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a-n (Artists Newsletter)

Online information, commentary and analysis about artists and contemporary visual arts

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Academic Complete (EBook)

Academic Complete is a collection of eBooks, which covers all academic subject areas.

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Academic Video Online

It offers an online collection of humanities, social sciences, performing arts, and music subjects.

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ACM Digital Library

Full-text articles and citations for the subject areas of computing and information technology

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Nine searchable online databases relating to film, television and radio content dating from 1896 onwards.

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3D Human body anatomy resource

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Art & Architecture Archive

A full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art,

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Art Full Text

Abstracts and full-text articles covering many art mediums.

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ArtBibliographies Modern

Abstracts from art, design and architecture publications from the late 19th century onwards.

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Artforum Archive

The backfile of Artforum (later Artforum International), the leading magazine for coverage of international contemporary art, from its launch in 1962 to 2020.

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Arts & Humanities Full Text

Full text journal articles from over 400 arts and humanities journals.

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BBC Shakespeare Archive

Over 900 BBC television and radio broadcasts of Shakespeare’s plays, poems, sonnets, stage and screen productions

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Berg Fashion Library

Images, eBooks: Database focusing on world dress and fashion, includes the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion.

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eTextbook collection

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Box of Broadcasts

BoB is Learning on Screen's on demand TV and radio service for education.

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Bridgeman Education

Images: digital art images for use in learning, teaching and research.

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British Periodicals Collections I and II

Images: full text British journals from seventeenth century to 1930s.

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British Standards Online

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Easy access to the library's journal subscriptions on your tablet. Add journals to your bookshelf and get notified when a new issue is published.

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Business Source Premier

Business database containing abstracts, full-text journals and company information.

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Cambridge University Press - Journals

Cambridge University Press Journals Database

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Census data from 1971 to 2001

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Contemporary Ceramic Art + Design, Architecture and Technology Broadcast Worldwide to 196 Countries

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Cite them Right Online

Online version of popular referencing text book.

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Cochrane Library

Evidence-based medicine databases for care researchers, providers and receivers

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Cogprints Archive

Research papers in psychology, neuroscience, linguistics and cognition

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Construction Information Services

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Design and Applied Arts Index

Abstracts & annotated references from design and craft journals

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Drama Online

Online collection of over 1000 plays and over 100 scholarly works

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Ebook Central (includes EBL, Ebrary ebooks)

Ebook collection

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EBSCO eBook Collection

E-book collection

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EBSCOhost databases

Suite of e-journals databases (indexes and full text)

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Economic and Social Data Service

Socio-economic statistics from IMF and OECD countries.

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Education Research Complete

Education research resource, includes over 1,400 full-text journals and 500 full-text e-books.

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Educators Resources Information Center (via US Dept of Education)

Abstracts from education literature from North America.

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Abstracting database for biomedical sciences

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Emerald Management Xtra

Abstracts & full-text articles from Emerald journals.

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ERA Video Streaming Platform

Video Streaming Platform from the Educational Recording Agency including thousands of specially curated clips from the BBC Archive

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Essential Environment Online

E-book covering environmental protection and pollution control legislation

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European Newsstream (formerly UK Newsstand)

UK newspaper database

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European Sources Online

Database that provides information on the institutions and activities of the European Union.

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Financial information for 7 million companies in the UK and Rep. of Ireland.

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Financial Times (Account registration page)

Account Registration page where you can generate your personal login

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Financial Times Online

International daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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Fitch Solutions

It provides credit and macro intelligence solutions to gain deeper insights into the debt and fixed income markets, and get comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment.

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Database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Includes journal articles and reports.

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Harper's Bazaar Archive

American women's fashion magazine, considers itself to be the style resource for "women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture."

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HathiTrust Digital Library

HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

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Hein Online Academic Core

A research package designed specifically for law schools in the United Kingdom.

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Hospitality and Tourism Complete

Full text articles from hospitality, tourism & leisure publications.

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HS Talks: The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection talks

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HS Talks: The Business & Management Collection

Animated, audio-visual lectures, seminar-style talks and case studies for business schools and universities

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Human Kinetics Library

Digital hub (includes 150 ebooks and 200 videos) for Sport and Exercise Studies

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IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

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International Bibliography of Art

Abstracts from publications related to research in the arts.

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Full text archive of over 700 social science and business journals

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Law Trove (OUP)

Full text access to two hundred law textbooks published by Oxford University Press (OUP)

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Lexis Library


Legal research resource including cases, journals, e-books and commentary”

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Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

Index for research in IT, information science and librarianship.

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Literary Encyclopedia

Reference resource for literature

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Literature Online

English literature texts, biographies, criticism and reference

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Medline (via OVID)

Abstracts from medical research publications.

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Medline (via PubMed)

Abstracts from medical research publications.

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Full-text market research reports.

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Research and news for Biological, Earth and Environmental, Health and Physical Sciences and the Scientific Community and Society

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O’Reilly provides a digital library of e-books and videos covering IT and business topics such as computing, programming, design, software development, e-commerce, project management and engineering.

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Occupational Health and Safety Information Service

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OUP Journals

A collection of OUP Journals

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Abstracts and full text journal articles relating to health sciences, psychology and sport.

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Oxford English Dictionary Online

Searchable online version of the Oxford English Dictionary

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ProQuest Central

Truly multidisciplinary, all major subjects covered, diverse content types

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Proquest Dissertations & Theses A&I

An index (with some abstracts) to theses accepted for higher degrees by the universities of Great Britain and Ireland.

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PsycARTICLES Fulltext

Full text articles in psychology and related disciplines.

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References and abstracts for articles in psychology and related disciplines.

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Purple Guide

A guide to initial event planning and management arrangements.

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Multi-disciplinary journals

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SAGE Research Methods Foundations

Provides an introduction to methods and research terms for those who are new to research

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Science Direct Freedom Collection

Full text articles from over 2000 Elsevier journals

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Large abstract and citation database of research literature and select web sources.

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Social Care Online

Abstracts from social work and social care literature.

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News, analysis, data on the business of sport.

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Full text content from national & international sport publications. Includes images

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Springer Journals

Multi-disciplinary journals covering Arts & Humanities, Law, Medicine & Health, Science & Mathematics and Social Sciences

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Statista is one of the world’s largest statistics portals. Providing you with access to relevant data from over 18,000 sources,

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Taylor & Francis EBook Collection

A collection of multi-disciplinary eBooks

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Taylor & Francis Journals

A collection of multi-disciplinary journals

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Teacher's TV

Moving Images: Collection of 3500+ education videos

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Times Digital Archive

Images: full-text copies of the newspaper including illustrations from the Times from 1785-2014.

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Times Higher Education

Provides global higher education coverage. Find world university rankings, news, opinions, features and book reviews.

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Ulrich's Web

Bibliographic database that provides consulting services on journal publications (ISSN) worldwide

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Ebook collection

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Vogue Archive

Every issue and every page of Vogue US from 1892 to today. More than 400,000 pages in full colour.

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Westlaw UK

Online legal resource. Westlaw includes legal journals, case law, e-books, transcripts and case reports.

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Online trend-analysis and research service for the apparel, style, design and retail industries.

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Wiley Journals

A collection of multi-disciplinary e-journals

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Abstracts of journal articles and conference proceedings held by the British Library.

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What grades do you need to get into Cardiff Met? ›

Qualifications. ​We generally ask for five GCSEs or equivalent at Grade C or above (Grade 4 for new GCSEs in England) for entry onto the majority of our programmes, to include English Language and Maths. Some programmes will ask for Science GCSE also.

Is it hard to get into Cardiff Metropolitan University? ›

Presently, the university has an acceptance rate of 64%, which means Cardiff Met is a bit selective while reviewing its applicants. As per its admissions policy, the university seeks to accept applicants who would benefit from higher education.

How long does Cardiff Metropolitan University take to reply? ›

A decision on your application should be received by email within 21 working days.

Is Cardiff Metropolitan a good university? ›

Cardiff Metropolitan University has ranked best in Wales and seventh in the UK in the Uni Compare Top 100 university rankings 2021.

What is Cardiff Met acceptance rate? ›

Currently, the Cardiff Metropolitan University acceptance rate is 64%.

What is the acceptance rate of Cardiff University? ›

The institution has around 33,190 students enrolled, with 8,620 international students. Cardiff University has a 19.14% acceptance rate.

What is Cardiff University famous for? ›

Cardiff University was established in 1883 as one of the founding colleges of the University of Wales. It is known for its world-leading research, student experience and fantastic location.

Whats the difference between Cardiff Uni and Cardiff Met? ›

If you like being acquainted to everyone, Cardiff MU definitely has more of a 'community' feel to it, due to its smaller size; whereas Cardiff U is best suited for those who live on new daily discoveries, be it the unfamiliar lecture halls or the new people you will meet every day.

Is Cardiff Metropolitan University a Russell Group? ›

Cardiff University is a member of the Russell Group. If you are an international student you can join by starting at the International Study Centre as a pathway to studying your degree.

Do Cardiff give unconditional offers? ›

Cardiff University does not make unconditional offers to those who are yet to achieve their A level or equivalent Level 3 qualification, as it is important that applicants achieve these qualifications and the best grade they can, not only to ensure their knowledge base for degree-level study, but also to ensure career ...

How long does Cardiff Uni take to give offers? ›

Receiving your offer

Most applications will receive a decision within four weeks. If you're successful, you'll receive an email from the Academic Registry confirming your offer.

How do you get an unconditional offer from University UK? ›

Applicants are made a conditional offer initially and their offer is then made unconditional if they meet two non-academic conditions: accepting the offer as their firm choice, and engaging with provider B ( attending a post-application open day).

Where is Cardiff Met ranked in the UK? ›

University Ranking
Ranked By20182020
THE (Times Higher Education) - University RankingNA801-1000
The Complete University Guide - University Ranking (UK)6796
The Guardian - University Rankings87113

Why should I choose Cardiff Metropolitan University? ›

Cardiff Met was recently ranked #1 in the UK for Employability and Work Experience Satisfaction and we're a Top 12 University for Graduate Start-ups.

What rank is Cardiff University? ›

How we rank
The Complete University Guide26National
Guardian University Guide38National
QS World University Rankings166International
Academic Ranking of World Universities151-200International
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What GPA do you need to get into Cardiff University? ›

A minimum GPA of at least 2.8 is usually required and admissions tutors will pay special attention to key subject classes.

How many students are in Cardiff? ›

Cardiff University
Welsh: Prifysgol Caerdydd
Coat of arms of Cardiff University
Total staff6,900 (2019/20)
Students33,260 (2019/20)
Undergraduates23,755 (2019/20)
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How many students are in Cardiff Met? ›

Welcome to Global Engagement. Cardiff Metropolitan is home to approximately 11,000 students, with over 1200 international students from more than 143 countries.

What is the easiest degree to get UK? ›

We have compiled a list of the 10 Easiest University Degrees that you can take in the UK to help you.
  1. Make-Up.
  2. Liberal Arts. ...
  3. Religious Studies. ...
  4. Creative Writing. ...
  5. Anthropology. ...
  6. Philosophy. ...
  7. Graphic Design. ...
  8. Music. ...
20 Dec 2020

What is the top 10 University in UK? ›

Here are the best global universities in the United Kingdom
  • University of Oxford.
  • University of Cambridge.
  • University College London.
  • Imperial College London.
  • University of Edinburgh.
  • King's College London.
  • University of Manchester.
  • University of Glasgow.

Is Cardiff University easy to get into? ›

In some cases, offer rates are low because unis have a limited number of places or cater to a niche subject area.
Full list of UK university offer rates.
RankUniversityOffer rate
45University of Sunderland69.4%
46Cardiff University70.3%
47University of Aberdeen70.5%
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7 Sept 2022

Is Cardiff a nice place to live? ›

Cardiff is a vibrant and affordable place to live. Over the past 20 years Wales' capital has transformed into a thriving city with some of the best cultural and recreational activities. If you're considering relocating, Cardiff really should be top of your list as it's one of the best places to live and work.

Is Cardiff University good for English? ›

Subject. English literature at Cardiff has long enjoyed an international reputation for its teaching and research. But more than this – we pride ourselves on nurturing a friendly, personalised and supportive environment for our students.

Are there 2 universities in Cardiff? ›

Cardiff University is made up of two large, well-located campuses.

Is Cardiff Metropolitan University good Quora? ›

It is a leading university in the so-called Russell Group which means there is also world-leading research and It is well-known in the UK and around the world. We have very strong connections to companies (One reason is that we are the capital of Wales and there is a hub effect).

Is Cardiff Met good for sports? ›

Welcome. Cardiff Met has established itself as one of the leading universities for student sport in the UK. We offer a unique performance environment, that is focussed on ensuring you achieve both your sporting and academic aspirations, setting the foundations for your future career.

How many universities are in Cardiff? ›

Cardiff is home to four major institutions of higher education: Cardiff University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of South Wales and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

What are the top 3 Russell Group universities? ›

The Russell Group was created in 1994, and by 2020, four of the top 10 universities in the QS World University Rankings, i.e. Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, and UCL were made the Russell Group members.

Is Cardiff a red brick university? ›

Other universities – such as Cardiff, Leicester and Hull, which gained independent status in the 1960s and share some of the same characteristics – are referred to as red brick universities too (although some would dispute this).

Is the Russell Group like the Ivy League? ›

Like the Ivy League universities, the Russell Group are a group of internationally recognised universities. Both groups of universities have a strong reputation for providing pupils with a high standard of education.

Can a university reject you after acceptance? ›

Although colleges never like to do it, and thankfully don't have to do it very often, it is possible for a college to revoke or rescind its offer of admission after the letter of acceptance has been sent.

How rare are unconditional offers? ›

The number of unconditional offers being made has continued to grow. In 2019, four in 10 applicants had at least one offer with an unconditional component and over a quarter received at least one 'conditional unconditional' offer.

How hard is it to get an unconditional offer? ›

An unconditional offer is not easy to earn. Very few universities actually offer unconditional offers or operate an unconditional offer scheme, so if you do receive a university unconditional offer, then you will be one of the very few who do!

What happens if you get no UCAS offers? ›

If you decline the offer, or you don't get a decision within 21 days, you can add another choice. It might take universities and colleges longer than 21 days to reply – they have until midnight on 12 July to make their decisions, but it's up to you whether you want to wait or replace them with a different choice.

What happens if you don't get the grades for a conditional offer? ›

What happens if you don't meet your conditional offer? At face value, if a student does not reach the standards expected of them in their conditional offer, they are likely to miss out on the offer entirely, though, universities have been known to make exceptions to this rule.

When should I expect Uni offers? ›

When do universities confirm your place? Most unis will have made a decision by the end of March, while others will wait until May to give you an answer. There's no set waiting time. Some students will hear back in three days and some three weeks.

Why do some students get unconditional offers? ›

Universities can make an unconditional offer for several reasons. The most likely reason is that an applicant already meets their entry requirements and conditions for the course. Alternatively, a university may feel your predicted grades are high enough to show you will achieve the results needed.

Do universities accept lower grades than offer? ›

You may find that your grades fall short of the entry requirements you needed for your university offer. Don't despair yet! There's still a chance a university will accept you with lower grades if you narrowly missed the mark (though trying your luck with three Cs when your offer was ABB probably won't work).

Can a university withdraw an unconditional offer? ›

Can unconditional offers be withdrawn? An unconditional offer is contractually binding. The only circumstance under which they can be withdrawn is if the course is cancelled or if you request to be released into Clearing via UCAS self-release.

What percentage is a first Cardiff? ›

70% or above is the top band of grades (a 1st)

How do I get into Cardiff University? ›

You will be required to have a bachelor's degree with good grades from recognised universities and colleges in the United States to be considered. A minimum GPA of at least 2.8 is usually required and admissions tutors will pay special attention to key subject classes.

How many resits are allowed at Cardiff University? ›

An undergraduate student is normally permitted three attempts to achieve the award of credit in a module (a first attempt and two re-assessment attempts). A postgraduate student is normally permitted two attempts to achieve the award of credit in a module (a first attempt and a re-assessment attempt).

Does Cardiff Uni accept access courses? ›

Most of our undergraduate courses usually require ABB - AAA grades at A-level or 30-36 points at IB. Foundation and access courses will be considered on a case by case basis, so please contact us with your qualifications.

How rare is a first class degree? ›

In 2018 and 2019, less than 1% received honour's degrees. These numbers have steadily grown since 2015. Over recent years, receiving a first-class degree has become more common. For every student who got a first in the early 1990s, nearly 20 do now.

Is a 2.1 degree good? ›

Here's what the numbers mean: First-class honours (1st): this is the highest degree classification. Usually, the average overall score of 70%+ Second-class honours, upper division (2.1): usually, the average overall exam score of 60%+

How many students get 3a * at A level? ›

Summary of Students getting 3 A grades or better at A level By ethnicity Summary. The data shows that: 28.9% of all students got 3 A grades or better at A level (including students whose ethnicity was not known)

Is Cardiff a good student city? ›

Cardiff Student Life

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is a lively and student-friendly city. There is a lot on offer whether you are looking for culture, outdoor activities, shopping or a great nightlife and the city has the added bonus that almost everything is within walking distance.

What is the minimum percentage required for Masters in UK? ›

GRE/GMAT scores are also required for getting admissions to some of the select Masters courses in UK. A three to four year bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum of 60% to 75% is required to apply for MS in the UK universities.

What rank is Cardiff University? ›

How we rank
The Complete University Guide26National
Guardian University Guide38National
QS World University Rankings166International
Academic Ranking of World Universities151-200International
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What happens if you fail a module Cardiff? ›

If you do not pass an assignment, a module or programme, you may, at the discretion of the Exam Board, be allowed to be reassessed or be required to re-take a module –you should refer to your programme handbook.

What happens if you fail a resit exam at university? ›

If you fail a resit, you will need to speak to your school of study immediately to find out what can be done regarding your degree progress. If the module is compulsory, you will need a pass to progress — so, if you fail the resit, you may not be able to continue with your course.

Are resit marks capped? ›

Difference between a resit and a sit

If you're offered another opportunity to take an assessment, the mark you get may be capped or uncapped. A resit is a further attempt to pass a module. The mark you get for a resit assessment is capped at the pass mark for the assessment.

Is Cardiff University easy to get into? ›

In some cases, offer rates are low because unis have a limited number of places or cater to a niche subject area.
Full list of UK university offer rates.
RankUniversityOffer rate
45University of Sunderland69.4%
46Cardiff University70.3%
47University of Aberdeen70.5%
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7 Sept 2022

Do universities accept GCSE equivalents? ›

The last GCSE equivalent qualifications were awarded in 2014. GCSE equivalent qualifications were accepted by some universities as an alternative to full GCSEs, but they may not have been recognised by employers and professional bodies.

What level is access to nursing? ›

The Access to Higher Education Diploma (Nursing) is a Level 3 qualification which prepares people without traditional qualifications for study at university.


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