Ranked 22nd in the UK and top 125 in the world, Cardiff University is recognised in independent government assessments as one of Britain's leading teaching and research universities. Founded in 1883, the University's expertise in research-led teaching encompasses: the humanities; the natural, physical, health, life and social sciences; engineering and technology and vocational courses.
According to the latest league table standings, Cardiff is ranked in the top 50 for Architecture/Built Environment, Geography and Psychology; and ranked in the top 100 for Accounting & Finance, Communication & Media Studies, Engineering - Civil & Structural, English Language & Literature and Pharmacy & Pharmacology.
Education at Cardiff is informed by world-class research. Cardiff’s honour roll includes: 2 Nobel Prize winners 12 Fellows of the Royal Society 11 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering 6 Fellows of the British Academy 19 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Cardiff graduates are sought after by employers locally and internationally. 95.3% of Cardiff graduates find work or further study 6 months after graduating. Graduate destinations include top private and public sector organisations.