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Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

10 Undergraduate programs
0 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Public
Year established
Campus setting Urban
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 23%
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About Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University, or formerly known as the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) is a fast-developing modern university situated in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. At present, the University has well over 12,000 students from more than 140 countries worldwide, making it a large and diverse university and is still growing. It also offers a wide range of courses in a variety of disciplines and qualifications, such as undergraduate degree, postgraduate level, full-time and part-time, and research opportunities for the curious-minded.

Cardiff Metropolitan University possesses an elaborate number of research and enterprise centres that include the Food Industry Centre, the Welsh Centre for Tourism Research, and the National Centre for Product Design and Developmental Research.

In 2018, the University is ranked 118th among other UK leading universities.



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Courses available 10

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Cyncoed Campus 

  • Free Wireless in Halls
  • FREE Flatscreen TV in the majority of kitchens
  • FREE Contents Insurance
  • 563 Study Bedrooms
  • Laundry & Computer Lab
  • On-Campus Bus Stop
  • All weather cycle stores
  • Uni Restaurant, cafes, sports facilities & SU Bar
  • Types: Standard bedroom | Standard en-suite bedroom | Refurbished en-suite bedroom | Refurbished en-suite bedroom

Plas Gwyn Residence

  • Free Flatscreen TV in kitchens
  • Free Contents Insurance
  • All ensuite bedrooms
  • Flat & Shared kitchen for 8 students
  • Free Games area
  • Free Wireless Hallsnet
  • Laundry, Computer Lab & TV Room
  • All weather cycle store
  • Types: Standard en-suite bedroom | Refurbished en-suite bedroom

Private Halls of Residence

  • Located close to the campus
  •  Regularly serviced by the Met Rider bus service and Cardiff Bus services, or walk


Llandaff Campus
Llandaff is the home of the Cardiff School of Health Sciences, Cardiff School of Management and the Cardiff School of Art & Design.

This campus is a busy and bustling sort of place with state-of-the-art learning facilities provided for students worth millions of pounds. Students can use some of these facilities that include excellent sporting facilities, student union, on-site shop, coffee bars such as Costa and Starbucks, and refectory. It is also accessible to the city centre being approximately 2 miles away and surrounded by beautiful parks, playing fields, and finally, the historic village of Llandaff. 

Cyncoed Campus
Cyncoed is home to the Cardiff School of Education and the Cardiff School of Sport.

This campus offers a bustling and busy vibe to students and offering on-site accommodation and a new purpose-built Campus Centre. There also high-quality sporting facilities here, on-site shop, coffee bars, and refectory. This campus functions as the head office for the Students' and Athletics Union.

Plas Gwyn Residential Campus
Plas Gwyn, is a residential campus with en-suite accommodation.  

The city of Cardiff that surrounds this campus provides students with an exciting, modern feel whilst completing their studies. It has been said that living in Cardiff is like living in the coolest cities in the country and has been recognised in similar ways by surveys and commercial shows. 

Student population

Large (More than 10,000)

Total population

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