School of Engineering, University of South Wales

51°35′20″N 3°19′34″W / 51.589°N 3.326°W / 51.589; -3.326

The School of Engineering at the University of South Wales is one of university's largest schools, and is part of the university's Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science.[1] The school was originally part of the University of Glamorgan, before the university's formation in 2013.

School of Engineering, University of South Wales
TypeEngineering School
Established2013 (2013)
Parent institution
University of South Wales
CampusPontypridd Campus
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It has divisions in aeronautical, mechanical, civil, electronic engineering and the built environment. The school hosts undergraduate courses from foundation years, to HND and HNC and bachelor's degrees (BSc and BEng). It also offers postgraduate taught (MSc and MEng) and research degrees, and doctoral level study.

In 2017, the university announced that it was establishing an aviation academy in Dubai South, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, initially to provide aviation courses in the region.[2]


The school hosts the Centre for Automotive & Power System Engineering (CAPSE), a nationally recognised independent research, development, test and certification house within the advanced automotive and power systems engineering sectors.[3]

The school contributes to the Energy and Environment Research Instititue which comprises the following research centres:

  • Sustainable Environment Research Centre
  • Wireless and Optoelectronics Research and Innovation Centre
  • Engineering Research Centre


The University of South Wales Dubai was announced in 2017, and is set to open to students in September 2018, offering undergraduate courses in aviation. The aviation academy was formally agreed by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and chairman and chief executive of Emirates and the Pro Chancellor Professor John Andrews of the university.

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "School of Engineering". Retrieved 2017-11-11.
  2. ^ "University of South Wales to open aviation academy at Dubai South in 2017". The National. Retrieved 2017-11-11.
  3. ^ "Centre for Automotive & Power Systems Engineering". Retrieved 2017-11-11.