Cardiff University ,,UK

  • Cardiff,UK

Cardiff University was established as the University College of South Wales and Monmouth shire in the year 1883. In the year 1893, it was among the developing colleges of the University of Wales. From the year 1997, it started granting degrees to the students. It merged in 1988 with the renowned university, the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology. The name of the university as Cardiff University became legal in 2005 that gave it the power to award degrees on its own. Being the third among the other oldest universities in Wales, it comprises of 26 academic schools which are categorized into three colleges including College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences.

The Cardiff at the Cathays Park is the centre of administrative facilities while the Bute building houses Cardiff School of Media, Journalism and Cultural studies and the Welsh School of Architecture. The Glamorgan Building has the Cardiff School of Planning, Geography and Social Sciences. A number of academic facilities of the university are centred on Health Park Campus, formed at the University Hospital of Wales. This is home to the Cardiff University of Medicine and the School of Healthcare.

The university has a total enrollment of over 33,190 students out of which 23,960 are undergraduate students and 9,230 are postgraduate students from over 100 countries, according to the survey by HESA in the year 2018-19. Moreover, 8,620 are international students. As per the Universities, the employment report is concerned, about 95.7% of the graduates are employed or go for further studies shortly after completing their graduation.

Around 160,000 alumni of the university from 180 countries are recognized across the world. These alumni have made their names in diverse fields and organiz

The Cardiff at the Cathays Park is the centre of administrative facilities while the Bute building houses Cardiff School of Media, Journalism and Cultural studies and the Welsh School of Architecture. The Glamorgan Building has the Cardiff School of Planning, Geography and Social Sciences. A number of academic facilities of the university are centred on Health Park Campus, formed at the University Hospital of Wales. This is home to the Cardiff University of Medicine and the School of Healthcare.

The university has a total enrollment of over 33,190 students out of which 23,960 are undergraduate students and 9,230 are postgraduate students from over 100 countries, according to the survey by HESA in the year 2018-19. Moreover, 8,620 are international students. As per the Universities, the employment report is concerned, about 95.7% of the graduates are employed or go for further studies shortly after completing their graduation.

Around 160,000 alumni of the university from 180 countries are recognized across the world. These alumni have made their names in diverse fields and organizations including Barham Salih who was the former Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Region and the BBC Governor Richard Tait. 

Year of establishment1883
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Total International Students7520
UG/PG Course Ratio0.76
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 33 million
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense5837 Pound
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Cardiff University Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(96 Courses)(12 months-3 years)Pound 18.14 K - 35.81 K
MBA/PGDM(3 Courses)(12 months-1 year)Pound 29.58 K
MIM(24 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 18.14 K - 24.38 K
BBA(47 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 18.35 K - 22.82 K
B.Sc.(23 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 22.82 K
B.E. / B.Tech(16 Courses)(3-5 years)Pound 18.92 K - 22.82 K
MBBS(1 Courses)(5 years)Pound 38.15 K
M.A.(24 Courses)(1 year-2 years)Pound 18.14 K - 21 K
M.Arch(2 Courses)(1 year-2 years)Pound 22.82 K
M.Pharma(1 Courses)(4 years)Pound 22.82 K

Cardiff University Scholarships

Cardiff University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship-undergraduate
Rs. 2,02,300
Engineering,Science,Business + 1 more
Cardiff University Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship-graduate
Rs. 2,02,800
Engineering,Science
Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more

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Cardiff University Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(96 Courses)

: 6.5-7.5

: 62.0-70.0

MBA/PGDM(3 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: 70.0 & Above

MIM(24 Courses)

: 6.5-7.0

: 62.0-70.0

BBA(47 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

B.Sc.(23 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(16 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

MBBS(1 Courses)

: 7.0 & Above

: 70.0 & Above

M.A.(24 Courses)

: 6.5-7.5

M.Arch(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

M.Pharma(1 Courses)

: Accepted

: 7.0 & Above

: 70.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • Cardiff University provides on campus accommodation to its students and offers them a range of residences to suit individual preferences and budgets
  • Undergraduates and postgraduates students can take catered or self catered accommodation
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Student Houses (Colum Road/Place)- Self Catered
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Off-campus Accommodation

Available

  • The residence option includes Room Rental, Non-ensuite Rooms, Ensuite Rooms, Shared House, Studio Flats etc.
  • The average range of rent is £90 -£150 p.w
  • All inclusive utility bill include Water, Electricity, 24 hours Wi-Fi and Gas
  • The facilities include Furnished room, Double glazing, Modular kitchen, Garden etc.
  • Some accommodations are equipped with extra facilities like Free on-site gym, Games room, Cinema room, Variety of communal spaces etc.

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.6 L
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MIM INR 19.3 L
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MA INR 17.8 L
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BBA INR 16.8 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.8 L
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BSc INR 20.4 L
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MBA INR 20.6 L
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MArch INR 18.2 L
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BHM INR 13.6 L
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MBBS INR 35.6 L
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MEM INR 17.7 L
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MPharm INR 18.2 L
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MFA INR 16.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 256 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 87
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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Cardiff University FAQs

Q. Is Cardiff University a private university?

A. No, Cardiff University is a public research university situated in Cardiff, Wales. It was established in 1883.

Q. Is Cardiff University a member of the Russell Group?

A. Yes, it is a member of the Russell Group, a group of 24 leading UK research-intensive universities.

Q. What are the world rankings of Cardiff University?

A. As per the QS World University Rankings 2022, Cardiff University is ranked 151 and according to The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, it is ranked 189. You can check more rankings of Cardiff University from our website.

Q. Does Cardiff University provides scholarships to international students?

A. Yes, Cardiff University offers scholarships to international students such as Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship and Cardiff India Scholarship.

Q. Is Cardiff University good for international students?

A. Cardiff University is widely recognized as one of the top 10 universities for Indian students to study in the UK. Indian students choose Cardiff University because of the university rankings, affordable cost of studying, location, student life, services for international students, student clubs and societies, and job prospects.

Q. List some of the popular programmes of Cardiff University.

A. The popular programmes at Cardiff University are MS, MBA / PGDM, MIM, BBA, B.Sc, B.E / B.Tech, M.A, etc.

Q. Name the recruiting companies at Cardiff University.

A. The recruiting companies at Cardiff University are Amazon, Deloitte, British Airways, IBM, Rolls Royce, etc.

Q. What is the tuition fee at Cardiff University?

A. The tuition fee at Cardiff University will depend on the course chosen by the students, its duration, and level of study. You can check the Cardiff University course-wise fees from our website.

Q. Name the famous alumni of Cardiff University.

A. The famous alumni of Cardiff University include Ricard Tait (BBC Governor), Craig Thomas (Author), Huw Edwards (Journalist), Heather Knight (English Cricketer), and James Righton (Musician).

Q. Is it necessary to submit English language proficiency scores in order to take admission into Cardiff University as an international student.

A. Yes, you are required to submit IELTS, TOEFL, PTE scores in order to take admission into Cardiff University.

Q. Is Cardiff University better or Cardiff Metropolitan University?

A. Due to its smaller size, Cardiff Metropolitan University has more community feel to it. On the other hand, Cardiff University is suitable for those who live on daily new discoveries. Also, Cardiff University is better in most aspects in terms of rankings.
Location
University CityCardiff, South Glamorgan, UK
Size of cityMedium
Population of City3,62,756
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cardiff

Contact Details

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Cardiff, Wales, CF10 3XQ, UK

Cardiff ( South Glamorgan)

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Email

international@cardiff.ac.uk

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