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Number of Students

  • Total student population: 33,584
  • EU student population: 1,030
  • There are currently 15 Portuguese students studying at the University of South Wales

With more than 33,000 students from all over the world, state-of-the-art facilities and teaching excellence, the University of South Wales is a great place to study. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a range of areas including business management, education, sports, aeronautical engineering, computer science, computer games development, psychology, media and design.

Our Portuguese students enjoy the high standard of living but relatively low cost of living that South Wales offers. Students appreciate the friendly, safe and welcoming environment of the university.

To download a leaflet with further information for Portuguese students please click here

We hope you find the information for Portuguese 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

  • Diploma de Ensino Secundário with a minimum overall mark of 14/Bom.
  • Certificado de fim de Estudos Secundários
  • Diploma Tecnico Profissional from Escola Profissionais (three years)
  • 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

  • Licenciado or Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE) with a minimum overall grade of 14 /Bom
  • Mestrado / Mestra can be considered for the appropriate master’s programme.
  • MBA applicants should have one of the above and ideally 1 year of work experience.
  • Holders of other qualifications, please contact us.

English Language

Proficiency in English Language is essential for study at South Wales. * Please refer to the English language certificates page.

Alumni Profiles

Filipe Galamba, MA Journalism

“Studying at the University of South Wales has allowed me to adapt to a multi cultural environment, through meeting and making friends from different countries, cultures and backgrounds I feel I have ...


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.

TAKE OFF | GRP Consulting

Rua Conselheiro Veloso da Cruz,
Edifício D’ Ouro, nº 869, Piso -1, Loja 22
4400-096 Vila Nova Gaia – Portugal

Telephone:+351 91 806 73 33 or +351 22 37 53 188

OK Estudante

Rua Alexandre Herculano, N° 2 – 1° Direito
1150-006 Lisboa


Offices also in Porto, Leiria, Faro, Funchal and Madeira

Telephone:(+351) 218 289 204

Information Planet Portugal

Calçada do Sacramento 18 – 1º. Dir. Chiado
1200-394 Lisboa

Office also in Madeira

Telephone:(+351) 216 048 022