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How to apply

Study Abroad (JYA)

How to apply

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You can apply to study abroad for the whole academic year or for either the Fall or Spring semester.

Entry requirements

Cardiff University generally requires study abroad students to have completed two years of a university or college degree, and have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Please also note that in order to study some modules you may be required to show background knowledge in that subject area.

If you have a query about the suitability of your qualifications please contact us by emailing

Please note that the Study Abroad program is only available to overseas students from countries outside of the EU, wishing to study at Cardiff University for either a semester or a full year as part of their full degree elsewhere.

If you are from the EU and are interested in becoming an occasional student, please email If you are not from the EU and wish to apply to Cardiff University for a full degree, please click here.

How to apply

  1. Build your Study Abroad program and select your modules from the online module catalogue.
    You are required to list your provisional module choices by order of preference on your application form, and also select two additional modules in case of timetable clashes.
  2. Apply online referring to the application guidance notes.

Supporting documents

  1. Your most recent academic transcript;
  2. One academic reference.

Supporting documents can be uploaded as part of the online application, or emailed separately to

Application deadlines

Autumn semester / full academic year: 30 April
Spring semester: 31 October

Autumn semester 2016-17
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Spring semester 2016-17
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Full academic year 2016-17
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Study Abroad (JYA)