Cardiff University is one of the most famous universities in Britain. It combines scientific research, a modern powerful material base, innovative teaching technologies. The University of Cardiff is in the TOP-15 of the best universities in England and among the leading educational institutions of the world. University educational programs are recognized by more than 40 professional organizations.
The University is a member of the elite group of Universities Russell. He attracts foreign students with high quality of educational services, the level of teaching, and great opportunities for academic and professional development.
A leading Welsh university is considered international. Located in the intercultural city of Cardiff, it offers its students a multinational environment and the values of cosmopolitanism.
Brief information. Language course for applicants whose level of English is insufficient to enter the university.
About the program. The program provides for the study of vocabulary, grammar, practice of communication in English, reading, writing, listening. In addition, in the classroom, students develop special skills necessary for studying at the university (notes, public appearances, independent work on projects, etc.).
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January, April
Admission requirements: The average level of English proficiency.
The result of the training: deepening of the language knowledge, improvement of the skills of oral and written speech.
Short information. Preparatory program for university entrants, which allows to improve language skills and bring the level of academic training in line with British requirements for enrolling in universities.
About the program. The program is comprehensive. It provides for the study of English for academic purposes and 3-4 mandatory core subjects. Students choose additional disciplines at their own discretion.
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January
Admission requirements: IELTS minimum 5.0.
The result of the training: improving English, developing the skills necessary for effective education in educational programs
The cost: from 6000 pounds per trimester.
Brief information. The program of training of specialists of a wide profile within the framework of a specific academic direction.
About the program. Bachelor's programs at the university are offered by three colleges comprising it:
In each of the colleges there are several directions. Specialization entrants are selected before entering the university.
Bachelor's program provides fundamental theoretical training of specialists and practical classes within the framework of the chosen profile.
Students age: 18+
Start dates: September
Admission requirements: English - IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, school certificate or international, national certificate, GCSE - C, a successful interview.
The result of training: a bachelor's degree, career prospects in Britain and the world.
Cost: from 13500 GBP.
Short information. Program of postgraduate education for students focused on research, scientific activity.
About the program. The program provides for the integrated preparation of students for future professional activities. The emphasis is on practice. Students are invited to participate in research projects. The program also provides internships in British and international companies that cooperate with the university.
The master is available at any of the faculties of the university. One of the most popular areas are medicine, art, social sciences.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: September
Requirements for admission: IELTS 6.5 (equivalent), bachelor's / specialist degree, academic recommendations, motivation letter, interview, resume.
The result of the training: master's degree, great prospects for research, scientific career in Britain, abroad.
Cost: From 14500 GBP.
The university offers its students accommodation in residences not far from campuses. In the residential buildings are equipped with single rooms with private facilities. It is also possible to accommodate in rooms without a bath. Facilities are located on floors at the rate of 1 block for 6 students.
No food is provided in the university. There is everything necessary for self-service in the residences. Students can also eat in cafes and canteens on campuses.
The social life of students at the University of Cardiff is rich and varied. There are more than 140 political, public, cultural societies (unions) working in the university. Attention of students during off-hour time is offered to Cardiff and other cities of Britain, creative electives, entertaining activities - from discotheques to large-scale show programs. Special attention is paid to sports in the university. Cardiff University has 60 sports sections and clubs.
The regular day of a student at Cardiff University includes academic studies, electives, self-study, sports and entertainment. The schedule is made for each course and group at the beginning of the semester.
The infrastructure is represented by two campuses: the Heath Park and the Cateiz Park. On their territory there are educational buildings with modern auditoriums, laboratories, libraries, student unions occupying separate buildings, public, sports facilities. Also in the infrastructure of the University there are 14 residences. Each is not more than 2 km from the campus.
Training Season: September - June
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.