You will be required to successfully complete your Kotogakko Shomeisho at a B average to qualify for Cardiff University's undergraduate programmes.
If you have A-levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma, you will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate degree programmes.
If you have studied in the Japanese education system, you will be required to attend a one year International Foundation Programme before entering our undergraduate programmes.
Postgraduate taught courses
If you have a good four year bachelor's (honours) degree from a recognised university in Japan, you will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma or master's level.
Postgraduate research programmes
If you are applying for research programmes from Japan, you will be required to provide evidence that you have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant master's degree.
You will be considered for Cardiff University's research programmes if you have a good master's degree from a recognised university in Japan.
A relevant English language qualification is also required — normally a minimum of 6.5 IELTS or TOEFL 575 (230 CBT), however, this may vary from course to course.
If you are unsure of your qualifications or entry requirements please contact the International Office.