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Cardiff University has a long history of welcoming students from Thailand. Popular courses for Thai students include Strategic Marketing, Logistics, Master's in Business Administration, Law and Engineering.

Representatives from Cardiff University make regular trips to Bangkok each year, usually in the Autumn and Spring.

Foundation courses

If you have graduated from the Thai education system, you will usually be required to take a one year International Foundation Programme before entering Cardiff University's undergraduate programmes.

If you have successfully completed the Mathayon 6, you will be considered for entry to the International Foundation Programme.

Undergraduate courses

You will be required to have three A-level subjects in order to qualify for Cardiff University's undergraduate programmes.

Cardiff University also accepts the International Baccalaureate (IB), the M6 in addition to a successfully completed suitable foundation programme or the M6 in addition to successful completion of one year in a Thai university with a good grades (GPA 3.0+).

Postgraduate taught courses

If you have a good bachelor's degree from a recognised institution, you will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma or master's level.

Postgraduate research programmes

You will be considered for PhD study if you have a good master's degree from a recognised institution.

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.

Representatives from the International Office visit Thailand regularly throughout the year. Details of our next visit will appear here shortly.

For further information regarding our visits please contact us at


Company Contact name Address Contact details
Bangkok Office
Pieter Funkelton Units ABC,
11th Floor Kamolsukosol Building
317 Silom Road / Silom / Bangrak
Bangkok 10500
Tel: +66-2-6355230
Mob: +66-86-8832225-6
Fax: +66 (0)2 6355231
Mentor International
Bangkok Office
Orakit Chaiamnuay 16Fl, Regent House,
183 Rajdamri Road,
Lumpini, Patumwan
Bangkok 10330
Tel: +66-02-255-5157
Fax: +66-02-255-3826

Chiang Mai

Company Contact name Address Contact details
Mentor International
Chiang Mai Office
4 Soi 7 Sirimangklajan Road
Suthep, Muang,
Chiang Mai
Tel: +66-05322-4603
Fax: +66-05322-4613

Student views

The most memorable thing about Cardiff? New friends, new experiences and new perspectives.

Nattana Leelaharattanarak, MA Language Communication Research

I aspire to continue in my academic field after graduation. I know that the reputation and quality of my Cardiff University qualification will be extremely beneficial then.

Jakkrapan Phongsai, MSc Strategic Information Systems

Sian Keepin
Cardiff Contact - Sian Keepin

Hi, my name is Sian and I have recently been appointed as the country manager for Thailand.

I will be visiting Thailand regularly to meet and advise prospective students about applying and preparing for studying at Cardiff, supporting our in-country advisers and catching up with our alumni. My forthcoming visits will be advertised on this page so please keep checking for upcoming events as I would be delighted to meet with you then.

In the meantime, if you have any questions about studying or living in Cardiff, or would like advice and guidance, please do not hesitate to contact me.  I hope to hear from you soon.



2013 International brochure

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