International Application Process

If you are an international student ant wish to apply to study at Cardiff Academy, the process is outlined below.

If you require any further information please contact the team via

[email protected]

Application Form

Register your intent to apply by completing the application form found here.


Sit entrance test papers in all 4 subject choices, to be confirmed with [email protected]. International students require IELTS 6.5 for A-Level courses


International students require IELTS 5.5 for Foundation/Pre-Masters programmes.

Please follow this link for further information and booking.

Offers for A-Levels will be made conditionally based on the results from the entrance tests, once IELTS 6.5 confirmation has been received the offer will then become unconditional.

Applicants who have received conditional offers will be interviewed either in person or remotely via Google Meet.

If you are offered a place you must make the decision on whether to accept within one week of the offer and pay the deposit to secure the place.

International students must employ a local guardian, this can be done via an accredited guardianship agency.

For international students, applications for a visa can be made from the start of March each year. Our admissions team will support you through this process.

Check term dates and organise transport, accomodation, and prepare to start your studies at Cardiff Academy.