With a wide choice of degree programmes, as well as strong employment prospects upon completion of your degree, Cardiff University has a great deal to offer.

Set in the city's magnificent civic centre, it is difficult to imagine a more attractive place to study.

Research-informed teaching

Established in 1883, Cardiff University enjoys an international reputation for academic excellence and is Wales’s only Russell Group university. It was ranked 11th for impact, and its research has real-world benefits for the academic environment and our society (REF 2021).

Flexible study options

There are more than 350 degree programmes at Cardiff University and a modular system which provides a large amount of flexibility and choice. The University has links with more than 300 top-ranked institutions, which gives students an opportunity to study abroad.

Please visit our website to find out more about the degree programmes at Cardiff University.

Careers and Employability

Our graduates remain amongst the UK’s most employable. According to the latest Graduate Outcomes Survey (2019/20) 96% of our graduates were in employment and/or further study, due to start a new job or course, or doing other activities, such as travelling.

From the very beginning, throughout studies and after graduation, the Careers and Employability service is readily available to assist students with both developing and achieving career goals.

Students involved in extra-curricular activities and work experience can participate in the Cardiff Award Programme, which provides formal recognition of employability skills gained during these activities.

Student Life

Cardiff combines all the advantages of a compact, friendly, and inexpensive location with the cultural and recreational facilities you would expect from a capital city with the added benefit of being near to the beautiful Welsh countryside and coast.

Ranked 2nd best Students’ Union in the UK (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023). Y Plas our multi-purpose venue, The Great Hall and the Taf are among the Union’s many attractions. With more than 200 cultural, political, religious, social, and sporting societies to cater for all types of interests, you can be sure of a lively social experience at Cardiff University.

Times Good University Guide 2024 Ranking 25/131
Guardian 2024 Ranking 29/121
Address Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3XQ View on Map
Contact Telephone +44(0) 2920 874000

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