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Computer Science & Informatics

Admissions Criteria

This information will assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics 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 Computer Science programmes, including selection for the Computer Science component of joint honours programmes.

Profile of Applications

Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics is well resourced and successful and enjoys an international reputation for its activities. Each year, there are over 700 applications for 120 places and there is a total student body of approximately 400 students.

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

Several University Open Days are held each year and 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 School of Computer Science & Informatics

Phone: +44 (0)29 208 74812
Extension: 74812
Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics
5 The Parade
Cardiff, Wales
CF24 3AA


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