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Accounting and finance

Accounting and finance

Our accredited programmes will help you develop the professional knowledge and skills to make your mark in the global accounting and finance arena.

Archaeology and conservation

Archaeology and conservation

Our widely-respected practical degrees deliver the training, skills and knowledge to help you make your mark within the heritage sector, plus the employability skills to carve out your career in related fields.

Architecture

Architecture

We are a leading school of architecture with a commitment to helping to create a built environment that enhances people’s lives, without destroying the planet for future generations.

Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Our Biochemistry degree offers extensive hands-on training and embraces contemporary research in important new areas such as genomics, synthetic biology and protein engineering.

Biological sciences

Biological sciences

The rich ecology of Wales provides the perfect environment to develop and hone your skills as a biologist. Combining scientific theory and practical lab and field work, this fascinating subject will give you a greater understanding of the world around you and how it works.

Biomedical sciences

Biomedical sciences

Explore the biological science that underpins all medicine and medical research, and gain experience of contemporary topics and techniques.

Business management

Business management

Our flexible programmes will help you develop the professional knowledge and skills to make your mark in a competitive global business environment.

Chemistry

Chemistry

Our accredited degree programmes combine theory with hands-on lab experience and the opportunity to work in industry or study abroad as part of your degree.

Computer science

Computer science

We aim to share the excitement of current technological trends with our students through our dynamic portfolio of contemporary and employability-focused degrees, educating and inspiring the next generation of leaders in the sought-after fields of computer science and software engineering.

Dentistry

Dentistry

Discover your potential and take your education further by joining our innovative school with a family-feel.

Earth and environmental sciences

Earth and environmental sciences

Learn to preserve our planet for generations to come. Whether you choose to study geography, geology or environmental sustainability science, you will gain scientific knowledge and skills to impact key environmental developments and decisions.

Economics

Economics

Explore economics through the lens of contemporary national and international socio-political challenges.

Engineering

Engineering

Engineers use maths, science and technology to design, test and develop machines, structures and processes. From farming to medicine to energy, engineers are solving the big problems facing the world today.

English language and literature

English language and literature

Explore the diversity of English literature across the chronological span, making lively connections with all forms of culture. Or choose to investigate the human capacity for language with a rigorous grounding in all the key aspects of language analysis.

Geography (human) and planning

Geography (human) and planning

Passionate about tackling global social, political, economic and development challenges to improve where and how we live? Our Human Geography and Planning programmes are the choice for you.

Geography (physical)

Geography (physical)

Geography seeks to understand where things are found, why they are there, and how they develop and change over time. Physical geographers explore the climate, natural landscapes and surface processes of the Earth, from glaciation to desertification.

Geology

Geology

Geology, also known as geoscience and Earth science, is the study of the structure, evolution and dynamics of the Earth and its natural mineral and energy resources. Geologists investigate how earth processes, such as landslides, earthquakes, floods and volcanic eruptions, change the world around us.

History and ancient history

History and ancient history

Investigate past worlds and expand your understanding of historical change in our highly regarded programmes, taught by experts sharing their passion and new insights from their latest research.

Journalism, media and culture

Journalism, media and culture

Join us to study issues such as the impact of social media, the role of corporate communications or why in the era of ‘fake news’ quality journalism matters more than ever.

Law

Law

Join the only Russell Group university to offer the full range of academic and vocational courses in the field of law.

Mathematics

Mathematics

Our internationally recognised research helps to inform our portfolio of intellectually exciting and flexible degrees, allowing you to follow your mathematical interests as you develop your professional and mathematical skills, preparing you for a variety of exciting careers.

Medical pharmacology

Medical pharmacology

Medicines: How are they discovered and developed? Why do we need them? What do they do and how do they work?

Medicine

Medicine

Interested in becoming a doctor? We have lots of useful information about studying Medicine at Cardiff University to get you started.

Midwifery

Midwifery

Our Midwifery programme is 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK.

Modern languages and translation

Modern languages and translation

Join one of the most dynamic language schools in the UK and become part of our close-knit, global community.

Music

Music

We offer thorough musical training and stimulating artistic and academic study in a friendly, collegiate and creative environment.

Neuroscience

Neuroscience

Using a combination of biological and psychological approaches, our research-led Neuroscience degree explores the mysteries of the human brain.

Nursing (adult)

Nursing (adult)

Our programme is ranked 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Nursing (child)

Nursing (child)

Our programme is ranked 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Nursing (mental health)

Nursing (mental health)

Our programme is ranked 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy

Our Occupational Therapy programme is ranked 1st in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Operating department practice

Operating department practice

Our programme is ranked 1st in the UK in the Guardian University League Tables 2020.

Optometry

Optometry

Our Optometry BSc will give you the scientific and clinical knowledge you need to progress to the next step in your career as a pre-registration optometrist.

Pharmacy

Pharmacy

We are one of the top UK schools of pharmacy. Our teaching is informed and supported by our internationally recognised research and allow students to explore different aspects of modern pharmacy.

Philosophy

Philosophy

Considering the great philosophical puzzles past and present, we'll teach you to analyse and construct complex chains of reasoning to address complicated questions from history and the here and now.

Physics and astronomy

Physics and astronomy

We are at the forefront of some of today's most exciting scientific discoveries which will provide you with an inspiring environment in which to study.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Our programme is ranked 1st in Wales and 3rd in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Politics and international relations

Politics and international relations

Join one of the largest Politics and International Relations departments in the UK.

Psychology

Psychology

If you are curious about how the mind works, then psychology is for you. Here at Cardiff University, we offer two undergraduate courses: a three-year Psychology BSc and a four-year Psychology with Professional Placement BSc.

Radiography

Radiography

Our Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging programme is ranked 1st in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy

Our programme is ranked 1st in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021.

Religious studies and theology

Religious studies and theology

Explore the histories, cultures and beliefs of major and less well-known religious traditions, taking your pick of approaches with our richly rewarding degrees.

Social sciences

Social sciences

Study in a dynamic, interdisciplinary and innovative School of Social Sciences with an international reputation for research excellence.

Welsh

Welsh

What kind of experience can you expect studying Welsh in the capital city? The answer, like the subject, is diverse, exciting and constantly evolving.

Zoology

Zoology

Study the broad field of animal biology or opt to specialise in a particular area of interest with our flexible and interdisciplinary Zoology degree.