Your gown colours

The colours of your gown and hood depend on the level of the degree you have studied.

Image of a Diploma Gown

Diploma

Diploma of Higher Education, Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Black undergraduate gown.
  • Cardiff red hood, Oxford style, lined with powder blue silk.
  • Ordinary square black cap.

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Certificate

Certificate of Higher Education, Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate in Education

  • Black undergraduate gown Cardiff red hood.
  • Oxford style, lined with beige silk.
  • Ordinary square black cap.

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Bachelor

BA, BArch, BD, BEd, BEng, BSc, BScEcon, BMedSc, BMid, BMus, BN, BSD, BTh, LLB

  • Black undergraduate gown.
  • Cardiff red hood, Oxford style, lined with soft white silk.
  • Ordinary square black cap.

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Extended Bachelor and Integrated Master

BDS, MBBCh, MArch, MChem, MEng, MESci, MMath, MPharm, MPhys

  • Black undergraduate gown.
  • Cardiff red hood, Oxford style, lined with soft white silk edged with royal blue.
  • Ordinary square black cap.

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Taught Master

LLM, MA, MBA, MClinDent, MEd, MEP, MMus, MPA, MPH, MSc, MScD, MScEcon, MTh

  • Black Master's gown.
  • Cardiff red hood, Oxford style, lined with royal blue silk.
  • Ordinary square black cap.

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Research Master

MPhil, MRes, MScD by Research

  • Black Master's gown.
  • Cardiff red hood, Oxford style, lined with lilac silk.
  • Ordinary square black cap.

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Doctorate

PhD, DAHP, DClinPsy, DDS, DEdPsy, DHS, DNurs, DNursSci, DSW, EdD, EngD, MCh, MD, SPPD

  • Cardiff Red gown with full sleeves with forest green facings and sleeve linings, edged with silver grey.
  • Cardiff Red hood, Oxford style, lined with forest green silk, edged with silver grey.
  • Black velvet bonnet with black & silver silk tassel.

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Senior Doctorate

DD, DDSc, DLitt, DMus, DSc, DScEcon, LLD

  • Cardiff red gown with full sleeves with pale gold facings and sleeve linings, edged with silver grey.
  • Cardiff red hood, Oxford style, lined with pale gold silk, edged with silver grey.
  • Black velvet bonnet with black and silver silk tassel.