Founded in 1883, Cardiff is an ambitious and innovative university with a bold and strategic vision located in a beautiful and thriving capital city. Our world-leading research was ranked 5th amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework for quality and 2nd for impact. We provide an educationally outstanding experience for our students.
— Ranked 5th in the UK (REF 2014) for the quality of our research and 2nd in the UK for its impact.
— The university has 2 Nobel Prize winners amongst its world-leading staff including Sir Martin Evans for Medicine and Robert Huber for Chemistry.
— A member of the prestigious Russell Group of Universities.
— Cardiff is one of the most affordable cities in the UK.
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
English, Communication & Philosophy
History, Archaeology & Religion
Journalism, Media & Cultural Studies
Planning & Geography
Politics & International Relations
Biomedical & Life Sciences
Nursing & Midwifery
Optometry & Vision Sciences
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Earth & Ocean Sciences
Physics & Astronomy
Cardiff’s English language teaching centre offers a variety of courses ranging from 8 weeks to 9 months, which cater for most language levels and abilities. The English for University Study programme provides students with the skills and language skills needed for academic and professional life. The pre-sessional courses are designed for students holding offers from or applying to Cardiff University.
The International Foundation Programme (IFP) is a one-year academic programme taught Cardiff University and is designed to give students the skills they need to progress to a variety of degree programmes. The IFP can be undertaken in the broad areas of Business, Engineering or Health & Life Sciences.
Undergraduate: Approximately £7,645
Postgraduate: Approximately £9,573
Fees and Finance
|Standard International student fees 2015/16|
| Programme Type
|Business||£14,500||£16,470 - £18,660|