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Funding & fees

Tuition fees

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International tuition fees vary depending on course, duration and level of study.

A summary of fees for the most popular courses is listed below. For detailed information about fees please visit our Finance Division pages or check individual course fees on our Course Finder.


Undergraduate Fixed Fees

Our undergraduate tuition fees are fixed for the majority of courses which are three years in duration. This means the price you pay in year one will be the same in years two and three, making it easier to plan and budget for your time in Cardiff.  

Some courses are exempt, including four and five year programmes, so please check with the Finance Division for full clarification.

Undergraduate Tuition Fees 2015/16

Tuition fees at Cardiff University are generally divided as follows:

Programme type Fee (2015/16)
Arts £14,000
Business £14,500
Science £17,500
Bioscience £18,000
Clinical £31,000

A full list of the undergraduate tuition fees, and fixed fee exceptions, can be found on our finance website.


Postgraduate Tuition Fees 2015/16
Programme type Fee (2015/16)
Arts £14,000
Business £16,470 - £18,660
Science £17,500

There are however a number of exceptions, so please check the information on course finder or the finance website.

Please note that this information is updated regularly and is intended as a guide. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that it remains accurate, you are advised to confirm the cost of your desired course with the University’s Finance Division.

Student Discounts

When you become a student at Cardiff you get a student card which entitles you to discounts in many shops and restaurants.

You can also use it to apply for travel discount cards like a rail card or coach card.



2013 International brochure

Download or request our prospectus for International students.

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