Research excellence and Employability after graduating

"94.1% of Cardiff graduates find work or further study 6 months after graduating."

    Learn in a research-led University

Cardiff University is recognised around the world for being among the very top tier of Britain’s research intensive universities.

Our degrees are recognised worldwide, and as a member of the Russell Group, we offer high standard programmes that will further your career. Our courses are innovative and informed by the latest developments and our staff are pioneers in their subjects. A large number of our programmes are accredited by external bodies which ensure we maintain the highest standards of teaching.

    Enhance your career prospects

At Cardiff University, we prepare you for life after your degree. Employers usually favour research-led universities graduates because they recognise the quality of their programmes. Throughout your studies, you will find opportunities to develop transferable skills and increase your employability potential through work placements and internships. You will also be invited to employers’ fairs and career events where you receive support to build your CV and portfolio to increase your chances to find a job when you graduate.

    Develop skills for the future

When you graduate from Cardiff University, you will be better equipped to enter an increasingly competitive job market. During your studies, you will gain excellent knowledge and study an exciting and up-to-date curriculum; you will learn to think independently, analyse problems, find innovative solutions and work independently – which are all highly valuable skills to have. Cardiff University is proud to work in partnership with many employers across the region and the country, including with NHS Wales, and many governmental and multinational organisations.