University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Wales, England


The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Welsh: Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant) is a multi-campus university with three main campuses in South West Wales, in Carmarthen, Lampeter and Swansea, a fourth campus in London, England, and learning centres in Cardiff, Wales, and Birmingham, England.

The university came into existence through the merger of the two oldest higher education institutions in Wales, the University of Wales, Lampeter (UWL) and Trinity University College (TUC) in 2010, under Lampeter’s royal charter of 1828. In 2011, it was announced that the University of Wales would also be merged into Trinity Saint David. On 1 August 2013 the university merged with Swansea Metropolitan University.

The Patron of the university is the Prince of Wales, the President of Trinity Saint David is R. Brinley Jones and the Vice-Chancellor is Medwin Hughes

115 in League Table Ranking of The Complete University Guide
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Bronze rating
Type University Public
Year Founded 2010
Size Medium
9,755 Students
Carmarthen, Lampeter, Swansea


3,4 years
Course Durations Available

TEF Rating

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK.

Courses Available

  • Accounting, Business, Management and Marketing
  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Studies (Language, Literature and Linguistics)
  • Health Professions
  • Hospitality and Culinary
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Recreation, Sports and Fitness Studies
  • Theology
  • Visual and Performing Arts


How to Apply?

Accepts UCAS
Other Applications Accepted Institution's own application

For International Students

6.0 Minimum IELTS Score
IELTS Requirement: Required
CAE, CPE, Trinity ISE, PTE, Wales Academic Language Test Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Regular Priority Application Deadline

Cost and Scholarships

£ 11,500
Average Tuition Fee
(For International Students)

Types of Scholarships Available



Academic Excellence Scholarships
Total Worth Up to £2,000
Eligibility and Requirements Scholarship awarded to first-year students who have attained at least 144 new UCAS tariff points (equivalent to three As at A-Level) prior to entry on a full-time undergraduate course.
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --
International Undergraduate Study Scholarship
Total Worth Up to £1,000
Eligibility and Requirements Scholarship available to campus-based international students on undergraduate programmes pursuing 120 credits.
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline --
Saint David’s Scholarships
Total Worth Up to £1,000
Eligibility and Requirements Scholarship awarded to first-year students enrolling onto a full-time undergraduate degree course within the Faculty of Humanities and Performing Arts. To be eligible, you must; Visit the campus (on an open day, for example) and have a scheduled interview with a member of academic staff Submit a short essay on a topic provided by the faculty (of no more than 750 words) Confirm UWTSD as your firm choice
Available for International Students --
Application Deadline --