in the heart of a thriving capital city
of our undergraduates enter employment or further study shortly after graduating
UK University for research quality
we are truly a global university
invested in our biggest campus upgrade for a generation
Working to make
a better future
for Wales and the world
Interested in studying with us? Learn more about our application process.
Find out the next steps you need to take to become one of our students.
Key dates for your application.
Admissions criteria for individual Academic Schools.
What is the personal statement? Why do we need to see it? Does it matter?
Additional information considered by our admissions decision-makers alongside your UCAS form.
Information on English language requirements for applicants.
Our policies and procedures regarding admissions and acceptance.
Information for Welsh language applicants to Cardiff University.
We are dedicated to giving disabled applicants the support they need to study at Cardiff.
We have a small number of undergraduate programmes that require you to apply directly to the University.
After you've applied you might need to wait until you receive your exam results before we can confirm your place.
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With over 300 courses to choose from, join us and benefit from our excellent facilities, a great student experience and as a graduate, be in demand by leading employers.
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