Progress to postgraduate study

Once you’ve graduated, you can continue your studies with the University of South Wales by choosing a postgraduate course. We offer a range of courses which can further enhance your CV and make you stand out in a competitive job market. You can begin studying in September.


A postgraduate course is important if you want to expand your skills and improve your career prospects. The additional qualification will make you an asset to your employer and a better interview candidate. Our Careers and Employability Service can offer guidance on your choice of qualification, get their advice - contact the careers team


Naturally, finance and funding are important factors when considering postgraduate study. The Student Money Advice Team is on-hand if you have any money-related queries, from funding to budgeting.

USW Postgraduate Bursary for 2018-19 Entry

We're pleased to announce a new Bursary of £3,000 for UK and EU students starting an eligible postgraduate taught course in the academic year 2018-19. Find out more here.

What next?

Come to our Open Evening on Wednesday 18 April from 4pm-7pm. You can chat to academics about the course you’re interested in, and find out if postgraduate study is right for you. Simply book your place today

If you're still undecided about your next steps, read why postgraduate study is so important.

MSc Global Governance

There is high demand for graduates with an in-depth understanding of the intertwined activities of states, international businesses and non-governmental organisations. 

Global governance has particular relevance to policy makers and following graduation, you will be well prepared to enter or progress further in careers in government, international business, the diplomatic service, non-governmental organisations, policy work, and the voluntary sector.

Delivered by leading academics who are experts in their field, the MSc Global Governance course is designed to ensure that you develop an in-depth understanding of global governance.

Students on the course benefit from regular masterclasses and sessions from noted figures from the world of business and politics.

Find out more about MSc Global Governance.

Right: Former cabinet minister Jack Straw Global Governance guest lecture.

Graduation Atrium Jack