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Modern Languages

Admissions Criteria

The School has prepared this document to assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which Cardiff School of Modern Languages 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 Modern Languages programmes (French, German, Italian, Hispanic Studies and Translation).

Profile of Applications

There are approximately 1500 applications for approximately 220 places each year so competition is high.

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

University Open Days are held in April, July, September and October 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.

All UK or EU applicants who are made either a conditional offer or an unconditional offer will be sent an invitation to a School of Modern Languages Visit Day.

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 Modern Languages

Phone: +44 (0)29 208 74889
Extension: 74889
Fax: +44 (0)29 208 74946
Cardiff School of Modern Languages
65-68 Park Place
Cardiff, Wales
CF24 3AT


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