Undergraduate Courses

Here is a list of undergraduate courses offered by the University of South Wales.

Once you have made your choice, find out more about the undergraduate application process.

Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science

Course Title About the Course
BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering

This BEng Aeronautical Engineering degree 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 three year BEng (Hons) Aeronautical Engineering degree or if you want to gain more confidence in higher level work, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year.

BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering

On this course, you will gain the skills to pursue a successful career in civil engineering and develop yourself towards becoming a Chartered Engineer.

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree combines technical engineering and mathematical knowledge with management and business skills, and covers embedded computing, electrical, electronic and communications engineering.

BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Including Foundation Year)

If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our three year BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering degree or if you want to gain more confidence in higher level work, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year.

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Would you like to use your mathematical and analytical skills to solve real-life problems? This degree allows you to do just that, and develop a well paid career with lots of options.

BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering (Including Foundation Year)

If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our three year BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering 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) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course is recognised by European Aviation Law, as detailed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), and gives you access to real aircraft experience.

BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (Including Foundation Year)

If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our three year BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering 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) 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 a full bachelor’s degree in one calendar year.

BSc (Hons) Analytical and Forensic Science (Top Up)

This one-year 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) Biology

This well-established biology degree is ideal if you have a keen interest in living organisms and want to gain an all-round knowledge of the subject

BSc (Hons) Biology (Including Foundation Year)

This well-established biology degree is ideal if you have a keen interest in living organisms and want to gain an all-round knowledge of the subject

BSc (Hons) Chemistry

This 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)

Chemists are the people in industry, medicine and research who try to improve the quality of our lives through their work. This chemistry degree will train you to be a fully-qualified scientist.

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

This Civil Engineering degree will give you the intellectual, practical and personal skills for any number of career paths in the civil engineering industry, including structural design, project management, highway engineering, and sustainable design and construction

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering (Including Foundation Year)

Our foundation route into Civil Engineering allows you to build up the knowledge and confidence to progress into undergraduate study and develop key skills for success in the civil engineering industry.

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering Top-Up

Specifically designed for anyone who may have already obtained a relevant BTEC, HND, or equivalent Diploma in Civil Engineering, this one year ‘top up’ course allows you to gain a full bachelor’s degree in one calendar year.

BSc (Hons) Computer Applications Development

This course has a strong practical element and you will gain expertise in developing information systems and managing software projects.

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 course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.

BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics

This computer forensics degree 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)

If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Computer Forensics degree, this course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development

Our computer games development degree will prepare you for a career in software engineering, with a particular emphasis on programming for computer games development

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development (Including Foundation Year)

If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development degree, this course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

This computer science degree combines the theoretical foundations of computation with practical software development. You will develop knowledge and expertise in creating industrial strength software applications, using up-to-the- minute commercial practices.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Including Foundation Year)

If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree, this course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.

BSc (Hons) Computer Security

This BSc (Hons) Computer Security degree has a practical emphasis that will prepare you for a career in the specialist field of security. You will understand how modern computer systems are designed, secured and evaluated

BSc (Hons) Computer Security (Including Foundation Year)

If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Computer Security degree, this course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.

BSc (Hons) Computing Mathematics

University of South Wales’s Computing Maths degree gives you a solid grounding in the methods of modern applicable mathematics, with an emphasis on how these can be used in computing.

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.

BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology

Our exciting and practical Forensic Biology degree offers the skills and knowledge to appreciate the value of biological evidence, giving you an excellent grounding for a career in forensic biology and forensic investigation

BSc (Hons) Forensic Biology (Including foundation year)

Our exciting and practical Forensic Biology degree offers the skills and knowledge to appreciate the value of biological evidence, giving you an excellent grounding for a career in forensic biology and forensic investigation

BSc (Hons) Forensic Investigation

This new course is designed to allow students who may not have a traditional science background, the opportunity to pursue their interests in forensic and crime scene investigation.

BSc (Hons) Forensic Science

Our Forensic Science degree is highly practical, scientifically challenging and accredited by The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.

BSc (Hons) Forensic Science (Including Foundation Year)

Our Forensic Science degree is highly practical, scientifically challenging and accredited by the Forensic Science Society.

BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology

Gain an insight into criminal profiling and crime scene investigation while exploring how and why crimes are committed on a Forensic Science with Criminology degree

BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology (Including foundation year)

Gain an insight into criminal profiling and crime scene investigation while exploring how and why crimes are committed on a Forensic Science with Criminology degree

BSc (Hons) Geography

Geography is dynamic and provides you with a transformative learning experience. You will discover the way in which the environment affects human life and culture, and in turn, how humans alter and transform that environment.

BSc (Hons) Geography (Including Foundation Year)

Geography is dynamic and provides you with a transformative learning experience. You will discover the way in which the environment affects human life and culture, and in turn, how humans alter and transform that environment.

BSc (Hons) Geology
BSc (Hons) Geology (Including foundation year)

On this geology degree, you will explore how to identify and exploit natural resources, as well as environmental concerns, geohazard analysis and engineering geology

BSc (Hons) Geology and Physical Geography

This is the only Geology and Physical Geography degree in Wales.

BSc (Hons) Geology and Physical Geography (Including Foundation Year)

This is the only Geology and Physical Geography degree in Wales.

BSc (Hons) Human Biology

Human Biology is a vibrant, interdisciplinary field that focuses on the biology of human populations.

BSc (Hons) Human Biology (Including foundation year)

This human biology degree will give you a sound scientific understanding of health and disease in the human body.

BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology

People rely on computing in a wide range of situations and the importance of information processing has created excellent career opportunities for people with the right qualifications in ICT.

BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology (Including Foundation Year)

If you do not have the right subjects or grades to enrol directly onto our BSc (Hons) Information Communication Technology degree, this course offers an alternative route into degree study with an additional foundation year.

BSc (Hons) International Wildlife Biology

Our International Wildlife Biology degree is the only one of its kind in the UK. You will get to study on three continents, work in rainforests, national parks and coral reefs.

BSc (Hons) Landscape Studies (Top Up)

This course is aimed at students who have previously studied Horticulture (Landscape Construction & Garden Design) and HND Environmental Conservation Management at our partner colleges.

BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology

This unique degree will allow you to mix art with technology and put conceptual ideas into practice – resulting in stimulating performances for stage and screen, as well as lighting for architectural and commercial spaces

BSc (Hons) Lighting Design and Technology (Including Foundation Year)

Our foundation route into Lighting Design and Technology allows you to build up the knowledge and confidence to progress into undergraduate study and the lighting and live event industry.

BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology

Our BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology degree will give you the skills you need for a range of careers in the entertainment, broadcasting and live event industries.

BSc (Hons) Live Event Technology (Including Foundation Year)

Our foundation route into Live Event Technology allows you to build up the knowledge and confidence to progress into undergraduate study and the lighting and live event industry.

BSc (Hons) Mathematics

This maths degree will give you a solid grounding in the methods of modern applicable mathematics. It is approved by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, which is the professional society for qualified and practising mathematicians.

BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers are among the most sought-after and highly paid professionals in UK business. This is a wide-ranging mechanical and manufacturing engineering degree that will develop your understanding of the field and your ability to solve engineering problems

BSc (Hons) Medical Sciences

Advances in healthcare and science mean there are many exciting opportunities in this important sector. This course gives you the scientific knowledge to progress in a number of medical disciplines and it is your starting point for an interesting and varied career in the healthcare community.

BSc (Hons) Natural History

A natural history degree involves the study of animals, plants and their natural environments. To understand it fully, you need to draw on scientific knowledge from many areas, which makes this a diverse and exciting subject

BSc (Hons) Natural History (Including foundation year)

A natural history degree involves the study of animals, plants and their natural environments. To understand it fully, you need to draw on scientific knowledge from many areas, which makes this a diverse and exciting subject

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science

The BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree will provide you with the skills and knowledge for a career in the pharmaceutical industry. Our Pharmaceutical Science degree combines a strong foundation in chemical sciences with industry specific topics, such as drug discovery and design and will prepare you for the varied scientific roles in this sector.

BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science (Including Foundation Year)

The pharmaceutical science degree is designed for students who wish to gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills tailored specifically towards the pharmaceutical industry, which is still one of the largest employers of scientists in the UK today.

BSc (Hons) Professional Aviation Engineering Practice

This degree is offered in conjunction with Marshall Aerospace Defence Group and Aviation Skills Partnership, and will be taught at Marshall’s AeroAcademy in Cambridge. Marshall is the UK’s largest independent aerospace and defence company, with expertise in civil, military and commercial aircraft and defence solutions. AeroAcademy is at the forefront of technical training and industry-led education delivery. The University of South Wales validates the course and you will receive your award from the University.

BSc (Hons) Project Management (Surveying)

The Project Management (Surveying) degree prepares you for a variety of project management roles in the consultant, development, public sector and contracting sectors of the construction industry through developing your knowledge and practical skills.

BSc (Hons) Project Management Surveying (Including Foundation Year)

If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our three year BSc (Hons) Project Management Surveying 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) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management

On this quantity surveying degree you will develop skills to tackle the tasks throughout a construction project, learn how to take responsibility for financial planning and become able to overcome the challenges that quantity surveyors face.

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management (Including Foundation Year)

If you don’t quite have the right qualifications to start our three year BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management degree or if you want to gain more confidence in higher level work, you could opt to start your studies with a foundation year.

Foundation Degree Professional Aviation Pilot Practice

This two year programme combines the practical elements of learning to fly with the theoretical knowledge needed to achieve a frozen Airline Transport Pilot License (fATPL).

HNC Civil Engineering

Our HNC in Civil Engineering is a vocational higher education qualification, equivalent to the first year of a university degree. The course focuses on equipping you with the practical and personal skills needed for the workplace.

HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Our Higher National Certificate (HNC) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering is a vocational higher education qualification, equivalent to the first year of a Higher National Diploma (HND). The course focuses on equipping you with the practical and personal skills needed for the workplace.

HNC Mechanical Engineering

This courses will help build a firm foundation for employment as a senior technician in a range of engineering sectors.

HNC Surveying

If you want advanced employment in the construction industry, this 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

Our Higher National Diploma (HND) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering will teach you core engineering principles and demonstrate how the knowledge you gain can be used effectively in the workplace.

HND Mechanical Engineering

This HND Mechanical Engineering qualification will help you build firm foundations for employment as a higher technician in industry.

MComp Computer Applications Development

This integrated Master of Computing (MComp) course combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Computer Applications Development with Masters-level material.

MComp Computer Forensics

This integrated Master of Computing (MComp) course combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Computer Forensics with a Masters-level qualification.

MComp Computer Games Development

This integrated Master of Computing (MComp) course combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Computer Games Development with a Masters-level qualification.

MComp Computer Science

This integrated Master of Computing (MComp) course combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Computer Science with Masters-level material.

MComp Computer Security

This integrated Master of Computing (MComp) course combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Computer Security with a Masters-level qualification.

MComp Information Communication Technology

This integrated Master of Computing (MComp) course combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Information Communication Technology with Masters-level material.

MEng Aeronautical Engineering

This four-year Master of Engineering (MEng) course is designed to give you a higher technical knowledge, and is the highest award for undergraduate study in aeronautical engineering.

MEng Civil Engineering

This four-year Master of Engineering (MEng) course in Civil Engineering is the highest award for undergraduate study in engineering and is designed for more able students. Combining our BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering degree with Masters-level material, it allows you to further distinguish yourself with an advanced set of professional and technical skills. The course also removes the need to source further funding to study a Masters-level qualification.

MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

This integrated Masters course combines an undergraduate Bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Masters-level qualification.

MEng Mechanical Engineering

This four-year Master of Engineering (MEng) course in Mechanical Engineering is the highest award for undergraduate study in engineering and is designed for more able students.

MGeog Geography

This degree will enable you to tailor how much, or how little, human and physical geography to study, or to specialise and focus on either the physical or human geography elements that really interest you, shaping your final geography degree.

MMath Computing Mathematics

This specialist Computing Maths course 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.

MMath Mathematics

This enhanced undergraduate Maths course 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.

MSc Aeronautical Engineering

This aeronautical engineering Masters course is ideal for graduates seeking employment in the aviation sector and for practising aerospace engineers who want to extend and update their skills.

MSc Analytical and Forensic Science

This MSc has been designed to provide expert laboratory training and help you secure employment in analytical science, DNA analysis or forensic science sectors. Students receive a professional placement with Synergy Health Laboratories where they gain laboratory training in a UKAS accredited facility.

MSc Aviation Engineering and Management

MSc Aviation Engineering and Management is designed to offer a multi-faceted approach in preparing graduates for careers in airlines, higher education, the MRO industry, aircraft and component manufacturing, professional management, aircraft leasing, government, and other agencies associated with aviation.

MSc Civil and Structural Engineering

This degree is your opportunity to establish or consolidate your career as a civil or structural design engineer.

MSc Civil Engineering and Environmental Management

Environmental management in civil engineering projects is of increasing importance throughout the world. This interdisciplinary Masters qualification is ideal if you want to establish or consolidate a career in this field.

MSc Computer Forensics

Computer forensics is a rapidly expanding area, leading to an increasing demand from industry for qualified forensic examiners. Our MSc Computer Forensics degree will prepare you for a career in computer forensics and IT security, either at a technical or managerial level

MSc Computer Science

Computer science is the study of theoretical foundations and practical techniques for implementation in computer systems.

MSc Computer Systems Security

This specialist MSc 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

If you want to move into the computing and information systems field, or if computing plays an increasing part in your role, this postgraduate qualification is ideal personal development.

MSc Construction Project Management

If you are engaged in a construction-related profession or you want a career in construction project management, the MSc Construction Project Management will develop the skills and knowledge you need to be successful. It is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

MSc Cyber Security

Get the latest knowledge and understanding of the threats associated with the use of technology in business and how best to deal with them.

MSc Electronics and Information Technology

Electronics and information technology are vital to the function of global industries and job opportunities continue to increase in this field. With this MSc you can tailor your qualification to suit your individual needs and directly build on your existing studies and experience.

MSc Embedded Systems Design (with Internship)

MSc Embedded Systems Design degree concentrates on the commercially important and rapidly expanding area of embedded digital systems. It is the ideal choice if you plan a career in embedded systems engineering, or for professional development if you already work in the engineering industry.

MSc Mechanical Engineering

There is strong demand for high-quality engineers with postgraduate qualifications and a good range of mechanical engineering skills. This MSc Mechanical Engineering degree has been designed to help you achieve Chartered Engineer status and will develop the technical and non-technical skills you require to succeed in this industry.

MSc Mobile and Satellite Communications (with internship)

Gain hands-on practical experience through our innovative Masters qualification that provides the opportunity to undertake an internship during your studies.*

MSc Optoelectronics (with internship)

The optoelectronics market is expected to grow significantly in coming years. This specialist Masters course will give you access to optoelectronics expertise, so you can take advantage of new opportunities in this field.

MSc Professional Engineering

This innovative and flexible part-time postgraduate degree allows you to gain a Masters qualification and progress towards Chartered Engineer (CEng) status through activities undertaken in the workplace.

MSc Renewable Energy and Resource Management

This MSc in Renewable Energy and Resource Management 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

With safety, health and environmental issues becoming increasingly important, there is a growing demand for professionals with the right skills.

MSc Wildlife and Conservation Management

This Masters degree brings together the physical, chemical, biological, socioeconomic, administrative and legislative aspects of environmental conservation management.

MSci Chemistry

This new, integrated Masters course will give you the skills, knowledge and technical capability to work towards becoming a senior chemist.

MSci Forensic Biology

Designed around Professional Body criteria and quality benchmark requirements, this course will contain all of the core elements required for a high quality forensic science education which is also enriched by the expertise and experience of our staff.

MSci Forensic Investigation

Our brand new MSci Forensic Investigation course has been designed to allow students without a traditional science background to acquire knowledge and practical skills, relating to the use of crime scene processing, evidence analysis and interpretation and forensic management strategies.

MSci Forensic Science

Our MSci Forensic Science course combines study at Bachelors level and Masters level into one fully integrated package. The degree 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.

MSci Forensic Science with Criminology

Our MSci Forensic Science with Criminology course allows you to explore your interests in the scientific and forensic investigation of crime, while exploring the nature, consequences and prevention of criminal behaviour, through one integrated package combining study at both Batchelors and Masters level.

MSci Pharmaceutical Science

This new course 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.

Faculty of Creative Industries

Course Title About the Course
BA (Anrh) Cerddoriaeth Boblogaidd a Masnachol

Mae BA (Anrh) Cerddoriaeth Boblogaidd yn rhaglen gyffredinol sy’n delio â pherfformiad a chyfansoddiad, theori a hyfforddiant clyw, patrymau hanesyddol, diwylliannol a diwydiannol o gerddoriaeth cyfoes.

BA (Anrh) Cynhyrchu'r Cyfryngau (cyfleoedd cyfrwng Cymraeg)

Os ydych yn dymuno dilyn gyrfa yn y diwydiant cyfryngau, bydd y cwrs hwn yn rhoi’r cyfle i chi ddatblygu sgiliau ymarferol a dealltwriaeth ddamcaniaethol o’r diwydiannau teledu, radio, fideo, a chyfryngau newydd.

BA (Anrh) Theatr a Drama
BA (Hons) Advertising Design
BA (Hons) Animation (2D and Stop Motion)
BA (Hons) Art Practice

Art practice covers a broad range of disciplines and on the BA (Hons) Art Practice degree you’ll develop your identity as an artist.

BA (Hons) Computer Animation
BA (Hons) Computer Games Design
BA (Hons) Creative Industries (Film and Video Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Creative Industries (Photography) (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Creative Music Technologies
BA (Hons) Dance
BA (Hons) Documentary Photography
BA (Hons) Fashion Design
BA (Hons) Fashion Marketing and Retail Design
BA (Hons) Fashion Promotion
BA (Hons) Film
BA (Hons) Film Studies

This film studies degree is for students who are passionate about the medium of film, one of the most significant and compelling art forms of the 20th and 21st centuries.

BA (Hons) Game Art
BA (Hons) Graphic Communication
BA (Hons) Illustration
BA (Hons) Interior Design
BA (Hons) Journalism
BA (Hons) Media Production
BA (Hons) Media, Culture and Journalism
BA (Hons) Music Business
BA (Hons) Performance and Media
BA (Hons) Performing Arts

The Performing Arts course at the University of South Wales offers an all round intensive study of performance skills focusing on acting for theatre, film and voice, devised performance, technical production and directing for theatre.

BA (Hons) Photography
BA (Hons) Photojournalism
BA (Hons) Popular and Commercial Music
BA (Hons) Scriptwriting

This industry facing course focuses on creative scriptwriting across significant media forms including theatre, film, television, radio, animation and online platforms.

BA (Hons) Sports Journalism

Be a winner at journalism in the capital of sport, on the only sports journalism degree in Wales.

BA (Hons) Theatre and Drama
BA (Hons) TV and Film Set Design
BA (Hons) Visual Effects and Motion Graphics

Visual effects and motion graphics are an integral part of everyday life, from the latest films in the cinema, to commercials and promos on television.

BMus (Hons) Contemporary Music Performance
BSc (Hons) Creative Industries (Popular Music Technology) (Top-Up)

This one year top-up award will provide excellent creative opportunities for budding performers and composers, as well as the professional skills needed for a career in today’s music and entertainment industry.

BSc (Hons) Peirianneg Sain (Cwrs gyda chyfleoedd cyfrwng Cymraeg)

Mae ar y diwydiannau cerddoriaeth, ffilm, teledu ac amlgyfrwng angen peirianwyr sain medrus i sicrhau bod perfformiadau a rhaglenni yn swnio’n broffesiynol.

BSc (Hons) Sound Engineering
Diploma in Foundation Studies - Art and Design

In the summer of 2016, the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design will transfer from University of South Wales, Pontypridd Campus, to Coleg y Cymoedd’s Nantgarw campus

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MA Animation

The focus of the MA Animation is on concept development, with an emphasis upon pre-production in the development of the final animated piece.

MA Arts Practice (Art, Health and Wellbeing)
MA Arts Practice (Fine Art)

In a world dominated by visual imagery, artists need the appropriate skills, reflexive approaches and attitudes of critical enquiry to work as effective professionals within their field. In this personalised course of study you can either explore your own specialism of fine art practice, or develop your practice across a broader range of interdisciplinary activity. In a supportive and challenging environment, you will be encouraged to be independent and enterprising in the promotion of yourself and your art.

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MA Documentary Photography

With a rich heritage of photography education, the Photography course is regarded as the most prestigious institution at which to study Documentary Photography.

MA Drama

The MA in Drama is designed to consider the contemporary practice of drama in a variety of different contexts. Though the emphasis is on theatre there will also be opportunities to work through other media for those students with appropriate experience and aspirations

MA Fashion Retail

This course is designed to allow you to explore and produce creative strategies for fashion and retail brands, equipping you with the skills needed to excel in the global fashion industry.

MA Film Producing

This postgraduate film producing course develops a thorough understanding of the producer’s role in relation to business, financial and legal expertise, as well as fostering the critical and evaluative skills you need to develop and engage with talent.

MA Games Enterprise

The MA Games Enterprise is an innovative new course that will give you the opportunity to develop design, production and enterprise skills using proven industry simulation techniques and collaborative practices.

MA Graphic Communication

This unique and innovative graphic communication course examines all aspects of contemporary graphic communication

MA Media Production

If you have a desire to create television and media projects that you can take to a world market, our new Masters in Television and Media Production is for you.

MA Scriptwriting

If you are a talented and aspiring scriptwriter, this course available through distance-learning will help you to realise your potential in a stimulating creative and intellectual context.

MA Songwriting and Production

This brand new course builds on the expertise and reputation we have developed in the subject of Popular Music here at the University.

MSc Music Engineering and Production

This MSc Music Engineering and Production is designed for graduates who need music engineering and production skills to establish a career as a professional producer in the music industry

Faculty of Business and Society

Course Title About the Course
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

ACCA is the global body for professional accountants, with 162,000 members, 428,000 students and 91 offices in 173 countries. The ACCA Professional Qualification is therefore recognised and supported by top employers around the world. On qualification, students become Chartered Certified Accountants.

BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance

This multi-accredited degree offers you the chance to develop and practise your technical knowledge, skills and expertise, while gaining professional recognition from the world’s leading accountancy bodies.

BA (Hons) Business

If you’re looking for a business degree that’s designed for the real world, the University of South Wales is the right choice.

BA (Hons) Business and Accounting (Top Up)

This course serves as a great way to increase your specialist accounting knowledge underpinned by vital business skills.

BA (Hons) Business and Finance (Top Up)

Gain an advanced understanding of financial management through this one year course in business and finance.

BA (Hons) Business and Human Resource Management (Top Up)

This course in human resource management looks into the importance of employee relations and its significance on the success of a business.

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Top Up)

This Business course from University of South Wales has been specifically designed for students who already have a HNC/HND in Business or equivalent qualifications, and is designed to build upon knowledge and skills that students already possess with a view to further developing intellectual and vocational skills to enhance your employability.

BA (Hons) Business and Marketing (Top Up)

Underpinned by key business principles, this one year course in business and marketing provides an opportunity to acquire marketing expertise at degree level.

BA (Hons) Business and Supply Chain Management (Top Up)

This Business and Supply Chain Management course looks into the importance of business relationships in a supply chain context.

BA (Hons) Business Management

Join this course to get a full overview of Business Management and how businesses perform. You’ll study a range of topics from Marketing, Human Resource Management and Logistics and Supply Chain Management meaning you can adapt and succeed in a competitive jobs market.

BA (Hons) Business Studies (Top Up)

When you get your HND qualification, you have the chance to progress and to an honours degree qualification in Business Studies.

BA (Hons) Cymraeg Byd Gwaith (Welsh in the Workplace with Education) gydag Addysg

The course is ideal, if you are interested in acquiring practical skills in Welsh. We pride ourselves on our homely atmosphere and our Welsh in the Workplace staff have a good relationship with our students.

BA (Hons) Cymraeg Byd Gwaith (Welsh in the Workplace)

Our brand new BA (Hons) Welsh in the Workplace degree is an opportunity to develop the combination of skills and techniques required to support a modern and increasingly bilingual workplace.

Mae ein gradd newydd sbon BA (Anrh) Cymraeg Byd Gwaith yn gyfle i ddatblygu cyfuniad o sgiliau a thechnegau sydd eu hangen i gefnogi gweithle fodern a chynyddol ddwyieithog.

BA (Hons) English

This distinct and highly flexible course integrates the three closely related subject areas of English Literature, English Language and Creative Writing into one degree.

BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing

Develop your own imagination and writing craft, and explore major texts and movements in English literature as well as reading and working with contemporary writers.

BA (Hons) English and History

An English and History degree gives you an appreciation of how literature has reflected changes in culture and society. You will also gain knowledge and understanding of major historical trends in early modern and contemporary history.

BA (Hons) Event Management

This course provides hands-on experience of events management from the start. You’ll graduate with knowledge and practical experience of running events, plus essential business skills for all kinds of careers.

BA (Hons) Forensic Accounting

Forensic accounting is financial detective work. It combines accounting, IT, legal, and investigative skills. Professionals often work on fraud and hidden asset investigations, valuations, dispute resolution, and act as expert witnesses in court.

BA (Hons) History

This history degree provides the opportunity to study a variety of histories, political, economic, social, intellectual and cultural.

BA (Hons) History with Education

Explore past human activity and how it has shaped today’s society alongside the education system, teaching and learning.

BA (Hons) Human Resource Management

Human resource management (HRM) plays a vital part at every level of all organisations. People are an organisation’s most important asset, so HRM concerns all people and people-related issues. Organisations will only succeed if their people are well managed, committed and engaged.

BA (Hons) International Business (Top Up)

Expand your knowledge and understanding of the global aspects of business through this one year course in international business.

BA (Hons) Logistics and Supply Chain Management
BA (Hons) Marketing

If you’re creative, want to work with the media or want a challenging and exciting career then this marketing degree is the choice for you.

BA (Hons) Public Services

If you want to make a difference to day-to-day life in your local community, or make an impact at a national or even global level, our Public Services degree will help you make your mark.

BA (Hons) Religious Studies

Explore first-hand the beliefs and practices of a range of religions and their influence on society.

BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work

This is an innovative course designed to qualify you as a professional youth and community worker.

BA (Hons) Youth and Community Work (Youth Justice)

This is an innovative course designed to qualify you as a professional youth and community worker, specialising in youth justice.

BA/BSc (Hons) Combined Studies

Our Combined Studies degree is a more flexible course of study – you can choose between three and five subjects from a varied list to design your own degree.

BSc (Hons) Criminology & Criminal Justice and Youth Justice

Crime and Youth Justice are increasingly challenging issues. This course gives a real insight into the theories, policies, politics and practices that surround how we as a society respond to young people in trouble.

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

If you’re interested in studying crime, criminality, victimisation and the criminal justice system, this is the course for you.

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice and Law

Get inside the criminal mind, explore how and why crimes are committed and find out how crimes are dealt with by the legal system on a criminology and law degree.

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice and Sociology

A criminology and sociology degree explores how and why crimes are committed and the changing nature of society and inequality in the contemporary world.

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice with Psychology

Criminology and psychology inhabit a rapidly changing world and through this course you will study not one, but two topical, challenging and fascinating disciplines.

BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment (Top Up)

This one year ‘top up’ course provides an ideal opportunity for those with a HND qualification or equivalent to gain an Honours degree in finance.

BSc (Hons) Finance and Investment (Top Up) including Pre-Sessional English Language (10 Weeks July) Contact us to find out more.
BSc (Hons) Financial Planning, Investment and Risk

If you aspire to a career in investment, finance or trading, the BSc (Hons) Financial Planning, Investment and Risk degree will give you the skills and experience to succeed.

BSc (Hons) Sociology

This Sociology degree gives you the chance to delve into key ‘real-world’ issues and investigate how they are used to shape society.

BSc (Hons) Sociology (Including Foundation Year) Contact us to find out more.
BSc (Hons) Sociology with Criminology and Criminal Justice

A sociology with criminology degree explores people’s actions and beliefs as well as crime, criminality and victimisation.

BSc (Hons) Sociology with Education

This Sociology with Education degree explores people’s actions and beliefs and how these are influenced by changes in society, as well as the nature and organisation of the education system.

BSc (Hons) Sociology with Psychology

Studying sociology with psychology will enhance your understanding of what affects and causes people’s behaviour, and examine the changing nature of society, inequality and global issues.

Certificate of Higher Education Sociology with Psychology

This one year sociology with psychology course provides an excellent stepping stone into degree study and is ideal if you’re looking to gradually develop your knowledge and skills to further progress onto our sociology with psychology degree course.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Certificate in Business Accounting

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Certificate provides an entry route to the CIMA Professional Qualification. It is also an excellent qualification in its own right.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Scheme - Operational Level

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Professional Qualification is recognised by employers worldwide.

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Level 4 Certificate in Professional Marketing

The CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing) Professional Certificate is a Level 4 qualification that has been designed for junior marketers who want to gain knowledge in the basics of marketing.

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing
Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Diploma in Procurement and Supply

This procurement and supply diploma is a valued qualification that provides an excellent route to gain Corporate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS).

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Professional Diploma in Procurement and Supply

This procurement and supply diploma is a valued qualification that provides an excellent route to gain Corporate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS).

Foundation Degree Business Studies

On this course, you will study all aspects of business through learning that is related to your workplace. On completion of your Foundation Degree, you can progress to study at
Honours level.

Foundation Year (Humanities)

The Foundation Year (Humanities) forms part of an integrated four year degree programme, and is designed for students who do not currently meet the admissions criteria for direct entry onto a degree course at the University of South Wales in subjects including English, History and Welsh.

Foundation Year (Social Sciences)

The Foundation Year (Social Sciences) forms part of an integrated four year degree programme, and is designed for students who do not currently meet the admissions criteria for direct entry onto a degree course at the University of South Wales in subjects including business, accounting and finance, law, youth and community work, public services and criminology.

HND Business and Accounting

Accounting and financial professionals are in demand all over the world. By enhancing your qualifications in this area you’ll find yourself part of a skilled workforce with an exciting career ahead.

HND Business Studies

Do you want to get ahead in business? This varied and interesting business studies course teaches you what it takes to manage a successful business or organisation.

HND Public and Emergency Services

The HND Public and Emergency Services course will give you a strong grounding in how emergency and armed services operate, are organised and are managed.

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

The ACA qualification is from the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales). ICAEW Chartered Accountants are always in demand and the ACA Qualification equips students to perform at the highest levels of accountancy, business and finance.

LLB (Hons) Law

This course provides a balanced and stimulating legal education, and practical skills for employment. It is excellent preparation for a career in law and other professions.

LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice

Develop specific knowledge of the law and its application in the real world and gain a sound understanding of crime, criminality and victimisation on the LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology and Criminal Justice degree.

LLB (Hons) Law with Welsh in the Workplace

Our LLB (Hons) Law with Welsh in the Workplace degree enables you to develop practical Welsh-medium skills alongside your qualifying law degree.

LLB (Hons) Legal Practice (Exempting)
LLB Law (Hons) Accelerated Route

The University of South Wales’ LLB degree is recognised as a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD) for professional purposes. The course will give you excellent preparation for a career in law and a wide variety of other professions.

Faculty of Life Sciences and Education

Course Title About the Course
Advanced Certificate in Teaching Adult Literacy and Communication

The Level 5 Certificate in Teaching Adult Literacy at the University of South Wales is designed for current teachers who wish to study to gain a nationally recognised specialist qualification.

Advanced Certificate in Teaching Adult Numeracy and Maths

The Advanced Certificate in Teaching Adult Numeracy and Maths is designed for current teachers who wish to gain a nationally recognised specialist qualification.

Advanced Certificate in Teaching ESOL

The Advanced Certificate in Teaching ESOL at the University of South Wales is designed for current teachers who wish to study to gain a nationally recognised specialist qualification.

BA (Anrh) Astudiaethau Cynradd gyda SAC

Mae’r radd tair blynedd cyfrwng Cymraeg yma yn eich paratoi ar gyfer sialensiau dysgu mewn ysgol gynradd. Mae elfennau yn yr ysgol ac yn y Brifysgol yn cyfuno i ddatblygu ystod o sgiliau dysgu ynghyd a gwybodaeth, dealltwriaeth a sgiliau creiddiol i’r pwnc.

BA (Hons) Creative and Therapeutic Arts

This unique course offers students the opportunity to develop their chosen art form to enhance personal, social and mental well-being through therapeutic practice.

BA (Hons) Early Years Education and Practice
BA (Hons) Primary Studies with QTS
BA (Hons) Sports Leadership and Development

Sport has the power to inspire people and change lives. But to inspire the next generation, we need the right people leading and developing sport. By giving you the right leadership skills and sports development knowledge, this degree will prepare you for working in the sports development and management industry.

BA (Hons) Working with Children and Families
Bachelor of Midwifery (Hons) Registered Midwife

Graduates of this midwifery degree can register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and take on the full role of a midwife in the UK and the EC.

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Adult)

Modern nursing is an exciting profession where nurses seeks to care for the patient holistically. Successful completion of this adult nursing degree will allow you entry to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Register as a qualified nurse.

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Child Health)

This three-year, pre-registration nursing programme combines theory and practice in an innovative way, to focus on the care of children across a wide range of healthcare settings.

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Learning Disabilities)

Our three year Learning Disabilities Nursing degree will provide you with the practical skills, knowledge and a range of experience in a variety of healthcare settings to enable you to become a qualified nurse.

Bachelor of Nursing (Hons)(Mental Health)
BSc (Hons) Acute and Critical Care

This acute and critical care degree is a two year programme that will meet the needs of professionals who work with both acute and critically ill patients.

BSc (Hons) Childhood Development

What influences development and why do children behave the way they do? On this course, you’ll explore key issues in children’s development, learning, and behaviour, from a range of perspectives.

BSc (Hons) Childhood Studies (Top Up)

Current childhood policy stresses the importance of placing the child at the centre of the government agenda and this exciting award aims to highlight the rights and needs of the child and family.

BSc (Hons) Community Health & Wellbeing (Top-Up)

This course offers the opportunity for students to top-up their Community Health and Well-Being Foundation Degree qualification to a full BSc (Hons) with just one additional year of study.

BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner Community Children's Nursing)

This award meets the specific requirements from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) regarding community nursing competence.

BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner District Nursing) with integrated V100
BSc (Hons) Community Health Studies (Specialist Practitioner General Practice Nursing)
BSc (Hons) Community Mental Health Practice

If you work in the field of mental health, this modular, part-time course is your opportunity to gain a specialist practitioner award and to use evidence-based skills to respond to the dynamic and fluid nature of service delivery.

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance

Do you want to be a football coach? The BSc (Hons) Football Coaching and Performance course provides an opportunity to gain industry-recognised coaching awards (UEFA) while studying all aspects of football coaching, and set you on the path to a rewarding career in this fast-paced industry.

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration

What makes the Football Coaching, Development and Administration degree at USW special?

This unique football coaching degree programme is in partnership with professional coaching organisations. Allowing students to study and obtain work placements across the globe.

Whether it’s a nation winning a world cup or a community football project that provide safe havens for young people in otherwise troubled communities, football has the power to unite communities. At the University of South Wales, you can develop the practical skills, academic knowledge, vocational experience and coaching expertise you need to make a real contribution from grass routes to a performance setting. You will study broad array of subjects, from coaching, to business management and sports development, leading to excellent employment prospects in a range of professions.

BSc (Hons) Football Coaching, Development and Administration (Top Up)
BSc (Hons) Health and Social Care Management
BSc (Hons) Police Sciences

This Police Sciences degree will prepare you for the challenges of modern policing and related professions

BSc (Hons) Police Sciences (including Foundation Year)

Would you like a challenging yet highly rewarding career? Do you believe you have what it takes to become a leader in the police service? Our Police Studies course could be for you

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Health Care Studies)

The post-qualification BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Health Care Studies) award offers career enhancement and progression by enabling you to exercise higher levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care.

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing)

The post-qualification BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing) offers career enhancement and progression by enabling you to exercise higher levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care.

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Nursing) with work placement

This post-qualification award offers career enhancement and progression by enabling you to exercise higher levels of judgement, discretion and decision making in clinical care.

BSc (Hons) Professional Practice (Violence Reduction)
BSc (Hons) Psychology

This professionally accredited Psychology degree combines opportunities to study cutting edge research with access to excellent teaching and student support.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Behaviour Analysis

University of South Wales’ Psychology with Behaviour Analysis degree combines study of key aspects of Psychology with the practical skills acquired in the study of Applied Behaviour Analysis.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This course combines the study of key aspects of psychology with knowledge about cognitive behavioural approaches to therapeutic practice.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling

The BSc (Hons) Psychology with Counselling degree combines the study of key aspects of Psychology with knowledge about integrative approaches to counselling (to include person-centred and compassion focussed approaches).

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology & Criminal Justice

Studying two complementary subjects, this course will provide you with the opportunity to gain a solid grounding in criminology with an emphasis on psychology.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Developmental Disorders

This course combines the study of key aspects of psychology with knowledge about a range of developmental disorders such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and autism.

BSc (Hons) Psychology with Education

Our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Education course will explore key issues and processes within education and the education system with an emphasis on psychology.

BSc (Hons) Rugby Coaching and Performance

The BSc (Hons) Rugby Coaching and Performance course is aimed at students who want to work in a vibrant and dynamic rugby environment in roles such as community and academy coaching and grass roots rugby development, sport science, strength and conditioning, performance analysis or teaching.

BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology with QTS

BSc (Hons) Secondary Design and Technology with QTS equips you to become a confident, and innovative teacher with a broad subject knowledge.

BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics with ICT with QTS

Have you always wanted to teach but don’t have a degree? Are you enthusiastic about mathematics, science or ICT and want to share your enthusiasm with others? This course enables you to be fully qualified to teach in two years.

BSc (Hons) Secondary Mathematics with Science with QTS

Have you always wanted to teach but don’t have a degree? If you’re enthusiastic about Mathematics and Science, share your enthusiasm with others. This course enables you to be fully qualified to teach in two years.

BSc (Hons) Secondary Science with ICT with QTS

Have you always wanted to teach but don’t have a degree? Are you enthusiastic about science or ICT and want to share your enthusiasm with others? This course enables you to be fully qualified to teach in two years.

BSc (Hons) Secondary Science with Mathematics with QTS

Have you always wanted to teach but don’t have a degree? Are you enthusiastic about science and mathematics and want to share your enthusiasm with others? This course enables you to be fully qualified to teach in two years.

BSc (Hons) Social Work

If you want to become a registered social worker, you need to gain a BSc (Hons) Social Work degree

BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)

If you are interested in a career in specialist community public health nursing (SCPHN), this health visiting course helps you meet the challenges you will face in the rapidly changing area of public health nursing practice, preparing you for work in complex and varied settings.

BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Occupational Health Nursing)

If you are interested in a career in Occupational Health nursing, this specialist community public health nursing (SCPHN) course helps you meet the challenges you will face in the rapidly changing area of public health nursing practice, preparing you for work in complex and varied settings.

BSc (Hons) Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing)

This Specialist Community Public Health Nursing School Nursing course has been developed to meet the rapidly changing field of public health, providing you with a professional qualification that recognises your expertise.

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science

Physical exercise is widely accepted as part of the cure for promoting health, preventing disease and optimising sport performance. Exercise scientists are now in demand to improve health and lifestyles of the general population. Elite sport also benefits from the applied knowledge and skills of the sport & exercise scientist.

BSc (Hons) Sport Psychology

Studying sport psychology gives you the opportunity to find out about psychological issues in a range of applied settings while focusing on the sporting context.

BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching

The BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching degree is designed for students that wish to pursue a career in the sports coaching industry.

BSc (Hons) Sports Coaching and Performance (Top-up)

The Sports Coaching and Performance degree provides the opportunity for students that have completed a Foundation Degree, preferably in Sports Coaching, to progress onto the final year of a BSc Sports Coaching and Performance degree.

BSc (Hons) Sports Studies

If you want a career in the sports and exercise industry, the BSc (Hons) Sports Studies course will give you the professional knowledge and skills you need. You will gain a sound understanding of several core sports and exercise disciplines, including physiology, psychology, coaching and development.

BSc (Hons) Strength and Conditioning

This unique collaboration between the University of South Wales and Setanta College provides a course that is designed, written and delivered by internationally renowned industry professionals, to specifically address the key competencies identified as being required for employment in strength and conditioning. The course was designed after extensive collaboration with the world’s leading industry professionals and all modules were specifically written to ensure that students graduate with the knowledge, the practical skills and the experience required to enter employment in the industry. In this way, all modules are bespoke to the course and not shared with any other course, ensuring that all content relates specifically to strength and conditioning. Its aim is to produce practitioners who display the entire range of skills required for the effective delivery of strength and conditioning, and who will be at the forefront of the industry for years to come.

BSc (Hons) Systemic Counselling
CertHE in Health Care Nursing Support Worker Education

This part-time healthcare support worker course has been designed to provide continuing higher education for those working as support workers in health care settings. It is essentially a generic award suitable for individuals working in a wide range of specialities and health care environments.

Certificate in Higher Education (CertHE) Dementia Studies
Certificate of Higher Education: Introduction to Secondary Teaching

The Certificate of Higher Education: Introduction to Secondary Teaching is unique in Wales. It is an introduction to secondary teacher training, and open to those seeking a career change or those looking to build upon existing education qualifications.

Chiropractic Foundation Year

On this chiropractic course you will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to move on, with confidence, to the first year of our chiropractic degree

Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Nursing)
Diploma in Higher Education in Occupational Health (Technician)
Diploma in Higher Education in Professional Practice
Foundation Degree Community Football Coaching and Development

The Foundation Degree in Community Football Coaching and Development has been designed in conjunction with the Football League Trust in order to identify the type of skills and qualities that are required to work within professional football clubs community departments or national governing bodies in areas of growth such as social inclusion, community coaching and football development.

Foundation Degree Community Health and Wellbeing

The Foundation Degree in Community Health and Wellbeing provides an alternative route for students unable to achieve the entry requirements for undergraduate health programmes and those students who seek a work-based qualification.

Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Development

Our Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Development is a fantastic opportunity if you want to work as a coach or sports development officer in the football industry.

Foundation Degree in Rugby Coaching and Development

This foundation degree in rugby coaching and performance is a unique opportunity to study for academic and coaching qualifications at the same time

MA Art Psychotherapy

This course provides the fundamental training to gain the skills necessary to apply to become a qualified Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Art Psychotherapist. You may be a graduate or already working in a related area and looking to qualify professionally.

MA Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The MA Child and Adolescent Mental Health is part of the MA Education programme at the University of South Wales. It provides students with the opportunity to have a postgraduate course specifically tailored to meet their individual professional needs.

MA Consultative Supervision
MA Counselling Children and Young People
MA Early Years
MA Education (Innovation in Learning and Teaching)

The MA Education award at the University of South Wales offers students the maximum flexibility in terms of module choice.

MA Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
MA Leadership & Management (Education)

MA Leadership and Management (Education) is for those who are, or aspire to be, leaders or managers in an educational setting. The course is part of the MA Education programme at the University of South Wales and provides students with the opportunity to have a postgraduate course specifically tailored to meet their individual professional needs.

MA Music Therapy
MA SEN (ASD)

The MA SEN (ASD) course, which is unique in Wales, is for professionals working in the field of social care, education, health or the third sector, who have contact with children or adults on the Autism Spectrum. The MA SEN (ASD) course is also available to parents or carers who wish to further their knowledge and understanding on Autism at Masters level.

MA Special Educational Needs (SEN)

MA Special Educational Needs is for people working with children or young people whose development is affected adversely by difficulties in learning or by behaviour

MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Master of Chiropractic

On a chiropractic degree, you will learn to use your hands to apply a specific force to adjust the joints of the body, concentrating particularly on the spine

Master of Chiropractic (Including Foundation Year)
MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner

This MSc is for healthcare professionals who want to extend the scope of their practice regarding consultation, assessment, diagnosis and therapeutic interventions.

MSc Advanced Practice (Nursing and Midwifery) Contact us to find out more.
MSc Behaviour Analysis and Therapy

This exciting and unique Masters equips students with skills in behaviour analysis and therapy relevant to a range of educational and clinical settings.

MSc Business Psychology

Our specialist Masters in Business Psychology is the only course of its kind in south Wales which focuses on the practical application of psychological theory across a broad range of working environments.

MSc Clinical and Abnormal Psychology

The Masters in Clinical and Abnormal Psychology offers a comprehensive grounding in aspects of psychopathology and abnormal behaviour.

MSc Clinical Practice for Nurses and Midwives

This award is suitable for nurses and midwives who practise in a capacity that involves a significant degree of autonomy in decision-making.

MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
MSc Community Health Studies (Children's Community Nursing)

The MSc Community Health Studies is a natural progression route for graduate nurses who desire to develop mastery in specialist practice, in line with the Post Registration Nursing Career Framework (WAG, 2010).

MSc Community Health Studies (District Nursing)

Community healthcare is undergoing rapid and immense change following structural changes and reorganisation within NHS Wales. Policy, driven by changes in demography, technology and economics, has set community nursing as the future.

The MSc Community Health Studies is a natural progression route for graduate nurses who desire to develop mastery in specialist practice, in line with the Post Registration Nursing Career Framework (WAG, 2010).

MSc Community Health Studies (Practice Nursing)
MSc Diabetes (Online Delivery)
MSc Disaster Healthcare (Online Delivery)

This distinctive masters in Disaster Healthcare is the only course of its kind and is aimed at experienced healthcare professionals working in the humanitarian field, or those who aspire to do so

MSc Education for Health and Social Care Professionals
MSc Endocrinology (Online Delivery)

Delivered online, this MSc Endocrinology is practical and clinically focused. Course content and structure are designed to create professionals with greater confidence and understanding of the management of patients with endocrine disorders, through case studies and discussion.

MSc Health Psychology

Health psychology is an exciting and growing branch of psychology that applies psychological theory and research to behaviours and beliefs related to health and illness.

MSc International Policing (Online Delivery)
MSc Obesity and Weight Management (Online Delivery)
MSc Play and Therapeutic Play

During this Masters degree, you will develop a critical understanding of the psychological, educational and ethical foundations of play and their application to playwork and therapeutic play.

MSc Play Therapy

The MSc Play Therapy is accredited by the British Association of Play Therapists and provides professional training in play therapy. Successful graduates of this programme will have completed the formal elements of training required to practise as a play therapist.

MSc Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine (Online delivery)

The online MSc Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine provides a unique integrated approach to preventative cardiovascular medicine and focuses on applying scientific principles to direct patient care.

MSc Professional Practice

The MSc Professional Practice offers a wide choice of career pathways to qualified health and social care professionals. Suitable for both experienced and inexperienced practitioners, this course intends to transform your practice and improve the quality of care for patients or service users.

MSc Professional Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care)

Studied entirely online, the MSc Professional Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care) is a flexible modular course developed specifically for health professionals working with patients with a cancer diagnosis. The course offers comprehensive study material, written by academic staff and peer-reviewed by academic and clinical experts.

MSc Professional Practice (Learning Disability)

MSc Professional Practice (Learning Disability) is open to all professionals working with people who have a learning disability. Professionals working with this client group need to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in order to meet the clients’ changing needs.

MSc Professional Practice (Mental Health)

Whether you are at a senior level within your professional career, recently graduated or have an interest in mental health issues, this one year flexible taught masters degree in mental health offers a unique opportunity to extend your knowledge.

MSc Professional Practice (Midwifery)

This midwifery degree seeks to encourage students both to increase their knowledge of and confidence in using the professional, legal and policy frameworks which are available to promote midwifery and the role of the midwife to critically examine alternative approaches to care provision.

MSc Professional Practice (Vulnerable Person)
MSc Professional Practice with work placement

The MSc Professional Practice with work placement focuses on professional development of qualified nurses and the course equips nurses to undertake higher level practice, education and leadership roles. Work experience provides valuable insights into health care practice and services in the UK.

MSc Psychology by Research

This MSc Psychology by Research allows you to conduct an independent psychological study in a vibrant research culture.

MSc Public Health

Through the MSc Public Health, we aim to create professionals who can lead and implement change in public health across the world stage.

MSc Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery)
MSc Rheumatology (Online Delivery)
MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visiting)
MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nursing)
MSc Sport, Health and Exercise Science

This MSc Sport, Health & Exercise Science has been designed for those who want to enhance their knowledge and skills in the key elements of sport and exercise science in relation to health and performance

MSc Sports and Exercise Medicine (Online delivery)
MSc Sports Coaching and Performance

Sport has the power to inspire and this MSc in Sports Coaching and Performance has been designed to provide you with an advanced knowledge base that will give you the best possible opportunity for pursuing your career goals within sport and the coaching industry.

MSc Systemic Psychotherapy

This is a qualifying level course leading to eligibility for registration as a psychotherapist with the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Endodontics
PG Dip in Counselling Children and Young People
PG Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
PG Diploma Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
PGCE Post Compulsory Education and Training
PGCE Secondary Design and Technology with QTS

The Secondary Postgraduate Certificate in Education is designed for graduates who wish to qualify to teach design and technology in secondary schools.

PgDip Behaviour Analysis Supervised Practice

This Behaviour Analysis course offers a unique opportunity to gain experience in behaviour analysis under the close supervision of a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).

Postgraduate Certificate Acute and Critical Care
Postgraduate Certificate Counselling Skills

The Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Skills is a 60 credit programme across two semesters. Completing this programme (or an equivalent) prepares students for application to either the MA Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy and the MSc Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy courses which are due to commence September 2014.

Postgraduate Certificate Education for Health and Social Care Professionals

Accredited by the “Nursing and Midwifery Council”https://www.nmc.org.uk/ (NMC), this is the professional teaching qualification for teachers of nurses and midwives, but could be accessed by other healthcare practitioners too.

Postgraduate Certificate Palliative Care (Distance Learning)

The Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care looks at the development of effective palliative and end-of-life care, which is a major priority for health providers both nationally and internationally

Postgraduate Diploma Consultative Supervision
Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes (Online Delivery)

Diabetes is a growing worldwide epidemic. Consequently, emphasis is placed on tackling this disease through all members of the multidisciplinary team.

Postgraduate Diploma in Endocrinology (Online Delivery)
Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Medicine and Healthcare (Online Delivery)
Postgraduate Diploma in Obesity and Weight Management (Online delivery)
Postgraduate Diploma in Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine (Online delivery)
Postgraduate Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (Online Delivery)
Postgraduate Diploma in Rheumatology (Online Delivery)
Postgraduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine (Online Delivery)

This clinically-focussed online part-time course is designed to enhance professional skills and knowledge in sports and exercise medicine.

Postgraduate Diploma in Systemic Practice in Psychotherapy
Postgraduate Diploma SEN Specific Learning Difficulties

The Postgraduate Diploma in SEN Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) is one of a range of special educational needs courses that are offered by the University of South Wales at postgraduate level.

Professional Certificate in Education (Adult Literacy and Communication)

The Professional Certificate in Education (Adult Literacy and Communication) is for those who are currently teaching literacy or communication to adults or young people over 16 and looking to gain a full teaching qualification.

Professional Certificate in Education (Adult Numeracy and Maths)
Professional Certificate in Education (ESOL)

The course is for you if you are currently teaching literacy/communication to adults or young people over 16 and looking to gain a full teaching qualification.

Professional Certificate in Education (PcET)
Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (ESOL)

This course is for you if you are looking to gain a nationally recognised qualification to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), adult literacy/communication or adult numeracy/maths in further, adult or community education or other post-compulsory settings.

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PcET)

The Post-compulsory Education PGCE is for you if you are a graduate from a relevant subject looking to gain a nationally recognised qualification to work in further education and the broader post-compulsory sector.

Return to Practice

This 40 credit module is designed to meet the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) criteria, as specified in the PREP document (NMC 2008), for those registrants who have allowed their registration to lapse to return to the active register.

SEN Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This blended learning module allows you to reflect critically and guide your practice in the management of children, adolescents and adults with ADHD.

University Certificate Returning and Supply Teachers Course

The University Certificate Returning and Supply Teachers course is for you if you are a qualified teacher looking to update your existing teaching qualification.

It will prepare you for a return to teaching in a primary school, or for a move from secondary to primary school teaching. If you are in regular supply work and looking to obtain a long-term or permanent teaching appointment this course may also be beneficial.