Cardiff Metropolitan University

About the institution

Cardiff Metropolitan University recently celebrated its first 150 years and has grown from its origins as Cardiff’s first School of Art to offer a range of career-focused courses designed to meet business and professional needs. In addition to art and design, it also specialises in education, health science, management and sport. The university seeks to foster both entrepreneurialism and creativity and is based in three campuses in Cardiff, one of which is residential.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
13,394
Male UG students: 
45%
Female UG students: 
55%
Full-time students: 
93%
Under 21 on entry: 
69%
International: 
16%
Undergraduate: 
65%
Student-staff ratio: 
19.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
317.2

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 14%
2.1: 44%
2.2: 31%
Pass: 7%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

88%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
43%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
17,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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