Cardiff Metropolitan University

Located in a vibrant European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a thriving and modern university. Integral to the city of Cardiff for more than 150 years, we continue to invest in our students’ future with a focus on student employability and enhancing the student experience; providing education and training opportunities of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide.



Cardiff Metropolitan University has come a long way since opening the doors to the School of Art in the Old Free Library Building in St Mary's Street in 1865.

From that modest beginning a colossal academia was formed and the university now has more than 16,000 students studying its degrees, 5,000 of which are studying at centres around the world - from London to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.


Whether you want to study at foundation level, study one of our career focused undergraduate courses, or continue your studies by taking one of our postgraduate programmes, we have plenty of choice.


Research and Enterprise

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a research and business orientated university. Research is at the heart of Cardiff Met and its Schools, engaging in research that is at the interface of new knowledge creation and its application.

With an excellent track record in applied research, supported by a strong base of expertise and advanced scholarship, the University's research has direct application in business, industry, the professions and the community at large.


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Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (3)
Journalism & Media (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)


Student services

The Disability Service is available to all students, irrespective of whether you are full time, part time or are a student from outside of the UK.

Housing services

Cardiff Metropolitan University aims to provide a safe and secure environment for students living on campus, with friendly Halls staff available to provide support and help throughout your stay with us.

We currently have nearly 1000 study bedrooms located at the Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn campuses. In addition, we also allocate just over 750 private en-suite halls to students through nomination agreements with private halls located near to the campuses.

Library services

Library services offers access to many different collections and learning spaces.

Medical services

Cardiff Metropolitan University Nursing Officers are experienced professionals who are committed to an integrated system of care, encompassing physical, emotional and psychological health and well-being.

If you need help or advice on any aspect of health or well-being, they provide a confidential drop-in service in the medical centres on Cyncoed and Llandaff Campuses.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Llandaff Campus
  • Cyncoed Campus
  • Plas Gwyn Residential Campus

Sports facilities

Cardiff Met Sport, the Student's Athletic Union and the Cardiff School of Sport work in partnership to support the student sport and recreation experience in the University. Students are encouraged to lead a healthy and active lifestyle whilst studying at Cardiff Met.

The student Sports & Fitness membership scheme provides access to the excellent facilities and programmes on offer.

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom