Cadriff University

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Ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. Our world-leading research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact. We provide an educationally outstanding experience for our students

Cardiff University is a hugely popular UK university… It has a reputation for world-class research and provides an excellent experience for its student body. The University opened its doors on 24 October 1883 and was formally established by Royal Charter in 1884


libraries hold over 1.2 million printed books, and provide access to more than 375,000 online books and journals. All of our campus-based libraries are fully accessible and open to the public


Types of degree
As an undergraduate there are a variety of degree options available to you

Part time study
Explore the part-time study options that are available

Preliminary or Foundation courses
A number of preliminary courses are available to students who do not have the appropriate A-level/AS qualifications to enter the first year of a degree scheme

Post-registration health courses
Courses offered for registered healthcare professionals who would like to continue their education


Academic life at Cardiff University is challenging, innovative and rewarding. Our students learn from leading researchers and teachers who are driven by creativity and curiosity


Cardiff University Scholarships. We offer Cardiff University Scholarships worth £3,000 to eligible students. The scholarships are cash payments and are not means tested. They will be awarded to UK undergraduate students undertaking an eligible degree subject who start their studies in September 2018 or 2019


Cardiff is one of the most affordable cities in the UK.
Cardiff came second in the 2018 Natwest Student Living Index as the most cost-effective university city in the UK. The Index was based on student income, monthly expenditure and life balance. The minimum cost of living as recommended by UKVI for studying outside London is £1,015 per month. To pass the maintenance test for your Tier 4 student visa, you will have to show you have money for the cost of your first year tuition fees and living costs of £9,135