University of South Wales: Statistics

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#1289 of 14,131 In the World
#468 of 2,785 In Europe
#90 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#6 of 10 In Wales
#204 of 1,012 For Special Education
Top50% For 126 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
20%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
southwales.ac.uk
Languages
English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Education (GCE) with passes in 2 subjects at Advanced ('A') level, General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) with passes in 3 other subjects at ('O') level, or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-March; April-June)

We've calculated the 20% acceptance rate for University of South Wales based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of South Wales has published 9,292 scientific papers with 165,705 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Environmental Science, Political Science, Physics, Biology, Law, and Business.

Publications
9,292
Citations
165,705

University of South Wales majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
5,556 / 88,043
Computer Science
4,209 / 91,011
Engineering
4,052 / 90,935
Medicine
3,811 / 65,260
Environmental Science
3,594 / 75,481
Political Science
3,567 / 45,593
Physics
3,515 / 79,140
Biology
3,418 / 73,474
Law
3,308 / 44,069
Business
3,079 / 69,547
Psychology
2,630 / 48,077
Philosophy
2,564 / 43,013
Sociology
2,547 / 36,982
Quantum and Particle physics
2,486 / 60,439
Chemistry
2,466 / 55,829
Geography and Cartography
2,228 / 36,703
Mathematics
2,059 / 49,176
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,871 / 50,422
Management
1,759 / 50,084
History
1,675 / 24,173
Economics
1,650 / 22,896
Statistics
1,510 / 38,042
Geology
1,492 / 32,802
Archaeology
1,403 / 23,037
Linguistics
1,295 / 21,071
Psychiatry
1,270 / 25,222
Pathology
1,234 / 25,395
Materials Science
1,211 / 23,608
Ecology
1,190 / 28,447
Nursing
1,160 / 15,996
Electrical Engineering
1,149 / 26,122
Biochemistry
1,124 / 26,911
Organic Chemistry
1,099 / 29,365
Art & Design
1,067 / 11,617
Genetics
1,040 / 22,470
Development Studies
955 / 11,365
Paleontology
918 / 21,530
Social Psychology
872 / 17,204
Machine Learning
856 / 29,043
Marketing
790 / 16,369

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 24 122
1991 25 137
1992 28 126
1993 65 149
1994 81 159
1995 118 198
1996 138 234
1997 177 278
1998 181 328
1999 212 373
2000 231 574
2001 280 748
2002 269 936
2003 282 1127
2004 325 1392
2005 306 1617
2006 355 2081
2007 333 2737
2008 398 3535
2009 387 4531
2010 366 5411
2011 388 6533
2012 382 7642
2013 341 9642
2014 290 10625
2015 290 10289
2016 291 10010
2017 285 10557
2018 331 10320
2019 322 11617
2020 426 13015
2021 482 16257
2022 412 14232
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of South Wales gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Annual Tuition Cost (GBP)
Undergraduate (UK/EU) £9,000
Undergraduate (International) £12,500 - £13,500
Postgraduate (UK/EU) £6,500 - £9,000
Postgraduate (International) £13,000 - £14,500

The University of South Wales has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of South Wales.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry No Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Doctorate Business Administration, Electronic Engineering, Law, Medicine, Psychology

Notable alumni

  1. Tine Wittler

    Tine Wittler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1973-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    writerfilm produceractorsingertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Christine "Tine" Wittler is a German writer, TV presenter and actress.

  2. Jill Evans

    Jill Evans
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1959-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jill Evans is a Plaid Cymru politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Wales from 1999 to 2020. She was the first person to use the Welsh language in debate at the European Parliament.

  3. Rahnaward Zaryab

    Rahnaward Zaryab
    Born in
    Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
    Years
    1944-2020 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterliterary criticnovelist
    Biography

    Rahnaward Zaryab full name Muhammad Azam Rahnaward Zaryab (محمداعظم رهنورد زریاب), (August 1944 – 10 December 2020) was novelist, short story writer, and journalist from Afghanistan literary critic/scholar.

  4. Darren Morris

    Darren Morris
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Darren Morris is a former Wales international rugby union player who also represented the British & Irish Lions. He moved to Texas in 2015 as Director of Rugby for Griffins Rugby in Dallas, Texas, USA.

  5. Michael Owen

    Michael Owen
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Michael Owen, is a former Welsh international rugby union player, who most often played Number 8, but was also versatile enough to play flanker or even lock. His ball handling was arguably his greatest asset.

  6. Randii Wessen

    Randii Wessen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    astronomereconomist
    Biography

    Randii Ray Wessen is an American astronautics systems engineer specifically involved in planetary exploration, experimental economist, and writer. Dr. Wessen has been an employee of the California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 1984. He is currently the A-Team Lead Study Architect for JPL's Innovation Foundry. On the side, Wessen works with Dr. David Porter of Chapman University in the field of Experimental Economics, where they are designing a system to help allocate resources for building instruments on robotic deep space planetary spacecraft. This proposed system will build on the success of the Cassini Resource Exchange and be applied to NASA's Outer Planet Flagship Missions.

University of South Wales faculties and divisions

Faculty : Business and Society Accountancy, Business Administration, Child Care and Development, Criminology, Finance, History, Human Resources, Law, Management, Marketing, Native Language, Preschool Education, Religious Studies, Sociology, Transport Management, Writing
Faculty : Computing, Engineering and Science Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Software Engineering
Faculty : Creative Industries Acting, Art Therapy, Design, Fashion Design, Film, Fine Arts, Journalism, Media Studies, Multimedia, Music, Photography, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Theatre
Faculty : Life Sciences and Education Child Care and Development, Chiropractic, Education, Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Health, Social Welfare, Social Work, Sports

General information

Alternative names USW
Founded 1841
Motto Success Through Endeavour

Location and contacts

Address Pontypridd, CF37 1DL
United Kingdom
City population 31,000

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