Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science

Undergraduate

BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering
The University of South Wales' BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering programme prepares you for an exciting career in the UK's aircraft and aerospace industry, the second largest in the world.
BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering degree, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year, where you'll study the engineering principles needed for an exciting career in the aircraft and aerospace industry.
BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
On the University of South Wales' BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree you'll gain the intellectual, creative, practical and managerial skills for a career as a chartered engineer.
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The IET-accredited BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree will prepare you for a leading role in the development of modern electrical and electronic systems – researching, designing, building and marketing the next generation of products.
BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation course in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is for people who don't have the right qualifications to start the three year Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree.
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
This Mechanical Engineering degree allows you to use your mathematical and analytical skills to solve real-life problems, and develop a well paid career with lots of options.
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The Foundation Year in Mechanical Engineering is for those who don't quite have the right qualifications to start our three year Mechanical Engineering degree.
BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
The BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree at the University of South Wales is recognised by aviation law, as detailed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), and gives you access to real aircraft experience.
BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The University of South Wales' Foundation Year in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering is for people who don't quite have the right qualifications to start our three-year BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering degree.
BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Top-Up)
Specifically designed for students who may have already obtained an EASA Part-66 certification, relevant HND, or equivalent qualification, this one year top-up course allows you to gain the BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering in one calendar year.
BSc (Hons) Analytical and Forensic Science (Top Up)
This one-year BSc (Hons) Analytical and Forensic Science (Top Up) course will enable you to compete for graduate positions based in forensic laboratories, crime scene investigation teams, toxicology, biomedical and environmental laboratories, police forces, fingerprint bureaus and more.
BSc (Hons) Applied Cyber Security
On USW's Applied Cyber Security degree you will work with leading professionals and organisations to become a highly-skilled cyber-security expert who can fight in the war against cybercrime.
BSc (Hons) Biology
As well as studying medical microbiology, primatology and genetics, our Biology students learn scientific diving techniques and develop field research skills in the tropical forests and coral reefs of Asia, Central or South America.
BSc (Hons) Biology (Including Foundation Year)
As well as studying medical microbiology, primatology and genetics, our Biology students learn scientific diving techniques and develop field research skills in the tropical forests and coral reefs of Asia, Central or South America.
BSc (Hons) Chemistry
This Royal Society of Chemistry accredited Chemistry degree places a special emphasis on analytical chemistry and modern aspects of chemical science, and will develop your ability to think logically and to apply the principles of chemistry to any area.
BSc (Hons) Chemistry (Including foundation year)
If you don't have the right grades to enrol directly on to our Chemistry degree, you could start with a foundation year that provides well structured support to develop your scientific skills and knowledge.
BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
The University of South Wales's BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering degree will give you the right practical and academic training for a career in civil engineering, including structural design, geotechnical design, project management, highway and transport engineering, and sustainable design and development.
BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering (Including Foundation Year)
The University of South Wales' foundation year in Civil Engineering gives you the knowledge and confidence to progress on to the BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering degree and develop key skills for success in the civil engineering industry.
BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development
This specialist Computing degree has a strong practical element and you will gain expertise in developing information systems and managing software projects. You will gain a thorough grounding in the skills needed to open up a flexible career in computing.
BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development (Including Foundation Year)
If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development degree, this Foundation computing course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.
BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics
The University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics will give you the skills to manage a forensic case and perform detailed technical analysis of computer-based evidence.
BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics (Including Foundation Year)
On this practical and well respected Computer Forensics degree, you’ll study topics that include the computer forensic process, tools and procedures, understanding digital evidence, cryptography, information security, law and ethics, and computer crime.
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development
Whether you’re interested in artificial intelligence, game physics or cross-platform graphics rendering, this BCS-accredited BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development degree prepares you for a career in programming for games development.
BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development (Including Foundation Year)
Designed for students who do not meet the entry requirements for our Computer Games Development degree, the Foundation Computer Games Development course places an emphasis on programming for computer games, but also prepares you for a career in software development.
BSc (Hons) Computer Science
The University of South Wales's BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree combines the theoretical foundations of computation with practical software development.
BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Including Foundation Year)
If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our Computer Science degree, this foundation Computer Science course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional and supported foundation year.
BSc (Hons) Computer Security
The University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Computer Security degree prepares you for a career in computer security, understanding how computer systems are designed and secured and how to protect them against all kinds of cyber attacks.
BSc (Hons) Computer Security (Including Foundation Year)
The BSc (Hons) Computer Security degree has a practical emphasis to prepare you for a career in computer security. You’ll understand how computer systems are designed and secured, and learn how to protect them against all kinds of attacks
BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management
This well-respected RICS-accredited Construction Project Management degree prepares you for a variety of project management roles in the construction industry.
BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management (Including Foundation Year)
If you don't have the entry requirements to enrol directly onto our Construction Project Management degree, this additional foundation year offers an alternative route into degree study.
BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Top Up)
Topping up to a BSc (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering qualification is a great way to increase your specialist knowledge and skills and specialise in either electrical power engineering or electronics engineering.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, our exciting BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology degree covers a wide range of sciences, from criminalistics to toxicology, giving you an excellent grounding for a career in forensic biology and forensic investigation.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Investigation
Our Forensic Investigation degree allows students without a science background to acquire knowledge relating to the use of forensic techniques in a wide range of criminal investigations from sport and competition, consumer protection and authenticity to wildlife crime, and various forms of terrorism.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, USW's BSc (Hons) Forensic Science degree gives you the practical skills to perform a crucial role in the investigation of crime and legal scenarios.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (Including Foundation Year)
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, USW's Forensic Science degree will train you in the practices and techniques used in crime scene investigation, as well as laboratory analysis of evidence and its interpretation.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, USW's Forensic Science with Criminology degree allows you to explore your interests in the scientific and forensic investigation of crime, while exploring the nature, consequences and prevention of criminal behaviour.
BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology (Including foundation year)
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, this Forensic Science with Criminology degree will provide you with an insight into criminal profiling and crime scene investigation.
BSc (Hons) Geography
Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society, our BSc (Hons) Geography degree explores the captivating worlds of human geography and physical geography, and offers fieldwork in incredible international locations such as New York and Uganda.
BSc (Hons) Geography (Including Foundation Year)
Accredited by the Royal Geographical Society, the foundation degree in Geography explores the fascinating worlds of human and physical geography and offers the chance of amazing international field trips.
BSc (Hons) Geology
On this fascinating BSc Geology degree you’ll explore how to analyse and interpret rocks, how volcanoes are formed, how ice ages originate, how to search for oil and gas, and what Britain was like 300 million years ago. Plus, get to visit international locations including Iceland and Spain.
BSc (Hons) Geology (Including foundation year)
Study the foundation course in Geology and learn how to analyse and interpret rocks, how volcanoes are formed, how ice ages originate, how to search for oil and gas, and what Britain was like 300 million years ago.
BSc (Hons) Geology and Physical Geography
USW's BSc (Hons) Geology and Physical Geography degree combines a study of the Earth, including its structure and interactions, with Earth’s systems and people. You'll spend a good amount of your time outside, and enjoy field trips to amazing UK and international locations such as Sicily, Greece and South Africa.
BSc (Hons) Human Biology
Recognised by the Royal Society of Biology, USW's Human Biology degree covers topics as diverse as human health and disease, human evolution, variation and adaptability, genetics, and human ecology.
BSc (Hons) Human Biology (Including foundation year)
This fascinating BSc (Hons) Human Biology degree focuses on the biology of human populations and covers diverse topics such as human health and disease, human evolution, variation and adaptability, genetics, and human ecology.
BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology
University of South Wales's BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology degree covers the development and use of ICT systems in business and industry, and focuses on core business technologies.
BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology (Including Foundation Year)
University of South Wales' BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology degree, which includes a foundation year, covers the development and use of ICT systems in business and industry.
BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology
Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology, the BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology degree offers the chance to study on three continents and learn about big game tracking, conservation, wildlife management, ecology, vertebrate zoology, marine and freshwater biology.
BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology
On the BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology degree you will be taught by industry experts using state-of-the-art facilities and industry standard software preparing you for a successful career as a lighting designer.
BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology (Including Foundation Year)
Our foundation course in Lighting Design and Technology allows you to build up the knowledge and confidence to progress on to the Lighting Design degree, and to the lighting and live event industry.
BSc (Hons) Mathematics
Approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, this Mathematics degree will give you a solid grounding in the methods of modern applied mathematics, and bring out the intrinsic beauty of mathematical ideas.
BSc (Hons) Mathematics (Including Foundation Year)
Want to study Mathematics at university but don’t have the grades? The Foundation Year in Mathematics has been carefully designed to best prepare students for success on our BSc Mathematics course. This additional year focuses on key material from A-level Mathematics, its applications and a number of more advanced topics.
BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering
This BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree will give you a strong foundation in a range of traditional mechanical engineering topics, and is accredited as fully satisfying the educational base to become an Incorporated Engineer (IEng).
BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences
The BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences course is designed primarily for students who want to become medical doctors and forms part of the graduate feeder scheme to medicine at Cardiff University.
BSc (Hons) Medicinal and Biological Chemistry
The BSc (Hons) Medicinal and Biological Chemistry degree, you will study chemistry as well as biology, physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology to understand the links between human disease and its prevention and treatment through drug design.
BSc (Hons) Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (Including Foundation Year)
If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our three year BSc (Hons) Medicinal and Biological Chemistry degree or if you want to gain more confidence in higher level work, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year.
BSc (Hons) Natural History
USW's Natural History degree explores animals, plants and their environments, along with earth and environmental sciences and includes amazing field trips to Portugal, Iceland and Botswana.
BSc (Hons) Natural History (Including foundation year)
The BSc (Hons) Natural History degree is the the study of animals, plants and their environments, and includes field trips to Botswana, Portugal and Iceland.
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science
USW's Pharmaceutical Science degree develops an in-depth knowledge of pharmaceuticals, their design, development, quality control and manufacture, and gives you practical experience of the techniques used in the industry.
BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science (Including Foundation Year)
The foundation course in Pharmaceutical Science degree is for students who do not meet the admissions criteria for the BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree. You’ll start by completing a foundation year, which provides well structured support.
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management
Quantity surveyors are in high demand and earn attractive salaries. This highly respected RICS-accredited Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree will prepare you for the design, construction and operation of property developments.
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (Including Foundation Year)
If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation course in Quantity Surveying.
BSc (Hons) Sound and Live Event Production
This successful and respected Sound and Live Event Production degree will prepare you for an exciting career in the live event industry, working in areas from theatre productions, music concerts and festivals through to TV.
BSc (Hons) Sound and Live Event Production (Including Foundation Year)
This foundation course in Sound and Live Event Production will prepare you for progression on to our Sound and Live Event Production degree, and a successful career in theatre productions, music concerts and festivals through to TV.
HNC Civil Engineering
The HNC Civil Engineering will give you the skills for a career as a senior technician in the civil engineering industry.
HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering will teach you the fundamentals of electronics, electrical engineering, power engineering and mathematics. The HNC course is an ideal first step for those who want to progress in the electronics industry and provides a platform for further study or training.
HNC Mechanical Engineering
Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the HNC Mechanical Engineering will help build a firm foundation for employment as a senior technician in a range of engineering sectors including aviation, defence, medical engineering, engineering management, manufacturing, and the automotive industry.
HNC Surveying
The University of South Wales' HNC Surveying course will give you a high-level understanding of the design, function, construction and statutory requirements for buildings of all classes.
HND Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The HND Electric and Electronic Engineering will give you the skills for a career as a senior technician this sector of the engineering industry.
HND Mechanical Engineering
Accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the HND Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering will help you build firm foundations for employment as a higher technician in industry.
MComp Computer Applications Development
This four-year Master of Computing course in Computer Applications Development is the highest award for undergraduate study in computing and is designed for more able students.
MComp Computer Forensics
MComp (Hons) Computer Forensics studies the processes, tools and procedures, digital evidence, criminology, cryptography, security, and computer crime. This four-year Master of Computing (MComp) course in Computer Forensics is the highest award for undergraduate study in computing and is designed for more able students.
MComp Computer Games Development
Accredited by the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, the MComp (Hons) Computer Games Development can turn your love of gaming into your dream career. Rather than simply playing games, you’ll learn how to create them.
MComp Computer Science
The MComp Computer Science degree offers an advanced set of skills for you to create industrial-strength software applications, using the latest practices.
MComp Computer Security
On the University of South Wales' MComp (Hons) Computer Security, a combined undergraduate and postgraduate qualification, you'll understand how computer systems are designed and secured, and learn how to protect them against all kinds of cyber attacks.
MComp Information Communication Technology
The four-year MComp Information Communication Technology is the highest award for undergraduate study in computing and is designed for more able students.
MEng Aeronautical Engineering
The University of South Wales' MEng Aeronautical Engineering programme covers the engineering principles needed for a career in the aerospace industry, and you’ll gain practical experience on campus in our state-of-the-art Aerospace Centre.
MEng Civil Engineering
USW's MEng Civil Engineering allows you to further distinguish yourself with an advanced set of professional and technical engineering skills, opening up more rewarding and well paid roles.
MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering
This IET-accredited BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree course offers a healthy balance between theory and practice, with the aim of producing graduates who can play leading roles in industry.
MEng Mechanical Engineering
This is a modern mechanical engineering degree that is relevant to a range of industries. You could design, analyse, research and test anything from wind turbines to turbo-jet engines.
MGeog Geography
On this MGeog Geography degree, you’ll explore how the environment affects society, the economy and culture, and in turn, how we adapt and transform that environment. Plus get the chance to go on amazing international field trips.
MMath Mathematics
This enhanced undergraduate Maths degree offers you the opportunity to study a combined Bachelors and Masters level study package – MMath. You’ll gain greater breadth and depth of mathematics skills and techniques relevant to practicing mathematicians.
MSci Chemistry
Accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the applied nature of this MSci Chemistry degree will prepare you to enter jobs in areas such as environmental monitoring and quality assurance, and in industries from food manufacture to textiles, materials processing and medicinal products testing.
MSci Forensic Biology
Accredited by the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the MSci Forensic Biology covers all of the core aspects of forensic science from crime scene to court and combines Bachelors and Masters level study.
MSci Forensic Investigation
USW's MSci Forensic Investigation degree allows students without a traditional science background, or those with a specific interest in this field, to acquire knowledge relating to the use of forensic techniques in a wide range of criminal investigations. You'll undertake simulated investigations in our multi-room Crime Scene Training Facility.
MSci Forensic Science
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the MSci Forensic Science covers all aspects of forensic science, from crime scene to court, with a focus on the acquisition of practical skills and a greater level of detailed knowledge in the fields of analytical toxicology, advanced DNA analysis and the interpretation, evaluation and presentation of simulated casework-related evidence.
MSci Forensic Science with Criminology
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the MSci Forensic Science with Criminology explores scientific and forensic investigation, and the nature, consequences and prevention of criminal behaviour.
MSci Pharmaceutical Science
The MSci Pharmaceutical Science degree allows you to combine bachelors and masters study all through one integrated package that is designed to provide you with extensive career opportunities as scientists within the pharmaceutical industry.

Postgraduate

MSc Aeronautical Engineering
The MSc Aeronautical Engineering is for those seeking employment in the aeronautical sector and for current engineers wanting to enhance and update their skills
MSc Analytical and Forensic Science
Accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences, the MSc Analytical and Forensic Science focuses on cutting edge research, the latest analytical techniques, and transferable and professional skills that will prepare you to practise as a professional analytical or forensic scientist.
MSc Aviation Engineering and Management
University of South Wales' MSc Aviation Engineering and Management degree will improve your knowledge of the complex disciplines involved in Aviation Engineering and Management.
MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management
The MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management develops the critical and analytical skills, and management expertise needed to manage civil engineering projects and implement environmentally sustainable solutions.
MSc Civil and Structural Engineering
Our MSc Civil and Structural Engineering degree is your opportunity to establish or consolidate your career as a civil or structural design engineer.
MSc Computer Forensics
The University of South Wales is the only university in Wales to gain the prestigious provisional certification from GCHQ, the UK Government’s Communications HQ, for its Masters course in Computer Forensics. This MSc Computer Forensics will prepare you for a career in computer forensics and IT security, either at a technical or managerial level
MSc Computer Systems Security
This specialist MSc Computer Systems Security focuses on the technical aspects of computer systems security and systems administration, particularly penetration testing. It is accredited by the TIGER Scheme and will give you exemption from some of its examinations.
MSc Computing and Information Systems
MSc Computing and Information Systems designed for people with little or not experiance teaches how to effectively use, design and develop software.
MSc Construction Project Management
The University of South Wales' MSc Construction Project Management course is for those engaged in a construction-related profession or who want a career in construction project management.
MSc Cyber Security
Our MSc Cyber Security qualification teaches the latest knowledge and understanding of threats associated with the use of technology in business and how to deal with them.
MSc Data Science
MSc Data Science produces fully trained scientists, analysts and programmers that enable businesses to make better decisions and evaluate effectiveness.
MSc Electronics and Information Technology
MSc Electronics and Information Technology will develop your ability to manage new technologies and ensure high levels of product quality.
MSc Hazard and Disaster Management
The MSc Hazard and Disaster Management is a unique programme which will develop your knowledge, skills and experience, and equip you for a wide range of careers related to disaster risk management for environmental hazards.
MSc Mechanical Engineering
USW's MSc Mechanical Engineering degree helps you achieve Chartered Engineer status and develops the technical and non-technical skills needed to succeed.
MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry
The University of South Wales' MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry degree will help you to build upon your existing knowledge and skills in order to gain access to sought-after roles in the pharmaceutical sector, one of the largest employment destinations for chemists.
MSc Professional Engineering
MSc Professional Engineering helps you gain a Masters and progress towards Chartered Engineer status through activities undertaken in the workplace.
MSc Renewable Energy and Resource Management
The MSc Renewable Energy and Resource Management course will enable you to develop cutting-edge knowledge and high-level practical skills that will allow you to gain employment in this fast moving growth industry.
MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management
The University of South Wales's MSc Safety, Health and Environmental Management produces health and safety practitioners, who can identify, assess and solve health, safety and environmental problems by applying the principles of good management.
MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management
University of South Wales's MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management degree brings together all aspects of land planning and provides the skills needed for a successful career.