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Study with us at Cardiff University and you’ll join a thriving community of more than 7,500 postgraduate students. Interested in becoming one of them?

As a member of the Russell Group, we are committed to enabling world-leading, agenda setting research.

  • Ranked 5th for quality and 2nd for impact amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework
  • Pursue research in over 140 different areas
  • 94% postgraduates employed are in a graduate job 6 months after graduation
  • Doctoral Academy hosting 380 workshops

Each year Cardiff University offers a wide range of funded, competitive studentships. Funding sources for these studentships include awards made by individual academic schools, UK Research Councils, collaborations with charities and trusts, industry and businesses, government departments and other bodies.

Cardiff University is also involved in a range of dedicated doctoral training programmes, such as the UK Research Council sponsored Doctoral Training Partnerships (DTPs), Doctoral Training Centres (DTCs) and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs). These programmes provide cutting-edge doctoral study combined with a supportive and exciting environment, spanning many of our areas of research excellence.

You can find out more about Cardiff University funding and explore opportunities

Cardiff University will be attending the PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair in December – apply to attend the Fair and find out more here.

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