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Welcome

Our students enjoy the high standard of living at relatively low cost that South Wales offers. The university has a friendly, safe and welcoming environment and benefits hugely from the location – surrounded by breathtaking scenery and impressive historical landscapes, boasting excellent transport links and the buzz of two dynamic Welsh cities.

You can keep up to date with The University's activities and news by joining our USW International Office Facebook group.

We hope you find the information for Icelandic students useful. Please contact us if you have any questions or queries!

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Pontypridd Campus, Treforest

The University offers the following scholarships for self-funding international students. You will be automatically considered for one of these awards when we receive your application. For more information visit the international scholarships page.

  • International Academic Scholarship of £1,500 per year for undergraduate students
  • International Academic Scholarships of £2,000 for postgraduate students
  • International Academic Scholarships of £1,500 for MBA students


Our overall fee structure can be found on the undergraduate and postgraduate fee page. For individual fees please check your selected course page. 

Foundation Entry Requirements

  • Foundation Years are available to students who don't meet the academic requirements for entry directly onto year 1 of a Bachelor degree.


Undergraduate Entry Requirements

Academic Qualifications

  • Students who hold the Stúdentspróf with a score of 7 will be considered for admission onto undergraduate programmes..
  • Certain programmes, such as LLB Law or International Wildlife Biology, have different entry requirements. For further information please contact us.


Postgraduate Entry Requirements

Academic Qualifications

  • A good Bachelors Degree
  • Kandidatsprof / Candidatus Mag
  • MBA applicants should have one of the above and ideally 1 year of work experience


English Qualifications

  • For undergraduate study we require IELTS 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each band or equivalent
  • Postgraduate Study: IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 with at least a 5.5 in each component. Please note that some courses may require a higher level of English language proficiency than the University’s standard requirements. Please see the course page for further information.
  • Don't worry if you do not meet these requirements as we offer a range of English Language courses

Please contact us with any questions you may have about studying and applying to the University of South Wales.

Officers

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Joanna Scaplehorn
International Recruitment Officer

Telephone: +44 1443 654266
Email: j.scaplehorn@southwales.ac.uk


Address:
USW International, 
University of South Wales, 
Llantwit Rd, 
Treforest, South Wales, 
CF37 1DL