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!

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Pontypridd Campus, Treforest

Our Undergraduate and Postgraduate EU Scholarship scheme offers a scholarship on the international tuition fees for EU students joining us in academic year 2024/2025. The scholarship awarded will ensure that the tuition fees paid do not exceed the fee currently paid by UK students.

You will be considered for a scholarship automatically when we receive your application to study. You do not need to make a separate scholarship application. You will receive confirmation of a scholarship with your offer letter and it applies to all years of study.

EU students who graduate from USW in 2023 with an undergraduate degree and are no longer eligible for home fees but could be eligible for a Master’s Progression Fee Discount of £6,000.

For more information, please click here.

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

  • IELTS 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in each component
  • A VG in English A can be accepted as equivalent to IELTS 6.0 and therefore can be taken as a suitable alternative for most courses

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.


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Sally Fairburn, International Executive

Tel: +44 (0)1443 654257

Email: [email protected]

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


Study Abroad

Stockholm: Study Abroad, Kungsgatan 33, 111 56 Stockholm, Sweden

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Malmö: Study Abroad, Kärleksgatan 2A, 211 45 Malmö, Sweden

Tel: +46 (0)730 34 59 00

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Gothenburg: Study Abroad, Östra Larmgatan 1, 41107 Gothenburg, Sweden

Tel: +46 (0)31 15 10 90

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