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Cardiff Metropolitan University

3.4 out of 5 (16 reviews) Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
We trace our history back to 1865, when the School of Art first opened in the Old Free Library in Cardiff.  Since we developed into a university, we have remained rooted in Wales while providing practice-focused and professionally oriented education to students from around the globe.

Master's Programmes

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

About

History

​Cardiff Metropolitan University is justifiably proud of all its alumni, with our history tracing back to 1865 when the School of Art first opened in the Old Free Library in Cardiff. Since we developed into a university, we have remained rooted in Wales while providing practice-focused and professionally oriented education to students from around the globe. 

Research

  • Cardiff Met engages 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.

Career

We aim to help students and graduates reach their career potential, and to help employers connect with our students on campus and online.

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Services

Student services

A very warm welcome to Student Services. We can provide you with a range of information and advice through our Student Advisory and Wellbeing Services to enhance your experience during your study at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Housing services

We currently have nearly 1,000 study bedrooms located at the Cyncoed and Plas Gwyn​ campuses and allocate just over 600 private en-suite halls of residence to students through nomination agreements serviced by the Met Rider and Cardiff bus services.

Library services

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Use MetSearch​ to find electronic ​and print material and manage your library account.

ICT services

  • ​​​​​​​​​​We support all aspects of using IT at Cardiff Met.  We deal with password issues and computer problems; we can help with the wi-fi​ and give advice on purchasing I​T​ hardware​ and software​.
  • For any IT query, you can call​, email ​or chat online with us.  Alternatively you can stop by the technology support desks​ in the learning centres​.

Medical services

​​​​​​​​Cardiff Metropolitan University Nursing Officer is an experienced professional, committed to an integrated system of care, encompassing physical, emotional and psychological health and well-being, including health education events. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • Llandaff Campus
  • Cyncoed Campus
  • Plas Gwyn Residential Campus

Sports facilities

  • Cardiff Met has established itself as one of the leading universities for student sport in the UK.
  • Cardiff Met Sport offers excellent sports facilities and an extensive range of activities to cater for everyone from elite athletes to students, staff and the wider community.​

Student Reviews

Good place to study
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
So far so good after 4 weeks.
Supportive
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars
A very supportive entourage
My experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
It was very challenging to meet different students from different language speaking students first time. But the campus environment was very much welcoming and friendly and it continues until today. The study programme is well scheduled and mostly it enabled us to learn on our own. There are group activities which put differences into unity. On the whole it is very helpful to share and enrich ...

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom