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 help ensure that 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 in
here for enrolment details and a step-by-step guide on how to self enrol. For CSAD research programmes, please ensure you have read the joining information pack prior to enrolling.
Please note that in order to self enrol your status with Cardiff Met must be Unconditional Firm (UF).
Cardiff Met has three intakes for research students:-
26th September 2016
16th January 2017
24th April 2017
After enrolment, research students are made Academic Associates who have the status of academic staff. Research students will receive a staff ID card and have access to staff facilities and resources.
Intakes for Professional Doctorates are:
1st November 2016
24th April 2017
Induction and Joining Information
There is a compulsory one day induction programme for newly enrolled students. You will be informed by invitation of your induction date and location by your Director of Studies after you have
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 - module choice information included.
For all School research programmes, please notify your Director of Studies once you have enrolled and a date for induction can then be confirmed. If not included above, you will also be provided with further joining information.
Fees and Finance
For Fees and Finance information please
Research Studies Manual
School Research Contacts