- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
- Overseas/EU postgraduate students arriving in September are guaranteed a single-occupancy place in university residences.
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- Cardiff University offers a range of funding opportunities for both taught and research postgraduates.
- The university is part of 10 doctoral training initiatives spanning the ARHC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research UK.
- A Master's Excellence Scholarship offers a £3,000 tuition fee discount to eligible courses, with £500,000 invested in this scholarship scheme.
- Cardiff University is in the top tier of Britain's research universities and a member of the prestigious Russell Group.
- In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework it ranked fifth among universities nationally based on the quality of its research
- The university's Doctoral Academy provides skills and development along with networking opportunities, and fosters an intellectually stimulating environment.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
8,773 postgraduate students in 2015–16:
Mode of study
- Full Time 54%
- Part Time 46%
- UK 63%
- EU 6%
- Other 32%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Medicine & dentistry||220||1385||1605|
|Business & administrative studies||40||1005||1045|
|Subjects allied to medicine||140||845||985|
|Engineering & technology||275||195||470|
|Architecture, building & planning||85||320||405|
|Mass communications & documentation||40||305||345|
|Historical & philosophical studies||55||120||175|
|Creative arts & design||30||15||50|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.