Virtual Open Day - Finance
The Times Good University Guide 2012 notes that a recent survey by the National Union of Studies (NUS) has found that rents in Cardiff are among the lowest in the UK.
The Guardian newspaper also recently identified Cardiff as one of the most affordable cities in the UK.
Read more on living costs in Cardiff
From 2012, Government funding of higher education is changing. Consequently, Cardiff University will charge a tuition fee of £9,000 per annum to new undergraduate students beginning their studies from September 2012 onwards.
Read more on undergraduate tuition fees
We appreciate that tuition fees are likely to be an important factor in your decision to pursue postgraduate study. The Finance Division maintains up to date tuition fees lists for all postgraduate taught and research programmes.
Read more on postgraduate tuition fees
We warmly welcome international students on our programmes. Find out about the fee structure and the financial support available to you.
Read more on tuition fees for international (non EU) students
Bursaries and scholarships
Cardiff is one of the most successful and popular universities in the UK. The standard of applications is high and competition for places is strong with the vast majority of our students at their first choice university. The University wishes to recruit the very best students and in order achieve this it will make around 100 prestigious Cardiff University Scholarships available in 2012, which include the subject areas of German and Italian.
School prizes and scholarships
The School is able to offer a number of prizes & scholarships that it may award at the end of each academic year. This enables the School to reward those students whose performance has been outstanding.
Read more on School prizes and scholarships
A student loan is money that you can borrow to pay for your tuition fees when you are studying. This is a loan, not a grant, meaning that you will have to pay it back when you have finished your course and are earning. You will not be expected to begin repayments until your earnings cross the repayment threshold set by Student Loans Company. The following organisations give more information on what funding is available: