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Admissions Criteria

This information will assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which Cardiff Business School has identified as being important if students are to succeed on its undergraduate programmes of study. It also summarises the process which the School uses for selecting students and making offers, so that applicants understand how the School considers their applications.

Scope of the Criteria

All undergraduate Cardiff Business School programmes.

Profile of Applications

Cardiff Business School usually receives over 3200 applications for approximately 460 places. Competition for places is extremely high, with the majority of applicants meeting or exceeding the School’s minimum requirements. An applicant’s chances of receiving an offer are greatly improved if s/he can demonstrate that s/he is appropriately qualified and/or a good match with the School’s requirements.

Opportunities to learn more about the School and its programme of study

Several University Open Days are held each year which provide the opportunity to visit all academic schools in addition to the residences, the Students’ Union and sports facilities. Please see our Open Day webpage for further details.

Applicants to the School will be invited to a UCAS Visit Day to discuss their application with staff and to see the School and its facilities.

Feedback, Complaints and Appeals

The University has agreed procedures for dealing with requests for feedback which is outlined in the Admissions Framework:

School Contact Details

Cardiff Business School

Phone: +44 (0)29 2087 5755
Extension: 75755
Fax: +44 (0)29 208 75666
Cardiff Business School
Aberconway Building
Colum Drive
Cardiff, Wales
CF10 3EU


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