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. Our students enjoy the high standard of living but relatively low cost of living that South Wales offers.

With students from all over the world, state-of-the-art facilities and teaching excellence, the University of South Wales is a great place to study. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a range of areas including business management, software engineering, aeronautical engineering, computer science, computer games development, psychology, media and design.

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

Pontypridd Campus Aerial

Pontypridd Campus, Treforest


Please refer to our Undergraduate Fees and Funding page.


For the latest information, please check Postgraduate Fees and Funding 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

  • Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola or Komvux (previously Studentexamen) with an overall average score of VG or above (i.e MVG) (for certificates before 2014). From 2014 onwards, an average grade of C or above.
  • A VG or C in English A can be accepted as equivalent to IELTS 6.0 and therefore can be taken as a suitable alternative at Undergraduate level
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.
  • 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

  • Kandidatexamen or Magisterexam with grade 'pass’ – Godkänd
  • Second Class Lower Honours degree or a Masters Degree.
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.
  • MBA applicants should have one of the above and ideally 1 year of work experience.

English Qualifications

  • A VG in English A can be accepted as equivalent to IELTS 6.0 and therefore can be taken as a suitable alternative at Undergraduate level
  • 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.



Joanna Scaplehorn
International Recruitment Officer

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

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


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