Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Located in an exciting, modern European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a global university.

We are continually investing in our students' future and provide education and training opportunities that are accessible, flexible and of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide. The university has been integral to the City of Cardiff since 1865 and we pride ourselves on being a strong, sustainable and student-centered university, focused on the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of Cardiff and southeast Wales; promoting student employability, applied research and knowledge transfer.

Focus on employability

All our schools specialise in courses that are career orientated and have been designed in conjunction with business and industry. Through work placement programmes, professional accreditations and opportunities to study abroad, our focus on employability has ensured that 95% of our graduates enter employment or further study within six months of graduation* *DLHE 2012

Learning and teaching

Our approach to learning, teaching and assessment is underpinned by high quality academic standards, working in partnership with students, the development and embedding of technology-enhanced learning and assessment, and research informed teaching. Our objective is to develop creative, resilient and sought-after graduates with aptitudes, skills and experiences that enable them to make an impact in their chosen profession or pathway. Learning and teaching will always be at the heart of what we do at Cardiff Metropolitan University and we hope you fully experience our efforts to maintain a personal touch within a friendly and supportive learning environment.

A global university

Cardiff Metropolitan University is proud to be associated with a number of high-calibre partners in the UK and internationally. The University's close alliance with its Associate College, the London School of Commerce and overseas partnerships offering our programmes in Egypt, Korea, Morocco, Sri Lanka and Singapore means that students from over 140 countries are able to study Cardiff Metropolitan University degrees and MBA programmes.

Cardiff Metropolitan University has a strong and growing reputation for research and enterprise, for further information please visit our Research web pages.

To view our Corporate Publications, please click here.

Expand for more
The sustainable SME: An Eco-design KTP success

A Odoni-Elwell partnership with Cardiff Metropolitan University hosted graduate interns and undergraduate students on work placements, eventually setting up a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).

Cardiff Met & Acorn design work based course

Acorn, one the UK’s leading recruitment and training companies, worked with Cardiff Met to produce a joint course design for a work based qualification.

Cardiff Metropolitan University Access to Masters Scholarship Programme

The Access to Masters Scholarship Programme provides students with access to skills, experience and contacts.

Cardiff Met Food Industry Centre supports start up

Support from the Food Industry Centre at Cardiff Met allowed a local start up to become a regional success story and create new manufacturing jobs.

Knowledge Innovation Technology Exchange (KITE) programme in the Welsh SME food sector

The Knowledge Innovation Technology Exchange project facilitates a proactive partnership between Welsh Based food SMEs, affiliates and Welsh Food Centres.

Cardiff Met Design Centre Council Project Builds Skills

The National Centre for Product Design and Developmental Research (PDR) at Cardiff Met invited 25 design professionals from Poland to PDR.