University of South Wales

Postgraduate Study

  • Over 5,500 students study at postgraduate level at the university each year.
  • Postgraduate qualifications are available at many different levels, from Postgraduate Certificate to PhD.
  • Taught courses involve more traditional seminars, coursework or exams and students can choose study that is entirely research-based.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,920 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 39%
  • Part Time 61%

Domicile

  • UK 67%
  • EU 8%
  • Other 26%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 63 1489 1552
Subjects allied to medicine 22 954 976
Engineering & technology 41 431 472
Creative arts & design 50 398 448
Education 19 413 432
Biological sciences 29 295 324
Computer science 39 124 163
Law 2 137 139
Social studies 35 75 110
Physical sciences 9 74 83
Architecture, building & planning 11 68 79
Historical & philosophical studies 6 65 71
Mass communications & documentation 5 29 34
Languages 24 2 26
Medicine & dentistry 0 9 9
Agriculture & related subjects 3 0 3
Mathematical sciences 0 1 1

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,150
Mixed -
Laboratory -
Clinical -