IAU Member

United Kingdom

top General Information


Street:Western Aven​ue


Post Code:CF5 2YB

Tel.:+44(29) 2041-6070

Fax:+44(29) 2041-6286


Other Sites

Also Cyncoed Campus

Institution Funding



Founded 1976 from the amalgamation of four old established Cardiff colleges. Previously known as University of Wales Institute, Cardiff / Athrofa Prifysgol Cymru Caerdydd. Previously a constituent institution of University of Wales. Acquired current title and status 2011

Academic Year

September to June (September-February; February-June)

Admission Requirements

General Certificate of Education, one A2 or equivalent for diploma entry, two A2s or equivalent for degree entry



Accrediting Agency

University of Wales

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Cara Aitchison

Job title:​President and​ Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Jenny Rees

Job title:Interim University Secretary

International Relations Officer : Sharon Johnstone

Job title:Director of Global Engagement

top Divisions

School : Art and Design

Fields of study:Architectural and Environmental Design, Art History, Ceramic Art, Design, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Fine Arts, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Writing

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School : Education

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Education, French, Modern History, Political Sciences, Sociology, Teacher Training, Theatre

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School : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Community Health, Dental Technology, Dietetics, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Health Sciences, Nutrition, Podiatry, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Speech Therapy and Audiology

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School : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Computer Science, Cooking and Catering, Economics, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Management, Media Studies, Software Engineering, Tourism

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School : Sport

Fields of study:Dance, Physical Education, Physiology, Sports, Sports Management

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top Degrees

Higher National Diploma

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Master of Philosophy


Fields of study:Art History, Ceramic Art, Education, English, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Psychology, Theatre

Updated on 09-01-2020