Established in 1866, Cardiff University is a public research university with its main campus located in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. Few of the university’s academic facilities are also located at the Heath Park campus which is based at the University Hospital of Wales. Cardiff is the only Welsh member of the Russell Group of research-intensive British universities. The university is consistently ranked between 100 and 200 in the world by the four major international rankings.
Cardiff University comprises of 3 colleges: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Biomedical and Life Sciences and College of Physical Sciences. These colleges constitute of 26 academic schools. The university offers more than 300 degree programs in science, arts and humanities that are ranked nationally. The research quality of Cardiff University was ranked 5th overall in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, with some areas ranked top in the country. The impact of the university's research was also ranked 2nd in the UK.
The total student population at the Cardiff University is over 30,000 students and the student to faculty ratio at the university is 12:1. The university has an acceptance rate of 75%.
The modular system at the Cardiff University provides a large degree of flexibility and choice; many of its programmes allow students to defer the choice of specialism until the second year. Several of the Cardiff’s degrees benefit from significant vocational and professional content. The students are also offered opportunities for industrial placements or a year abroad.
Cardiff University Programs
Cardiff University Application Requirements
Cardiff University Cost of studies
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.
Cardiff University Deadlines
Undergraduate: 15 January
Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
Cardiff University Rankings
Cardiff University Scholarships
1. Study a Foundation Programme at Cardiff University
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Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
In order to be considered for the program, after finishing the Sqore Challenge, you should apply directly to Cardiff University.
Please review the entry requirements, mandatory key elements of which include: -
A high school diploma, or equivalent, with good grades overall and in mathematics.
Minimum IELTS (Academic) for UKVI score of at least 5.5, and 4.0 in each subscore. (Some courses require higher IELTS score.)
Tuition fees are £15,080 and are payable in three installments.