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Number of Students

  • Total student population: 33,584
  • EU student population: 1,030
  • There are currently 27 Estonian students studying at the University of South Wales.

The high standard of living and relatively low cost of living makes Wales an attractive study destination for students. All our campuses are conveniently located in an around Cardiff which has been voted as one of the best cities in the UK for young people.

Our Estonian students enjoy exploring the beautiful Welsh countryside, the excellent shopping in Cardiff, visiting castles (there are 641 castles in Wales!), evenings out in Cardiff Bay and frequenting the many festivals and events organised in and around the city of Cardiff. You can read more about what our students think of studying here by reading their student profiles.

The University will be travelling to Estonia throughout the year, join our USW International Office Facebook group to keep up to date with upcoming trips. These trips give you an opportunity to meet with a university representative.

We hope you find the information useful. Please contact us if you have any questions or queries!

Fees and Scholarships



Please refer to our Undergraduate Fees and Funding page.


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

Entry Requirements

Foundation Entry Requirements

  • Gumnaasiumi Loputunnistus without the Riigieksamid

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

  • Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (Secondary School Certificate) with an overall average grade of at least 4 in the school exams and 2 state examinations (Riigieksamid) with a minimum of 65% in each.
  • If a specific subject is required for entry onto a course, then a grade of 4 or above in the school exam will be necessary
  • Official English language qualification (ie, IELTS) or English State exam with 70% or above.
  • Certain programmes, such as LLB Law or International Wildlife Biology, have different entry requirements. For further information please contact us.
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

  • Good marks in the Holders of an appropriate Bakalaureusekrad or a new Bachelors degree will be considered for admission onto postgraduate programmes.

Proficiency in the English Language is essential for study at South Wales. Please check the Postgraduate requirements on the English language certificates page.

Student Profiles

Inge-Helene Pello

I am now doing a final year BA Journalism course at the USW that has given me wonderful opportunities to also get a journalistic experience from outside the university. I am currently ...

Meril Lugima

Meril is currently studying for her BA (Hons) Photography on our Cardiff Campus. She has highlighted some of her experiences of the course and studying at the university below.

Why did you ...

Aiki Niinemets

Aiki is in her first year studying BA (Hons) Fashion Design on the Cardiff Campus. She shared her experience so far at the university.

Why did you choose to study at University ...

Mari Makarov

Mari is nearly at the end of her first year. She has shared some of her experiences so far of studying at the Atrium and taking part in the International Welcome Programme ...

Alumni Profiles

Kätlin Kattai

Kätlin Kattai from Estonia, graduated with first-class Honours from the BA (Hons) International Accounting. She also received the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Prize for the Best Overall Performance in the Final ...


Joanna Scaplehorn

International & EU Recruitment Officer

USW International,
University of South Wales,
Llantwit Rd,
Treforest, South Wales,
CF37 1DL

Telephone: +44 1443 654266
e-Mail: j.scaplehorn@southwales.ac.uk


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.

Dream Foundation Estonia

Vana-Lõuna 39-81 (Lutheri kvartal)
10134 Tallinn

Telephone:(+372) 51 51 608

ILEC Evenor Estonia

Tartu mnt. 43/F.R.Kreutzwaldi 24
10147 Tallinn,

Telephone:+372 648 5441


Tuukri põik 10-16,

Telephone:+372 6609 606