The University is based in South Wales, UK with campuses in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd. International and EU students from more than 120 countries study at the University of South Wales each year. 

The University of South Wales is a popular choice amongst Thai students and has been welcoming students from Thailand to its three campuses for many years.

Popular courses amongst Thai students are the MBA, MSc Forensic Audit and Accounting, MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Masters degrees in engineering. You can read about Nart Paksamut's experience of studying on the MSc International Logistics and Supply Chain Management course.

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Pontypridd Campus, Treforest

Students from Thailand have appreciated the scholarships offered by the University and have enjoyed the high standard of living but relatively low cost of living that South Wales offers. 

Students appreciate 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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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. 

Courses starting in September 2020

  • £2,500 per year for undergraduate students
  • £2,500 for postgraduate students

For more information visit the international scholarships page.

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

GREAT Scholarships 2020

This year, in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign, the University of South Wales is offering a scholarship for a student in Thailand applying for a postgraduate course in any subject.

The GREAT Scholarship of £10,000 is jointly provided by the University of South Wales and British Council.

This scholarship replaces the standard postgraduate scholarships and application deadline is Friday 12th June 2020 (5pm UK time).

You will be automatically considered for a scholarship when you make your application. You do not need to make a separate scholarship application. You will receive confirmation of a scholarship with your offer letter. Scholarships and discounts do not apply to sponsored students or those studying a placement year or English language programmes. Scholarships may be withdrawn if conditions of the scholarships are not adhered to.

Please note that applicants should be passport holders of Thailand.  

For more information on the GREAT Scholarships 2020, please visit the British Council’s website in your country. 

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.
  • Students who have a good level of English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent) will be considered for our Faculty Foundation Years

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

English Qualifications

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

  • HSC (12th standard) English at 65% or above
  • GCSE English at grade C
  • IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each band)

Academic Qualifications

  • An overall average of at least 65% in 12th Standard from both State and Central Examination Boards
  • Students with lower grades will be required to take a Foundation Course before proceeding to an undergraduate degree
  • Advanced entry to certain undergraduate degree programmes may be possible for students who hold a UK HND or India Diploma in a relevant subject

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

English Qualifications

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

  • HSC (12th standard) English at 65% 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 to prepare you for academic studies.

Academic Qualifications

  • A 3 year degree with an average of at least 60%
  • A 4 year degree with an overall average of at least 55%
  • Please note that work experience is not an essential requirement of our MBA

Please contact us with any questions you may have about studying and applying to the


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Tom Hill
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Telephone: +44 1443 483413

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


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