The University of South Wales (Welsh: Prifysgol De Cymru) is a public university in Wales, with campuses in Cardiff, Newport and Pontypridd. It was formed on 11 April 2013 from the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. The university is the second largest university in Wales in terms of its student numbers, and offers around 200 undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The university has three main faculties across its campuses in South Wales.
The university has a band of 106 partner colleges, universities, FE institutions or organisations, who deliver University of South Wales’s higher education programmes or access courses in the UK and 18 other countries.
The university has three faculties spread over its campuses in South East Wales.
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science
- School of Computing and Mathematics
- School of Engineering
- School of Applied Sciences
Faculty of Business & Creative Industries
- School of Design & Digital
- School of Production & Performance
- South Wales Business School
Faculty of Life Sciences and Education
- School of Psychology and Therapeutic Studies
- School of Education, Early Years and Social Work
- School of Health, Sport & Professional Practice
- School of Care Sciences
The university has a film school, animation facilities, broadcasting studios, a photography school, a reputation for theatre design, poets, scriptwriters and authors as well as the national music and drama conservatoire, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, as a wholly owned subsidiary. It offers a range of qualifications from further education to degrees to PhD study. As a Post 92 University it delivers a range of STEM subjects.