Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cardiff Met) is a UK public Institution with two central campuses located in Llandaff and Cyncoed in Wales, United Kingdom. Through its 6 academic schools, the university offers master’s programs in a wide range of disciplines.

  • Average Tuition GBP 13,000
  • Students 11,000
  • International Students 11%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 19,400
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline September 17 rolling
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Cardiff Metropolitan University is home to over 2200 master’s students and offers career-oriented programs in a wide range of disciplines including accounting, biomedical science, computing, economics and finance, fashion marketing management, health psychology, specialist journalist, and, many others. Cardiff Met master’s programs are widely recognized due to the school’s focus on applied research and students’ exposure to business and industry experience during the course of study. At Cardiff Met, most master’s degrees and research are within 1 – 2 years in duration. 

Some notable alumni include Julien MacDonald – Celebrity fashion designer, John Inverdale – BBC TV presenter among many others.

  • 01Cardiff Met has an 83 percent student satisfaction National Students Survey 2018.
  • 02Cardiff Met was awarded silver for good teaching and learning in 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
  • 03According to DLHE 2016, 95% of Cardiff Met graduates secure employment or enter further study within six months of graduation.

Master Programs

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    Accounting & Finance - MSc

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MSc Accounting and Finance programme is suitable for anyone wishing to acquire specialist knowledge within the realm of accountancy and finance, and who aspire to pursue a career in the financial sector, either as a more
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    Applied Psychology

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MSc in Applied Psychology is for graduates of Psychology wishing to extend their knowledge, research skills and experience of applications of psychology. The programme will provide a flexible support that responds t more
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    Applied Public Health - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    This programme focuses on the application of the key principles of multidisciplinary public health practice to the breadth of 21st Century public health challenges. Our aim is to develop reflective public health practit more
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    Banking & Finance - MSc

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    Worldwide growth in the global banking sector and the increasingly complex financial markets has furthered the demand for professionals with specialist skills and competencies such as thorough understanding of the princ more
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    Biomedical Science - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS), this course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, with emphasis on both the theoretical knowledge and more
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    Ceramics – MA/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MA Ceramics Programme’s aim is to enable each student to identify their true interests and concerns as artists, designers or makers and to develop appropriate methods to explore their ideas and articulate or express more
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    Computing - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The course aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of the creation and use of computer-based systems.Graduates will be equipped w more
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    Creative Writing - MA/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MA Creative Writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University is taught by published writers and researchers. The course is aimed to support you while you develop and hone your critical and creative writing skills. You can more
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    Data Science - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MSc in Data Science aims to provide a high quality and professionally relevant postgraduate programme, developing in students a critical appreciation of data science and the use of software to analyse and synthesise more
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    Dental Technology – MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 1,390 Tuition Fee
    ?The programme offers specialist training building on an initial qualification in dental technology. Students study modules from a selected specialist area, which may include fixed prosthodontics (conservation), removab more
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    Dietetics - MSc/PgD

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The programme is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is accredited by the British Dietetic Association. It enables nutrition graduates to study dietetics so that they can apply to the HCPC to more
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    Economics & Finance - MSc

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The new MSc in Economics and Finance has been designed to develop postgraduate students who are equipped academically to succeed in an increasingly complicated and challenging global workplace. When you graduate, you wi more
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    Education (with pathways) - MA/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The overall aim of this programme is to produce educators capable of operating at the highest levels within the educational arena, with the ability to integrate theory with practice and apply intellectual and academic r more
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    English Literature & Creative Writing - MA/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    MA English Literature & Creative Writing is a rewarding taught degree, combining the study of English Literature with the practice of writing.The MA is taught by published writers and researchers. The course is aime more
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    English Literature - MA/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MA English Literature is a rewarding taught degree offering an exhilarating analysis of English Literature using texts from the 'long nineteenth century' to the present day.?The degree focuses on historic and contem more
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    Events Project Management – MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The Industry Project Management module, which involves students undertaking a live consultancy project as a group. In addition, students will have the opportunity to gain an additional professionally accredited award (C more
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    Executive MBA

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The Executive MBA at Cardiff Metropolitan University is a two-year part-time programme for experienced managers and offers students associate membership of the Chartered Management? Institute (CMI). Its highly practical more
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    Fashion Marketing Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MSc Fashion Marketing Management degree at Cardiff Met is a dynamic and exciting course that blends fashion, marketing and management principles to equip you for a career within the global fashion industry. The over more
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    Financial Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    You will be taught by academically qualified and enthusiastic staff with research and consultancy experience and links to industry. Your high quality learning experience comprises lectures and discussions supported by g more
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    Fine Art - MFA

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The Master of Fine Art (MFA) programme caters for students who wish to develop their professional practice or knowledge within the discipline of Fine Art. Typically this might include teachers, practicing artists, commu more
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    Food Safety Management - MSc/PgD

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The safety and quality of food is a major concern to consumers, retailers, manufacturers and regulators. High profile incidents have highlighted the need for the effective management systems and regulatory frameworks fo more
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    Food Science & Technology - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals and practitioners in a range of sectors. The programme combines theoretical studies and practical elements, which can be applied in the modern food processing more
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    Food Technology for Industry - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    This online programme aims to develop food manufacturing industry staff, particularly those working in technical quality assurance and NPD, with specific reference and application to their own practice. This applied pro more
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    Forensic Psychology - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The MSc Forensic Psychology is the only BPS accredited programme in Wales, offering a unique opportunity for students to study Forensic Psychology in Wales. Forensic Psychology is the practice and application of psychol more
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    Health Psychology - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    Health psychology focuses on the roles of psychology, biology and social or environmental factors on health and health related behaviour. Health psychologists promote healthier lifestyles and seek to improve well-being more
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    Human Resource Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The Masters in Human Resource Management (HRM) critically explores the theoretical and practical implications of delivering HRM at a strategic and operational level in organisations. In this way, the latest business con more
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    Information Technology Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    This programme explores how information and communication technologies may be managed, and how they may serve the purposes of management. Graduates of this programme will have knowledge of contemporary Information commu more
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    International Business Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The Masters in International Business Management considers and evaluates the demands of the international economy, and the increasing globalisation of business and management practice. The curriculum, draws upon the lat more
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    International Hospitality and Tourism Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee

    Compulsory modules include: Managing People & markets across cultures, Tourism, Hospitality and Events Industries in Context, Industry Project Management, and Exploring Hospitality & Tourism Landscapes  

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    International Supply Chain and Logistics Management - MSc

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The Islamic Banking concentration will provide you with a detailed understanding of Islamic financial operations, financial markets, laws and regulations, institutions, and financial products. The program examines Shari more
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    LLM International Business - Masters of Laws

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    To understand global interconnectedness of economies, markets and industries within which transnational corporations compete, an individual would require a high degree of knowledge and understanding of the municipal, re more
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    Managing Community Practice - MA

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    This programme is designed to enhance the professional practice of experienced practitioners by facilitating a critical and reflective approach to management, staff development, innovation and researching practice. Many more
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    Master of Research (Health) - MRes/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The Master of Research (MRes) programme provides high quality and professionally relevant training in research methods and analysis for health, psychology and biomedical science graduates.Through the taught modules stud more
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    Master of Research (Psychology) - MRes/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    ?The Master of Research (MRes) programme provides high quality and professionally relevant training in research methods and analysis for health, psychology and biomedical science graduates.Through the taught modules stu more
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    Masters of Research in Management* (MRes - Management)

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    This course provides for advanced research study in the field of Management. It aims to provide aspiring managers and business specialists with key insights into research theory and practice within the management discip more
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    MBA - Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The teaching programme is aimed at those who are looking to develop their careers and at 'high flyers' that need an understanding of all the major functions of business providing generalist knowledge for prospective lea more
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    MRes: Master of Research in Art and Design - MRes/PgD/PgC*

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The research methods training the MRes (A&D) programme offers is designed with students from varied backgrounds in mind. Besides being suitable for students who already have some experience of research in Art & more
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    Occupational Health, Safety & Wellbeing - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The aim of the programme is to enable practitioners to consider contemporary approaches to health and safety management, employee engagement and wellbeing; and to evaluate their effectiveness on improving organisational more
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    Product Design - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 3,500 Tuition Fee
    This one-year taught course is primarily aimed at design graduates who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge of cutting edge product design practice. It aims to produce successful individuals who can: Understand th more
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    Production Engineering Management - MSc

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    This course provides for advanced study in the field of Production and Engineering Management. It aims to provide managers, engineers and business specialists with key insights into production systems which operate in a more
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    Professional Practice (Sport Performance Analysis) - MSc/PgD

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    This course provides for advanced research study in the field of Management. It aims to provide aspiring managers and business specialists with key insights into research theory and practice within the management discip more
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    Project Management - MSc

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    Effective project management skills are in great demand in an increasingly complex global organisational environment. This MSc in Project Management aims to provide graduates with a broad range of specialist technical ( more
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    Social Sciences

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geograph more
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    Sociology and Ethics of Sport – MA/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    The socio-cultural study of sport has become ever more significant. Drawing upon two major areas of study within the socio-cultural study of sport, this degree focuses upon the sociology and ethics (philosophy) of sport more
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    Specialist Journalism - MA/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    MA Specialist Journalism at Cardiff Metropolitan University is taught by academic staff who are both practitioners and researchers. This distinctive degree is aimed to support you while you develop your journalistic ski more
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    Sport & Exercise Medicine – MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    During the programme you will be lectured by highly qualified experts in sport and exercise medicine and sport and exercise science on the latest academic and practical developments in the field. The postgraduate progra more
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    Sport & Exercise Science – MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    The flexible programmes are centred on research-informed learning and professional practice and adopts a student-centred approach to develop understanding of contemporary issues in sport and exercise through multi- and more
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    Sport Broadcast - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    A postgraduate programme that has been designed and will be delivered by industry professionals to create practitioners of Sport Broadcast and prepare them to be industry ready for employment in Sport Broadcasting. The more
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    Sport Coaching and Pedagogy – MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    This programme engages coaches and teachers in the process of applying theory to their practice and aims to develop reflective practitioners with the ability to effectively manage pedagogic problems. It offers a unique more
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    Sport Management & Leadership – MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    This is a contemporary programme targeted at professionals and practitioners working in the sport and leisure industry who wish to develop their leadership practice and/or seek new opportunities. The programme is equall more
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    Sport Performance Analysis - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    The programme combines academic, practical and research based skills to allow you to develop in your chosen area. Students can elect to specialise in specific named pathways in either Applied or Analytics. The Applied p more
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    Sport Psychology – MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    The British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited MSc in Sport Psychology provides students with the opportunity to extend their theoretical and applied knowledge and understanding of sport psychology within a supporti more
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    Strategic Marketing - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    The broad aim of the programme is to produce marketers and marketing managers who can run and successfully integrate at a managerial level in a broad range of organisational and marketing environments. The course will b more
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    Strength & Conditioning - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 13,500 Tuition Fee
    The principle aim of the programme is to prepare students for employment within the strength and conditioning industry. This is achieved through academic staff with both experience in the applied sector and currency of more
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    Technology Project Management - MSc/PgD/PgC

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    Technological innovations are typically managed through the medium of a project. This programme enables a student to explore issues from conception of a technology via its implementation to eventual adoption. The course more
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    TESOL - MA (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

    GBP 12,500 Tuition Fee
    This new course covers the fundamentals of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages at Masters level. Students will examine key issues in the field including teaching methods in English Language Teaching, teachin more

Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 90
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 113
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 96

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.80
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 72
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    A range of scholarship opportunities is available to master’s students who distinguish themselves in academics and/or sports including the Alumni Scholarship which is a 25% reduction in course fee awarded to ex-students of the school enrolled in taught master’s degree program. Other funding options include the MBA scholarship, the Vice Chancellor Scholarship, and the Cardiff Met Sanctuary award.

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    Other Information

    Established in 1865

    Other

    -Cardiff has been ranked by Natwest students living index as the most affordable city for students in 2017. -Cardiff Met is the top University in Wales and 8th in the UK for sustainability in 2017.

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    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Ave, Cardiff CF5 2AF, UK

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