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How to apply

Find out the next steps you need to take to become one of our students.

Key dates

Key dates for your application.

Admissions criteria

Academic Schools own admissions criteria.

Personal statement

What is the personal statement? Why do we need to see it? Does it matter?

Contextual data

Additional information considered by our admissions decision-makers alongside your UCAS form.

English language requirements

Information on English language requirements for applicants.

Policies and procedures when applying to Cardiff University

Our policies and procedures regarding admissions and acceptance.

Welsh language applicants to Cardiff University

Information for Welsh language applicants to Cardiff University.

Advice for disabled applicants

We are dedicated to giving disabled applicants the support they need to study at Cardiff.

Care leavers

We offer a range of help and advice to enable you to make an informed choice about studying with us.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in all of our practices and activities.

Non-UCAS applications

We have a small number of undergraduate programmes that require you to apply directly to the University.