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Application forms for postgraduate study

It is quick and easy to apply using our online application service (SIMS), but if you are unable to do so, you can also submit an application by post.

You can apply for the majority of our postgraduate taught and research programmes on our coursefinder pages.

To apply by post, download, print and complete the following forms:

Postgraduate application form

This document is the postgraduate application paper form.

Postgraduate application guidance notes

This is the document providing guidance to complete the postgraduate paper form application.

Referee Report Form

This should be completed by both you and your referees. Full guidance on how to do this can be found on the form.

Criminal convictions disclosure for LPC and GDL

Cardiff University criminal convictions disclosure for Legal Practice and Graduation Diploma in Law applicants (CAB application route).

BPTC English Language Undertaking

Complete this form to confirm that your level of English meets the course requirements for the Bar Professional Training Course.

Equal opportunities monitoring form

To monitor the effectiveness of our equal opportunities policy, we require applicants to provide the information outlined in this form.

Downloaded application forms for admission to Postgraduate Study must be completed and posted to the University's central Admissions Office, in the first instance:

The Admissions Office
Cardiff University
PO Box 927
CF24 0DE