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Cardiff University has historical links with Japan and is pleased to welcome Japanese students to study on various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Cardiff Business School houses a Japanese Studies Centre and has exchange programmes established with many top universities throughout Japan. The University also has extensive research and industrial links, especially in the area of Optometry and Medicine.

Undergraduate courses

You will be required to successfully complete your Kotogakko Shomeisho at a B average to qualify for Cardiff University's undergraduate programmes.

If you have A-levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma, you will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate degree programmes.

If you have studied in the Japanese education system, you will be required to attend a one year International Foundation Programme before entering our undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduate taught courses

If you have a good four year bachelor's (honours) degree from a recognised university in Japan, you will be considered for postgraduate study at Diploma or master's level.

Postgraduate research programmes

If you are applying for research programmes from Japan, you will be required to provide evidence that you have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant master's degree.

You will be considered for Cardiff University's research programmes if you have a good master's degree from a recognised university in Japan.

English language

A relevant English language qualification is also required — normally a minimum of 6.5 IELTS, however, this may vary from course to course.

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

If you would like to find out more about our next visit to Japan, please contact us.

Tokyo 東京都

Company Contact name Address Contact details
SI-UK Education Council
Tokyo Office
Welleslay Zhang 5F Boulevard Building,
1-16-3 Jinnan, Shibuya,
Tokyo 150-0041, Japan
Tel: 0352729143
Fax:: 0352729146
Tokyo Office
Ms Cao Yi
Office Manager
5th floor Forecast Shinjuku South Bldg.
4-3-17 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku,
Tokyo, 160-0022
Tel : 03-5367-3315
Fax : 03-5367-3316

Osaka 大阪府

Company Contact name Address Contact details
SI-UK Education Council
Osaka Office
Koji Yamamoto 2F Nissei Building East,
2-2-13 Shibata, Kita-ku,
Osaka, 530-0012
Tel: 0661475681
Fax: 0663455797
Osaka Office
3rd floor Inoi Building 2,
2-9-19 Shibata, Kita-ku,
Osaka, 530-0012, Japan
Tel: 06-6371-1116
Fax: 06-6371-1165


Company Contact name Address Contact details
SI-UK Education Council
London Office
3rd Floor
211-213 Regent Street

Tel: 020-7287-7040
Fax: 020-7287-7030

Oxford Office
Clarendon House
52 Cornmarket Street
Tel: 01865 522669
Fax: 01865 304001

Student views

I have made friends from all over the world since coming here. It is really fantastic.

Sawako Ono, Business exchange student

Studying here has given me greater insight into my home country than I would ever have gained from staying in Japan.

Masaki Kondo, MA International Journalism

Sarah Watts
Cardiff Contact - Sarah Watts

Hi, I’m Sarah Watts and I’ve been the Country Manager for Japan since 2007.

I have travelled to Japan many times, attending education exhibitions as well as counselling sessions run by our representatives. Cardiff University also has a very active alumni society based in Tokyo that I regularly meet up with – one of my highlights was attending a Hanami picnic with them a few years ago.

Please feel free to contact with me with any questions you might have about coming to study in Cardiff.

Japanese Social Networks

Student Video

Sawako shares her vibrant campus experiences with us and tells us how she's finding life in Cardiff so far.

Sawako from Japan

Clubs & societies

Useful links



2013 International brochure

Download or request our prospectus for International students.

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