt your purchasing and supply chain activities, and respond to the dynamic needs of a modern business.
MSc Strategic and Digital Marketing
The University of South Wales's MSc Strategic Digital Marketing will provide you with the skills to enable you to contribute strategically to a business’s success in digital marketing.
Postgraduate Diploma Leadership in Healthcare (Online Delivery)
Designed for working professionals, this online diploma in healthcare leadership will help you develop the skills needed to be an effective leader – such as communication, motivation, providing inspiration and guidance, and encouraging employees to rise to a higher level of productivity.