University of South Wales (NFS/USW)

University of South Wales (NFS/USW)

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Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
University of South Wales (NFS/USW)
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
University of South Wales (NFS/USW)
Year of Foundation:
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
Name of Director:
Dr Peter Hodges, Academic Subject Manager: Film
Address :
University of South Wales, Faculty of Creative Industries, 86-88 Adam Street, Cardiff CF24 2FN
United Kingdom

Mission & Strategy

The course has a practical emphasis that provides professional-level training, underpinned by academic content. It was developed in conjunction with the industry, to ensure graduates have the right skills and creative ability to enter the workplace. Formally part of the Newport Film School, Film has been taught at the University for nearly 50 years. Our expertise in film-making and the reputation of our alumni is acknowledged internationally across the industry.


Sources of financing

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Types of financing

Percentage of the Total

Degree areas

Non-degree courses

Student incentives


Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
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Industry Professionals:
Administrative Staff:
Technical Staff:

Key teaching staff (Tenure Staff and/or Industry Professionals)

Facilities, equipment & production


Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.

Total Annual Production:


Strategic alliances with the industry

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