Postgraduate Schemes

Please see links to FAQs below if you are in receipt of a USW Bursary or Scholarship.

Bursary Appeal Process

Download the Scholarship / Bursary Appeal Process for all Student Money Advice Team administered scholarship and bursary schemes.

The Asylum Seeker Bursary will support up to two Postgraduate students each academic year. A University Panel will assess all bursary applications at the same time following the closing date and will award up to two bursaries from all these applications. Find out more information.

UK and European Union graduates with a first or upper second class honours degree (or agreed equivalent qualifications**) can apply for a non-means tested scholarship worth £1,500 or £2,000. The scholarship applies to eligible full-time, taught Masters courses at the University of South Wales starting in the February 2018.

Find out more information.

University of South Wales graduates with a first class honours degree or an upper second class honours degree issued by the University of Glamorgan, Polytechnic of Wales, University of Wales Newport or the University of South Wales may apply for a scholarship of £2,000. Non-University of South Wales graduates with a first class honours degree or an upper second class honours degree from other Universities may apply for a scholarship of £1,500. Read the Entry Eligibility Course List and find out more information.

For successful Bursary recipients studying the MA Music Therapy course, the Helen Kegie Bursary is an award to a maximum of £2,000*. The bursary is awarded in the first academic term by the end of Novem-ber, by BACS.

Assessed via a written essay of approximately 800 -1,000 words, the Helen Kegie Bursary is awarded to individuals who can demonstrate a strong knowledge of their subject area and a high degree of ability

Download the Eligibility Criteria for more information.

Assessed via a written essay of approximately 800 -1,000 words, the Helen Kegie Bursary is awarded to individuals who can demonstrate a strong knowledge of their subject area and a high degree of ability to reflect and link theory to practice.

For successful Bursary recipients studying the MA Art Psychotherapy course, the Helen Kegie Bursary is an award to a maximum of £2,000*. The bursary is awarded in the first academic term by the end of November, by BACS.

Download the Eligibility Criteria for more information.

Assessed via a written essay of approximately 800 -1,000 words, the Helen Kegie Bursary is awarded to individuals who can demonstrate a strong knowledge of their subject area and a high degree of ability to reflect and link theory to practice.

For successful Bursary recipients studying the PG Dip Counselling Children and Young People course, the Helen Kegie Bursary is an award to a maximum of £2,000*. The bursary is awarded in the first academic term by the end of November, by BACS.

Download the Eligibility Criteria for more information.

The bursary will cover the full Postgraduate tuition fee costs of those eligible applicants who successfully pass the application review process.

 The bursary that has been given to the University by the DCMS is limited.  Not all those who apply, even if eligible will be successful and receive funds to cover their tuition fee costs.  

Download the Eligibility Criteria for more information.

UK and European Union graduates with a first or upper second class honours degree (or agreed equivalent qualifications**) can apply for a non-means tested scholarship worth £1,500 or £2,000. The scholarship applies to eligible full-time, taught Masters courses at the University of South Wales starting in February 2017. Find out more information.

UK and European Union graduates with a first or upper second class honours degree (or agreed equivalent qualifications**) can apply for a non-means tested scholarship worth £1,500 or £2,000. The scholarship applies to eligible full-time, taught Masters courses at the University of South Wales starting in September 2017. Find out more information.

Postgraduate Funding

A postgraduate course, whether full or part-time, is the ideal way to top up your education and make a head start in your career. 

There are a number of ways to fund your postgraduate study. This can be through bursaries, loans or help from grants, trusts and charities or a combination of all three. 

Visit Postgraduate Fees and Funding for more information.