flag Botswana

Welcome

Number of Students

  • Total student population: 33,584
  • International student population: 4,516 from more than 60 countries
  • Total Botswana students currently on campus: 25
  • Total Botswana University of South Wales Graduates: 25

The University has been welcoming students from Botswana for many years and fully recognises the important contribution that they make to our community.

“The university has a good support system for international students, which enhances your learning, academically and socially.” Salome Ntau, BSc Professional Practice (Midwifery)

We hope you find the information for Botswanan students in this section of the website useful. Please contact us if you have any questions or queries!

Fees and Scholarships

Scholarships

Students from Botswana are eligible to receive our International Academic Scholarships which are available across all levels of study.

  • International Academic Scholarships of £1,500 for undergraduate students
  • International Academic Scholarships of £2,000 for postgraduate students
  • International Academic Scholarships of £1,500 for MBA students

Additional information regarding scholarships can be found here.

Fees

Undergraduate Fees
Please refer to our Undergraduate Fees and Funding page.

Postgraduate Fees
For the latest information, please check Postgraduate Fees and Funding page.

Entry Requirements

Foundation Entry Requirements

International Foundation Programme Intensive English entry for those who have passed year – 12 BGCSE with the equivalent of 5 grade D’s or above and have IELTS 5.0 Applicants with IELTS 6.0 or equivalent can gain direct Foundation Year Programme entry.

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

English Qualifications

Proficiency in English is essential for Undergraduate study. The University of South Wales recognises the following English language qualifications:

BGCSE with grade C or above
GCSE/O-Level English grade C or above
IELTS 6.0 or above (with a minimum 5.5 in each band)

Academic Qualifications

Applicants who have followed the A-Level curriculum the normal UCAS tariff will be applied
Applicants who have followed the IB Diploma curriculum the normal UCAS tariff will be applied
Applicants who have a 3 year diploma equivalent to a HND canin some cases be considered for 2nd or 3rd year entry

A number of government sponsored applicants are required to have completed one or two years in Botswana and these applicants will be considered for 1st or 2nd year undergradaute entry entry.

If your qualification is not covered above or you do not meet the set criteria please contact us and we will see how we can assist you.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

English Qualifications

Proficiency in English is essential for Postgraduate study. The University of South Wales recognises the following English language qualifications:

BGCSE with grade C or above
GCSE/O-Level English grade C or above
IELTS 6.5 or above (with a minimum 5.5 in each band)

Academic Qualification

Applicants with the equivalent to a Second Class Lower degree will be considered for Masters programme entry
Applicants with a Masters degree will be considered for Masters programme entry

Student Profiles

Salome Ntau

I studied a BSc Professional Practice (Midwifery) at the University of South Wales Glyntaff Campus.

Coming to study here was one of the most difficult decisions I have ever made in my ...

Mabedi Letsholo (Chevening Scholar), Botswana, MSc Project Management, September 2015

Why did you choose this course?
To develop my knowledge and skills so that I can improve the management of government projects in Botswana.

How did you hear about USW?
Through Chevening ...

Officers

Richard Stacey

International Officer

D11,
Marketing and Student Recruitment,
University of South Wales,
Llantwit Rd,
Treforest, South Wales,
CF37 1DL


Telephone: +44 1443 483492
e-Mail: richard.stacey@southwales.ac.uk

Representatives

For information on the expected standards of service you can expect from the University’s recruitment agents, please contact the recruitment officer responsible for your region.

C Sharp Associates

Unit 5, Plot 17949
Haile Selassie Road
Gaborone
Botswana

Telephone:00267 72303200
e-Mail:butchart.barbara@gmail.com

Faluma Wasaya

Telephone:00267 71310365
e-Mail:faluma.wasaya@gmail.com