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Studying in Wales

Universities in Wales offer a range of courses to suit learners at many levels:

  • foundation degrees, which are combined with workplace learning
  • certificates, or graduate certificates and diplomas
  • full-time and part-time undergraduate bachelors┬ádegrees
  • taught or research masters degrees
  • postgraduate certificates and diplomas
  • doctorates
  • adult and continuing education

A number of higher education (HE) courses are also offered at certain further education colleges.

In the 2012/13 academic year, there were more than 122,000 enrolments onto HE courses in Wales, of which some 30% were part-time, and the HE sector in Wales welcomes around 13,000 international students a year.

British Council Study in Wales brochure: 'Raw Energy, Pure Talent'

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