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Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Established in 2011, the Cardiff Metropolitan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Cardiff (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Wales. Officially recognized/chartered by the Privy Council, Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cardiff Met) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational UK higher education institution. Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cardiff Met) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 13-year-old UK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 0-9% making this UK higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Cardiff Met also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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Cardiff Metropolitan University's Control Typepublic


Cardiff Metropolitan University's Entity Typenon-profit


Cardiff Metropolitan University' Size by Total Enrollmentmedium-sized


Cardiff Metropolitan University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateextremely selective

University Identity

Acronym Cardiff Met
Founded 2011 Origins date back to 1865 as Cardiff School of Art
Motto The most valuable possession is knowledge
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University Location

Address 200 Western Avenue; PO Box 377
CF5 2YB Wales
United Kingdom
Cardiff Metropolitan University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Cardiff Metropolitan University Phone Number +44 (29) 2041 6070
Cardiff Metropolitan University Fax Number +44 (29) 2041 6286

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Cardiff Metropolitan University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Cardiff Metropolitan University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Cardiff Metropolitan University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Cardiff Metropolitan University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Cardiff Metropolitan University's admission information.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Cardiff Metropolitan University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Cardiff Metropolitan University's acceptance rate range is 0-9% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Cardiff Metropolitan University has more than 2000 international students.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Admission Office Admission Office

(29) 2041 6070
(29) 2041 6010

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Cardiff Metropolitan University has an enrollment range of 9,000-9,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Control Type Control Type

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a public higher education institution.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Entity Type Entity Type

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Cardiff Metropolitan University does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Cardiff Metropolitan University's main facilities:

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Cardiff Metropolitan University's Library

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Cardiff Metropolitan University's main services:

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Cardiff Metropolitan University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Privy Council

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Cardiff Metropolitan University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Association of International Accountants (AIA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • British Dietetic Association (BDA)
  • British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI)
  • Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
  • Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA)
  • Royal College of Podiatry (RCPod)
  • EFMD Quality Improvement System
  • Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS)
  • Institute of Hospitality (IoH)
  • Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
  • Institution of Engineering Designers (IED)
  • Royal Society of Biology (RSB)
  • Tourism Management Institute (TMI)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Cardiff Metropolitan University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Universities UK
  • University Alliance

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Cardiff Metropolitan University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Facebook page Cardiff Metropolitan University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Cardiff Metropolitan University's X (formerly Twitter) page Cardiff Metropolitan University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Cardiff Metropolitan University's YouTube channel Cardiff Metropolitan University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Cardiff Metropolitan University's Instagram page Cardiff Metropolitan University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Cardiff Metropolitan University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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