Cardiff University

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Intake Periods September 2023

About Cardiff University

Known for being one of the friendliest cities in the UK, Cardiff welcomes thousands of new international students each year.

To help students get settled in, Cardiff University provides a comprehensive induction and orientation programme, and the Students’ Union plans a Welcome Week each year which includes social events, city tours, shopping trips and taster sessions for a range of activities.

Founded in 1883, Cardiff University combines a prestigious heritage with impressive modern facilities, on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK. As part of the Russell Group, our students benefit from our outstanding research quality and reputation, while enjoying a wide variety of courses that can be tailored to any aspirations.

Cardiff University is among the top 26 universities in the UK and is ranked 166th in the world. Our research expertise and facilities are used by industry and commercial partners, government bodies and other organisations internationally.

A degree from Cardiff University opens doors across the globe. Graduates are in such high demand by employers that 84% enter highly skilled employment shortly after graduating.

The Students’ Union is ranked 2nd in the UK, and with more than 200 clubs and societies to choose from, everyone can find a place to call their own in Cardiff.

There are many reasons to love Cardiff: it is friendly, safe, and diverse capital city. Breath-taking beaches, national parks and mountains are all easily accessible, alongside a city scene renowned for its vibrant arts, culture and food, great shopping, and world-class sporting events.

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Cardiff University Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Accounting and Finance, Aerospace and Manufacturing Engineering, Anatomy and Physiology, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business and Management, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computing and IT, Creative Writing, Criminology, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, English Literature, Environmental Studies, Forensic Science and Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Studies, Health and Social Care, History, International Relations, Journalism, Publishing and Public Relations, Languages, Law, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Music, Nursing and Midwifery, Philosophy, Physics, Physiotherapy, Politics, Psychology, Science, Sociology, Supply Chain and Logistics

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