Application Routes

Applications for full time undergraduate courses and full time postgraduate teacher training are made through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS - Cardiff Metropolitan University processes its applications according to UCAS' systems and procedures.

Applications for our part-time, postgraduate and research courses (excluding postgraduate teacher training) are made directly to Cardiff Metropolitan University through the Self Service system.

Cardiff Met graduates progressing from undergraduate to postgraduate are expected to reapply through Cardiff Met’s direct Self Service application system. Information on the application needs to be completed fully, so that Admissions are made aware of any updates to information and changes in circumstances.

5.1 Overseas Fee Paying Applicants

International applicants can apply through UCAS or directly to Cardiff Met through the online applications at International Students - How to Apply - Cardiff Metropolitan University for Foundation and Undergraduate courses. For Postgraduate and Research courses applicants must apply direct at International Students - How to Apply - Cardiff Metropolitan University

5.2 Franchise Applicants

Cardiff Met has a number of courses run in partnership with local colleges. These courses are listed both on UCAS and our course pages and applicants can apply through UCAS or directly to the college.

5.3 Transfers from other Universities and from within Cardiff Met

Cardiff Met considers transfers to all years from other Universities as long as the entry requirements, are met for the chosen course.  This however may not include those courses which have professional accreditation or placements if the course undertaken previously does not have the accreditation or placements. Applicants applying from another University need to submit an application through UCAS. International applicants need to apply through International Students - How to Apply - Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Proof of current studies are welcome to be sent to Admissions so that an assessment about suitability can be made, before an application is submitted. Please refer to section 20, on Recognition of Prior Learning for information on entry to years 2 and 3.

Current Cardiff Met students wishing to transfer to another course, need to contact the admissions course tutor and do not need to reapply through Admissions. If the transfer is agreed the transfer process will need to be completed by your current course tutor.