Success Starts Here
The University of South Wales is one of the largest universities in the UK, with over 500 courses, offering our students excellent opportunities and prospects.
A course at USW is more than just a qualification. Inside and outside the classroom, we help you achieve your potential professionally and personally. Employability is at the heart of everything we do. We seek to ensure you’ll be ready to start a successful career as soon as you graduate. We’ve even made employability part of the curriculum, with teaching informed by what happens in the real world and skills you’ll need for the workplace.
Find Your Dream Course
Study an accredited course in the South Wales Business School working alongside 100 employers on real-world projects.
Amplify your future with courses that provide real-world simulation, education and networks, preparing you for a successful career.
From civil, mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering, to more specialist courses, unlock your way to a high-level job.
Some courses offer a guaranteed work placement or an opportunity to work in industry for a year so you gain invaluable experience.
Don't worry if you do not meet our English Language requirements as we offer a range of English Language Courses to imrove your IELTS and prepare you for academic studies.
Do you have a three-year Diploma or Higher national Diploma and the equivalent to an IELTS 6.0 or higher? If, so, you could top up your qualification at the University of South Wales in just one year and graduate with a UK bachelors degree.
5 Reasons to choose USW
- 95% of graduates in work or study within six months of graduation (DLHE 2018)
- Opportunities for work experience across all courses
- Many courses accredited by the world's leading professional bodies
- Scholarships worth £2,500 for undergraduates and £2,000 for postgraduates
- Cardiff is ranked as the most affordable city for students in the UK (2022 Natwest Student Index)