• USW is the largest university in Wales and one of the largest universities in the UK
  • Valued partner of some of the world's leading companies and major public sector employers
  • Quality Programmes taught by lecturers who are national and international experts
  • Benefit from an award-winning student support - won the Times Higher Education Award in 2012
  • Apply for a Scholarship and Earn an Accredited British Degree at a much lower cost
  • Study Online, Graduate on Campus!
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What is UNICAF ?

UNICAF is one of the most generous scholarship Programmes available. The programme supports students that are domiciled worldwide and provides opportunities for studies towards various distance learning degree programmes awarded by European, British and American universities. Currently UNICAF provides scholarships for the online programmes offered by the University of South Wales in the UK, the University of Nicosia in the EU and the Marymount California University in the USA.

For the last two decades our associate institutions have been offering scholarships to international students. Successful students were able to make a significant contribution to their home counties at the highest level.

A UNICAF Scholarship is ONLY available for ONLINE STUDIES. It is not available for on-campus studies. Students can Study Online and Graduate on Campus!

Why Study with UNICAF ?


  • Internationally Accredited Degrees
  • Flexible, 24/7 Online Access to Fit Your Lifestyle
  • Very Low Cost
  • Easy, Quick, Registration Process


Need More Information?

Feel Free to call on +44 2921 680 067 or email us at info@southwales-online.com

What programmes are available ?

The University of South Wales offers many exciting opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate candidates to STUDY ONLINE for the following programmes of study:

Master in Business Administration

This challenging course will expose you to all areas of business through a diverse range of modules. A critical part of the University of South Wales’s MBA is exploring how people impact on business thinking and the systems that can enhance this fundamental part of an organisation.


MA Education

The MA Education* programme consists of a number of specialist pathways and it is for you if you are from any of a range of professional backgrounds including teachers,nurses, members of the armed forces and police service. If you are a non-graduate then you may qualify for the pathways with relevant experience.


MSc Business Psychology

The programme offers a psychological perspective to understanding key organisational functions such as leadership, organisational culture, marketing and communications. It encourages students to consider the application of psychological research evidence to their own working case studies and workplace interventions for change.


University of South Wales

The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport. Both institutions came together to create the University of South Wales. It is now the largest university in Wales and one of the largest universities in the UK with campuses throughout south Wales, in Pontypridd, Newport and Cardiff. The campuses have excellent transport links and flexible study options, so it is easy to fit part-time or higher-level study around existing commitments.

University of Wales works with employers, in business, industry and the public sector, to ensure that its graduates leave with the skills that are needed in the workplace right now. It is a valued partner of some of the world's leading companies and major public sector employers, making us an ideal choice for professionals who want to further their careers. *94.8% HEFCW Performance Indicator 2012/13 (HESA)

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) and UNIC Online are part of an educational organisation (EDEX) which has campuses and learning centres at international locations including Cyprus, Greece, Romania, China and Africa. UNIC works in partnership with a number of well renowned partners such as the University of South Wales in the delivery of transnational education. The University of Nicosia is a distinguished institution and a member of the European University Association EUA.

The partnership between the University of South Wales and Unic Online – UNICAF brings together the resources and capabilities of both organisations to offer innovative learning solutions and programmes which are delivered fully online to the needs of a wide range of professionals.

UNICAF is the global delivery partner of the University of South Wales, UK, responsible for the recruitment, admission, enrolment and support of online learners to University awards approved for distance online delivery. On successful completion, graduates will receive a University of South Wales award.

How to Apply

How To Apply

Applying for a UNICAF Scholarship is a simple process. Just select the programme of your choice and complete the form located at the top of the page. A student adviser will then contact you to verify your application and check if you are eligible to start the enrollment process.

  • Complete the application form located at the top of the page.
  • A Student adviser will contact you to verify your application and arrange a personal payment plan.
  • Your application gets examined for approval by the academic affairs.
  • Congratulations, Start learning!
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What are the benefits of Online Learning?

Online learning has revolutionised higher education because of the many advantages it offers. As an online student you are able to learn at your own pace and at times at a much lower cost.

Very Low Cost

Save up to 70% by studying online. Online learning gives you access to modern education at a fraction of the cost!

Easy, Quick, Registration Process

You can easily apply and start learning, benefiting from a state of the art online virtual environment!

Flexible, 24/7 Online Access to Fit Your Lifestyle

No fixed study hours, no ground rules. Adjust your studying schedule to suit your needs. The only requirement is to keep up with your deadlines.

e-Learning Benefits

Online learning, or e-learning, offers a number of advantages for people and companies looking to develop a new content program or curricula — none bigger than the ability to offer that training anywhere, anytime. That means whether students are in a classroom or scattered all over the world in different time zones, they can still tap into the same course materials, and at a time that’s convenient to them.

Online Learning benefits also include:

  • Simple, flexible logistics.
  • Immediate results and feedback.
  • Learn innovative strategies for virtual teamwork by using electronic communication to interact with a group.
  • Internationally accredited degrees.

UNICAF's Virtual Learning Enviroment


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you still have questions? Take a look at the most common questions asked to our advisers

The UNICAF scholarship programme is mostly focused in providing Master level degrees. Currently, you can earn an MBA, an MA in Education or an MSc in Business Psychology from USW. UNICAF does not provide scholarships for bachelor degrees or other master level degrees not listed in its official website!

The duration of each programme varies, depending on the university and type of programme. For USW Degrees the official durations are as listed :

  • MBA: 18 months
  • MA Education: 15 months
  • MSc Business Psychology : 15 months

All programmes are offered through the virtual learning environment of UNICAF's partners. The Scholarships are not valid for Campus Studies. They are available for online studies. You can study online and then graduate on campus!

UNICAF does NOT offer Full Scholarships!

UNICAF helps you gain access to higher education by shaving off a significant amount in the form of partial scholarships. This way you can save money by having a big reduction in the programme's cost

UNICAF Scholarship programme offers worldwide recognised degrees!

Currently payments can be made with one of the following methods:

  • Visa (via JCC gateway)
  • Paypal
  • Bank Transfer
  • Bit Play
  • Western Union
  • Money Gram

To apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme, candidates should:

  • Be a permanent resident of Nigeria
  • Be earning less than $20,000 per year
  • Be available to commence their academic studies within 6 months from the date of receiving admission to one of the programmes offered
  • Meet the entry requirements of the respective programme of study

For the MBA the following requirements must also be met:

  • A minimum 2:2 Honours degree from a UK university, or recognised international equivalent qualification, and usually two year’s relevant work experience (minimum one year).
  • International applicants will need a good command of English at the equivalent of an IELTS score of 6.5.

For the MA in Education the following requirements must also be met:

  • Full-time and part-time students choosing modules which have a placement component as part of the assessment process will need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if an EU or international student).
  • Full-time students wishing to take advantage of the opportunity to participate in the Internship Scheme will also need to provide evidence of a current enhanced DBS check (or its equivalent if an EU or international student).
  • If English is not your first language you should be able to demonstrate a level of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (minimum score of 5.5 in each band).

For the MSc in Business Psychology the following requirements must also be met:

  • An undergraduate degree. Exceptions would be made if you have considerable working experience in business environments and/or professional qualifications (equivalent to undergraduate level) from these environments.
  • International applicants will need a good command of English at the equivalent of an IELTS score of 6.5.

Costings or minimum payments we accept monthly. When you first talk with your adviser, you are directed to create a payment plan that best suits your needs. Your payment plan can be adjusted to your personal needs, allowing you for example to make monthly or quarterly payments, making your access to highest education easier!

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