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Cymraeg

Norway

Cardiff University has welcomed students from Norway for many years. Norwegian students at Cardiff study a wide range of subjects at all academic levels - undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research.

The city of Cardiff has strong historic links with Norway. As one of the world’s major ports in the early 20th Century, Cardiff welcomed a large number of Norwegian seafarers, many of whom settled in the city - including the family of the author Roald Dahl, who was born and raised in Cardiff.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate courses

We will consider students who hold the Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate) endorsed by general studiekompetanse. As a general guideline, we will consider applicants with a grade of 4.5 or above, although this will be decided upon by the admissions tutor at the time of application

Students who have taken GCE A Level examinations and the International Baccalaureate (IB) will also be considered for entrance to undergraduate programmes.


Postgraduate taught courses

Applicants who have successfully completed a Bachelorgrad degree from a recognised Norwegian institution will be considered. As a general guideline, Cardiff University will consider applicants with a grade in the region of C or above, although this will be decided upon by the admissions tutor at the time of application.

We will also consider students who have completed the Candidatus Magisterii from a recognised Norwegian institution. As a general guideline, Cardiff University will consider applicants with a grade in the region of 2.5 or above, although this will be decided upon by the admissions tutor at the time of application.


Postgraduate research programmes

There are a number of possible entry routes to postgraduate research programmes at Cardiff University.

Cardiff University will consider applicants who have successfully completed a Mastergrad or Magister. Artium degree from a recognised Norwegian institution. As a general guideline, Cardiff University will consider applicants with a grade in the region of C or above, although this will be decided upon by the admissions tutor at the time of application.

Cardiff University will also consider students who have completed the Candidatus Philologiae/Realium/Scient/Polit etc from a recognised Norwegian institution.

In some cases, Cardiff University will consider applicants who only have a bachelor's degree, although applicants may be required to complete a master's programme at Cardiff University prior to embarking upon PhD studies.


English language

A relevant English language qualification is also required — normally a minimum of 6.5 IELTS or TOEFL 575 (230 CBT), however, this may vary from course to course.

If you are unsure of your qualifications or entry requirements please contact the International Office.

Student views

My time here has been amazing, every year has been better than the last.

Guro Slettvold, LLB

I realised it was exactly what I wanted; a beautiful University in the middle of a small city (not to mention the fact that the Welsh School of Architecture had the best ranking of all the schools I had applied to).

Camilla Skjerve-Nielssen, BSc Architecture

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