Welcome and congratulations on being offered a place on a Research programme at Cardiff Metropolitan University.
Cardiff Met is an excellent choice for Postgraduate Study. We pride ourselves in having a strong reputation in applied research and an active engagement with business and industry. Research undertaken by our academic staff is invariably at the cutting edge of knowledge exploration, thus enriching the students' experience and their academic development. Whether you are joining us as a full or part-time Research student, we can offer you first-class, unique research opportunities.
We appreciate that you will be juggling a number of work, family and social commitments in addition to your studies and with this in mind our staff will do their best to be as flexible as possible to support you. These web pages have been put together to help you settle in quickly and to ensure you get the most out of your time at Cardiff Met.
You can also download a copy of the New Student Joining Instructions you received in the post. For a Welsh version please click here.
here for enrolment details and a step-by-step guide on how to self enrol. In order to self enrol your status with Cardiff Met must be Unconditional Firm (UF). Following enrolment, research students are made Academic Associates and have the status of academic staff, receiving a staff ID card and access to staff facilities/resources.
For CSAD research programmes, please ensure you have read the joining information in the next section prior to enrolling.
Intakes for research students
- Autumn Term 25th September 2017
- Spring Term 22nd January 2018
- Summer Term 16th April 2018
Intakes for Professional Doctorates
- 20th November 2017
- 16th April 2018
Induction and Joining Information
There is a compulsory one day induction programme for students who have recently enrolled onto a research programme. 2017/18 induction dates are:
- 31st October 2017
- 26th February 2018
- 23rd May 2018
All will be held in the Hospitality Suite, School of Management, Llandaff Campus.
Art & Design:
Joining information for Cardiff School of Art and Design MPhil/PhD students can be found
Please ensure you read this information before enrolling as module choice information is included.
For all School research programmes, please notify your Director of Studies once you have enrolled and you will be provided with further joining information.
Fees and Finance
For Fees and Finance information please
Research Studies Manual
School Research Contacts