South Africa



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 CTI_education_group_logo.jpgCTI Education Group Partnership with Cardiff Met!

CTI Education Group (CTI) is a registered, private higher education institution based in South Africa. CTI is accredited by the South African Council of Higher Education (CHE) and has twelve campuses spread throughout South Africa.

Through our collaborative partnership, students at CTI centres can transfer credits to Cardiff Met should they wish to complete their studies with us in the UK. For more details on transferring to study at our University or to make an application, please email Nicola on

For more information about CTI Education Group, their centre locations and courses in South Africa, please visit their website.

Cardiff Met Entry Requirements

Students who have the following qualifications may be considered for direct entry onto relevant schemes at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Foundation CoursesApplicants who have Senior Certificate (No Matriculation) with 5 grade C’s at standard level and have an IELTS 4.5 or equivalent can gain entry into the International Foundation Programme.
Undergraduate CoursesApplicants with a Senior Certificate (with matriculation) and 3 B grades and 2 C grades at Higher Level with a grade C or higher in English can be considered for direct entry to our degree programmes.

Or International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total of 24 points, or A-Levels obtained locally

Or completed a Higher Certificate / Higher​ Certificate in Technology/ National (Technical) Certificate N5 will be considered for direct entry to our degree programmes

The Diploma in Technology (DipTech) ​will be considered for advanced entry on a case by case basis

Postgraduate Courses

Students with a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in South Africa
Or masters degree will be considered for masters programme entry

Applicants with a Masters degree will be considered for entry to Ph.D. studies


English Language Requirements

IELTS 4.5 (4.0 in each area) is required for Foundation
IELTS score of 6.0 (5.5 in each area) is required for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses
For alternative English qualifications we will accept in lieu of IELTS please click here.

Senior Certificate with a grade C or higher in English
GCSE/O-Level English grade C or above

Cardiff Met Country Manager

Country ManagerNicola Brabyn
Telephone+ 44 (0) 2920 201534


Educational Advisors in your country

The International Office works with a number of Educational agencies and advisors around the World. The following provides details of our official representatives for your country:

Agency Name​ ​Website
​Global Education​

Student Stories

Read stories from our South African students about their experience at Cardiff Met

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Amanzimtoti - South Africa
MSc Information Technology Management

Jonathan joined Cardiff Met in October 2016 on a scholarship from CTI. Read about his first experience of arriving in the UK and joining Cardiff Met

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Pretoria - South Africa
Master of Business Administration

Kapil joined Cardiff Met in October 2016 on a scholarship from CTI. Read about his experiences applying for the scholarship and reaching Cardiff Met.

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