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Cardiff University ART-MECO EXC
Cardiff, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Agreement Scope:
Arts and Social Sciences
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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Program Description:


Cardiff University
Location:  Cardiff
Year Established: 1883
Student population: 30,200 (6,600 international students)
Cardiff University is one of Britain’s top universities and rates highly for its high quality research. It is acknowledged as the leader of higher education in Wales – it’s the only member of the Russell Group of research-led universities – and it has two Nobel Laureates on its staff.

Cardiff University is a popular choice for students wanting to major in media and arts. It also attracts a growing number of international students. It is gaining an outstanding reputation for its Arts (Media and Communication) program and offers relatively affordable living with an excellent nightlife.

Unique Characteristics
Cardiff University is becoming known as a university of research excellence for Humanities, Social Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences. It is composed of three colleges: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences and Engineering

Cardiff is on the move. Flanked by the famous Cardiff Castle and the River Taff, in recent years the city centre has been transformed into a vibrant restaurant and café culture. For the past several years, Cardiff, the Welsh capital, has been voted in the top 10 safest cities in Britain in which to live.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university.

Subject Area/s: Arts, Journalism, Media and Communications, Pharmacy & Biosciences

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Autumn Semester: September – January
Spring Semester: January – June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


60 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
1st – 70-100
2:1 – 60-69
2:2 – 50-59
3rd – 40-49
Fail – 0-39

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.



Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.
Language Requirement
See language requirements for non-native speakers of English.



What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Housing options are offered by the host university.
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
The 2 week Induction and Freshers Programme consists of a range of social events as well as other important enrolment and financial tasks that you need to do when you first arrive and before your studies begin.

Support Services 
A range of support services are available to students at the host university. 

Information from the host university.
Information from the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration.


Student Experiences

Be the first to tell us about your experience at Cardiff University! 

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