Why Cardiff University?

We are one of Britain’s major teaching and research universities. We pride ourselves on the quality of our teaching and the support we give to postgraduates.

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Excellence in Teaching

We maintain a high standard of teaching to ensure students gain knowledge, skills and experience which are of lifelong value.

  • Excellent teaching informed and led by world-leading research and scholarship - teaching staff are directly involved in research.
  • Recognised and well-regarded by employers and professional bodies, we maintain strong partnerships with more than 60 professional bodies.
  • Many of our programmes are developed in close collaboration with employers.
  • In addition to programme specific skill development, you can take advantage of a range of other training opportunities to further enhance transferable generic skills which are highly valued by employers.
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Cardiff - a vibrant city

Lively, elegant, confident, cosmopolitan, Cardiff caters for a variety of tastes, offering everything from the excitement of a vibrant city life to the peace and tranquility of the nearby coast and countryside.

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Career prospects

Cardiff has an impressive graduate employment record which is underpinned by relevant Masters programmes and high quality teaching.

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Languages for All

Our Languages for All programme runs alongside your degree so you can fit your language learning around your study.

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Graduate Centre

Complementing our Academic Schools by offering additional resources of space, study and social facilities, as well as workshops and events for students.