Cardiff Metropolitan University

Introduction

Located in an exciting, modern European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a global university. We are continually investing in our students' future and provide education and training opportunities that are accessible, flexible and of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide.

The university has been integral to the City of Cardiff since 1865 and we pride ourselves on being a strong, sustainable and student-centred university, focused on the economic, social and cultural wellbeing of Cardiff and southeast Wales; promoting student employability, applied for research and knowledge transfer.

Focus on employability

All our schools specialise in courses that are career orientated and have been designed in conjunction with business and industry. Through work placement programmes, professional accreditations and opportunities to study abroad, our focus on employability has ensured that 95.6% of our graduates enter employment or further study within six months of graduation.

Learning and teaching

Our approach to learning, teaching and assessment is underpinned by high-quality academic standards, working in partnership with students, the development and embedding of technology-enhanced learning and assessment, and research informed teaching.

Our objective is to develop creative, resilient and sought-after graduates with aptitudes, skills and experiences that enable them to make an impact in their chosen profession or pathway. Learning and teaching will always be at the heart of what we do at Cardiff Metropolitan University and we hope you fully experience our efforts to maintain a personal touch within a friendly and supportive learning environment.

A global university

Cardiff Metropolitan University is proud to be associated with a number of high-calibre partners in the UK and internationally. The University's close alliance with its Associate College, the London School of Commerce and overseas partnerships offering our programmes in Egypt, Korea, Lebanon, Morocco, Sri Lanka and Singapore means that students from over 140 countries are able to study Cardiff Metropolitan University degrees and MBA programmes.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

Post Compulsory Education & Training (PCET) - PGCE/PCE

Campus Part time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

This is a part-time, in-service course which has a requirement for a minimum of 30 hours of contact teaching in the first year and a minimum of 100 hours of contact teaching in the second year. [+]

Course Overview Pathways: Professional Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) PCET Professional Certificate of Education (PCE) PCET.

The PGCE PCET is for graduates who want to teach their degree subject or any subject for which they have at least a level 3 qualification in. They should also be teaching or actively seeking teaching in the post-compulsory sector of education and training. Students do not need GCSE Maths or English to apply for this course.

The PCE PCET is for students with a Level 3 qualification (e.g. NVQ3, OCN 3, A Level equivalence) preferably in the subject they are teaching or want to teach. The programme is for students who have experience in their subject areas and who wish to further their experience by teaching in the PCET or lifelong learning and skills sector. Students do not need GCSE Maths or English to apply for this course.... [-]


Courses

Primary - PGCE

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

The PGCE Primary programme has been designed to provide students with a variety of challenging experiences with a ​continuum of school and university work, in order to prepare students to become primary teachers and to enable them to meet the standards for Qualified Teacher Status. [+]

Course Overview

If you are a graduate with a passion for learning and an interest in a career in primary teaching, this course is for you! The PGCE Primary Education programme is a one year course that leads to the award of qualified teacher status. The course aims to prepare student teachers to be highly-skilled, confident, critically reflective and innovative practitioners who are committed to life-long professional learning and the education of young people.

To train to teach at Cardiff Metropolitan University is an exciting opportunity to learn within the Cardiff Partnership for Initial Teacher Education, the only provider in South East Wales to be accredited by the Education Workforce Council for 2019 entry.... [-]


Secondary - PGCE

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

The PGCE Secondary programme provides a professional training for graduates who wish to teach the subject areas listed within 'Course Cont​ent' in schools. [+]

Course Overview

If you are a graduate with a passion for your specialist subject and a desire to inspire young people, this course is for you! The PGCE Secondary Education programme is a one year course that leads to the award of qualified teacher status. The course aims to prepare student teachers to be highly-skilled, confident, critically reflective and innovative practitioners who are committed to life-long professional learning and the education of young people.

The course provides professional training for graduates who wish to teach the following subject areas:

Art and Design Biology with Science Chemistry with Science Design & Technology (specialising in Resistant Materials & Systems or Food & Textiles) Drama English Geography History Information Communications Technology & Computing Mathematics Modern Foreign Languages (Specialising in either French, French and Spanish, or French and German. Limited French/Italian placements and also limited Spanish placements are available.) Music Physical Education Physics with Science Religious Education Welsh Learning & Teaching ... [-]

Foundation Year

Foundation leading to BA/BSc Social Sciences

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

​This course is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a social science-based Higher National Diploma (HND) or Honours degree programme within the Cardiff School of Health Sciences or the School of Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University. [+]

Course Overview

This course is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a social science-based Higher National Diploma (HND) or Honours degree programme at Cardiff Metropolitan University. It is designed for those who have not achieved the required number of A-level points (A2 or their equivalent) or for those who have studied A-level subjects (or their equivalent) in areas that do not provide the necessary background in the disciplines of the intended pathways (HND or degree).

This course is also intended to widen access and participation for 'return to learning' students who wish to enter higher education.

Learning & Teaching

A variety of teaching strategies will be employed to reflect the requirements of the particular topic; variety of student learning styles; existence of professional experience within the group; and the level and type of study required over the programme.... [-]


Foundation leading to BSc Health Sciences

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

This programme is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a health science-based honours degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, who have not achieved the required number of A-level points (A2 or their equivalent). It is also suitable for those who have studied A-level subjects (or their equivalent) in areas that do not provide the necessary background within the scientific disciplines required for the chosen Honours degree programme. [+]

Course Overview

This programme is intended to cater for those who aspire to enrol on a health science-based honours degree at Cardiff Metropolitan University, who have not achieved the required number of A-level points (A2 or their equivalent). It is also suitable for those who have studied A-level subjects (or their equivalent) in areas that do not provide the necessary background within the scientific disciplines required for the chosen Honours degree programme.

This programme is also intended to widen access and participation for ‘return to learning’ students who wish to embark upon a Science-based honours degree.

Learning & Teaching

The Programme Director is responsible for the organisation and overall operation of the programme.... [-]


Foundation Programme: Cardiff School of Management

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

This course is intended for students wishing to enrol on a three-year honours degree programme in Cardiff School of Management (CSM) [+]

Course Overview

This course is intended for students wishing to enrol on a three-year honours degree programme in Cardiff School of Management (CSM), who fall into one of the following categories:

1. Students who have not achieved the required A-level (or equivalent) points score.

2. Mature students who have been out of the formal education system for some time.

Course Content

The foundation year will include the study of the following areas:

Academic Skills Information Technology Quantitative Methods Business and Management Studies Finance Learning & Teaching

A variety of teaching delivery methods are used in this course including, lectures, group work, seminars and workshops. You will study six modules. Each module will have 48 hours of timetabled hours (contact time) and 152 hours for self-study/ independent learning time.... [-]


International Foundation Course

Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

This course is intended to provide a vehicle for international students who wish to improve their English language proficiency and become familiar with the conventions of Higher Education in the UK. Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded 120 transferrable academic credits and will be assisted in applying for their chosen progression courses either within Cardiff Metropolitan University or at other UK universities. [+]

About

This course is intended to provide a vehicle for international students who wish to improve their English language proficiency and become familiar with the conventions of Higher Education in the UK. Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded 120 transferrable academic credits and will be assisted in applying for their chosen progression courses either within Cardiff Metropolitan University or at other UK universities.

Course Aims

Knowledge & Understanding

Use the main English verb tenses for a variety of purposes including giving narratives, reporting, expressing possibility and probability. Use passive constructions to express mood and write accounts and instructive texts. Use relative clauses to define subjects and provide additional information. Use conditionals to express likelihood and cause and effect relationships. Use different styles of English including formal and informal register and academic English. Understand the rigours of UK university studies in preparing for and accurately recording lectures, conferences and seminars. Understand academic and topic-specific vocabulary while avoiding jargon where possible. Discuss aspects of UK life and how they apply to international students. Meaningfully reflect on their experiences of studying at a UK university. ... [-]

International Foundation Course in Art & Design

Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom Cardiff

​The International Foundation Course (Art & Design) is a one-year full-time programme that aims to develop language and academic skills to a level appropriate for successful progression to an intended undergraduate degree course. The programme provides students on successful completion guaranteed opportunity to join Year 1 (Level 4) of any of the undergraduate three-year honours degree courses within Cardiff School of Art & Design. [+]

Course Overview

​The International Foundation Course (Art & Design) is a one-year full-time programme that aims to develop language and academic skills to a level appropriate for successful progression to an intended undergraduate degree course. The programme provides students on successful completion guaranteed opportunity to join Year 1 (Level 4) of any of the undergraduate three-year honours degree courses within Cardiff School of Art & Design.

The International Foundation Course (Art & Design) is intended for students who fall into one or both of the following categories:

Students who have not achieved the required A-level or equivalent points score. Students who have not achieved the required level in English proficiency. ... [-]

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Contact

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Address Cardiff Metropolitan University, Llandaff Campus, Western Avenue, Cardiff
CF5 2YB Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Website http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/international/
Phone +44 29 2041 6070