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About the Cardiff University

A member of the prestigious Russell Group of Universities, Cardiff University received its Royal Charter in 1883, Located in Cardiff, Wales, the University has a thriving postgraduate community, which gives students the option to choose from over 200 taught and research qualifications. In 2012, Cardiff University was ranked 143rd globally by the QS World University Rankings.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

34% Part Time
66% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019

56%

UK students

44%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

23,460 Undergraduate
8,435 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019

44%

School leavers

56%

Mature students

Next open day

WEDNESDAY
17th

MAR2021

Postgraduate open day

Our virtual postgraduate open days are the best way to find out everything you need to know about life as a postgrad student at Cardiff University. At the event you’ll have the chance to watch our talks, take part in live chat sessions and ask us questions about topics such as postgraduate funding, accommodation and st...

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