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How to apply

Find out how to apply and accept an offer for a place on the English for University Study Programme.

To apply for this course, you'll need to:

  1. Complete the EfUS application form
    (including personal statement, signature and date)
  2. Provide the following:
    • Evidence of English language test results or note when you'll sit the exam or receive the result
    • A copy of the photograph page of your passport which must include your passport number and full name

If you don’t yet have all the documents you need, you can still apply and submit your supporting documents when they become available.

Sending your application

Please email your application and required documents to us:

English Language Programmes Team

Receiving your offer

Most applications will receive a decision within four weeks. If you're successful, you’ll receive an email from the Academic Registry confirming your offer. This email will include your student number – please include this whenever you contact us.

Unconditional offer

This means you have been offered a place on the course – now all you need to do is accept the offer.

Conditional offer

This means you have been offered a place, but we haven't received one of your supporting documents or you still need to complete the English language qualification required to gain admission to the University.

Your offer letter will clearly state what evidence needs to be supplied. Once we have all the necessary documents, your offer will change to unconditional.

Accepting your offer

You'll need to accept your offer via our online application system, SIMS. We'll send your user name and password. If you don't receive your username and password please contact us.

Please make sure you have read the enrolment terms and conditions before accepting your offer.

After you've accepted your offer

Visit our new student pages for information on the preparations you need to make to be able to come to Cardiff.