Located in the cultural capital city of Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University offers a range of courses which focus on practical and professional learning.
Recently awarded Welsh university of the year (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021), its two campuses are home to over 11,000 students from 143 countries.
Established in 1865, students at Cardiff Met can expect teaching excellence and plenty of support. The university was awarded silver status by the Teaching Excellence Framework and was ranked within the top 15 of global universities for its international student support.
Its five academic schools present courses which have been designed alongside business and industry professionals. This ensures student's education is career-focused and relevant for industry demands. A collaborative institution, Cardiff Met also has dedicated global academies which pull together research, innovation, and teaching to help solve global issues.
The university's experienced faculty and practical teaching approach equips students with relevant skills, and the knowledge on how to apply them in a real work environment. Its award-winning careers team also provides work placements and study visits to prestigious companies.
A top 12 university for graduate start-ups, Cardiff Met was also recently recognised as number one in the UK for employability and work experience satisfaction.
The city of Cardiff is packed with culture, and regularly hosts major sporting events, large theatrical productions, as well as music shows, street food festivals and more. An exciting place to live, it is also consistently ranked as the most affordable UK city for students and the most cost-effective (NatWest Student Living Index 2019).