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Rankings & awards

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Cardiff University is an established and recognised university with a global profile.

In 2015 Cardiff University was ranked 122nd out of approximately 10,000 universities worldwide.

In the latest assessment of research quality by the UK Government, Cardiff University was ranked 5th in the UK (REF 2014 for research quality) and 15 out of 27 of our academic disciplines were rated in the top 10 on quality. Learn more about research at the University.

Two Nobel Laureates are based at Cardiff including the current University President, Professor Sir Martin Evans FRS. Learn more about Sir Martin.

The University has been awarded five Queen's Anniversary Prizes.The Prizes are awarded for "world-class excellence and achievement... in higher and further education."

Subject rankings

Cardiff University has been ranked top 10 in many of its subject areas by independent newspaper rankings and research results.

When you create your Study Abroad Programme you are able to select modules from many of these subject areas and study within these top-rated Schools.

Cardiff University is Top 10 in:

  • Allied Health Professions & Studies
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Architecture
  • Business & Management Studies
  • Celtic Studies (includes Welsh)
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Communications & Media Studies
  • Dentistry
  • English Language & Literature
  • General Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modern Languages and Linguistics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Town & Country Planning

Cardiff University is a member of the elite Russell Group of 24 UK universities. Russell Group universities are committed to "an outstanding teaching and learning experience" and have "unrivalled links with business and the public sector".

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