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International Year One

Make a strong start to your degree

The International Year One is an intensive programme that leads to year two of an undergraduate degree at Cardiff University. The programme is tailor-made for international students who are not ready to apply direct to the University, but don’t want to delay their studies. Support focuses on easing the transition to the UK higher education system and improving your English skills. You will graduate with a degree after only three years.

Key facts

  • Intakes: September (all subject routes) or January (excluding Law)
  • Length: Two semesters

Entry requirements

Check our academic and English language entry requirements

Fees

Visit the Fees page for full details.

Who is the programme for?

The programme is designed for international students with a strong academic profile and a good level of English.

What will I study?

You will study a range of modules relating to your chosen degree, giving you broad subject knowledge and transferrable skills for when you graduate and start your career.