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English language requirements

All overseas applicants whose first language is not English must have a standard level of English that will enable them to benefit fully from their course of study.

The majority of courses at Cardiff University request an IELTS score of 6.5 or 7.0.

Some courses have higher requirement - for example Journalism which requires an IELTS score of 7.5.

The English language qualifications accepted by the University for entry and the required scores are listed here. Further information about English Language Programmes offered by Cardiff University can be found here.

Please contact the International Office if you have any questions about English language requirements or have questions about coming to Cardiff from overseas.


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