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Postgraduate

University of South Wales

Your time at USW will broaden your horizons, inspire you with new ways of looking at the world around you, and unlock your potential to make the most of your career.

Whether you’re learning with senior leaders from the BBC or aerospace engineers from major airlines, you’ll be part of a professional university that understands employers and gives you a boost in your career.

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Our postgraduate courses and postgraduate research degrees will expand your skill base, further your knowledge and can greatly improve your career prospects. 

The majority of our courses start in September or February.

Our students

Steve Sparkes

"I had great support from tutors and used amazing equipment, and now I’m a full-time game designer".

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I love playing games, so I taught myself how to design and develop them– I even wrote the music!  I landed a job with a games company, but I needed to know more to take my career further. 

So I applied for a Masters at the University of South Wales.  They considered my workplace experience, and offered me a place on their Games Enterprise course. 

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

Corrie Barber

"I’m now a marketing executive travelling the world for my work!"

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After my undergraduate degree, my career path took a wrong turn, and I found myself working in an industry that I had no interest in. 

I couldn’t quite get to where I wanted to be, and I knew I needed to advance my skills to get there.  That’s when decided – it was now or never. 

I jumped back in to my studies and enrolled on a part-time postgraduate course in Marketing at the USW.  I’m now a marketing executive travelling the world for my work!

Tiffany Kew

"I worked on a studio album and had amazing support from my tutors, who really built up my confidence".

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I’ve had a passion for music since I was little, and I’ve always dreamed of producing music on my own record label. But after I finished my degree, I realised I needed a little something extra to get me there. 

So I decided to enrol on a Masters degree at the University of South Wales – it was the perfect next step. I worked on a studio album and had amazing support from my tutors, who really built up my confidence. Everything just clicked! 

Jump back in at the University of South Wales. Apply for postgraduate study and the University of South Wales today.

Vishnu Dhanapal

"I’ve gained technical knowledge and learned skills from great football managers and experienced students".

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Back home in India, I played by the rules and started a career in science.  But my passion was football, so I came to USW to study football coaching and work in the sport that I love. 

I stayed on to do a Masters in Sport Leadership – I’ve gained technical knowledge and learned skills from great football managers and experienced students. I see postgraduate study as the gateway to your chosen industry.

The more experiences you have, the bigger your network will be.

Kirsty Perrett

"I’m working towards my Doctorate, researching the latest worldwide 5G network".

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After working in the computing industry for 12 years I decided to make a change.  I needed to develop my knowledge if I wanted to progress but I was scared it was too late, that’s when I decided to jump back in. 

Enrolling on a postgraduate course in Computer Systems and Security at USW.  Now I’m working towards my Doctorate, researching the latest worldwide 5G network.

And there I was, thinking I’d be stuck in the same old job forever!