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With over 7,530 international students from more than 138 countries, join our diverse and inspiring academic community studying courses that will help improve your career prospects and gain access to specialist facilities and dedicated support.

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If you are an overseas applicant and your first language is not English, then you must have a proven level of English to study on our courses.

Representatives from the university regularly attend events for prospective students from around the world, both in-person and virtual.

Information on entry requirements, exhibitions, visits and the advisors available to help you in your home country.

If you've accepted your course offer, find out what your next steps are - including visa, travel and financial advice.

Fees and funding

We offer a range of highly prestigious international scholarships designed to attract and reward the best students.

Cardiff is one of the most affordable cities in the UK. See how far your money goes by using our simple living costs calculator.

Your tuition fee will depend on the course, duration and level of study.

Our courses

We offer a variety of courses ranging from eight weeks to nine months which cater for most language levels and abilities.

A foundation or pre-master's programme can provide an alternative route of entry onto our undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

The European Exchange programme offers European students the opportunity to study with us for up to one year which will form part of your degree from your current institution.

Undergraduates can study abroad in Cardiff for one or two semesters and get a truly unique experience in the capital city of Wales.

Student support

We’re here to help you succeed and make the most of your student life. Our free, impartial and confidential support services are based in the Centre for Student Life, an iconic building at the heart of the Cathays Park Campus.

The Graduate route is a 2-year or 3-year visa that allows you to stay and work in the UK after you finish your course.

Our Student Futures team offers specalised career support to international students and can help you prepare for life after university.

Cardiff University works with contracted educational advisors around the world, who can provide education counselling and assistance with academic or visa applications.

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