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Cardiff University has a long history of welcoming students from Thailand. Popular courses for Thai students include Strategic Marketing, Logistics, Master's in Business Administration, Law and Engineering.

Representatives from Cardiff University make regular trips to Bangkok each year, usually in the Autumn and Spring.

Foundation courses

If you have graduated from the Thai education system, you will usually be required to take a one year International Foundation Programme before entering Cardiff University's undergraduate programmes.

If you have successfully completed the Mathayon 6, you will be considered for entry to the International Foundation Programme.

Undergraduate courses

You will be required to have three A-level subjects in order to qualify for Cardiff University's undergraduate programmes.

Cardiff University also accepts the International Baccalaureate (IB), the M6 in addition to a successfully completed suitable foundation programme or the M6 in addition to successful completion of one year in a Thai university with a good grades (GPA 3.0+).

Postgraduate taught courses

If you have a good bachelor's degree from a recognised institution, you will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma or master's level.

Postgraduate research programmes

You will be considered for PhD study if you have a good master's degree from a recognised institution.

English language

A relevant English language qualification is also required — normally a minimum of 6.5 IELTS or TOEFL 575 (230 CBT), however, this may vary from course to course.

If you are unsure of your qualifications or entry requirements please contact the International Office.

Ms Clara Ho from the International Office will be travelling to Thailand in October and November 2014 and would like to meet with anyone interested in studying at Cardiff University.

If you are interested in studying at Cardiff University or have made an application, you can meet Clara at one of the following locations:

Mentor/Hands On Joint Fair
: Thursday 30 October
Time: TBC
Venue: Conrad Hotel

IDP Fair
: Monday 3 November
Time: 14.00 - 15.00
Venue: TBC


Company Contact name Address Contact details
Bangkok Office
Pieter Funkelton Units ABC,
11th Floor Kamolsukosol Building
317 Silom Road / Silom / Bangrak
Bangkok 10500
Tel: +66-2-6355230
Mob: +66-86-8832225-6
Fax: +66 (0)2 6355231
Mentor International
Bangkok Office
Orakit Chaiamnuay 16Fl, Regent House,
183 Rajdamri Road,
Lumpini, Patumwan
Bangkok 10330
Tel: +66-02-255-5157/5158/5159
Fax: +66-02-255-3826
IDP Education
Bangkok (Silom) Office
Office Manager: Nadchanan Dangkhom
Country Director: Wallapa Narunatvanich
4th Floor, CP Tower
313 Silom Road, Bangrak
Tel: +66 2 638 3111
Fax: +66 2 231 0530

Chiang Mai

Company Contact name Address Contact details
Mentor International
Chiang Mai Office
4 Soi 7 Sirimangklajan Road
Suthep, Muang,
Chiang Mai
Tel: +66-05322-4603
Fax: +66-05322-4613
Hands On
Chiang Mai Office
8/4 Soi Champee, Sirimangkalajam Road
Suthep, Muang
Chiang Mai 50200
Tel: 66 0 53 289 114
IDP Education
Chiang Mai Office
Fauthai Inkham Main Plaza (Opposite Chiang Mai University)
99/58 Moo 1 Huaykaew Rd, T. Chang Puak
Muang, Chiang Mai
Tel: +66 53 217 552
Fax: +66 53 217 552

Hat Yai

Company Contact name Address Contact details
IDP Education
Hat Yai Office
Chanon Jantawattana Central Library
Prince of Songkhla University
Tel: +66 74 459 321
Fax: +66 74 282 368

Khon Kaen

Company Contact name Address Contact details
IDP Education
Khon Kaen Office
Sasipim Praisri International Education Centre
Central Library
Khon Kaen University
Muang, Khon Kaen
Tel: +66 43 343 826
Fax: +66 43 343 826

Student views

The most memorable thing about Cardiff? New friends, new experiences and new perspectives.

Nattana Leelaharattanarak, MA Language Communication Research

I aspire to continue in my academic field after graduation. I know that the reputation and quality of my Cardiff University qualification will be extremely beneficial then.

Jakkrapan Phongsai, MSc Strategic Information Systems

Sian Keepin
Cardiff Contact - Sian Keepin

Hi, my name is Sian and I have recently been appointed as the country manager for Thailand.

I will be visiting Thailand regularly to meet and advise prospective students about applying and preparing for studying at Cardiff, supporting our in-country advisers and catching up with our alumni. My forthcoming visits will be advertised on this page so please keep checking for upcoming events as I would be delighted to meet with you then.

In the meantime, if you have any questions about studying or living in Cardiff, or would like advice and guidance, please do not hesitate to contact me.  I hope to hear from you soon.



2013 International brochure

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