Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University Llandaff Campus, Western Ave, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK

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Cardiff Metropolitan University

Top University in the UK for Sustainability – People & Planet University League 2022/23

Cardiff Metropolitan University delivers a wide range of full and part-time taught postgraduate, research and professional opportunities across our five academic schools – programmes that will further develop your specialist subject knowledge, enhance your career prospects and provide a springboard for further study.

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We are proud to have been awarded the highly prestigious title of ‘Top University in the UK for Sustainability’ in the People & Planet University League 2022/23. This award follows on closely from being awarded ‘UK and Ireland University of the Year 2021’ by the Times Higher Education and ‘Welsh University of the Year 2021’ by the Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide.

With academics engaged in the industry and research, our programmes are oriented toward practice-focused and professionally recognised education, ensuring high impact by meeting industry needs and influencing governmental bodies, organisations, and networks across our subjects.

Capital City Location

We are located in the capital city of Wales, Cardiff; a vibrant city rich with culture, adventure and sport. From nightlife, shopping and an incredible international food scene to beautiful green spaces, waterways and more – all wrapped up in a compact and easy to navigate space. Home to a thriving student population, Cardiff is ranked as the most affordable student city in the UK (NatWest, Student Living Index 2022).

World Leading Research

We take pride in our excellent reputation for applied research, active engagement with industry and prosperous postgraduate research community. Cardiff Met has a strong commitment to undertaking and supporting research at the cutting edge of knowledge exploration, with 79% of the University’s research impacts judged as ‘Internationally Excellent’ or ‘World Leading’ in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

Cardiff Metropolitan University is currently ranked 3rd in the UK Postgraduate Research Experience Survey with a general satisfaction rating of 88% (PRES 2021).

Outstanding student support

We are committed to supporting the success of our postgraduate students. Our expert Student Services teams offer free, impartial and confidential counselling and advice on money, wellbeing, disability and dyslexia to support you throughout your postgraduate experience.

Cardiff Met’s Career Service can support you with your career planning and development during your studies and for up to three years after you graduate. In the latest Graduate Outcomes Survey 96% of Cardiff Met postgraduates secured employment or entered further study within six months of graduation.

Funding and scholarships

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How to apply

Applications should be made direct to the university via our self-service facility.

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