How to Apply



We are delighted you are considering Cardiff Metropolitan University for your research studies. More information about research at the School is contained in these web pages.

For information about our subject expertise in the Cardiff School of Management you may benefit from visiting our website and exploring both the courses taught here and the staff profiles section.

To be considered applicants need to submit a full application together with one detailed WORD format (Arial 12 format with no colour) research proposal of approximately 2000 words. The application and guidelines around developing your proposal can be seen on the PDF document below. If you are an international student please return the application together with all supporting documents to the International Office: or if you are a European Union student please return the application together with all supporting documents to the Admissions Office:   

For full details about student tuition fees please follow this link (please note that there are no available funded scholarships) – tuition fees please note there are no scholarships available within the school.

There are three annual intakes for research degree students at Cardiff Met: September, January  and April. Please note that applications can take some time to process, and typically it may take 6-8 weeks to receive a final decision. We consider the quality and appropriateness of the research proposal, as well as the availability of research degree supervisors. 

For details on how to write the research proposal, please click on the link below.

Application Guidelines - Submitting a Research Proposal to CSM.pdf


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