Ranked 15 in the UK and top 1.5% 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:
Top 5 in:
Anatomy and Physiology
Communications and Media Studies
East and South-East Asia Studies
Town and Country Planning
Top 10 in:
English Language and Literature
Education at Cardiff is informed by world-class research. Cardiff’s honour roll includes:
2 Nobel Prize winners
9 Fellows of the Royal Society
10 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering
5 Fellows of the British Academy
20 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences
Cardiff graduates are sought after by employers locally and internationally. 93.7% of Cardiff graduates find work or further study 6 months after graduating. Graduate destinations include top private and public sector organisations.