Kenya

Welcome

The University of South Wales is a popular choice amongst Kenyan students and we have been welcoming students from Kenya to our campuses for many years.

Popular courses amongst Kenyan students are our Foundation years and undergradaute and postgraduate courses in business, management and accounting, IT and computing and engineering.

Self-financing students from Kenya studying at undergraduate level are also able to take advantage of our guaranteed Chancellor’s International Development Scholarships of £2,500 per year!

Students enjoy the friendly, safe and welcoming environment of the University and benefit hugely from the location – surrounded by breathtaking scenery and impressive historical landscapes, boasting excellent transport links and the buzz of two dynamic Welsh cities.


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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.

  • Chancellor’s International Development Scholarship of £2,500 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

Students who have 5 grade C's or above at KCSE may be considered for entry to an Intergrated Foundation Year Programme if they have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent (KCSE English Language grade C) or they will be considered for the International Foundation Programme with a UKVI IELTS 5.0 or equivalent.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements


English Qualifications

Proficiency in English is essential for Undergraduate study. The University of South Wales recognises the following English language qualifications: 

  • KCSE English Language grade C or above
  • GCSE/O Level English Language grade C or above
  • IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each band)

Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements as we offer a range of English Language courses.


Academic Qualifications

  • Applicants who have followed the A-Level curriculum can be considered for degree level entry- the normal UCAS tariff will be applied
  • Applicants who have followed the IB Diploma curriculum can be considered for degree level entry- the normal UCAS tariff will be applied
  • Applicants who have completed the Brookhouse Foundation with overall average of 50% + can be considered for entry to a relevant undergraduate programme
  • Applicants who hold a 3-year Polytechnic Diploma/ABE/EdExcel HND will be considered on case by case basis for 2nd, 3rd or IPG programmes


Postgraduate Entry Requirements


English Qualifications

Proficiency in English is essential for Postgraduate study. The University of South Wales recognises the following English language qualifications: 

  • GCSE/O Level English Language grade C or above
  • KCSE English Language grade C or above
  • 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


Academic Qualifications

  • Applicants with a Masters degree will be considered for masters programme entry
    Applicants with the equivalent to a Second Class Lower degree will be considered for Masters programme entry

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

Officers

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Joe Paley
International Recruitment Officer

Telephone: +44 1443 654409
Email: joe.paley1@southwales.ac.uk


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


Representatives

Uniserv Ltd (Nairobi)

9th Floor Fortis Tower
Woodvale Grove
Westlands
P.O. Box 56386 – 00200
Nairobi
Kenya

Telephone: Tel : 020 445 27 32 / 0723 597 445/ 0735 014 549
e-Mail: info@uniserveducation.com 

Uniserv Ltd (Mombasa)

1st Floor Kalair Centre
(opposite Texas Alarms)
Nyali Road,
Mombasa
PO BOX 95649-80100

Telephone:+ 254 (41) 4472104 or +254 729575173
e-Mail: msa@uniserveducation.com


SI-UK (Nairobi)

Ground Floor, Jimkan House
Woodvale Grove,
Westlands,
Nairobi 12830-00400
Kenya

Telephone: +254 (0) 755688242/47/53
Nairobi@studyin-uk.com