Study options

We will get you to where you want to be

Our aim is to get you to where you want to be, studying for a postgraduate or undergraduate degree at Cardiff University.

Studying with us in 2021 is about putting your education first. It is your time to learn, to develop and to be ready for the world. By starting your university education now, you can look forward to achieving your graduation dreams and starting an exciting graduate-level job in just a few short years. Whether your goal is to start your own business, research medical developments, work for an NGO or something in between, this is your future.

Start your Pre-Masters programme in April 2021 and progress to your postgraduate degree this September. We have flexible study options to keep your studies on track and achieve your university goals.

Thinking about the International Foundation Year? Find out more about starting in September 2021 below.

Joining us in April 2021?

Choose how you study

We offer a choice of study options so you can feel confident to start your programme, keep your studies on track and achieve your university goals.

Join us on campus

If you join us on campus, you can expect:

  • Experienced teachers and support staff
  • One-to-one support at every stage
  • Additional health and safety measures
  • Blended learning, which is a mixture of face-to-face and virtual teacher-led learning

Study virtually from home

You may be unsure about travelling right now, or prefer to study from the comfort of your home. That's why we are offering two flexible options for virtual learning:

  1. Start your programme from home and join us on campus in the UK when you can
  2. Study your whole programme via virtual, teacher-led learning in a vibrant online international community

Studying virtually, you can expect:

  • Virtual teacher-led learning
  • Online international community 
  • Experienced teachers and support staff
  • One-to-one support at every stage
  • Supportive staff to help you transition to the UK when the time comes

Joining us from September 2021

We are looking forward to welcoming students in September 2021. All of our programmes offer the flexibility to*:

  • start your studies on campus or
  • start your programme virtually from home and join us on campus at a later date^.

Our aim is to get you to where you want to be – studying at Cardiff University in September 2022.

* Please note that this information is subject to approval by the University. Government guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is regularly changing and therefore we will continue to review and adapt the measures that we’re putting in place to safeguard our staff and students. Students should continue to check government health and travel advice regularly before making any plans to travel. We will continue to communicate with you in the event of any changes.
^ Move to on-campus teaching to be determined