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.
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) and you will be sent a notification email to confirm you are able to proceed. 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.
Induction and Joining Information
All new postgraduate researchers enrolling in 2021/2022 are expected to attend an informal 'Meet & Greet' session followed by a more formal Induction. The 'Meet & Greet' will provide you with an opportunity to engage with key members of staff who will be involved with your research degree. Induction will introduce you to key topics which are relevant to the initial stages of your postgraduate researcher study.
Please note: These events are usually held on campus but due to current Covid 19 conditions, for the events in September and October, it is proposed that 'Meet & Greet' and Induction, will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.
Start Dates (all PGR, unless stated)
- 20th September 2021
- 10th January 2022
- 2nd May 2022
School of Management - DMan - 4th October 2021
School of Art Design - September intake only
School of Sport and Health Sciences - Sept and May intakes only
Prof Doc - September and May intakes only
Meet and Greet (all PGR, unless stated)
Induction (all PGR, unless stated)
- 29th September 2021 - 10am - 12pm
- 19th January 2022 - 10am - 12pm
- 11th May 2022 - 10am - 12pm
week commencing 18th October 2021
week commencing 7th February 2022
week commencing 23rd May 2022
Workshops are usually at 10am and 2pm.
For all other 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
Campuses & Locations
Fees & Finance
International Arrival Information
i-Zone Living in Cardiff Research Degree Scholarships