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Admissions Criteria

This information will assist applicants in assessing whether they have the skills, attributes and qualifications which Cardiff Law 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 LLB programmes, including selection for the Law component of joint honours programmes.

Profile of Applications

Cardiff Law School is a large academic School with high competition for places. 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.

A UCAS Visit Day is held each September for students intending to apply to Cardiff University. Visitors are able to discuss applications with staff and to see the School and its facilities.

All applicants to whom an offer is made are invited to a Cardiff Law School Open Afternoon at which more detailed information about the course and activities of the School is given. Applicants and their guests are invited to meet members of the current student body and the academic staff at a formal tea.

Please see the Law School's open day information page for further details.

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 Law School

Phone: +44 (0)29 208 75406
Additional number: +44 (0)29 208 74350
Cardiff Law School
Law Building
Museum Avenue
Cardiff, Wales
CF10 3AX

Joint Schemes Email:
Phone: +44 (0)29 208 74350


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