Postgraduate Open Evenings

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JUMP BACK IN TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Dropping by at an Open Evening or viewing an Online Open Day is the ideal way to find out more about part-time or full-time postgraduate courses.

Join us on campus or online and discover the range of courses, facilities, campuses and experiences on offer. You will have the chance to view courses, talk to our academic staff and find out about other aspects of studying, such as student finance and scholarships.

Open Evening (On Campus): Information on dates coming soon.

Online Open Evenings: Available to book now.

COURSES

Course DIscussion

Let us know why you're interested in jumping back into postgraduate course and we'll be happy to advise on the range of options available to you, including what course would best suit your needs.

FINANCE

Open evening support

You may be eligible for loans, grants or bursaries to help towards your tuition fees and living costs. Come and speak to one of our Student Money Advisors at the event. 

LECTURERS

Lecturer

Our academic staff are the people to talk to when it comes to understanding course setup, modules and career prospects. 

SUPPORT

Support

Learn about the range of support services available during your study, including online, face-to-face and self-help material that can help with everything from assignments to theses.

FIND POSTGRADUATE COURSES

FIND POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH DEGREES

Supervised by a team of experienced academic staff with relevant expertise in your research area, your research provides solutions to the challenges faced by our society and the economy, working across disciplines to help businesses, communities and policy makers.

Get all the information you need around studying a research degree at USW by visiting our Grad School website. Alternatively, a dedicated staff member from the research team will be available to discuss your options at an Open Evening at our Pontypridd (Treforest and Glyntaff) campuses.

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WHY STUDY A POSTGRADUATE COURSE?

Steve Sparkes

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MA Games Enterprise Graduate

"I had great support from tutors and used amazing equipment, and now I’m a full-time game designer. I turned my passion into a career. All I had to do was jump back in".

Corrie Barber

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MSc Music Engineering and Production Graduate

"I worked on a studio album and had amazing support from my tutors, who built up my confidence. Postgraduate study was the perfect step to help me achieve my dream". 

Kirsty Perrett

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Studying PhD, graduate of MSc Computer Systems Security 

"After working in computing for 12 years, I knew I had to learn about the latest technologies to progress. I’m working towards my Doctorate, researching the latest worldwide 5G network".

Vishnu Dhanapal

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MA Leadership in Sport Graduate

"I’ve gained technical knowledge and learned skills from great football managers and experienced students. My extra time in education helped establish my reputation in industry".

FINANCE, FUNDING, SCHOLARSHIPS

A postgraduate course, whether full-time or part-time, is the ideal way to top up your education and make a head start in your career. There are a number of ways to fund your postgraduate study. This can be through student finance, bursaries or help from grants, trusts and charities or a combination of all three.

STUDENT FINANCE

Open evening support

You may be able to apply for loans and grants to help you fund the cost of your course and living costs. The options vary depending on whether you're a UK resident or an International student. 

Learn more about UK student finance. 

Learn more about International finance options. 

BURSARIES

Money

There are a number of bursaries available depending on the type of course you study and where you live. We can explain these at an Open Evening, but there is also information available via our website:

Learn more about scholarships and bursaries.

GRANTS, TRUSTS AND CHARITIES

Money

Aside from student finance, scholarships and bursaries, there are a number of other ways to fund the cost of your course and help contribute towards the cost of living. 

Learn more about postgraduate funding and fees.

DISCOVER OUR LOCATIONS

We’re a modern, industry-focused University that will broaden your horizons and progress in your career. We have campuses located across the region's vibrant cities and inspirational countryside, in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd.

Each campus offers its own unique experience. Come along to an Open Evening and we'll be happy to tell you more about living and studying at one of our campuses. Alternatively, take a look at our virtual tours:


CARDIFF

USW Cardiff

PONTYPRIDD CAMPUS (GLYNTAFF)

Glyntaff

NEWPORT

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PONTYPRIDD CAMPUS (TREFOREST)

Ty Crawshay Treforest, Pontypridd Campus

SPORT PARK

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT?

Studying at a UK university will provide you with many exciting opportunities and experiences, as well as a chance to meet people from all over the world. It is an opportunity to make new friends, gain experience, build your confidence and create your path in life.

If you’re not based in the UK, you can discuss your study options and find out more about the university through our international agents. We have agents based in countries all over the world.

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