Cardiff Metropolitan University Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd (UWIC) 


IAU Member

United Kingdom

top General Information


Street:Western Aven​ue


Post Code:CF5 2YB

Tel.:+44(29) 2041-6070

Fax:+44(29) 2041-6286


Other Sites

Also Cyncoed Campus

Institution Funding



Founded 1976 from the amalgamation of four old established Cardiff colleges. Previously known as University of Wales Institute, Cardiff / Athrofa Prifysgol Cymru Caerdydd. Previously a constituent institution of University of Wales. Acquired current title and status 2011

Academic Year

September to June (September-February; February-June)

Admission Requirements

General Certificate of Education, one A2 or equivalent for diploma entry, two A2s or equivalent for degree entry



Accrediting Agency

University of Wales

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Cara Aitchison

Job title:​President and​ Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Jenny Rees

Job title:Interim University Secretary

International Relations Officer : Sharon Johnstone

Job title:Director of Global Engagement

top Divisions

School : Art and Design

Fields of study:Architectural and Environmental Design, Art History, Ceramic Art, Design, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Fine Arts, Interior Design, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Writing

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School : Education

Fields of study:Arts and Humanities, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Education, French, Modern History, Political Sciences, Sociology, Teacher Training, Theatre

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School : Health Sciences

Fields of study:Biomedicine, Community Health, Dental Technology, Dietetics, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Health Sciences, Nutrition, Podiatry, Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Work, Speech Therapy and Audiology

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School : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Computer Science, Cooking and Catering, Economics, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Management, Media Studies, Software Engineering, Tourism

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School : Sport

Fields of study:Dance, Physical Education, Physiology, Sports, Sports Management

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top Degrees

Higher National Diploma

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Master of Philosophy


Fields of study:Art History, Ceramic Art, Education, English, Fine Arts, Media Studies, Psychology, Theatre

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services


Careers Guidance

Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Nursery Care

Residential Facilities

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

Updated on 06-03-2015