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Number of Students

  • Total student population: 33,584
  • EU student population: 1,030
  • There are currently 102 French students studying at the University of South Wales

The University of South Wales has been welcoming students from France for many years. Our students have been enjoying the high standard of living and relatively low cost of living in South Wales. Students benefit hugely from the location – surrounded by breathtaking scenery and impressive historical landscapes, boasting excellent transport links and the buzz of two dynamic Welsh cities.

The University will be travelling to France during the year, join our USW International Office Facebook group to keep up to date with upcoming trips.

We hope you find the information for French students 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

Undergraduate Entry Requirements

  • Baccalauréat Général with a score of 12 or above, French Baccalauréat with International Option
  • Baccalaureate General / Technologique
  • Baccalauréat Professionnel (BacPro)
  • Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.
  • Certain programmes, such as LLB Law or International Wildlife Biology, have different entry requirements. For further information please contact us.

Postgraduate Entry Requirements

  • Maîtrise
  • Diplome d’ingenieur
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Licence / Licence Professionelle (from 2002)
  • Diplôme from an Ecole Superieure de Commerce/Gestion/Politique
  • MBA applicants should have one of the above and ideally 1 year of work experience.
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.

English Language

  • Students should provide evidence of achieving at least 14 out of 20 in their IB in English
  • TOEIC Score of 880
  • Proficiency in the English Language is essential for study at South Wales.* Please refer to the English language certificates page.

Student Profiles

Jean-Baptiste Blanc - BSc (Hons) Computing

What do you think about the course you are studying?
It is a very interesting course and it allows me to improve my knowledge in computing especially in security for my part ...

Alumni Profiles

Pauline Lefévre

Pauline joined the final year of the BA (Hons) Marketing programme after successfully completing a BTS programme in France. She graduated in July 2015 and has shared her experiences of her ...

Marie Sayer studied BA (Hons) Business Studies

The reasons why I came here, is first of all, for the international opportunity. The second one is because I wanted to develop my skills and knowledge in management after doing a ...


Maria Fernandes

International Partnerships Manager

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

Telephone: +44 (0) 1443 483795
e-Mail: maria.fernandes@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.

Study Experience Sarl

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75009 Paris

Website: www.studyexperience.fr

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