University of South Wales

University of South Wales is one of 156 universities included in U-Multirank for United Kingdom. University of South Wales is a very large government dependent private university located in Pontypridd. It was founded in 1840. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the University of South Wales is a comprehensive institution. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 3 ‘A’ (very good) scores. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

University of South Wales
Llantwit Road
CF37 1DL Pontypridd
United Kingdom

http://www.southwales.ac.uk/

Compare University of South Wales to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
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Bachelor graduation rate

95.31

%

0.0

100.0

Masters graduation rate

78.04

%

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (bachelors)

0.0

100.0

Graduating on time (masters)

0.0

100.0

Relative BA graduate unemployment

5

%
less than 5%

Relative MA graduate unemployment

4

%
less than 5%

Relative graduate unemployment long first degree

Graduating on time (long first degree)

Graduation rate long first degree

Research
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Citation rate

0.98

0.08

2.53

Research publications (absolute numbers)

589

1.0

67252.0

Research publications (size-normalised)

0.02

0.0

13.53

External research income

9.76

0.0

282.88

Art related output

0.0

1.99

Top cited publications

9

%

0.0

34.2

Interdisciplinary publications

12.1

0.0

24.6

Post-doc positions

0.0

100.0

Publication output

Strategic research partnerships

0.0

5823.0

Professional publications

0.0

4589.01

Knowledge Transfer
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Co-publications with industrial partners

4.8

%

0.0

29.9

Income from private sources

15.41

0.0

236.5

Patents awarded (absolute numbers)

0

0.0

2416.0

Patents awarded (size-normalised)

0

0.0

483.1

Industry co-patents

Spin-offs

1.56

0.0

222.2

Publications cited in patents

0.7

%

0.0

5.2

Income from continuous professional development

1.64

%

0.0

100.0

Graduate companies

3

0.0

81.5

International Orientation
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Foreign language bachelor programmes

0.0

100.0

Foreign language master programmes

0.0

100.0

Student mobility

0.04

0.0

1.0

International academic staff

4.55

%

0.0

100.0

International joint publications

70.5

%

8.3

91.4

International doctorate degrees

0.0

100.0

Foreign language long first degree programmes

Regional Engagement
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Bachelor graduates working in the region

Master graduates working in the region

Student internships in the region

0.0

100.0

Regional joint publications

7

%

0.0

84.5

Income from regional sources

0.0

100.0

Strategic research partnerships in the region

0.0

100.0

General
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Female students bachelor

54

%

Female students master

53

%

Female professors

37

%

Female academic staff

46

%

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