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Cardiff University is situated in the heart of the Welsh capital.

At Cardiff University we aim to be a world-leading, research-excellent, educationally outstanding university, driven by creativity and curiosity. We value the contributions that our postgraduate students make to the University and its aims, and seek to offer a challenging and supportive environment in which you too can achieve your personal goals. We look forward to welcoming you to Cardiff in the near future.

Why Cardiff University?

  • We are research intensive
  • Our world-leading research was ranked 5th for quality and 2nd for impact amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework
  • Our world-class research staff includes Nobel Laureates, Fellows of the Royal Society and fellows of other learned societies
  • Research funding awards exceed £100m annually, with a total value of our research contracts of £500m
  • We are innovative
  • We are in the top five universities for the number of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • We are 8th in the UK for the number of interactions with small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Our partnership with Fusion IP has led to over £40m investment in spinout companies
  • Our enterprising graduates have founded more than 270 businesses in the last three years
  • We are investing £300m in our new Innovation Campus, including £44m in a new facility to house a unique collection of the most powerful brain imaging scanners in Europe
  • We care about our students
  • With more than 30,000 students we are the 12th largest university in the UK. Of these, more than 8,000 are postgraduates
  • We understand the pressures of advanced study and so our Graduate Centre provides you with the opportunity to work and socialise in a dedicated facility
  • Our University Graduate College provides training and support to our research students
  • 86% of our research and 92% of our taught students were satisfied with their overall experience; more than the UK average
  • We are part of the Great Western Four Alliance of four universities working together to translate research into real-world applications and stimulate growth
  • Many of our Doctoral Training Programmes are run in partnership with other universities
  • We have a strong engagement with the public sector, higher education institutes, and businesses and industries in Wales, the UK and beyond
  • We run engagement projects with communities in Cardiff, Wales and beyond

Ranking

  • We were ranked 5th among UK universities when judged on research quality and 2nd on research impact in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
  • This prestigious national assessment exercise, undertaken periodically by the UK funding councils, has confirmed our place as a world-leading centre of research excellence

Cardiff Business School
Ranked number 6 for Business and Management Studies in the UK by REF 2014.
Ranked number 7 in the Times Good University Guide 2015.
Brand new £13.5 million Postgraduate Teaching Centre which houses the School’s postgraduate programmes.
Graduate destinations: Deloitte, HSBC, KPMG, PWC, Microsoft

School of English, Communication & Philosophy
Ranked in top 10 for English Language and Literature in the UK by REF 2014.
Research-inspired teaching prepares students for graduate destinations in fields of legal and education professions, publishing and the creative industries and also private sector business.

Cardiff Law School
Ranked number 13 for Law in the UK by REF 2014.
Ranked in the top 150 for Law in the world by the QS World Rankings 2015.
One of the largest law libraries in the UK with over 100,000 volumes and a wealth of online resources.
The only Russell Group University to offer professional training courses, BPTC and LPC
Graduate destinations: Azmi and Associates in Kuala Lumpur; Fox, Mandal and Little in New Delhi; Hassan and Hassan in Pakistan; Nigerian Ports Authority.

School of Social Sciences
Ranked number 3 for Sociology in the UK by REF 2014.
Ranked top 150 in the world for Sociology and Education by the QS World University Rankings 2015.
Research influences policy and practice, with the School having excellent links with Government, major private and public organisations and the voluntary sector.

School of Medicine
Ranked number 8 in the UK for Clinical Medicine by the REF 2014.
Ranked in the top 150 for Medicine in the QS World Rankings 2015.
One of the largest Medical Schools in the UK and linked with institutions worldwide.
The School is based at one of the UK’s biggest hospitals.
The UK’s largest medical school provider of postgraduate distance learning programmes.

Reputation – Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is established as one of Britain’s leading research universities. A member of the elite Russell Group top 24 UK research-led universities.

Scholarships
Our 2016 International Scholarship Fund of c.£1.5M offers awards across all academic levels: Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, and PhD.
There are many scholarships on offer to our prospective students.
Cardiff University scholarships
Details of our scholarships including eligible subjects and how to apply.

Academic School scholarships
Our academic schools offer scholarships to high-achieving students.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol scholarships
The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol offers a number of scholarships for studying through the medium of Welsh.

Support Services 
• At Cardiff University, we have a range of services dedicated to helping you to make the most of student life.
• It is important to us that our students feel that they have the support they need in order to thrive during their time with us. Student Support Centre Our Student Support Centre houses five main areas of support provision available to our postgraduates.
• Advice and Guidance We offer free, impartial, nonjudgemental and confidential advice, face-to-face over the phone and by email.
• This service is available to prospective and current students in relation to a range of issues including extra funding, bursaries, fees, loans, debts, childcare, housing, academic matters and other welfare issues.
• Financial Support
• The Student Support Centre offers advice on funding, benefits and placement year funding, in addition to overseeing financial support services for students experiencing money issues.
• A variety of support is available for students with financial difficulties, including the Financial Contingency and Hardship funds.
• Counselling, Health and Wellbeing We offer of a range of support to students on a confidential basis, including wellbeing interventions, self-help resources, interactive workshops, wellbeing drop-in sessions and one-to-one, email and telephone counselling.
• Disability and Dyslexia
• The Disability and Dyslexia Service provides information, advice and support to students and applicants with specific learning difficulties, disabilities, medical conditions and mental health difficulties.
• We provide a non-judgmental and confidential service to assist you during your studies. International Students Confidential advice and support for students from outside the UK on a wide range of issues including immigration and visas.
• Careers & Employability
• Our careers service offers advice and information, workshops, events, work experience placements and more.
• The centre provides information, advice and support on all aspects of career planning, including what to do with your degree, job hunting and recruitment, further study, taking time out, work experience, academic skills and employability.
• University Chaplaincy
• Our inter-faith chaplaincy offers advice, support and care, as well as supporting student groups and organising a regular programme of worship, lectures and social events.
• Our Chaplains provide a range of services, including social events, opportunities to explore religious faith and issues of social justice, confidential pastoral listening, quiet spaces for prayer or meditation, lectures and debates, opportunities for worship and communal prayer, information about local faith communities and places of worship, and inter-faith events to encourage dialogue between members of different religions.
• Day Care Centre
• The Day Care Centre provides crèche facilities to students with children aged 10 weeks to 5 years.
• Located in the heart of the Cathays Campus, the Centre offers care through the medium of English and basic Welsh.
• The staff provides children with age-appropriate learning and play activities, and nutritious, well-balanced meals catering to vegetarian and other diets.
• Early application is advisable

Accommodation 
• We know that where you live is very important to you. You will want to settle quickly and live in a secure, sociable location that is also a suitable study environment.
• University Residences Living in a University residence provides you with the opportunity to meet and get to know students from a variety of backgrounds and studying a range of different subjects.
• Dedicated postgraduate flats and blocks are available so that you can meet, live and work alongside students who understand the demands of postgraduate study. We have numerous residences, with facilities, locations and budgets to suit every student.
• Your choices include: Single or mixed gender accommodation Private or shared bathrooms.
• About 70% of University residences have private bathrooms
• Self-catered, part-catered or fully catered (with vegetarian options)
• A variety of social and sporting facilities
• A limited supply of residences suitable for couples or families is available, Please note this cannot be guaranteed and you should not bring your family to Cardiff until suitable accommodation has been secured.
• Information on how to apply for University accommodation will be sent electronically to all eligible offer-holders.
• Private Sector Accommodation For UK students, and for any international or EU Students who wish to rent privately owned accommodation rather than live in University halls, there is a good variety of accommodation available for rental in the city.
• Our Residences Office can provide you with lists of properties known to us that are currently available to rent.
• Our Students’ Union also runs its own professional letting agency, Cardiff Student Letting, which provides student houses for many budgets and does not charge agency fees.
• Other letting agencies are available within the city, but you should always ensure they are reputable before signing any paperwork or handing over any money

Accommodation Fees
Self- catered student houses (column road & village) – Rs 196056
Talybont north (A- R, Room 6) En-suite small – Rs 213696
Student Houses (column road & village) shared bathroom – Rs 213640
Aberdare hall shared bathroom – Rs 213640

Cardiff University has a range of residences to suit individual preferences and budgets.

Undergraduates and overseas/EU postgraduates (arriving in September) are guaranteed a place in accommodation for the duration of their studies.

Estimated Living Costs – Rs 410984
Courses

Cardiff has one of the lowest living costs of any major UK University city.
Each year there are a range of Cardiff University scholarship awards that students are able to apply for.

Infrastructures:

25 academic schools, offering over 300 Undergraduate courses, more than 200 Postgraduate Taught Masters’ and a vast range of Postgraduate Research Degrees.

Cardiff University is investing £300m in a new Innovation Campus, which will include The Centre for Student Life and the building of a new £44m brain research imaging centre (CUBRIC).

At Cardiff, you can choose from over 300 degree programmes. We offer flexibility so you can tailor some components of your degree to suit your own interests and career ambitions.
• Bachelor of Arts – 14000 Pounds (Rs 784000) per year
• Business school courses – 14500 Pounds (Rs 812000) per year
Medical Degrees:
• Bachelor of Dental Surgery – 31000 Pounds (Rs 1736000) per year
• BSC physiotherapy – 17500 Pounds (Rs 980000) per year
• Bachelor of Nursing – 24399 Pounds (Rs 1366344)

Top 5 reasons to study the Cardiff University International Foundation Programme:

  1. Automatic progression to many degree schemes at Cardiff University upon successful completion.
  2. Taught on Cardiff University campus, with students full members of Cardiff University with access to all facilities.
  3. Each student is allocated two personal tutors, one for the English language modules studied and one for the academic subjects. Offering support and guidance to students.
  4. Guaranteed accommodation at Cardiff University residences.
  5. Comprehensive induction programme with a free coach collection service from Heathrow and Cardiff airport, also including information events and social activities.

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Cardiff University is situated in the heart of the Welsh capital.

At Cardiff University we aim to be a world-leading, research-excellent, educationally outstanding university, driven by creativity and curiosity. We value the contributions that our postgraduate students make to the University and its aims, and seek to offer a challenging and supportive environment in which you too can achieve your personal goals. We look forward to welcoming you to Cardiff in the near future.

Why Cardiff University?

  • We are research intensive
  • Our world-leading research was ranked 5th for quality and 2nd for impact amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework
  • Our world-class research staff includes Nobel Laureates, Fellows of the Royal Society and fellows of other learned societies
  • Research funding awards exceed £100m annually, with a total value of our research contracts of £500m
  • We are innovative
  • We are in the top five universities for the number of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
  • We are 8th in the UK for the number of interactions with small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Our partnership with Fusion IP has led to over £40m investment in spinout companies
  • Our enterprising graduates have founded more than 270 businesses in the last three years
  • We are investing £300m in our new Innovation Campus, including £44m in a new facility to house a unique collection of the most powerful brain imaging scanners in Europe
  • We care about our students
  • With more than 30,000 students we are the 12th largest university in the UK. Of these, more than 8,000 are postgraduates
  • We understand the pressures of advanced study and so our Graduate Centre provides you with the opportunity to work and socialise in a dedicated facility
  • Our University Graduate College provides training and support to our research students
  • 86% of our research and 92% of our taught students were satisfied with their overall experience; more than the UK average
  • We are part of the Great Western Four Alliance of four universities working together to translate research into real-world applications and stimulate growth
  • Many of our Doctoral Training Programmes are run in partnership with other universities
  • We have a strong engagement with the public sector, higher education institutes, and businesses and industries in Wales, the UK and beyond
  • We run engagement projects with communities in Cardiff, Wales and beyond

Ranking

  • We were ranked 5th among UK universities when judged on research quality and 2nd on research impact in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
  • This prestigious national assessment exercise, undertaken periodically by the UK funding councils, has confirmed our place as a world-leading centre of research excellence

Cardiff Business School
Ranked number 6 for Business and Management Studies in the UK by REF 2014.
Ranked number 7 in the Times Good University Guide 2015.
Brand new £13.5 million Postgraduate Teaching Centre which houses the School’s postgraduate programmes.
Graduate destinations: Deloitte, HSBC, KPMG, PWC, Microsoft

School of English, Communication & Philosophy
Ranked in top 10 for English Language and Literature in the UK by REF 2014.
Research-inspired teaching prepares students for graduate destinations in fields of legal and education professions, publishing and the creative industries and also private sector business.

Cardiff Law School
Ranked number 13 for Law in the UK by REF 2014.
Ranked in the top 150 for Law in the world by the QS World Rankings 2015.
One of the largest law libraries in the UK with over 100,000 volumes and a wealth of online resources.
The only Russell Group University to offer professional training courses, BPTC and LPC
Graduate destinations: Azmi and Associates in Kuala Lumpur; Fox, Mandal and Little in New Delhi; Hassan and Hassan in Pakistan; Nigerian Ports Authority.

School of Social Sciences
Ranked number 3 for Sociology in the UK by REF 2014.
Ranked top 150 in the world for Sociology and Education by the QS World University Rankings 2015.
Research influences policy and practice, with the School having excellent links with Government, major private and public organisations and the voluntary sector.

School of Medicine
Ranked number 8 in the UK for Clinical Medicine by the REF 2014.
Ranked in the top 150 for Medicine in the QS World Rankings 2015.
One of the largest Medical Schools in the UK and linked with institutions worldwide.
The School is based at one of the UK’s biggest hospitals.
The UK’s largest medical school provider of postgraduate distance learning programmes.

Reputation – Founded in 1883, Cardiff University is established as one of Britain’s leading research universities. A member of the elite Russell Group top 24 UK research-led universities.

Scholarships
Our 2016 International Scholarship Fund of c.£1.5M offers awards across all academic levels: Foundation, Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, and PhD.
There are many scholarships on offer to our prospective students.
Cardiff University scholarships
Details of our scholarships including eligible subjects and how to apply.

Academic School scholarships
Our academic schools offer scholarships to high-achieving students.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol scholarships
The Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol offers a number of scholarships for studying through the medium of Welsh.

Support Services 
• At Cardiff University, we have a range of services dedicated to helping you to make the most of student life.
• It is important to us that our students feel that they have the support they need in order to thrive during their time with us. Student Support Centre Our Student Support Centre houses five main areas of support provision available to our postgraduates.
• Advice and Guidance We offer free, impartial, nonjudgemental and confidential advice, face-to-face over the phone and by email.
• This service is available to prospective and current students in relation to a range of issues including extra funding, bursaries, fees, loans, debts, childcare, housing, academic matters and other welfare issues.
• Financial Support
• The Student Support Centre offers advice on funding, benefits and placement year funding, in addition to overseeing financial support services for students experiencing money issues.
• A variety of support is available for students with financial difficulties, including the Financial Contingency and Hardship funds.
• Counselling, Health and Wellbeing We offer of a range of support to students on a confidential basis, including wellbeing interventions, self-help resources, interactive workshops, wellbeing drop-in sessions and one-to-one, email and telephone counselling.
• Disability and Dyslexia
• The Disability and Dyslexia Service provides information, advice and support to students and applicants with specific learning difficulties, disabilities, medical conditions and mental health difficulties.
• We provide a non-judgmental and confidential service to assist you during your studies. International Students Confidential advice and support for students from outside the UK on a wide range of issues including immigration and visas.
• Careers & Employability
• Our careers service offers advice and information, workshops, events, work experience placements and more.
• The centre provides information, advice and support on all aspects of career planning, including what to do with your degree, job hunting and recruitment, further study, taking time out, work experience, academic skills and employability.
• University Chaplaincy
• Our inter-faith chaplaincy offers advice, support and care, as well as supporting student groups and organising a regular programme of worship, lectures and social events.
• Our Chaplains provide a range of services, including social events, opportunities to explore religious faith and issues of social justice, confidential pastoral listening, quiet spaces for prayer or meditation, lectures and debates, opportunities for worship and communal prayer, information about local faith communities and places of worship, and inter-faith events to encourage dialogue between members of different religions.
• Day Care Centre
• The Day Care Centre provides crèche facilities to students with children aged 10 weeks to 5 years.
• Located in the heart of the Cathays Campus, the Centre offers care through the medium of English and basic Welsh.
• The staff provides children with age-appropriate learning and play activities, and nutritious, well-balanced meals catering to vegetarian and other diets.
• Early application is advisable

Accommodation 
• We know that where you live is very important to you. You will want to settle quickly and live in a secure, sociable location that is also a suitable study environment.
• University Residences Living in a University residence provides you with the opportunity to meet and get to know students from a variety of backgrounds and studying a range of different subjects.
• Dedicated postgraduate flats and blocks are available so that you can meet, live and work alongside students who understand the demands of postgraduate study. We have numerous residences, with facilities, locations and budgets to suit every student.
• Your choices include: Single or mixed gender accommodation Private or shared bathrooms.
• About 70% of University residences have private bathrooms
• Self-catered, part-catered or fully catered (with vegetarian options)
• A variety of social and sporting facilities
• A limited supply of residences suitable for couples or families is available, Please note this cannot be guaranteed and you should not bring your family to Cardiff until suitable accommodation has been secured.
• Information on how to apply for University accommodation will be sent electronically to all eligible offer-holders.
• Private Sector Accommodation For UK students, and for any international or EU Students who wish to rent privately owned accommodation rather than live in University halls, there is a good variety of accommodation available for rental in the city.
• Our Residences Office can provide you with lists of properties known to us that are currently available to rent.
• Our Students’ Union also runs its own professional letting agency, Cardiff Student Letting, which provides student houses for many budgets and does not charge agency fees.
• Other letting agencies are available within the city, but you should always ensure they are reputable before signing any paperwork or handing over any money

Accommodation Fees
Self- catered student houses (column road & village) – Rs 196056
Talybont north (A- R, Room 6) En-suite small – Rs 213696
Student Houses (column road & village) shared bathroom – Rs 213640
Aberdare hall shared bathroom – Rs 213640

Cardiff University has a range of residences to suit individual preferences and budgets.

Undergraduates and overseas/EU postgraduates (arriving in September) are guaranteed a place in accommodation for the duration of their studies.

Estimated Living Costs – Rs 410984
Courses

Cardiff has one of the lowest living costs of any major UK University city.
Each year there are a range of Cardiff University scholarship awards that students are able to apply for.

Infrastructures:

25 academic schools, offering over 300 Undergraduate courses, more than 200 Postgraduate Taught Masters’ and a vast range of Postgraduate Research Degrees.

Cardiff University is investing £300m in a new Innovation Campus, which will include The Centre for Student Life and the building of a new £44m brain research imaging centre (CUBRIC).

At Cardiff, you can choose from over 300 degree programmes. We offer flexibility so you can tailor some components of your degree to suit your own interests and career ambitions.
• Bachelor of Arts – 14000 Pounds (Rs 784000) per year
• Business school courses – 14500 Pounds (Rs 812000) per year
Medical Degrees:
• Bachelor of Dental Surgery – 31000 Pounds (Rs 1736000) per year
• BSC physiotherapy – 17500 Pounds (Rs 980000) per year
• Bachelor of Nursing – 24399 Pounds (Rs 1366344)

Top 5 reasons to study the Cardiff University International Foundation Programme:

  1. Automatic progression to many degree schemes at Cardiff University upon successful completion.
  2. Taught on Cardiff University campus, with students full members of Cardiff University with access to all facilities.
  3. Each student is allocated two personal tutors, one for the English language modules studied and one for the academic subjects. Offering support and guidance to students.
  4. Guaranteed accommodation at Cardiff University residences.
  5. Comprehensive induction programme with a free coach collection service from Heathrow and Cardiff airport, also including information events and social activities.

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