Applying

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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

Admissions criteria for individual Academic Schools.

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.

Non-UCAS applications

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

Results

After you've applied you might need to wait until you receive your exam results before we can confirm your place.