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CARDIFF METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, CARDIFF, WALES

Cardiff, WalesLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1996Established Year
  12000Enrollment
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Cardiff Metropolitan University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Cardiff Metropolitan University was formerly known as the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. The University is one of the three universities in Cardiff with Non- Russell group connection. Cardiff Metropolitan University is a public university founded in 1865.

Cardiff Metropolitan University offers admissions to graduate as well as postgraduate courses either full time or part-time. Research opportunities are offered as well. Some of the research and enterprise centers offered by the university include National Center for Product Design and Development research, the Food Industry Center, and the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research.

The aspirants can apply using the online mode of Application or offline application. To make the process easier and affordable, the University doesn’t charge any application fee. The students must ensure to provide all the needed documents by the given deadline to increase their possibilities of getting an acceptance call. The University is well reputed and one of the best for those who wish to Study in the UK.

Rankings

The Cardiff Metropolitan University is ranked-

  • In 2016 the university was ranked as the top new university in Wales by the Major University guides.
  • 96th by the Complete University Guides in the National Ranking in 2020.
  • 99th by the Guardian University Guides in the National Ranking in 2020.
  • 110th by the Times/ Sunday Times in 2020.
  • 801st in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education with an overall score of 3.9 stars.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPublic
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment38.2 million GBP (2019)
Cost of Attendance9,000 GBP
Housing FacilitiesAvailable
Mode of ApplicationOnline and Offline.
Application feeNot applicable.
Admission HelpdeskPhone: +44 029 2041 7000; ithelpdesk@cardiffmet.ac.uk.

Campus and Accommodation

  • Cardiff Metropolitan University is operated on mainly 3 campuses and the main campus is located at Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB.
  • The main Llandaff campus is really busy and provides students with various facilities including sports, cafes including Starbucks, refectory and student union facility as well. The campus offers state of the art learning facilities for the students.
  • The school has a total of 3 campuses located on;
    • Llandaff Campus, Cardiff.
    • Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff.
    • Plas Gwyn Residential Campus, Cardiff.
  • The Cyncoed Campus is a busy campus for the University as it acts as the head office for the Athletics and Student Union. This campus also has a new purpose-built campus center and offers on-site accommodation as well.
  • The Plas Gwyn Campus is a residential campus that offers the facility of en-suite accommodation.

Housing facilities/Residence

  • Cardiff Metropolitan University offers about 1100 study rooms at their Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn campuses.
  • The university even offers about 600 Ensuite halls of residence to students through Nomination agreements. These agreements are serviced by:
    • Met Rider.
    • Cardiff Bus Services.
  • Hall Accommodations are basically more based on first-year Undergraduate students. The students have to fill the Hall Application form on the proper dates. Halls will be accommodated in their date order.
  • Living in halls lets a student live his/her life independently like an adult. The hall students are also provided with free tickets to sports or other cultural events. They are also provided with free yoga nights or quiz nights and many different activities. The hall students are even allowed to attend all the Calendar events for free.
  • The campus also provides accommodations to graduate students.
  • Students can get many options for off-campus housing according to their budget and preference.
  • Both the Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn campuses have a room, especially for disabled students. It is recommended to inform the University along with your hall application form about the needs of the student.
  • The dining and meal plan at the university is really good. The food prices are competitive. You can also take advantage of the “Come dine with us” offer. This meal plan can grant 20% off on your preferred meal.

Courses

  • Cardiff Metropolitan University offers about 200 programs for UG, PG and doctoral levels. These courses are offered across the three campuses of the university.
  • There are numerous majors and minors in the university which provide up to 270 and 120 credits in the main results.
  • The University also offers award-winning online certificate programs in various fields like management courses and more.
  • The school has over 750 faculty members and thus provides a quality study of different fields to its students.
  • Some of the popular majors at the school are Accounting, Architecture, Banking and Finance, Data Science, Engineering, and more.
  • The School has a learning and teaching developmental units (QED) which provides a range of opportunities and resources. Thus enhancing the learning and teaching quality.
  • The School has a Your Carrier online learning object. It supplies carrier advice and flexible learning instruments for the students.
  • Various fun sports and other programs are also conducted at the University.

Cardiff Metropolitan University Application Process

Seeking admission at Cardiff Metropolitan University is a very hard nut to crack. Here are some points you have to keep in mind before applying for the admission.

How to apply?

Application Portal: The students can apply on the International Official Admission Application Portal, the UCAS portal, and offline applications as well.

Application Fee: No application fees.

Application Deadlines: September and January

Basic Admission Requirements:

  • Official transcripts of any previously attended college or course certificate.
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Statement of purpose.
  • CV for some courses.
  • Scores of Exams to study in the UK. (IELTS, TOEFL)
  • Visa to study in the UK.
  • Birth certificate
  • Health insurance.
  • Proof of finance.

The table below mentions the minimum scores required in various English Language Tests for undergraduate and graduate admissions.

English Proficiency TestUndergraduate scoresGraduate scores
Pearson’s Test of English52 (overall)52 (overall)
Cambridge English Advanced169 (overall)169 (overall)
Trinity College LondonISE II pass with minimum merit at each skillISE II pass with minimum merit at each skill
IELTS6 (overall)6 (overall)

Due to the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) pandemic, international applications may be delayed. The application processing time may be more than the regular 14 days’ time.

Cardiff Metropolitan University Cost of Attendance

The estimated cost of living in the UK when enrolled at the college is decided by the tuition fees, meals, Housing fee, Activity fee and personal requirements.

ExpenseCost
Tuition800-12000 GBP
Meals200 GBP
Housing800 GBP
Student Activity FeeFree for Hall room Students.
Weekly Expenses300 GBP
On,-Off cost2500 GBP

Personal requirements including books charge a different fee according to the course.

Scholarships/Financial Aid

  • There are numerous forms of Financial support for international students in the UK at the Cardiff Metropolitan University. It includes scholarships, loans, grants, and others.
  • Some of the Financial aids are listed below:
    • Alumni discount: Students who graduated from the Cardiff Metropolitan University can avail 25% off from the university on further study.
    • Elite Sport Scholar Award: Students can get GBP 5000 per year if they perform well at a certain sport of their choice.
    • Sanctuary Award: This grants the students access to Met Rider bus pass, catering vouchers, and other benefits.
    • Study Life Award 2020: This helps the students by providing GBP 800 per year for food, photocopying, travels, or accommodation.
  • Current students can book an appointment with the University advisors or attend a drop-in session at the University to get the financial aid they require.
  • Some of the Scholarship programs include:
    • Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship providing GBP 7800 per student.
    • Go clean Scholarship providing GBP 2683 per student.
    • QS Undergraduate Scholarship providing GBP 8170 per student.

Alumni Network

Cardiff Metropolitan University has alumni in sports, art, media, health care, design education, and media.

Notable Alumni include:

  • Phil Carradice. (Art)
  • Ken Elias. (Art)
  • Rory Burns. (Sports)
  • Jill Dando. (Media)
  • Blandina Khondowe. (Business)
  • Gareth Bennett. (Politics)

Placements

Cardiff Metropolitan University offers good quality placements at companies like Microsoft or HP. The aim is to provide students with the best university can offer. However, some courses lack the availability of placements but most of them have the facility present. The average salary of a Cardiff Metropolitan University Graduate is about 47000 GBP.

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Master Computing

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Cardiff Metropolitan University Overview

Student Population12000
Average Cost of Attendance$16,418 / Year

Attendance Cost

$16,418

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$15,314 / Year
Post Graduate Program$16,418 / Year
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    9/10academic
    8/10infrastructure
    8/10placements
    9/10faculty
    9/10extracurricular
    8/10accommodation

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    Cardiff Metropolitan University
    , Batch : 2020
    8.5
    STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

    STUDYING AT THE CARDIFF METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

    I wanted to pursue an MBA degree from the UK. Thus I applied to various colleges and universities. Due to the simple admission process, I was able to take admission on time. I was required to submit an online application form along with some of the documents. There was no fee for the application process.


    Course Curriculum - 

    The university offers a curriculum that is an internationally recognized and respected qualification for managers. In addition, to enhance successful career prospects, the course aims to encourage independent and creative thinkers. This is done by following the UK Quality Assurance Agency guidelines in giving us a 'strong practical and professional orientation' differentiating it from other masters programs.

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    Llandaff Campus, Western Ave, Cardiff CF5 2YB
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    Bus Station

    Llandaff University0.03 Km
    University0.12 Km
    Tesco0.42 Km
    Cardiff Road0.45 Km
    Western Avenue0.46 Km
    Howells School0.46 Km
    Palace Road0.52 Km
    Howells School0.54 Km
    Tesco63.2 Km
    Gabalfa Ave63.27 Km
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    Airport

    Cardiff Airport14.29 Km
    MOD St Athan18.49 Km
    Bristol Airport36.67 Km
    Bristol Filton Airport44.12 Km
    Swansea Airport60.43 Km
    Gloucestershire Airport84.58 Km
    Exeter International Airport85.81 Km
    Southampton Airport142.89 Km
    Birmingham Airport146.36 Km
    Hawarden187.99 Km
    London Heathrow Airport191.11 Km
    East Midlands Airport196.16 Km
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