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Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
9,220 3,360 29% 17:2


Cardiff Metropolitan University , formerly University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC), is a university situated in Cardiff, Wales. It is one of the leading new universities in Wales, mainly due to its career-orientated courses that make graduates popular with employers. It's also a top sporting university with first-class facilities and a proud tradition of competition – and success.

It operates from two campuses: Llandaff on Western Avenue and Cyncoed campus on Cyncoed Road.

The university has over 12,000 students. The university offers degree courses in a variety of disciplines. Study is available at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities are offered. Cardiff Metropolitan University has a number of research and enterprise centres, including the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Development Research.

Cardiff is a lively, cosmopolitan and fun-loving capital city, but still manageable and easy to get around. There's some lovely countryside within easy reach and good transport links to the rest of the UK.

Notable alumini

Jack Allen, 1961, Education (P.E.),Writer
Elwyn Davies, 2004 & Liam Giles, 2004, Product Design - Spindogs
Lowri Davies, 2001, Ceramics, Ceramicist
Sonya Fitzpatrick,1995, Tourism,
Robin Fletcher, 1986, Chief Executive of the Boarding Schools' Association. Honorary Fellow

Course Level



4.5 overall with 
no sub score
lower than 4.0


6.0 overall* with 
no sub score
lower than 5.5


6.0 overall* with 
no sub score
lower than 5.5

Courses requiring 
higher level
(?e.g. MPhil, PhD)

6.5 overall with 
6.5 in both 
reading and writing,
and a minimum of
6.0 in the remaining


Foundation Courses 

The equivalent of 5 GCSEs (Grade C and above) to include Maths and English

Undergradu?ate Courses

Applicants for undergraduate studies within school of management must apply through UCAS

Students with good grades in their Polytechnic / College of Technology Diploma (3- to 4-years in duration).

OR Students with good grades in their Indian Certificate of Education - awarded on completion of Standard X AND who have completed a recognised Foundation Course.

OR Students with good grades in their Higher Secondary School Certificates - Indian School Certificate (ISC) / Intermediate Certificate / Higher School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate / Pre-University Course - awarded on completion of Standard XII

Postgradu??ate Courses?

Students with the following qualifications from a recognised institution in India:

Bachelor of Arts / Science (Honours / Special degree).

OR Bachelor of Arts / Science / Commerce.

OR Bachelor degree in professional subjects.

OR Bachelor of Science (Engineering).

OR Bachelor of E?ngineering / Technology.

OR Bachelor of Law (LLB).

OR Bachelor of Education (4 year integrated programme) Master of Engineering or Technology.

OR Master of Philosophy.

OR Master's degree.

OR Post-graduate Diploma in Management.

OR Master of Arts / Science / Commerce.

OR Postgraduate Diploma.

OR students with a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in the UK.


Undergraduate Degree Courses
Accounting - BA (Hons)
Accounting & Finance - BA (Hons)
Animation - BA (Hons)
Architectural Design & Technology - BSc (Hons)
Art & Design - International Foundation Course
Artist Designer: Maker - BA (Hons)
Banking & Finance - BSc (Hons)*
Biomedical Science - BSc (Hons)
Biomedical Sciences (Health Exercise & Nutrition) - BSc (Hons)
Business & Management Studies - BA (Hons)
Business & Management Studies with Finance - BA (Hons)
Business & Management Studies with Human Resource Management - BA (Hons)
Business & Management Studies with Information Systems Management - BA (Hons)
Business & Management Studies with International Business Management - BA (Hons)
Business & Management Studies with Law - BA (Hons)
Business & Management Studies with Marketing - BA (Hons)
Business Economics - BA (Hons)
Business Information Systems - BSc (Hons)
Ceramics - BA (Hons)
Ceramics (2+1) (Foundation Degree) (Delivered at Cardiff & Vale College)
Complementary Healthcare (with Practitioner Status) - BSc (Hons)
Complementary Healthcare (with Practitioner Status) - CertHE
Complementary Healthcare (with Practitioner Status) - DipHE
Computer Games Design & Development - BSc (Hons)
Computer Science - BSc (Hons)
Contemporary Textile Practise (2+1) (Foundation Degree) (Delivered at Cardiff & Vale College)
Creative Writing - BA (Joint Hons)
Creative Writing and Media - BA (Hons)
Dance & Physical Education - BA (Hons)
Dental Technology - BSc (Hons)
Digital Marketing Management - BA (Hons)*
Drama - BA (Joint Hons)
Drama and Creative Writing - BA (Hons)
Drama and Media - BA (Hons)
Early Childhood Studies (Single Honours) - BA (Hons)
Economics - BSc (Hons)
Education Studies & Drama - BA (Hons)
Education Studies & Early Childhood Studies - BA (Hons)
Education Studies & English - BA (Hons)
Education Studies & Sport & Physical Activity - BA (Hons)
Education Studies & Welsh - BA (Hons)
Education, Psychology and Special Educational Needs - BA (Hons)
English - BA (Joint Hons)
English & Creative Writing - BA (Hons)
English & Drama - BA (Hons)
English & Media - BA (Hons)
English Language Teaching & Education Studies - BA (Hons)
English Language Teaching & English - BA (Hons)
English Language Teaching (ELT) - BA (Joint Hons)
Environmental Health - BSc (Hons)
Events Management - BA (Hons)
Fashion Design - BA (Hons)
Fashion Marketing Management - BA (Hons)
Fine Art - BA (Hons)
Food Industry Management - BSc (Hons)
Food Science & Technology - BSc (Hons)
Foundation leading to BA/BSc Social Sciences
Foundation leading to BSc Health Sciences
Foundation Programme: Cardiff School of Management
Graphic Communication - BA (Hons)
Graphic Communication (2+1) (Foundation Degree) (Delivered at Cardiff & Vale College)
Health & Social Care - BSc (Hons)
Health & Social Care - HND
Healthcare Science - BSc (Hons)
Hospitality & Events - HND (Delivered at Bridgend College)
Hospitality Management - BA (Hons)
Housing Studies - BSc (Hons) / Diploma / HNC
Human Nutrition & Dietetics - BSc (Hons)
Illustration - BA (Hons)
Interior Design - BA (Hons)
International Business Administration (Top-Up) - BA (Hons)
International Business Management - BA (Hons)
International Design - BA / BSc (Hons)
International Design (Architectural Design) - BA/BSc (Hons)
International Design (Digital Media Design) - BA/BSc (Hons)
International Design (Experience Design) - BA/BSc (Hons)
International Design (Graphic Design) - BA/BSc (Hons)
International Design (Interior Design) - BA/BSc (Hons)
International Design (Product Design) - BA / BSc (Hons)
International Design (Textiles Design) - BA/BSc (Hons)
International Economics & Finance - BSc / BScEcon (Hons)
International Foundation Course
International Foundation Course (Art & Design)
International Hospitality & Events Management - BA (Hons)
International Hospitality & Tourism Management - BA (Hons)
International Hospitality Management - BA (Hons)
International Tourism & Events Management - BA (Hons)
International Tourism Management - BA (Hons)
Marketing Management - BA (Hons)
Media - BA (Joint Hons)
Nutrition - BSc (Hons)
Photographic Practice - BA (Hons) (Delivered at Cardiff Arts Academy, Bridgend College)
Podiatry - BSc (Hons)
Primary Education Studies - BA (Hons)
Primary Education Studies & English Language Teaching - BA (Hons)*
Product Design - BA/Bsc (Hons)
Psychology - BSc (Hons)
Public Health - BSc (Hons)
Astudiaethau Chwaraeon ac Addysg Gorfforol (dwyieithog) / Sport and Physical Education Studies (bilingual) - BSc (Hons)
Secondary Education: Music 11-16 (Leading to Qualified Teacher Status) - BA (Hons)
Secondary Education: Welsh 11-16 (Leading to Qualified Teacher Status) - BA (Hons)
Social Work - BSc (Hons)
Social Work - BSc (Hons) (Delivered at Bridgend College)
Software Engineering - BSc (Hons)
Speech and Language Therapy - BSc (Hons)
Sport & Exercise Science - BSc (Hons)
Sport & Exercise Science (Intercalated) - BSc (Hons)
Sport & Physical Education - BSc (Hons)
Sport Coaching - BSc (Hons)
Sport Conditioning, Rehabilitation & Massage - BSc (Hons)
Sport Development - BSc (Hons)
Sport Management - BSc (Hons)
Sport Performance & Coaching - HND (Delivered at Bridgend College)
Sport Performance Analysis - BSc (Hons)
Sport Studies - BSc (Hons)
Sports Coaching - HND (Delivered at Cardiff & Vale College)
Textiles - BA (Hons)
Tourism Hospitality & Events - HND (Delivered at Bridgend College)
Tourism Management - BA (Hons)
Youth & Community Work - BA (Hons)
Youth & Community Work - Foundation Certificate

Postgraduate and Masters Degree
Accounting & Finance - MSc
Advanced Practice (with specialist pathways) - MSc/PgD/PgC
Applied Public Health - MSc/PgD/PgC
Art & Design (Art History through Practice) - MA/PgD/PgC
Art & Design (Art, Science & Technology) - MA/PgD/PgC
Art & Design (Design Futures) - MA/PgD/PgC
Art & Design (Ecologies) - MA/PgD/PgC
Art & Design (Fashion Design Futures) - MA/PgD/PgC
Art & Design (Illustration) - MA/PgD/PgC
Art & Design (Philosophy) - MA/PgD/PgC
MRes: Master of Research in Art and Design - MRes/PgC
Banking & Finance - MSc
Biomedical Science - MSc/PgD/PgC
Master of Research (Biomedical Sciences) - MRes/PgC
Ceramics – MA/PgD/PgC
Computing - MSc/PgD/PgC
Creative Writing - MA/PgD/PgC
Data Science - MSc/PgD/PgC
Dental Technology – MSc/PgD/PgC
Dietetics - MSc/PgD
Digital Marketing Management* - MSc/PgD/PgC
Economics & Finance - MSc
Education (with pathways) - MA/PgD/PgC
English Literature - MA/PgD/PgC
English Literature & Creative Writing - MA/PgD/PgC
Events Project Management – MSc/PgD/PgC
Executive MBA
Fashion Marketing Management - MSc/PgD/PgC
Financial Management - MSc/PgD/PgC
Fine Art - MFA
Food Safety Management - MSc/PgD
Food Science & Technology - MSc/PgD/PgC
Food Technology for Industry - MSc/PgD/PgC
Forensic Psychology - Doctorate (D. Foren. Psy.)
Forensic Psychology - MSc/PgD/PgC
Forensic Psychology (Practitioner Programme) - PgD
Health Psychology - MSc/PgD/PgC
Human Resource Management - MSc/PgD/PgC
Master of Research (Health) - MRes/PgC
Information Technology Management - MSc/PgD/PgC
International Business Management - MSc/PgD/PgC
International Hospitality and Tourism Management - MSc/PgD/PgC
International Supply Chain and Logistics Management - MSc
Specialist Journalism - MA/PgD/PgC
LLM International Business - Masters of Laws
Doctor of Management* (DMgt) (Taught Doctorate Degree)
Managing Community Practice - MA
Masters of Research in Management* (MRes - Management)
MBA - Advanced Entry
MBA - Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Strategic Marketing - MSc/PgD/PgC
Occupational Safety, Health & Wellbeing - MSc/PgD/PgC
Applied Psychology*
Master of Research (Psychology) - MRes/PgC
Post Compulsory Education & Training - PGCE/PCE
Postgraduate Certificate in Professional and Research Skills: (Art & Design)
Primary - PGCE
Product Design - MSc/PgD/PgC
Production Engineering Management - MSc
Professional Practice (Sport Performance Analysis) - MSc/PgD
Project Management - MSc
MRes: Master of Research in Art and Design - MRes/PgC
Secondary - PGCE
Sociology and Ethics of Sport – MA/PgD/PgC
Sport & Exercise Medicine – MSc/PgD/PgC
Sport & Exercise Science – MSc/PgD/PgC
Sport Broadcast - MSc/PgD/PgC
Sport Coaching and Pedagogy – MSc/PgD/PgC
Sport Management & Leadership – MSc/PgD/PgC
Sport Performance Analysis - MSc/PgD/PgC
Sport Psychology – MSc/PgD/PgC
Strength & Conditioning - MSc/PgD/PgC
Sustainable Leadership (PgC) / 20Twenty Leadership Programme
Taught Doctorate in Sport Coaching - DSC
Technology Project Management - MSc/PgD/PgC
Youth & Community Work - PgD

Sudent Accommodation

·        Cardiff Metropolitan University has nearly 1,000 study bedrooms located at the Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn campuses.

·        In addition, the university allocates just over 250 en-suite rooms within private halls of residence to students.

·        As well as allocating students places in halls, the Accommodation Service also helps students find suitable accommodation off-campus.

·        Facilities for both halls include on site laundry, data room and communal TV room with vending machines.

·         The halls are in close proximity to shopping, banking and other facilities and students can also take advantage of the sports and leisure facilities at the Llandaff campus as well as the extensive sports and recreational facilities located at the Cyncoed campus, including an indoor swimming pool, Students' Union bar/disco, indoor tennis centre and fitness suite.

Undergraduate Scholarship

Award: £1,200

Alumni scholarship

Award: 20% reduction in course fees 
The Alumni scholarship is awarded to all students who have completed a Cardiff Metropolitan undergraduate degree enrolling on taught postgraduate programmes in Cardiff.

MBA Scholarship

Award: Up to £1,500 
MBA Scholarship is based on academic and/or professional, evidenced work experience

Vice Chancellor Scholarship

Award: £1,500 
The Vice Chancellor Scholarship, awarded to a number of our MA and MSc programmes, is based on academic and/or professional, evidenced work experience

Cardiff Met Sanctuary Award

Scholarship opportunity for people seeking sanctuary in the UK who which to study a postgraduate taught programme.

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

Quick Facts





Full-time UG & PG Fees 11,500 GBP to 13,500 GBP according to your course.


The cost of living in Cardiff is not as expensive as living in many other large cities in Britain. UKVI advise that students should budget £1015 per month to cover their living expenses whilst studying in the UK.



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