Humanities Schools

The majority of Humanities activity at Cardiff University takes place in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. However, there are areas of Humanities expertise across the University. The following represent the individual schools that have a substantial Humanities research portfolio.

The Welsh School of Architecture [wsa] has a reputation of being one of the best schools in the UK. Its holistic approach to design embraces all aspects of architecture. The School is recognised internationally for its research. All academic staff are engaged in research and scholarship activities, which means that they are at the forefront of their subject specialism. The School has the most advanced research facilities and computer modelling capabilities available, through which a range of design tools are developed…

The School of English, Communication and Philosophy supports a range of distinctive and complementary approaches to language, texts, cultures, ideas, values, and identities, involving a mix of humanities and social science methodologies. Its research activity crosses boundaries with many other disciplines and traditions, including biological and medical science, and the social and behavioural sciences…

The School of European Languages, Translation and Politics is an inter-disciplinary centre of excellence and one of the largest and most dynamic Schools of its type in the UK. The School enjoys an international reputation in research. The research and teaching interests of the School reflect each of our main subject areas of the language, literature, history and society of France, Germany, Italy and Spain, Politics and International Relations…

The School of History, Archaeology & Religion is a well-resourced centre with a strong reputation for its research and research-led teaching, combining Ancient History, Archaeology & Conservation, Contemporary Studies Unit, History & Welsh History and Religious Studies & Theology.We are a community of researchers and teachers, undergraduates and postgraduates, devoted to the study of the past from prehistoric times to contemporary societies…

The Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is a world-leading centre for media teaching and research.The School has been a pioneer in journalism education since 1970. It is a world renowned centre for the study of all aspects of journalism and was recently listed as one of the top ten Journalism schools for Asian students in the world…

Cardiff Law School has a vibrant research culture and is recognised as a leading legal research institute. The School is committed to providing an outstanding teaching and learning experience that is underpinned by our excellent research activity across all aspects of law…

The School of Music is one of the most vibrant in the UK. Our aim is simple: to provide a stimulating and supportive environment where students and staff can flourish and work together in a wide range of musical scholarship, composition and performance…

The School of Welsh at Cardiff University is a dynamic and successful school, with research and teaching of the highest quality.The School of Welsh is one of the oldest departments of Welsh in Wales, and the oldest established Chair of Welsh is here in Cardiff…