Ty Crawshay - Treforest - Pontypridd Campus

Postgraduate Research Degrees


We offer a number of postgraduate research degrees, all of which allow you to make an in-depth study of a topic that interests you. You can choose to study full-time or part-time, on campus or by distance (subject permitting). 

You can apply at three points in the year:

  • For October admissions, the closing date for applications is 1st May; notification of decision is 1st July.
  • For January admissions, the closing date for applications is 1st October; notification of decision is 1st December.
  • For April admissions, the closing date for applications is 1st January; notification of decision is 1st March.

You can find our tuition fees for postgraduate research here. When you are ready to submit an application, this is how you do it and how it will be considered. 

Why choose USW?

Providing solutions to problems that affect society and the economy is what underpins research at USW. Half of USW's research has been ranked world-leading or internationally excellent and provides practical solutions for culture, society and the economy (REF 2014). In the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019/20, USW ranked 9th overall for student satisfaction.

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Graduate School
8 Forest Grove
University of South Wales
Treforest Campus
CF37 1DL

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