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Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesWestern AvenueCardiffCF5 2YBTel: +44 (0)29 2041 6070 further your careerFax: +44 (0)29 2041 6286email: firstname.lastname@example.orgRhoddfa’r GorllewinCaerdyddCF5 2YBFfôn: +44 (0)29 2041 6070Ffacs: +44 (0)29 2041 6286ebost: email@example.com Cardiff Metropolitan University Cardiff Metropolitan University Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunities cardiffmet.ac.uk
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1Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesWhet he r you arelooking fo r full orpar t-time study,Cardiff Metro politanUniversity is anex cellent choice forpostgraduate study. ’We pride ourselves onhaving a strong reputation in A GLOBAL UNIVERSITY >>applied research and active We educate students from over 140 Countriesengagement with business worldwide.and industry. We can offer awide range of first-class A THRIVING POSTGRADUATE COMMUNITY >>taught courses and unique Postgraduates make up 36% of our total studentresearch opportunities population – the highest proportion of all Welshacross our five academic universities.schools, all designed to helpyou further your career. INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED RESEARCH >> Results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise recognised our success in supporting the development of world class and internationally leading research. INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE >> £50million planned investment on upgrading our estates and student facilities. ’ www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/postgraduate cardiffmet.ac.uk
Investing in YO UR futureThe university prides itself on providing modern, we ll equippedbuildings wit h all t he facilities t hat a student needs to succeed. ’ >> It was announced in 2011 that the Cardiff School of Art & Design will Over the last few years open a brand new, £10million, considerable investment has state-of-the-art facility in 2014 at the Llandaff Campus. been made across the whole of the university, with over £50million of planned We are a forward t hinking investment in estate institution and we are developments alone, that proud of our reputation for include: providing a student centred approach to learning. We >> want t his excellence and The award winning, £21million quality to be reflected in state-of-art Management Building our new buildings by was opened in Autumn 2010 at the creating an environment fit Llandaff Campus. for 21st century higher education. >> A new Learning Centre and Fur t her inform ation: refurbished Student Centre, also opened in 2010, both at the www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ Llandaff Campus. investing >> The £4.9million Food Industry Centre at the Llandaff Campus was opened in 2009. >> Opened in 2010 and based at the Llandaff Campus, the iZone is an innovative and integrated service hub for current and potential students. Im ages from top to bottom: // Cardiff School of Management >> // Learning Centre // Food Industry Centre A new Campus Centre opened at // iZone the Cycnoed Campus in 2009.
2/3CONTENTSINVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE 2CARDIFF 4TRAVEL TO CARDIFF 6CO URSE DIRECTORY 8RESEARCH CENTRES AND GROUPS 10RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES 16CARDIFF SCHOOL of ART & DESIGN 20CARDIFF SCHOOL of EDUCATION 34CARDIFF SCHOOL of HEALTH SC IENCES 48CARDIFF SCHOOL of MANAGEMENT 68CARDIFF SCHOOL of SP ORT 88A DM ISSIO NS AND ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 106CPPD/CWBL 108TUITION FEES AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT 109ST UDENT SUPPORT SERVICES 110INTERNATIO NAL ST UDENTS 112ST UDENT FACILITIES AND LEARNING CENTRES 1 14SP O RT FO R ALL 1 16AL UMNI 118INDEX 1 19 cardiffmet.ac.uk
CARDIFFCardiff is an exciting, modern European capital city, which punches well above itsweight for its size and was recently described as t he ‘epitome of cool’ in t he renownedLonely Planet travel guide and as a top travel destination by National GeographicMagazine.’ SOCIAL SCENE thriving scene. The Motorpoint Arena and Millennium Stadium Traditional student areas in Cardiff host all the big-name tours, whileABOUT THE CITY smaller independent venues like are Roath and Cathays - where there are plenty of pubs, cafes, bars Clwb Ifor Bach and the StudentsEuropes youngest capital packs all and shops. Whether you’re looking Union bars are home to morethe benefits of a major to watch sport on a big screen with intimate music nights. Thecosmopolitan destination into a a cheap meal and a drink, or prefer renowned Swn Festival takes placefriendly, affordable and easy to cocktails in a trendy cafe with live every October, promoting newnavigate space and is a great place music, this is an area which caters music coming in and out of Wales.to live and study as a student. for every taste. St David’s Hall in the city centreAn impressive civic centre with and the Glee Club in Cardiff Bay In the city centre, pubs and bars sitwonderful buildings, including the are both great venues for live alongside super-clubs which allNational Museum of Wales is comedy, and if film is your thing, host weekly student nights andsurrounded by acres of parkland, a Cardiff is home to 3 mulitplex drinks offers. Cardiff’s ‘Cafethriving city centre, a brand new cinemas as well as a fantastic Quarter’ on Mill Lane is popular forshopping and entertainment centre independent cinema with bar and it‘s stylish late-night bar andand Victorian boutique shopping cafe at the award-winning Chapter restaurant scene.arcades, world-class sporting Arts Centre.stadiums, and a lively Cafe Quarter If you enjoy eating out Cardiff haswhich stretches down to a stunning For theatre and musical fans, plenty to offer. Whether tapas,waterfront area with bars and The Wales Millennium Centre in fajitas, steak, sushi or a full Welshrestaurants at Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay is a world-famous, breakfast is your thing, you won’t struggle to find something good to iconic theatre and arts venue.As the Welsh capital, Cardiff boasts eat in Cardiff. From waterside finean excellent, year-round calendar Cardiff is also home to an dining in Cardiff Bay, toof events and culture; from theatre, excellent selection of sporting independent cafes and restaurantscomedy and concerts to music and events, from international cricket in Roath and Cathays, Cardiff is afood festivals and major sporting at the SWALEC stadium, to rugby great, affordable city to enjoyevents. and football at the Millennium eating out. Cardiff is also home to a major international food festival Stadium and Cardiff City Stadium, every summer in Cardiff Bay. as well as the annual Speedway For music lovers, Cardiff has a motorsport and Wales GB Rally.
4/5Beyond The City Cardiff students can enjoy surfing, hiking or horse riding and again are only sailing or sunbathing at world-class a short distance from the city itself.Cardiff has to be one of the UK’s best- beaches within an hour’s drive from the Indoor climbing centres, white waterplaced cities for outdoor activities. With city. rafting and ice skating are also allWales’ coastline being named as ‘the possible in the city.greatest region on earth to visit in 2012’ In-land, the Brecon Beacons areby travellers’ bible Lonely Planet, stunning areas for mountain biking, FIND OUT MORE: www.whycardiff.com www.cardiffmet.ac.uk www.buzzmag.co.uk cardiffmet.ac.uk
TRAVEL TO CARDIFF’ 4 By bus Llandaff Campus The central bus station is adjacent Post Code fo r GPS: to the central railway station. Local CF5 2YB1 By car services connect to all campuses. This is located on Western AvenueThe M4 motorway lies just a mile or (A48).so to the north of the city centre 5 By airgiving easy access to London and Cardiff International Airport is Plas Gw ynthe South East or, via the M5, to the approximately twelve miles from (Halls of Residence)Midlands, the South West and the the city centre. There are regular Post Code fo r GPS:North. services to many British cities and CF5 2XJ to other European capitals. From the A48 follow the signs for2 By train Llandaff. Take Cardiff Road toRail travel is just as easy. A good rail Llantrisant Road.network links Cardiff to all parts ofWales and there are fast, daily HOW TO FIND US The campus is on the left, oppositeservices to other major cities and Directions by Car: the main BBC building.London is only two hours away byInter-City. Cyncoed CampusThe main station for Inter-City Post Code for GPS:services is Cardiff Central in the city CF5 6XDcentre. It’s a short distance from From the A48(M) Eastern Avenue,our Howard Gardens campus, and travel via Llanedeyrn Road toapproximately 2.5 miles from the Cyncoed Road.campuses at Llandaff and Cyncoed.Taxis and buses to all the campuses Howard Gardens Campusand halls of residence are available Post Code for GPS:from the station. Local train CF24 0SPservices operate from both the From the A48 Eastern Avenue,Cardiff Central and Queen Street follow signs for Newport Roadstations. (A4161) and the city centre.3 By coach Nearing the city centre follow theNational coach services operate direction sign for the Howardfrom the city centre bus station, Gardens Gallery, the turning is onadjacent to the central railway the left.station.
6/7Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunities TRAVEL DISTANCES: Birmingham 110 miles Bristol 47 miles Gloucester 57 miles Hull 251 miles Leeds 236 miles Liverpool 202 miles London 153 miles Manchester 190 miles Newcastle upon Tyne 319 miles Newport 15 miles Oxford 108 miles Plymouth 160 miles Southampton 122 miles Swansea 41 miles’ Information supplied by RAC Motoring Services. More detailed directions can be accessed on our website at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ findus cardiffmet.ac.uk
RESEARCHCENTRES & GROUPS The National Centre fo r products, automotive, medical and Product Design & defence. Development Research (PDR) Designated a national Centre of CARDIFF SC HOOL Excellence for Technology & of ART & DESIGN Industrial Collaboration, PDR works in close partnership with Wales Institute for manufacturing industries, Research in Ar t and Design particularly small and medium sized (WIRAD) enterprises (SMEs) and Much of the schools research is government bodies, offering conducted through the Wales applied research and consultancy Institute for Research in Art and in the fields of product design, Design (WIRAD). WIRAD’s development and manufacture. founding partners, Cardiff PDR’s mission is to aid the Metropolitan University and the development and adaptation of University of Wales, Newport new processes, tools and scored 4 and 5 respectively in the techniques for use in new product 2001 RAE. In the 2008 RAE the Art development. & Design panel rated 95% of the WIRAD research submission as The centres research team is made international standard, with 70% up of senior and junior researchers, rated as either internationally research assistants and research excellent or world leading. World students. The focus of this team is leading research was specifically on research which reflects the noted by the panel in the film strategic importance of the creative photography & screen media, fine application of design and the art and ceramics research groups. design process in the development of new products, systems and methodologies. As a result PDR has gained an enviable reputation for the development and transfer of design knowledge and expertise into industry. This is evidenced by the number of products produced (over 350) for a wide range of clients to include consumer
10/11’Research at t he university is organised t hrough a number of research centres, offe ringapplied research and consultancy to business and industry, and to local and nationalgovernment across t he UK and t hroughout t he wo rld.CARDIFF SC HOOL the latest analytical equipment. In Further information:of EDUCATION addition to research funded by www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ medical charities, government and researchPedagogy and Andragogy industry, the centre provides aResearch Group (PARG) range of consultancy services to theThe PARG group focus their private sector.research on the following areas:// Culture and Pedagogy Centre for Healt h Safety// Higher Education and t he Environment// Physical Education The centre delivers applied// ICT in Education research and consultancy in// Language in Education occupational and personal health// Music Education and safety, environmental risk// Early Years and Outdoor management, pollution and health Learning and waste management. It works// Adult and Continuing closely with industry and has a Education. collaborative programme with the School of Professional andAr ts and Hum anities Continuing Education at theResearch Group (AHRG) University of Hong Kong.The AHRG group focus theirresearch on the following areas: Centre for Nutrition,History and Politics; Identities; Dietetics and FoodSpace, place and location; Internationally recognised forCreativity. applied food safety research, the unit has a world leading reputation for research on the psychology of food handlers’ behaviour. The unitCARDIFF SC HOOL of delivers applied research andHEALTH SCIENCES consultancy in food science, nutrition & health for numerousCe ntre for Biomedical clients including the FoodResearch Standards Agency, WelshThe centre has an international Government and industry.reputation for research on thebiology of disease with a focus onmolecular and cell biology.Researchers have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and cardiffmet.ac.uk
RESEARCHCENTRES & GROUPS Zero 2 Five speech & language therapy, dental Food Industry Centre technology, housing and Nationally recognised as a partner community studies. in Food Network Wales, the Food Industry Centre provides technical Psychological Research expertise to the Welsh Food The Department of Psychology Industry and undertakes are currently engaged in a range consultancy services and training of applied research projects. The programmes for a wide range of university has invested heavily in clients, both in the UK and the development of Psychology overseas. postgraduate research infrastructure, with the Wales Centre for Podiatric development of our new Studies postgraduate research resource Celebrating 50 years of training centre. Psychology at Cardiff health care professionals, the fosters a synergistic approach to Centre delivers a range of research and postgraduate learning academic programmes and by offering a range of postgraduate enterprise activities, ensuring the taught programmes along with the best integration of theory and opportunity to engage in evidence-based practice. individualised MPhil/PhD research The Centre uses its own facilities programmes. including three large clinics, laboratories, x-ray unit and a private practice facility. CARDIFF SC HOOL of MA NAGEMENT Centre for Applied Social Science Cardiff Institute for Co- This unit acts both independently, operative Studies (CICS) and in collaboration with other CICS was formerly known as The higher education institutions, Wales Institute for Research into health and social care providers Co-operatives (WIRC), was and the voluntary sector. It established in 2002 as in provides a committed and unique interdisciplinary research centre. team of researchers to meet WIRC was the first Wales-based applied research needs in health research centre working to focus and social care including primarily on exploring and psychology, nutrition & dietetics, developing knowledge about co-
12/13Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesoperatives, credit unions, mutuals between Cardiff Metropolitan Further information:and member-based organisations University and Bangor University www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/in the region. and in 2009 CLEC was awarded a research £3.8m contract from the WalesCentre for Visioning European Funding Office to run aSustainable Societies major leadership developmentThe Centre acts as a catalyst for the course for business owners anddevelopment of cross school managers – The 20Twentyresearch activity, generating journal Leadership programme.articles, conference papers andapplications for research funding The Welsh Centre forand Knowledge Transfer Tourism Research (WCTR)Partnerships relating to the areas of Established in 2001, it is one of thesustainable development, global most recognised centres ofcitizenship and ethics. research excellence at the university and the only UK researchThe Centre assists in the Schools centre of its kind to be rated asresponse to the Welsh Government producing world-leading andand the Higher Education Funding internationally excellent research.Council for Wales agenda for In the 2008 Research Assessmentintegrating issues of sustainable Exercise the WCTR was the onlydevelopment and global citizenship tourism research centre in the UKinto the undergraduate and to have its own research profile.postgraduate curricula. The Centre is home to aCreative Leadership and burgeoning suite of internationalEnte rprise Centre (CLEC) projects and networks which focusCLEC was established at the Cardiff on the linkages between tourismSchool of Management in May and sustainable economic2007. It delivers top class development, inequality, injusticeleadership training to the future and poverty alleviation.leaders of both private and publicsector organisations. It also carriesout research projects on localenterprise and SMEs. CLEC iscurrently running a pan-Wales PostGraduate Certificate in Leadershipfor Collaboration, a joint project cardiffmet.ac.uk
RESEARCHCENTRES & GROUPS CARDIFF SCHOOL Spor t Psychology Research of SPO RT Group Sport Psychology research National Indoor At hletics examines a range of psychological Centre (NIAC) factors within sport and physical Wales’ £7 million indoor athletics education. Main areas include: centre, housed at the Cyncoed Competition and organisational campus is a state-of-the-art stress; positive organisational athletics centre, that offers multi- psychology, mental toughness; the sport provision and includes a psychology of sports injuries and sports injuries clinic and bio- social support; reflective practice mechanics laboratory. NIAC puts and consultant effectiveness; goal the university at the forefront of setting practices; motivational performance facilities in the UK. It theory and climate; and self- is the only designated ‘High confidence. Performance Centre’ in Wales and has hosted many national and Physiology and Healt h international events. Research Group The physiology and health team Centre for Perform ance are engaged with a broad range of Analysis research, ranging from the The performance analysis research physiology underpinning elite group are working in the following performance to the role of exercise areas; feedback technology, in the management and treatment developing theoretical models of of disease. Recent projects have sports performance, application of examined; the impact of the playing performance analysis in the surface on the development of coaching process, selection and fatigue, the use of functional judging contexts, work-rate electrical stimulated rowing to analysis, analysis of injury risk, improve cardiovascular function in tactics in sport and technical people with spinal cord injury, the effectiveness role of exercise in cardiac rehabilitation and the development of talent in children.
14/15Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesSpor t Biomechanics Sociology and Philosophy Further information:Research Group of Spor t Research Group www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/The internationally recognised The group’s research interests are researchSports Biomechanics research wide-ranging and include aspectsgroup is based in the National of social interaction, ethnography,Indoor Athletics Centre, and philosophy and ethics. Theequipped with modern research staff’s work is concernedmeasurement systems, including with gender, ‘race’ and ethnicity,novel athlete worn wireless embodiment and identity. Thesesensors. We investigate two major are reflected in research on sportsresearch themes; the coaching- coaching, socio-political theory,biomechanics interface and sports moral development and sport andmedicine. Our global aim is to leisure cultures. There is a strongenhance performance and reduce interest in research methodology,injury. ethnography, action research, and research ethics.Spor t Coaching ResearchGroupThe sports coaching academic areaat the university is diverse and wideranging. Although principallydriven by a perception of coachingas a complex social endeavourcontributions to a holistic view ofthe activity come from manyquarters. These includeconsidering coaching from theperspectives of reflective practice,chaos theory, change management,and as a ‘community of practice’Investigations are also under way inrelation to the delivery of sportscoaching units (e.g., PBL, actionresearch and ethno-drama), inaddition to exploring variousformats through which the socialphenomenon of coaching can berepresented. cardiffmet.ac.uk
RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES’ You can study for a research degree completion of a preliminary full or part-time which may take programme (usually one year full- place entirely on campus, or at your time or two years part-time toAll five of our academics place of work, or a combination of transfer to PhD, or completion ofschools provide both. the MRes programme to transfer toopportunities to undertake a Professional Doctorate).supervised research leading Additional opportunities areto the awards of Master of available to study for the awards of The Program mesPhilosophy (MPhil) or Doctor Master of Research (MRes) or The awards of MPhil and PhD areof Philosophy (PhD). Professional Doctorate; the achieved through a sustained piece designation varies with the of original investigative research professional area - Doctor of and the presentation of a thesis. Education, (Ed.D) Doctor of The university provides all its Tourism (DTourism), Doctor of research students with expert Biomedical Science (DBMS), supervision and facilities relevant to Information Systems (Dlnfosys) and their chosen area of research. Each Doctor of Business Administration research degree candidate has a (DBA). supervisory team of two or three members of academic staff, one of whom acts as the candidate’s PERIOD OF ST UDY Director of Studies. MPhil or MRes All candidates for MPhil or PhD are The period of study for MPhil is required to undertake a usually between one and two years compulsory programme in research full-time, or between two and five methods, which better equips them years part-time. The period of to undertake research. The study for MRes is usually between programme is free to all students three and four year years full-time, accepted for admission and is and between four and seven years usually undertaken within three part-time. months of enrolment. Entry Conditions Professional Doctorates Applicants without a Masters The Professional Doctorate degree may register for a Masters programme includes: by research with the possibility of transfering to the Doctoral // Taught modules of an advanced programme, subject to satisfactory nature concerned with
16/17Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesprofessionally-relevant knowledge APPLICATIO N FO R The university will notify you of the// Opportunities to apply ADM ISSIO N outcome as soon as possible. If youknowledge further in the work are made a conditional offer ofplace You are required to submit an initial admission you will need to fulfil any// A requirement for the creation application form, which will enable requirements that are stipulatedof new professional knowledge. the university to identify an and provide relevant documentary appropriate academic school within evidence before you are permittedThe Professional Doctorate is which the research project will be to enrol. For more information:differentiated from a PhD because located. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapplyit is a professional qualification thatincludes taught, experiential and You may apply at any time of yearresearch elements at doctoral level. although you are advised to do so ENROLMENTThe Professional Doctorate as early as possible prior to yourincorporates a variety of forms of intended commencement, Enrolment takes place three times acohort-based and individualised particularly if you are seeking year, at the start of each academiclearning appropriate to the very external sponsorship from a term (September, January andhighest levels of achievement: research council or charitable trust. April). At enrolment you will bedidactic teaching, questioning and required to bring your originaldebate, enquiry based learning, Applications are considered by the degree certificates, pay your feesguided study, negotiated study, relevant School or Unit in which or provide documentary evidenceand research. you would undertake your research of your financial sponsor. project. It usually takes severalIt is Professional because it weeks to process an application.integrates taught, experiential and The application process involves SPONSORSHIP &research elements to address assessing the viability of your RESEARCH ST UDENTSHIPScurrent professional issues. The intended research project,first part of the Professional identifying an appropriate The following organisationsDoctorate programme, which is academic supervisor and following provide financial awards andtaken by all candidates, consists of up references. sponsorship for research.the Master of Research As part of the application process Individual awards are determinedprogramme; candidates you will be contacted by one of our on a competitive basis through anterminating their studies at the end members of academic staff who will annual competition. Studentsof this phase are awarded the discuss with you your proposed should have or expect to attain adegree of MRes. project. This will usually take the first or upper second class honours form of an interview for applicants degree and must be eligible to pay resident in the UK. tuition fees at the UK rate. cardiffmet.ac.uk
RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIESApplications for research council Economic & Social Research COMMONWEALT Hstudentships are submitted via the Council (ESRC) SC HOLARSHIP ANDinstitution in which you intend to www.esrc.ac.uk FELLOWSHIP PLANundertake your study and for whichyou should already have obtained Medical Research Council (MRC) Scholarships are available toconfirmation of a conditional offer. www.mrc.ac.uk students of intellectual promise who are likely to make a significantIf you are interested in applying for National Environment Research contribution to their residenta research studentship you should Council (NERC) country on their return from study.indicate this in your application for www.nerc.ac.ukadmission. There is considerable Awards usually cover travel costs,competition for such awards and Engineering & Physical Sciences tuition fees and living expenses.whilst the university is keen to Research Council (EPSRC) Candidates should normally beencourage such applications you www.epsrc.ac.uk Commonwealth citizens or Britishmay not necessarily be successful. ported persons normally resident in Particle Physics & Astronomy a Commonwealth country, otherFor further information see the Research Council (PPARC) than the United Kingdom and beProspects Postgraduate Funding www.pparc.ac.uk holders of at least a second classGuide, available from careers honours degree or equivalentoffices visit www.prospects.ac.uk General Social Care Council qualification.or the website of relevant funding (England) Applicants should contact thebodies. www.gscc.org.uk Commonwealth Scholarship Agency in their resident country. Care Council for WalesRESEARCH COUNCILS www.ccwales.org.uk Enquiries in the UK should be addressed to:Arts & Humanities Research Board Northern Ireland Social Care(AHRB) Council Commonwealth ScholarshipThe Postgraduate Awards Division www.niscc.info Commission,www.ahrb.ac.uk Association of Commonwealth Scottish Social Services Council Universities,Biotechnology & Biological Information Service 36 Gordon Square,Sciences Research Council www.sssc.uk.com London,(BBSRC) WC1H OPEwww.bbsrc.ac.uk Department for Education & Skills www.dfee.gov.uk tel: +44 020 7387 8572 www.acu.ac.uk
18/19Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesBRITISH COUNCIL In addition to formal researchFELLOWSHIP training, the university offers research students opportunities toIf you are applying to register for a develop their personal effectivenessPhD you may be eligible for a through a range of on-line andscholarship. Further details and workshop-based programmes.information on how to apply is Because these skills are so importantavailable from your local British in the workplace, students maintainCouncil Office. Enquiries in the UK a Professional Developmentshould be addressed to: Portfolio of their skills and training, and review their personalThe Director, development plans regularly withDevelopment and Training their supervisory team.Services,The British Council, Students who are involved inBridgwater House, undergraduate teaching may58 Whitworth Street, choose to undertake training inManchester, Higher Education pedagogy. TheM1 6BB university Skills Week, which currently runs for the week beforewww.britishcouncil.org Easter, offers research students the opportunity to network, as well as to learn how to make effective presentations, write applications forGRADUATE SKILLS funding, or develop a variety of management skills.Skills AgendaResearch training is about morethan producing a thesis, althoughthat, of course, is key to thesuccessful completion of theprocess. The university expectsthat its research students willdevelop a broad range of skillsduring their training, appropriatefor a wide range of careers in thepublic, professional or privatesectors. cardiffmet.ac.uk
CARDIFF SCHOOLof ART & DESIGN ’ CSAD has a long history of postgraduate study and in the generation of art and design research. It has an active and supportive postgraduate environment and its tutors and supervisors have significant expertise in the various ways in which art, design and engineering theory and practice can contribute to knowledge. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise the Art & Design panel rated 95% of the research submission as international standard, with 70% rated as either Internationally Excellent or World Leading. Postgraduate study opportunities exist both at Masters and PhD level. Masters courses offered include: // Master of Fine Art // MA Art & Design // Master of Design // MA Ceramics // MSc Advanced Product Design The school also offers specialist routes for the MA Art & Design course in Communication, Fine Art, Art & Science, Ecologies, and Philosophy.
20/21Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesResearch degree supervision is Full-time research students are For further details of theavailable for a wide range of topics allocated a dedicated and suitably research undertaken by Cardiffand the School has an excellent equipped workspace, with access School of Art and Design andrecord of successful completions. to specialist facilities in one of the the range of research degrees and financial support that mayThis reflects the close supervision School’s research centres. Many be available, visit:and the support its research students have successfully secured www.cardiff-school-of-art-students receive. This is particularly grants or awards covering tuition and-design.orgthe case with international fees and maintenance for theirstudents, who receive very research degree studies, most or contact Debbie Savage,significant additional support from notably from Arts & Humanities Research Co-ordinator at:the university’s International Research Council (AHRC), where csadresearchdegreesOffice. In addition to the the School has worked very closely @cardiffmet.ac.ukuniversity’s training programme in with candidates, on theirgeneric research methods, the application. For further details on the taughtSchool provides specialist training postgraduate programmes contact Gareth Loudon,in methods specific to the Head of Masters Studies:discipline e.g. art and design firstname.lastname@example.org, reinforced duringstudents’ regular supervisorytutorials.The School welcomes research Find us on Facebook: /cardiffschoolofartanddesigndegree applications in the followingfields:// Advanced Prototype Research Follow us on Twitter:// Art @csadnews// Art History// Ceramics B LO G :// Creative Digital Technology www.cardiff-school-of-art-// Creative Teaching and-design.org/blog// Ecological Building Practices// Embodied Interaction// Fine Art// Science// Sensory Design// Theory and Philosophy cardiffmet.ac.uk
UNDER THE SP OTLIGHT 2009 >> 2011 >>’ Graduates with a BSc in Product Design Works at the Samsung Institute of Art and Design in South Korea 201O >> Works at PER Design in Beijing2006 >> Graduates with an MSc in ProductLeft school with A Levels in Art and Design at Cardiff Metropolitan 2012 >> Secures a post as Foreign Scholar atDesign, Design and Technology and University Dong-A University, South KoreaHistory
22/23Eifion has Designs onInternational Career When design student Eifion and I found it really interesting. Davies began his South Asia is a really exciting place undergraduate degree at for a designer, and South Korea in particular is developing as the Cardiff Metropolitan future hub of the design industry. University in 2006, he had It was great to have the opportunity never travelled abroad. to take part in a SADI workshop.” Fast-forward a few years and Eifion has worked and Following his MSc qualification, studied as far afield as Eifion was invited back to a further Beijing and South Korea. exchange project at SADI where he spent three months as a Professor’s Eifion studied the MSc in Assistant. He then applied and was Product Design at the Cardiff accepted for a role PER Design – an School of Art and Design, award-winning product design after completing his group, based in Beijing. undergraduate degree. Speaking about the experience, Eifion said: “It was a fantastic He said: “I was very keen to experience to work at one of the continue with my studies at Cardiff world’s most well-respected Metropolitan University, and I really product design companies. My benefited from the small class sizes time at Cardiff Metropolitan and one-to-one support offered by University has sparked my passion the course tutors.” for research and also helped me to make some great contacts across During his MSc, Eifion was given the world. I have now secured a the opportunity to study at the role as Foreign Scholar at the Samsung Art & Design Institute Industrial Design department at (SADI) in South Korea, as part of Dong-A University in South Korea, Cardiff Metropolitan University’s where I will be teaching, as well as ongoing collaboration and continuing to develop my interests partnership with the institution. in product design and research.” Eifion said: “The exchange programme was my first experience of travelling abroad, cardiffmet.ac.uk
UNDER THE SP OT LIGHT >> Society for Arts, Sciences, and PhD and BA in Fine Art’ Technology >> Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts 2011 >> Enterprise and Research 2000-2008 >> Award, 2011 Associate Editor and web manager of Leonardo Reviews, the International
24/25ProfessorRobert Pepperell Professor of Fine Ar t Head of Fine Ar t at CSAD Professor Robert Pepperell topics on which he lectures is Professor of Fine Art and internationally. His paintings and Head of the Fine Art drawings are the result of intensive experimentation in materials and Department at Cardiff School methods designed to evoke a very of Art and Design. specific, yet elusive, state of mind. Engaging in an ongoing dialogue He is well-known for his innovative with art of the past, particularly the electronic works, which were widely exhibited throughout the Baroque and early Cubism, his late 1980s and early 1990s at Ars works on canvas, panel and paper Electronica, the Barbican Gallery, weave a complex web of Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, impossible and contradictory the ICA and the Millennium Dome. passages suggesting heroic dramas with transcendental overtones. He has also published several influential books, including The Professor Pepperell’s current Posthuman Condition (1995 and enterprise projects and industrial 2003) and The Postdigital links include the Venice Project, Membrane (with Michael Punt, establishing links with the island of 2000), as well as many articles, La Certosa and creating an reviews and papers. accommodation and studio base for CSAD staff and students, as well as Central to Professor Pepperell’s ‘Vision-Space’, working with work is an investigation of the Perceptual Technologies Ltd, to nature of perceptual develop and market a new form of consciousness, carried out through illusionary space. both philosophical inquiry and the practice of painting and drawing - cardiffmet.ac.uk
ART & DESIGN(with pathways)MA ’ // Communication: The Communication pathway is for practicing artists and designers The MA encourages you to who want to explore intellectual develop your practice in a and creative territories that are critical yet supportive current and challenging. There will environment. Our aim is to be the opportunity to undertake enable you to sustain your practical and theoretically-led practice and to succeed at projects addressing the creative the highest level. In order to dimensions, social contexts and help to work towards this, cultural significance of mediated you will be allocated a human interaction. It seeks to encourage innovatory practice and personal tutor and subject- the scholarly investigation of what specialist member of is a complex field of means, academic staff. intentions and humanistic potentials. Our specialist MA areas currently include pathways in the following // Ecologies: subjects: ‘Ecology’ is taken in its widest, philosophical sense to mean the // Art and Science: study of relatedness. The pathway This pathway explores the focuses on the capacity of art and philosophical, historical and design to address the kinds of practical dimensions of art–science contact we have with others, where collaboration. It offers thorough the ‘other’ might be a person, an engagement with key concepts and animal or an environment, and questions at the intersection of art where there is mindfulness of the and science, and critical evaluation difficulties inherent in being of recent examples of art–science together. You will develop your practice. You will develop your practical and theoretical interests in practical and theoretical interests in relation to a body of work whose relation to a body of work that will raison d’être is rooted in interaction be relevant to wider contexts of and meaningfulness for others. interdisciplinarity and the bringing together of different subject communities.
26/27// Fine Art: and wider academic fields of Art CAMPUS:The Fine Art pathway helps and Design. Typically this might Howard Gardens / Llandaffstudents develop their practical include teachers, aspiring artists, SCHOOL:and theoretical interests in relation aspiring academics, or recent Cardiff School of Art & Designto a body of artwork that is graduates in Art and Design whoimportant in a contemporary fine wish to further their professional CO URSE LENGT H:art context. practice. One year full-time or two years part-time.All staff involved with the Fine Art ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:pathway are actively involved in Career Potential >> Applicants should have a goodmaking and/or writing about art. The programme is mainly intended BA (Hons) degree (orThey bring this knowledge and for art and design graduates who equivalent) in a relevant field.research experience to the want to explore intellectual and We also recognise the value ofprogramme, entering into an creative territories that are current prior learning and experienceongoing dialogue with you in order and challenging. MA graduates are within related fields.to develop and strengthen your art well placed to pursue their career FEES:practice. as either practising artists, www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees designers or communicators in a// Philosophy: variety of professional or creative CO URSE CO NTACT:Art and design challenge the industries contexts, or to develop Gareth Loudon:meanings and values we attach to their careers in education and email@example.com and situations, and have the academia. FULL CO URSE PROFILE:potential to transform human being www.cardiff-school-of-art-and-and action. Philosophy offers some design.orgof the most stimulating andinfluential ideas about art, designand experience in modern thought.Putting philosophy and art anddesign together will generatediscussion, proposals, challenges,artefacts and situations which willalter and expand what it means tothink, make and experience.The programme is designed forstudents who wish to develop theiracademic and research knowledgefrom within the practical disciplines cardiffmet.ac.uk
ADVA NCED PRODUCT DESIGNMSc’ The course has an excellent track CAMPUS: record of project success in a very Llandaff wide range of product areasThis unique course is including consumer electronics, SCHOOL:designed to equip students Cardiff School of Art & Design education, child development,with knowledge and skills in domestic, industrial, disability, and CO URSE LENGT H:the advanced techniques, medical as well as many others. One year full-time.technologies and tools being ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:used by today’s designers at Career Potential >> A good honours degree,the cutting edge product The course is principally aimed at normally at least 2:1 (in andesign practice. enabling students to develop their appropriate discipline) or careers in the world of professional appropriate professionalInitially the various taught modules product design and development. experience within the subject.help achieve the above and often A key advantage in achieving this aim is the industrial placement FEES:involve live projects as well as module. All students are given www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesbeing able to draw on the staff’sreal-world case studies. In the latter assistance in gaining a suitable CO URSE CO NTACT:half of the course students are free placement either in industry or Paul Wilgeroth:to choose the overall focus of their within the National Centre for firstname.lastname@example.org design project. Each project Product Design and Development Research (PDR) which located on FULL CO URSE PROFILE:may also have an additional the university campus. www.cardiff-school-of-art-and-emphasis on one or more of the design.org/mscapdfollowing: rapid productdevelopment, social responsibility, On completion of the course,sustainability, inclusivity and graduates should expect to findinteraction design. Students are employment in designencouraged to either link their consultancies or manufacturingmajor project with their industrial companies anywhere in the world.placement or to solicit the supportof an industrial advisor and/orsponsor.
28/29CERAMICSMA’ The programme encompasses the CAMPUS: technical/conceptual exploration of Howard Gardens material and processes, theCSAD has the largest discreet SCHOOL: potential interfaces within theseceramics centre in Europe, Cardiff School of Art & Design and other subject disciplines. Thewith a global reputation for programme initiates the cross- CO URSE LENGT H:its programmes that attracts fertilisation of practice based One year full-time or two yearsstudents, practitioners and methodologies and the revealing of part-time.academics from all over the new contexts and methods ofworld. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: practice, encouraging creativity embedded within innovation and A good honours degree in anCeramics at CSAD is not confined to appropriate discipline, or invention and research. Thisany category of art, design or appropriate professional thinking is underpinned by a criticalmaking. It has always taken risks and experience within the subject. and historical approach and therisen to creative challenges born of exploration of personal themes and FEES:critical engagement and enquiry. Its questions through the making of www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feeswork has brought together outcomes.traditional ceramic processes with CO URSE CO NTACT:new and emerging technologies. Career Potential >> Peter Castle: At the conclusion of the email@example.comThe philosophy of the programme programme, a very high percentageis to enable students through their FULL CO URSE PROFILE: of MA graduates develop mixedsubject specific experience as www.cardiff-school-of-art-and- portfolio careers. They establish orgraduates or professional design.org/maceramics continue their professional practice,practitioners of Ceramics. It will enabled by the links they have madeprovide opportunities for graduates with galleries or organisationsfrom alternative areas such as Print, associated with the visual art, or areTextiles and Fine Art, to challenge, able to return to their professionalreinterpret and extend the potential employment as teachers, lecturesof Ceramics within the 21st century and arts related organisations. Somepost material culture. Students are elect to continue with ceramics atencouraged to challenge norms and CSAD by undertaking a PhD.question conventions, and respond Current and recent AHRC doctoralto these with answers and awards have included the study ofpossibilities that carry their the following: The importance ofsignature of interpretation, driven process and materials to ceramicsby their sense of curiosity that can practice; the investigation of colour;be experienced through things that within ceramic surface; theare made; are visible to be engaged development of video as a tool forwith and owned. the investigation of the creative process; the relationships between cardiffmet.ac.uk ceramics and sculpture.
MASTER OF DESIGNMDes ’ CAMPUS: Howard Gardens / Llandaff Our new Master of Design SCHOOL: programme focuses on the Cardiff School of Art & Design professional and applied CO URSE LENGT H: aspects of creativity One year full-time or two years generated in the realm of part-time. contemporary design. Taking ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: a lead from the established Applicants should have a good teaching specialisms within BA (Hons) degree (or the school – graphic design, equivalent) in a relevant field. product design, architectural We also recognize the value of prior learning and experience design, and textile design – within related fields. you will strengthen your existing practice and FEES: generate new work within a www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees negotiated programme of CO URSE CO NTACT: learning supported by Gareth Loudon: experienced academic staff firstname.lastname@example.org and technicians. FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiff-school-of-art-and- Career Potential >> design.org/mdes With emphasis on practice, the MDes is intended for those who have, and wish to maintain, a career in any form of professional design practice. The MDes provides an opportunity for advanced design study in the context of a professional situation and to specialise in a particular area of design practice. Typical career destinations include Professional Design Practice, Design Enterprise, Design Management as well as careers in education and academia.
30/31MASTER OF FINE ARTMFA ’ CAMPUS: Howard Gardens The MFA aims to challenge SCHOOL: your preconceptions about Cardiff School of Art & Design your own art practice, and CO URSE LENGT H: that of others, and to One year full-time or two years provide you with a platform part-time. from which to make informed judgements on the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: future development of your Applicants should have a good career. The MFA encourages BA (Hons) degree (or you to develop your art equivalent) in a relevant field. We also recognize the value of practice in a critical yet prior learning and experience supportive environment. Our within related fields. aim is to enable you to sustain your practice and to FEES: succeed at the highest level. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees In order to help to work CO URSE CO NTACT: towards this, you will be Gareth Loudon: allocated a personal tutor email@example.com and subject-specialist member of academic staff. FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiff-school-of-art-and- Career Potential >> design.org/mfa This programme is designed to fit the requirements of contemporary professional artists. The aim is to help students develop and strengthen their existing practice within a critical academic context through a negotiated programme of learning with the support of highly skilled staff and technicians. Graduates of the MFA programme are well placed to continue to pursue a career within the field of contemporary visual art. cardiffmet.ac.uk
PROFESSIONAL & R ESE A RC HSKILLS (Ar t & Design)PgC’ CPRS is included as part of Cardiff CAMPUS: School of Art and Design’s MA (Art Llandaff & Howard Gardens & Design), MDes, MFA, MPhil andThe programme offers a PhD programmes. It can also be SCHOOL:detailed and comprehensive Cardiff School of Art & Design taken as a stand-alone programmeintroduction to the range of in preparation for writing a research CO URSE LENGT H:methods, strategies and application or a professional One semester part-time.debates which can apply to intervention project.art and design professional ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:practice and research. It is Modules include: A good honours degree, and/or // Professional Methods in Art equivalent professional standingbuilt around the four key and Design or experience in an art andareas of professional design discipline, or a discipline // Research Methods in Artpractice, research methods, associated with their programme and Designresearch design, and the of study. // Project Designcriticality that is essential for // Critical Positions in Art and FEES:the generation of Design. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesknowledge. CO URSE CO NTACT:The programme is ideal for artists Dr Clive Cazeaux:and designers who want to develop firstname.lastname@example.org research proposal or a FULL CO URSE PROFILE:professional intervention project www.cardiff-school-of-art-and-based on their practice. design.org/cprs
32/33We offe r a wide range ofEXCELLENT RESOURCESand FACILITIES… ’ There are many specialist workshops and studios including those for painting, sculpture, sound, ceramics, print, textiles, graphics, architecture, and product design. Image: Ceramic studio, Howard Gardens Campus cardiffmet.ac.uk
CARDIFF SC HOOLof EDUCATIO N ’ The Cardiff School of Education’s research community is continually developing around its three main departments: Teacher Education and Training, Humanities and Professional Development. Most of its educational research is firmly grounded in applications to practice and knowledge transfer, while research in humanities focuses on English literature and creative writing and, to a lesser extent, history. Staff within the school have a wide range of research interests. As well as those with well established research profiles, a significant proportion of lecturers are undertaking higher degrees and developing additional research interests to contribute to the Schools portfolio. The School also has Education research links with the Cardiff School of Sport, Cardiff School of Art and Design and Cardiff School of Health Sciences with an interdisciplinary focus.
34/35Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesOur research and research For further details of thesupervision teams are based on research undertaken by Cardifftwo groups: Pedagogy and School of Education and theAndragogy Research Group range of research degrees offered, contact Research(PARG) and Arts and Humanities Degree Programmes Director:Research Group (AHRG). Thesegroups also include Academic Dr Sian Rhiannon WilliamsAssociates (PhD and EdD email@example.com.(Professional Doctorate) Researchstudents). Research within the www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/cseAHRG group centres around thetheme of ‘Narratives, Identities andPlace’ while the main areas ofresearch of PARG members are ICTin education, Language ineducation, Music education, EarlyYears education and outdoorlearning and Adult and Communityeducation. cardiffmet.ac.uk
UNDER THE SP OT LIGHT’ 2002 >> 2008 >> PGCE Post Compulsory Education from Duke of Edinburgh Development Cardiff University Officer for Newport Council, enrols on the MSc in Youth and Community Work2001 >> 2002-2008 >> at Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityGraduates with a BA Hons in Works as a Further Education LecturerGeography and Environment Studies(University of Wales Newport)
36/37Youth Work Masters helpsMark Develop his Career Outdoor enthusiast Mark Cardiff Metropolitan University was Iggulden was working in his one of only two places in the UK dream career as a Duke of offering this kind of qualification, Edinburgh Development and it is also accredited by the JNC Officer for Newport Council, (Joint Negotiating Committee) for when he enrolled on the MSc youth and community workers.” in Youth and Community Work at Cardiff Metropolitan He added: “The course has been a University in 2008. real eye-opener for me, I’ve learnt a lot about myself and the way I As a keen sailor and climber, with work. The course is split between experience as a further education theory and practice, and you are lecturer, Mark was an ideal encouraged throughout to use your candidate for the job, which own day-to-day experience to involves developing the awards for develop your skills. young people between the ages of 14 and 25 - encouraging personal “I’ve taken on extra hours of work achievement, adventure, outside my own job to be able to community and social involvement gain experience in a role which is and a widening of interests. different to mine, such as spending some time as a school youth However, despite his previous worker. That is a role which is very experience and qualifications as a different to my usual work; there is lecturer, Mark did not possess a a more emotionally challenging relevant Youth Work qualification. aspect to it. By taking on these new experiences and reflective Mark said: “I decided to study the processes during the qualification, Masters qualification on a part-time I’ve learnt a huge amount and basis alongside my main job, which gained in confidence, which has took three years. I was keen to had a really positive effect on my make sure I had all the relevant current career.” professional qualifications which were needed for the role I was doing, as well as to continue my own professional development. cardiffmet.ac.uk
Program me Director Post Graduate Diplom a in Yout h and Com munity Work Rick NewnhamRick has been instrumental Following his Masters qualification,in bringing professionally Rick was seconded to write theendorsed courses in youth degree course in Youth and Community Work at Cardiffand community work to Metropolitan University and put aCardiff Metropolitan team together to run the degreeUniversity in the last decade. programme at the Cardiff School of Education.Having spent a number of yearsworking as a youth worker and Since then, the Cardiff School ofadviser, Rick formally qualified as a Education has validated andfull time youth worker in endorsed a Masters programme inBirmingham in 1986. He then spent Youth and Community Work, asfour years working in the South well as introducing a separate postWales Valleys with a voluntary graduate diploma qualification.organisation, before moving toCardiff Council, where he managed Rick is currently Programmea youth centre in East Cardiff as Director for the Post Graduatewell as running an outdoor pursuits Diploma in Youth and Communityproject for young people. Work, and is studying his PhD in youth participation.Throughout his career as a youthworker, Rick also trained otheryouth and advice workers. Duringhis time at Cardiff Council, Rick wasinvolved in running HigherEducation programmes and in 2000he completed his Masters Degreein Education.
38/39UNDER THE SP OTLIGHT >> >>’ Masters in Education >> Part of the Pedagogy And Andragogy Research Group (PARG) PhD in Youth Participation >> >> Research interests in the history of Programme Director for the Post social change and its relationship to Graduate Diploma in Youth and learning and various forms of education Community Work cardiffmet.ac.uk
CREATIVE WRITINGMA/PgD/PgC’ Programme delivery is enhanced CAMPUS: by the university’s commitment to Cyncoed e-learning. The modules ‘ShortOur Creative Writing MA is a Story Writing’ and ‘Novel Writing’ SCHOOL:rewarding taught degree, Cardiff School of Education can be taken as a distance learningexploring a variety of option. CO URSE LENGT H:techniques and approaches, One year full-time or two yearsincluding short story writing, Throughout the year, you will be part-time.novel writing, new and invited to attend theatre trips,urban writing. The modules poetry and prose performances. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: The Department regularly invites Applicants should usually have aare specifically designed to external speakers in to give first or upper second-classdevelop you as a writer of honours degree, in a relevant presentations and readings.fiction. A critical but subject. Students that meet thesupportive environment is criteria will be invited for Career Potential >> interview.achieved through a This course will encourage you tocombination of workshops, develop the valuable skills of FEES:research seminars and autonomy, effective collaboration, www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feese-learning. You will be self-direction, organisation,introduced to the initiative and adaptability that are CO URSE CO NTACT:practicalities of preparing highly regarded in the workplace. It Dr Spencer Jordan: firstname.lastname@example.org submitting your work for is also perfect for anyone whopublication. wishes to develop their own writing FULL CO URSE PROFILE: for possible publication. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Typical Modules will include: postgraduate// Short Story Writing// Novel Writing// Writing the City// New and Experimental Writing// Critical Practice// Researching Humanities.One of the great strengths of theprogramme is its flexibility. It can bestudied either full or part time andmodules can be taken individually,allowing you to control the paceand depth of your postgraduatestudy.
40/41E DUCATION(with pathways)MA/PgD/PgC’ Education //Reflective Practice // CAMPUS: School Effectiveness //Learning Cyncoed and Teaching PedagogyThis programme offers //Mentoring and Coaching: SCHOOL:specialist pathways of study: Cardiff School of Education Principles, Policies and Skills //// Education Mentoring and Coaching in Action CO URSE LENGT H:// Leadership and //Child Language Development One year full-time (MA Education Management in Education and Disorders //Developing and only), or up to five years part-// Professional Practice in Managing the 14-19 Curriculum time. Education //Training and Skills in the Lifelong Learning Sector //Developing, ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:// Professional Practice: Implementing and Evaluating Applicants must have a relevant Mentoring and Coaching in initial degree at 2:2 classification Learning & Teaching Strategies in Education. or above. Non-graduates must PCET //Current issues in Welsh have a minimum of two years Teaching and Education //These awards have been relevant experience. Entry is also Management in the Youth and subject to a satisfactory criminaldeveloped after extensive Community Sector incorporating records check.consultation with employers, Wales Qualification for Supervisorsteachers, education professionals //The Community Context of FEES:and students. The programme Practice //Principles and Practice of www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesteam aims to play a key role in Youth and Community Work //Thesupporting the continuing CO URSE CO NTACT: Social Policy Contextprofessional development of Dr Cecilia Hannigan-Davies: //Dissertation.teachers and education email@example.com. Career Potential >> FULL CO URSE PROFILE: Graduates from the programme www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Each pathway has certain have gone on to promotion in postgraduatecompulsory modules, and there is a school management andrange of optional modules available leadership, curriculum leadership,each year. You will complete a positions within the schools’dissertation of approximately advisory services, lecturing and18,000 words. research posts in higher education, and work with governmentModules may include (depending education departments across theon pathway chosen): world.//Researching Practice//Current Issues in Education //Independent Study //EducationalLeadership and Management //Project Design and Management in cardiffmet.ac.uk
ENGLISHMA/PgD/PgC’ Throughout the year, you will be CAMPUS: invited to attend theatre trips, Cyncoed poetry and prose performances.MA English is a rewarding SCHOOL: The Department regularly invitestaught degree offering an Cardiff School of Education external speakers in to giveexhilarating analysis of presentations and readings. CO URSE LENGT H:English using texts from the One year full-time or two years‘long nineteenth century’ to Career Potential >> part-time.the present day. The degree MA English encourages you tofocuses on historic and develop the valuable skills of ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: autonomy, effective collaboration, Applicants should usually have acontemporary textual self-direction, organisation, first or upper second-classrepresentations of place, honours degree, in a relevanttheorising cultural initiative and adaptability that are subject. Students that meet the highly regarded in the workplace.representations and criteria will be invited for These transferable skills are crucial interview.practices of location, space, to career development andhistory and textuality, and enhancement, and form the basis FEES:the effect of these on for further study. A Masters degree www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesconstructions of identity. in English may lead to a variety ofWhere possible, the modules careers which include the CO URSE CO NTACT:encourage you to explore particularly relevant areas of Dr Spencer Jordan: firstname.lastname@example.org boundaries teaching, research, journalism,and texts. public relations, the Civil Service, FULL CO URSE PROFILE: publishing, the media, and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Typical Modules will include: employment in the public or postgraduate// Literature and Landscapes voluntary sectors.// Writing the City// Representing ‘the Past’// New and Experimental Writing// Critical Practice// Researching Humanities.One of the great strengths of theprogramme is its flexibility. It can bestudied either full or part time andmodules can be taken individually,allowing you to control the paceand depth of your postgraduatestudy.
42/43ENGLISH & CREATIVE WRITINGMA/PgD/PgC’ One of the great strengths of the CAMPUS: programme is its flexibility. It can be Cyncoed studied either full or part time andMA English & Creative SCHOOL: modules can be taken individually,Writing is a rewarding taught Cardiff School of Education allowing you to control the pacedegree, combining the study and depth of your postgraduate CO URSE LENGT H:of English with the study. One year full-time or two yearstheoretical and practical part-time.component of fiction writing. Throughout the year, you will be invited to attend theatre trips, ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: poetry and prose performances. Applicants should usually have aThe English part of the The Department regularly invites first or upper second-classdegree analyses historic and honours degree, in a relevantcontemporary textual external speakers in to give subject. Students that meet the presentations and readings.representations of place, criteria will be invited fortheorising cultural practices interview. Career Potential >>of location and space. The This degree will encourage you to FEES:Creative Writing modules are develop the valuable skills of www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesspecifically designed to autonomy, effective collaboration,develop you as a writer of self-direction, organisation, CO URSE CO NTACT:fiction. initiative and adaptability that are Dr Spencer Jordan: email@example.com highly regarded in the workplace.A critical but supportive FULL CO URSE PROFILE:environment is achieved through a www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/combination of workshops, postgraduateresearch seminars and e-learning.You will be introduced to thepracticalities of preparing andsubmitting your work forpublication.Typical Modules will include:// Literature and Landscapes// Writing the City// Short Story Writing// Novel Writing// Critical Practice// Researching Humanities. cardiffmet.ac.uk
POST COMPULSORYEDUCATION & TRAINING (PCET)PGCE/PCE’ // Context of Post Compulsory CAMPUS: Education and Training Cyncoed // Reflective PracticeThis programme offers the SCHOOL:following pathways of study Cardiff School of Education Career Potential >>and exit awards: The PGCE/PCE PCET will qualify CO URSE LENGT H: you to teach in Further and Higher Two years part-time// Post Compulsory Education, adult and community Education & Training education, leisure and youth ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: (PCET) workers and training personnel in Applicants to the PCE (PCET)// Professional Graduate HM forces, industry and should have a qualification at Certificate of Education commerce. Level 3, or above in the subject (PGCE) PCET they intend to teach.// Professional Certificate of Students who have completed this Applicants to the PGCE (PCET) Education (PCE) PCET course have gone on to part or full- should have a degree and/or a time teaching in the post qualification at Level 3 (orThis is a part-time, in-service compulsory sector of education above) in the subject they intendprogramme which has a and training. to teach if this is outside the fieldrequirement for a minimum of 30 of their degree.hours of contact teaching in the Progression Routes: Successfulfirst year and a minimum of 100 completion of the PGCE/PCE FEES:hours of contact teaching in the (PCET) will give an award of 120 www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feessecond year. You are responsible credits at levels 4 and 5. These CO URSE CO NTACT:for arranging your own teaching credits may be used as advanced PGCE (PCET):placement(s). Required teaching standing to other qualifications. Rhiain Hunter Jones:hours should be carried out firstname.lastname@example.org October and April in eachAcademic Year. PCE (PCET): Leanne Davies:The programme includes the email@example.com content:// Introduction to Teaching in Post FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ Compulsory Education postgraduate// Designing, Delivering and Assessing Learning// Teaching and Learning Strategies// Professional Development// Curriculum Design
44/45PRIMA RYPGCE’ outlined in the Foundation Phase or CAMPUS: the subjects outlined in the Cyncoed National Curriculum orders. AllThe PGCE Primary university based modules are SCHOOL:programme has been Cardiff School of Education studied at Masters level, allowingdesigned to provide you with 60 credits to be achieved. CO URSE LENGT H:a variety of challenging One year full-timeexperiences with a continuum Career Potential >>of school and university The programme provides trainees GTTR CO DE(S):work, in order to prepare you with a Post Graduate Certificate in X100: Primary Foundation Phase Education and recommendation for (3-8 years)to become primary teachers Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), X171: Primary Key Stage 2and to enable you to meet (7-11 years) and provides opportunities forthe standards for Qualified employment at the primary level.Teacher Status. You can opt ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:to follow either the All applicants should meet the following minimum essentialFoundation Phase route or criteria:Key Stage 2 and should // GCSE Grade C in Englishindicate your preferred age Language, Maths and Science.range through your personal // Good Honours Degree at 2:2statement on your GTTR or above //Recent and relevant experience in a mainstreamapplication. school across the primary age range.The School based component ofthe programme comprises block All applicants will also beschool experience in partner expected to undertake Pre-entryschools. You are assessed on your tests in Literacy, Numeracy andschool experience according to a Science.set of criteria for Terms 1, 2, and 3.Successful completion of Term 3 CO URSE CO NTACT: Cheryl Anthony:will enable you to receive the firstname.lastname@example.org of Qualified TeacherStatus (QTS), awarded by the FULL CO URSE PROFILE:General Teaching Council for www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Wales (GTCW). The university postgraduatebased sessions include eitherexperience in the Areas of Learning cardiffmet.ac.uk
SECO NDARYPGCE’ The programme is mainly school CAMPUS: based in line with government Cyncoed requirements with 24 out of 36The programme provides weeks spent in partnership schools, SCHOOL:professional training for Cardiff School of Education where student teachers work with agraduates who wish to teach subject specialist (the subject CO URSE LENGT H:the following subject areas mentor) and a senior member of One year full-timein secondary schools: the school staff (the senior mentor). The university based GTTR CO DE(S):// Art and Design (W1X1) modules comprise of initial Please refer to the course code// Biology with Science (C1X1) professional development and (shown on the left) on your curriculum studies in the subject in GTTR application// Chemistry with Science (F1X1)// Design & Technology which the student teacher is ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: (specialising in Resistant specialising. All applicants should meet the Materials & Systems or Food following minimum essential & Textiles) (W9X1) Career Potential >> criteria:// Drama (W4X1) The PGCE Secondary programme //GCSE Grade C in English// English (Q3X1) provides student teachers with a Language, Maths and Science*// History (V1X1) Post Graduate Certificate in (*PE only).// ICT (G5X1) Education (PGCE), 60 credits at // Be a graduate (or equivalent)// Mathematics (G1X1) Masters level and recommendation in their teaching subject, or have for Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). followed a degree course where// Modern Foreign Languages the subject constitutes a major (specialising in either French, It provides opportunities for part. Applicants should have French and Spanish, or French employment at the secondary usually attained a minimum 2:2 and German) (R9X1) school level. classification.// Music (W3X1)// Physical Education (X9C6) All applicants will also be// Physics with Science (F3X1) expected to undertake Pre entry// Welsh (Q5X1) tests in Literacy, Numeracy and Science. CO URSE CO NTACT: Kin Yu: email@example.com FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ postgraduate
46/47YO UTH & COMMUNITY WORKMA/PgD’ Optional modules include: CAMPUS: //Surviving in the Voluntary Sector Cyncoed //Independent Study //ManagingThis professionally endorsed Change in the Global Context SCHOOL:award is particularly suitable Cardiff School of Educationfor graduates who have Students will be expected to CO URSE LENGT H:increasingly found themselves undertake a considerable amount Two-three years part-time.working in the field of youth of self study to enhance theand community work and collective learning process. It is Entry Requirements:wish to gain a professional envisaged that students will utilise Applicants should have their experiences to enhance the experience in the field of youthqualification. level of analysis in all collective and community work; sessions. Teaching methods will community development workThe taught element of the or associated communityprogramme is part time and can be tend to emphasise small group occupational groups. Applicantscompleted in two years. Once the discussions and informal lectures. should normally posses a degreetaught element is satisfactorily or a related professionalconcluded the ‘self study’ Career Potential >> qualification. Entry is also subjectdissertation element can be The MA programme is aimed at to a criminal records check.undertaken. Students embarking practitioners and managers in theon the dissertation will be assigned generic and expanding field of CO URSE CO NTACT: youth and community Rick Newnham:an individual tutor with whom they development work. It aims to firstname.lastname@example.org regularly. enable people to develop their FULL CO URSE PROFILE: professional understanding andStudents will need to attend taught www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ skills through a supportive andsessions on one evening a week. In postgraduate challenging learning environment.addition some modules may be The programme will be of particulardelivered as ‘one off’ block courses interest to experiencedduring vacation periods. practitioners who manage aspects of youth or communityPgD Core modules: development provision and who//Principles and Practice of Youth wish to develop their analytical andand Community Work professional capabilities. It is one of//Management in Practice the pathways on the Master’s CPD framework. The PgD is aPlus two fieldwork placement programme leading to professionalmodules. qualification in youth and community work. As such itMA Core modules: enables graduates to qualify in this//Management in Practice //The growing occupational area whileCreative Researcher //Dissertation. enhancing their academic profile. cardiffmet.ac.uk
CARDIFF SC HOOLof HEALTH SCIENCES ’ The Cardiff School of Health Sciences is a major provider of postgraduate education and research in Health Sciences in Wales. It is widely accepted that health care students are best educated in a research rich environment. The School has a vibrant research culture and our courses are informed by the latest research in the field. Much of the research is unique in its approach and has gained international recognition. We are proud of our record in applied research and enterprise. Our engagement with communities, industry, and local and central government agencies is fundamental in developing a stimulating and relevant curriculum on our taught programmes which provide graduates with the necessary skills to excel in the workplace. The School has received significant investment in recent years, culminating in a new £4.9 million building that houses state-of-the-art Biomedical Research laboratories, comprehensive food safety and nutrition research facilities and a new Postgraduate Centre.
48/49Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesWe have a vibrant postgraduate psychology and educational For further details of theresearch community, with more psychology. The Forensic research undertaken by Cardiffthan 60 postgraduate research Psychology Research Group hosts School of Health Sciences andstudents, research assistants and ESRC funded seminars entitled the range of taught and research degrees offered, visit:postdoctoral researchers from ‘Exploring Motivation for Treatmentaround the world. Engagement and Behaviour www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/cshs Change’ which attract a wideOur key areas of activity are audience and attract national andcentred on three areas: international experts from different disciplines.Biomedical ResearchThis research encompasses We have a number of emerginginvestigations into cellular and research areas, includingmolecular mechanisms of human environmental sciences, podiatry,diseases, their prevention and speech and language therapy,associated therapies. We have public protection and dentalworld leaders in fields such as technology.ageing and wound healing throughthe application of honey-based One of our key objectives is thedressings and language therapy, training of our PhD students andpublic protection and dental post-doctoral fellows. Undertakingtechnology. a research degree isn’t just about the research topic itself – itThe Centre for Food Safety requires a whole range of otherand Nutrition Research transferable skills. Our researchThe school has an international students are well supported byreputation for consumer food technical and administrative staff,safety behaviour, food and health as well as by academic staff. Werelationships. Much of the research are a multidisciplinary School andin this area is food industry focused provide a supportive andand the results obtained change stimulating environment forpractices in the manufacturing postgraduate research students.industry as well as informgovernment policy. With experts in research methods and leading researchers in manyPsychological Research areas of health and social sciencesThis research is well established in the School is well placed to supportthe School with a specific focus on new researchers looking to studylifestyle psychology, forensic here with us. cardiffmet.ac.uk
Masters Degree ignitesresearch passion forbusy mum Lindsey Studying for an MSc in child. The lecturers were extremely Health Psychology at Cardiff supportive and helped me to Metropolitan University has ‘individualise’ the course to my needs.” left mature student Lindsey Davies with a passion and “The course itself has a fantastic drive for research in the research ethic, and also enabled field. me to spend time developing my interest in primary care research in Qualified nurse, psychology my final year. I was able to work graduate and mum-of-four Lindsey closely alongside lecturers, working was working as a Community on publications and presentations Health Visitor, when she decided to within my particular field of look into a career change in Health interest, which really sparked and Psychology. ignited my passion for research.” Lindsey said: “I began looking into Lindsey graduated with an MSc in the different options for studying November 2011 and was asked to and realised that Cardiff present her dissertation research to Metropolitan University was the Cym Taf Research and offering a new course in Health Development Conference in Psychology, accredited by the October 2011, where she was also British Psychological Society. I presented with a prize for her knew the university had a good presentation by Sir Mansel reputation, so I applied and was Alyward, chair of Public Health accepted to the MSc course in Wales. 2007. Lindsey hopes to go on to further “The course structure allowed me study for a PhD in her special to study part time to fit in my family interests of diabetes and lifestyle commitments around university change. work, and I was also able to take a year out when I had my fourth
50/51UNDER THE SP OTLIGHT 1998 > > Spends a year in Australia 2011 >> Graduates with an MSc in’ working as a nurse Health Psychology from Cardiff Metropolitan University 2000 >> Graduates with a Postgraduate Diploma in Community 2012 >> Lindsey’s abstract is selected1994 >> Qualifies as a nurse Health Studies from the University of by Diabetes UK for the professional Wales College of Medicine conference poster presentation.1997 >> Graduates with a BSc Hons inPsychology from the University of West 2000-2007 >> Works as a healthLondon. visitor in the community in Gwent cardiffmet.ac.uk
UNDER THE SP OT LIGHT >> Environmental Health Congress, Vancouver in 2010’ Led the all-Wales local authority group successfully implementing smoke free >> public places in Wales Presented ‘Problem-based learning in >> applied research methods for>> Presented ‘ Developing an international environmental health at the HigherProgramme Director for the MSc perspective in the environmental health Education Academy conference,Applied Public Health programme curriculum’ at the 11th World Cumbria 2011
52/53 Alastair Tomlinson Lecturer in Environmental and Public Healt hAlastair is a Chartered Alastair delivers teaching chiefly onEnvironmental Health the BSc (Hons) EnvironmentalPractitioner and Fellow of Health and MSc Applied Public Health programmes, in thethe Higher Education following areas: Epidemiology andAcademy. Having studied Assessment of Health & Wellbeing,Environmental Health at Social Determinants of Health,Cardiff Metropolitan Health Impact Assessment,University (then UWIC), he Outbreak Investigation,spent eight years working Environmental Health Policy andfor Cardiff Council, dealing Intervention Development,with noise pollution, Research and Evaluation Methods,communicable disease Study Skills and Statistics,control, health improvement Environmental Science and Healthand environmental health Protection. He also delivers trainingpolicy and strategy, as well for environmental health and health protection professionals in theas providing training and fields of communicable diseasesupport for environmental control and health protection law.health students onplacement. He also holds a Alastair is Programme Director forMasters in Public Health from the MSc Applied Public HealthCardiff University. programme, and leads the professional practice elements ofAlastair has led an all-Wales local the BSc (Hons) Environmentalauthority group successfully Health degree.implementing smoke free publicplaces in Wales, development andlaunch of an organisationaldevelopment package to buildcapacity for health improvement inlocal authorities, and leading thedevelopment of the MSc AppliedPublic Health programme. Alastairis an appointed assessor for theCIEH Experiential Learning Portfolioand Professional Interview, keyaspects of the qualification processfor student EHPs. cardiffmet.ac.uk
A DVANCE D DIETETIC P R ACTICEMSc’ Modules available include: CAMPUS: // Clinical Educators Course Llandaff // Advanced Clinical EducatorsThe programme is designed Course SCHOOL:to be flexible and integrate Cardiff School of Health Sciences // Nutrition for the Older Personlearning already available // Behaviour and Motivational CO URSE LENGT H:within the Cardiff School of Change Three years part-timeHealth Sciences and other // Exercise Physiologyuniversities and be focused // Sports Nutrition. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:by your individual learning Applicants must be a registered Career Potential >> Dietitian with the Healthneeds. This approach fosters There has been an increase in Professions Council with twointerdisciplinary and years experience; Hold an demand for dietetic services andmultidisciplinary learning, honours degree or equivalent; recruitment to specialist posts iswhich encourages best demonstrate support from their becoming increasingly difficult. The employers and have access to apractice, innovation and dietitian working at Masters Level work environment.cross-fertilisation. You may will be able to lead and contributeundertake modules offered to developments in dietetics FEES:at other universities to meet through a more pro-active, critical www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesyour learning needs, and reflective approach.provided that the modules CO URSE CO NTACT: Alison Nicholls:are approved by Cardiff Met. Additionally they will be an agent email@example.com of change, a leader and act as anThe three core components for the advocate of dietetic and nutrition FULL CO URSE PROFILE:MSc are Work Based Learning, policy. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Research Methods and completion postgraduateof a Dissertation. In addition, youwill select from suitable modules inthe Cardiff School of HealthSciences (or other universities).
54/55APPLIED PUBLIC HEALTHMSc/PgD/PgC’ Intervention Development CAMPUS: //Reflecting on Professional Llandaff Development //Critical AppraisalThis programme focuses on SCHOOL: //Evidence-Based Practice //the application of the key Cardiff School of Health Sciences Regeneration for Health &principles of multidisciplinary Sustainable Development //Health CO URSE LENGT H:public health practice to the Protection //Changing Health One year full-time and up to twobreadth of issues that form Behaviours //Chronic Illness Stress years part-timethe scope of 21st Century & Pain //Human Nutrition //public health. The Occupational Health //Work-based ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Learning. An initial degree in a disciplineprogramme is intended to relating to health or thechallenge the preconceptions determinants of health. Otherand practice of participants, Career Potential >> relevant qualifications will be The promotion, protection anddeveloping their knowledge, considered. All applicants must improvement of public health are also be able to demonstrate askills and competencies, with key objectives for the Welsh minimum of two yearsthe aim of producing Assembly Government, UK experience in a relevant setting.reflective public health Government and at an internationalpractitioners. level, as exemplified by the WHO FEES: Commission on the Social www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesThere is a strong emphasis on Determinants of Health. Thestudents’ own practice, and CO URSE CO NTACT: course has been designed to meetstudents are encouraged to base Alastair Tomlinson: the needs of a wide range of public firstname.lastname@example.org studies on the issues and health practitioners, professionalssituations they face in their own and volunteers working to achieve FULL CO URSE PROFILE:field. improvements in the wider www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ determinants of health. The postgraduateThe course is designed as a programme is aimed at anyone withMasters programme but it has exit an interest in improving the fullpoints at both postgraduate range of determinants of health: forcertificate & diploma level. example, people working in education, health promotion,Modules will include (depending housing, transport, leisure,on exit award level): environmental health, community//Assessing Health & Wellbeing // development, health and wellbeingRisk Perception & Communication partnerships, planning, social//Public Health Policy Development services, school nursing, and health//Applied Research Methods and visiting.Design //Public Health cardiffmet.ac.uk
BIOMEDICAL SC IENCEMSc/PgD/PgC’ Modules may include: CAMPUS: // Molecular Biology Llandaff // ImmunologyThe course aims to provide a // Biotechnology (half module) SCHOOL:high quality and Cardiff School of Health Sciences // Contemporary Diagnosticprofessionally relevant post- Systems (half module) CO URSE LENGT H:graduate programme // Research Methods in One year full-time or two yearsfocussing on the relationship Biomedical Sciences. part-time.of theoretical knowledge tothe practice of Biomedical Options may exist in: ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: // Medical Biochemistry A first or second class honoursSciences. The course aims to // Immunohaematology degree which has a significantutilise and extend your content of biological science, or // Medical Microbiology andexisting skills and at least a 60% pass in the Primary Infectionknowledge, which reflects (Part I) examination for // Cellular Pathology Fellowship of the Institute ofthe contemporary state of Biomedical Science. Substantialyour scientific discipline. Career Potential >> relevant experience at a senior The course will enhance the career level will also be considered forYour personal and professional prospects of those aspiring to entry.understanding of Biomedical middle and senior managementSciences will be enhanced through positions within the NHS Pathology FEES:an academically coherent Service and the commercial sector. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesprogramme of directed and self-directed learning, which is CO URSE CO NTACT: Karin Jones:arranged in a modular framework. email@example.comEmphasis will be placed on thedevelopment of analytical and FULL CO URSE PROFILE:critical skills and on problem www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/identification and analysis within a postgraduateBiomedical Sciences context. Youwill be taught by a team of ACCREDITED BY :experienced academics, The Institute of Biomedicalresearchers and professionally Science (IBMS)qualified staff. A number of theteaching team are also registeredBiomedical Scientists.
56/57DENTAL TECHNOLO GYMSc/PgD/PgC’ Career Potential >> CAMPUS: The qualifications allow application Llandaff for the post of Senior DentalThe programme offers SCHOOL: Technician and above within thespecialist training building Cardiff School of Health Sciences health service (at MT0 3/A4C Bandon an initial qualification in 6 or higher). Successfully CO URSE LENGT H:dental technology. completing the programmes would Up to three years part-time.Completion of 60 credits at also allow those in the privateeach stage is required. At sector to carry out more ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:Certificate and Diploma demanding work with an A good honours classification associated higher earning potential. (1st or 2:1) in a dentallevels, students study technology degree. Exceptionalmodules from a selected applicants will be considered onspecialist area which may an individual basis.include conservation,prosthodontics and FEES: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesorthodontics. For example,complex complete and partial CO URSE CO NTACT:dentures, precision Jeff Lewis:attachments, implants, fixed firstname.lastname@example.org myofunctional FULL CO URSE PROFILE:orthodontic appliances may www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/be covered. postgraduateThere are several work basedlearning modules involving, forexample, case studies, personaland portfolio development.Research modules are alsoavailable preparing candidates forthe Masters if required. At thislevel a dissertation must beundertaken. The research topic isagreed between the student andsupervisor. cardiffmet.ac.uk
DIETETIC SMSc/PgD’ The programme has two main CAMPUS: elements. Part one involves the Llandaff taught academic element and threeThe programme utilises the periods of practical training. SCHOOL:expertise of the Cardiff Cardiff School of Health Sciences Part two covers the dissertationSchool of Health Sciences, element. The taught academic part CO URSE LENGT H:which has educated of the course contains six modules. Up to two and a quarter yearsdietitians since 1962 at In addition, students study full-timediploma and first degree supplementary modules in order tolevel. The programme offers fulfil the requirements of the Health ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Professions Council. Typically a good honours degreea high quality programme of (1st or 2:1) in a scientificstudy and is approved by the discipline with sufficient Full module list and yearHealth Professions Council. It emphasis in physiology and breakdown can be found on ouris designed for men and biochemistry, completed not website but will include: more than five years before theirwomen who wish to pursue // Clinical Dietetics proposed entry. Applicants alsocareers in the field of // Research Strategies in Nutrition need to be EU Citizens due todietetics and to extend their & Dietetics the bursary provided to coverown academic studies to // Professional Studies course fees. Entry is also subjectpostgraduate or Masters // Nutrition to a criminal records check.level (M level). // Behavioural Sociology // Community Dietetics and FEES: Students are normally eligible forDuring the programme students Contemporary Nutrition Issues NHS bursaries to cover courseare educated to be responsive // Psychology of Behaviour. fees. Although a one off paymentpractitioners, able to adapt to the is required for those who submitchanging needs of society. The Career Potential >> a dissertation to gain the MSc.course is designed to produce Dietitians normally begin their www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feescritically thinking and reflective career in the National Healthprofessionals who have Service where they progress to the CO URSE CO NTACT:comprehensive theoretical main clinical grades. The Rhiannon Harris:knowledge, along with a spirit of opportunity exists for specialisation email@example.com and an analytical and in various aspects of dietetics by FULL CO URSE PROFILE:creative approach to problem means of post-registration www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/solving. A commitment to education. In addition there are postgraduatecontinuing education is also opportunities for dietitians to beencouraged. involved in health APPROVED BY : education/promotion, education, Health Professions Council research and journalism.
58/59FOOD SAFETY MA NAGEMENTMSc/PgD’ The team operates at the CAMPUS: international level and this is Llandaff. reflected in the teaching sessions. Also delivered internationally.The safety and quality offood is a major concern to Taught modules cover: SCHOOL:consumers, retailers, Cardiff School of Health Sciences // Research Methodsmanufactures and regulators. // Management of Risk CO URSE LENGT H:High profile incidents have // Policy and Strategy Studies One year full time (plushighlighted the need for the // Epidemiology Dissertation) or two years parteffective management // Food Safety Management time (plus Dissertation).systems and regulatory Systems // Management of Outbreaks of ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:frameworks for food safety An initial degree awarded byat the local, national and Food Borne Diseases. another approved degreeinternational levels. awarding body, or a non- The dissertation phase is graduate qualification deemed to comprised of a number of be of a satisfactory standard.Increasingly, professionals within components including thethis field require specialised development of research proposal, FEES:knowledge and skills to help them an in-depth literary review and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesidentify and effectively manage presentation of the findings of arisks. In response to these CO URSE CO NTACT: self-directed research in the formchallenges, this MSc/PgD has been Colin Powell: of an academic paper. This phase ofdesigned to meet the development firstname.lastname@example.org the studies allows students toneeds of UK and international food develop specific knowledge in FULL CO URSE PROFILE:safety specialists working in relation to a food safety issue of www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/commerce and industry and particular interest to them. postgraduateenforcement agencies. Theprogramme utilises theoretical Career Potential >>frameworks and practical case The programme is seen to be ofstudies to enable students to particular relevance to thoseidentify potential hazards, assess wishing to further their expertise inrisk and to develop and monitor food safety management. Therisk management strategies. The programme is also of relevance toteaching team has many years of students with a generalexperience in policy development, enforcement background or foodresearch and consultancy for industry background who wish toindustry and government and the specialise in food safety.direct enforcement of legislation. cardiffmet.ac.uk
FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLO GYMSc/PgD’ Modules offered may include: CAMPUS: // Biochemistry & Food Analysis Llandaff // Food Technology &The programme is designed Biotechnology SCHOOL:to meet the needs of Cardiff School of Health Sciences // Research Methodsprofessionals and // Food Safety Management CO URSE LENGT H:practitioners in a range of // Food Quality Management One year full-time, or two yearssectors. The programme // Human Nutrition part-time.combines theoretical studies // Current Issues in Nutritionand practical elements, // Dissertation. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: BSc in Food Science/Technologywhich can be applied in the Career Potential >> or relevant honours degree inmodern food and nutrition science. Relevant The programme provides theenvironment. industrial/professional potential for graduates to progress experience will also be within the food industry, undertake considered.There are two main streams for the research in food science andprogramme, one focuses on Food technology or nutrition, or to work FEES:Safety & Technology, the other on in other areas of nutrition such as www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesNutrition & Policy Studies. The health promotion and policystructure of the assessment CO URSE CO NTACT: studies.programme will allow students to Dr Ara Kanekanian:focus on issues relevant to their email@example.com. Students on the coursecan take advantage of the state-of- FULL CO URSE PROFILE:the-art facilities available via the www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Food Industry Centre. This is both a postgraduateresearch and practice based centresupporting the activities of the foodindustry throughout the UK,especially in Wales.
60/61FOOD TECHNOLO GY FO RINDUSTRYMSc/PgD/PgC’ Core modules will cover: CAMPUS: // Global Food Safety Llandaff // Global Food QualityThis programme is offered as Management System SCHOOL:a distance learning Cardiff School of Health Sciences // Research Methodsprogramme and on a part // Food Legislation CO URSE LENGT H:time basis only. It aims to // Dissertation/Enterprise Project. Up to five years part-timedevelop food industry staff, maximum. Can be completed inparticularly those working in Option modules will include: two years.technical and quality // Nutrition // Hygienic Design for the Food ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:assurance, with specific Manufacturer BSc in Food Science/Technologyreference and application to or relevant honours degree in // New Product Development.their own practice. It is science. Other relevantintended to challenge the qualifications or experience will A choice of Commodity also be considered.preconceptions and practice Technologies Modules will include:of participants, as well as // Meat and Fish Technology FEES:developing their knowledge, // Dairy Technology www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesskills and competencies. // Baking Technology // Confectionery Technology CO URSE CO NTACT:To obtain the MSc, students will // Food Packaging. Dr Louise Fielding:successfully complete modules to firstname.lastname@example.org value of 180 credits. This must Career Potential >> FULL CO URSE PROFILE:include all core modules, including The programme provides the www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/the dissertation component. potential for current and aspiring postgraduateStudents will be able to access the technical and NPD staff, includingmodules, which will be periodically QAs and technologists in thereleased (it is expected to release industry. The programme willtwo or three per academic year in expand their knowledge and skillsthe first instance), at their own in areas they would like to moveconvenience, and on occasion, into, as a career progression withineach student will have to be part of a larger company, or perhapsan online discussion. This will providing a smaller company withenable interaction between the much needed development for astudents and the tutor as well as successful and certain future.within the cohort, thusencouraging the creation of anidentity for the cohort sharinglearning experiences. cardiffmet.ac.uk
FORENSIC PSYCHOLO GYMSc’ understanding of the processes CAMPUS: underlying criminal behaviour and Llandaff for this improved understanding toForensic Psychology is the impact on the effective SCHOOL:practice and application of Cardiff School of Health Sciences management and rehabilitation ofpsychological research different groups of offenders in all CO URSE LENGT H:relevant to crime, policing, settings within the criminal justice One year full-time or two yearsthe courts, the criminal and system. part-time.civil justice system, offenders,prison, secure settings, Students will complete the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: following taught modules and will A good honours degreeoffender management, health also be required to conduct a novel, (normally 2.1 or above) inand academic settings as well Psychology, from a BPS (British supervised research dissertationas private practice. Psychology Society) accredited with participants preferably drawn undergraduate course. from a forensic setting: Applicants will be expected toThis programme is the only BPS // Research Methods and Design demonstrate experience in a(British Psychological Society) // Forensic Mental Health relevant area e.g. experienceaccredited programme in Wales. // Professional Practice and with victims, offenders or serviceJoint working with NOMS Cymru Offender Management providers in a forensic domain.(National Offender Management // Psychological Assessments andServices, Wales), helps keep the FEES: Interventionsprogramme up to date with www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees // Theories of Criminal Behaviourstrategy development and policy // Legal Psychologydecisions. Regular contributions CO URSE CO NTACT: // Psychological Vulnerabilities. Dr Joselyn Sellen:from practitioners within thePrincipality enable students to email@example.com Career Potential >>understand more about services An MSc in Forensic Psychology is FULL CO URSE PROFILE:within Wales and their impact on the first step (stage one) in gaining www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/our society locally. We also have postgraduate Chartered Psychologist status withmany national contributors who the British Psychological Societyshare their extensive knowledge ACCREDITED BY : (BPS) and Registered Practitionerand experience. British Psychological Society status with the Health Professionals Council (HPC). The programmeThe programme looks at the role of will provide the knowledge baseenvironmental, psychosocial, and and applied research skills that willsocio-cultural factors that may provide the foundation for stagecontribute to crime or its two of the chartered process thatprevention. The primary aim of requires two years of full-timeForensic Psychology as an supervised practice with anacademic discipline is to develop appropriate client group.
62/63HEALTH & SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH METHODSMResHEALTH & SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCHMScCLINICAL RESEARCH METHODSMRes’ Students choosing the MRes CAMPUS: programmes will be able to select Llandaff 20 credits worth of optionalThe programmes have been modules, those choosing the MSc SCHOOL:designed to meet the Cardiff School of Health Sciences Health and Social Science Researchresearch needs of people can select 70 credits worth of CO URSE LENGT H:regardless of their starting optional modules. One year full-time or two yearspoint. There is a choice of part-time.two research methods and Career Potential >>design modules, one for those A postgraduate qualification in ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: health or social science research A good honours degreewith little or no background provides an excellent foundation (normally 2.1 or above) in aexperience of research and health or social science subject is for a career in research, as a healthone for people who already normally required. However, professional who carries out andhave some experience of applicants with relevant publishes research in their field, or professional experience orresearch, perhaps at for anyone planning to go on to qualifications are welcomed andundergraduate level. complete a PhD. Evidence based will be considered individually. practice means that a knowledgeAll students will complete taught and understanding of research is FEES:modules in Research Methods & essential in all health related www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesDesign and Research Skills as well domains so that health careas complete a dissertation which CO URSE CO NTACT: providers are able to interpretwill consist of an independent Caroline Limbert: previous research findings, as wellpiece of research. firstname.lastname@example.org as contributing to the process of designing and carrying out FULL CO URSE PROFILE:There is then a choice of modules research projects. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/to select from so that you are able postgraduateto focus on areas that are ofparticular interest to you. It is alsopossible to choose the extent towhich you opt to take taughtmodules and the extent to whichyou want to focus on a researchdissertation by adjusting thebalance of credits attributable toeach of these components of theprogramme. cardiffmet.ac.uk
HEALTH PSYC HOLOGYMSc’ // Health Psychology and the CAMPUS: Health Psychologist Llandaff // Changing Health BehaviourHealth Psychology is the // Chronic Illness, Stress and Pain SCHOOL:practise and application of Cardiff School of Health Sciences // Communication in the Healthpsychological research into Care Context. CO URSE LENGT H:behaviour relevant to health One year full-time or two yearsillness and health care. It Career Potential >> part-time.looks at the role of An MSc in Health Psychology is theenvironmental, psychosocial, first step (stage one) towards ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Chartered Psychology status for A good honours degreeand socio-cultural factors students who are eligible to hold (normally 2.1 or above) inthat may contribute to Psychology, from a BPS (British the Graduate Basis for Chartershipdisease or its prevention. Psychology Society) accredited (GBC) of the British PsychologicalHealth strategy now is undergraduate course. Society (BPS). The programme willshifting from the treatment of provide the knowledge base and FEES:disease to the maintenance research skills which will underpin www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesof health and prevention of stage two of the process towardsillness. This is ever more Chartership with the BPS (two CO URSE CO NTACT:important in the Welsh years of supervised practice). Kathryn Thirlaway:context given that there are Completion of stage 2 with the BPS email@example.com rates of behaviour also confers eligibility to become a FULL CO URSE PROFILE:related ill health in Wales Health Professions Council (HPC) www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/compared to the rest of the registered Health Psychologist. All postgraduateUK, and a correspondingly practitioner psychologists are regulated by the HPC. Healthhigh level of risky behaviours psychologists work in all areas(Welsh Assembly relevant to health, illness andGovernment, 2004). health care delivery.Students will complete thefollowing six taught modules aswell as a dissertation which will bean independent piece of research:// Research Method and Design// Biopsychosocial Issues in Health
64/65HEALTH PSYC HOLO GY(practitioner)PgC’ outcomes to the work placement to CAMPUS: ensure that it can deliver the Llandaff required competencies. There areThe programme has been eight workshops across the one to SCHOOL:developed to meet the Cardiff School of Health Sciences three year period which studentscompetencies required by MUST attend in Cardiff. Student CO URSE LENGT H:the Health Professions reviews are held quarterly and One year full-time; Up to threeCouncil (HPC) in order to these can be located either in the years part-time.apply for registered status. work place or at university. TheThis means that upon course requires that students ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: demonstrate a minimum of 1000 A good honours degreecompletion of the hours of practice experience, (normally 2.1 or above) inprogramme, graduates can Psychology, from a BPS (British which is equivalent to four days aapply to the HPC to be Psychological Society) week for 45 weeks a year if aregistered as a Health accredited undergraduate student chooses to study full-time. course and a successfullyPsychologist. Some student may prefer to enrol completed (BPS) accredited part-time and accrue their hours MSc or BPS Stage 1 equivalent.This programme does not confer over a longer period of up to threechartered psychologist status with years. FEES:the British Psychological Society www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesand is for students who wish to Career Potential >>progress on to clinical work more This programme of study towards a CO URSE CO NTACT:widely with service users. The Kathryn Thirlaway: Postgraduate Certificate inprogramme is placement based and firstname.lastname@example.org Practitioner Health Psychologyprovides supervised support aims to equip graduates with the FULL CO URSE PROFILE:towards developing the knowledge, skills and professional www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/competencies required to be an experience required to be postgraduateautonomous practitioner. Students competent practitioners in Healthare expected to have an Psychology. Together with theappropriate work placement/s that British Psychological Societywill enable them to demonstrate all accredited MSc in Healththe required competencies for the Psychology achieving this awardprogramme. All students will be demonstrates that students haveinvited for interview and expected both the required academicto bring a detailed description of knowledge-base and practicaltheir work (or voluntary) competencies to meet theplacement/s to interview. standards of proficiency as laid out by the Health Professions Council.Part of the application interview willbe to map the programme learning cardiffmet.ac.uk
MUSCULOSKELETAL ST UDIESMSc/PgD/PgC’ Students will also undertake a CAMPUS: second work placed module called Llandaff Musculoskeletal Therapeutics.This programme is aimed at SCHOOL:Health Professions Council Cardiff School of Health Sciences In the third year students willRegistered practitioners who undertake a 60 credit research CO URSE LENGT H:are involved in the project which will involve the Three years part-time.management of a range of development of an assessedconditions of the foot, ankle, research proposal and the ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:and lower limb. It is a submission of a research report. Membership of a healthcare profession eligible forflexible award that can be * Approval is being sought from the employment within the Nationaltaken in its entirety, or in Health Service in the UK, or the Society of Chiropodists andvarious combinations of international equivalent. One Podiatrists for module approval thatmodules as required. year post-graduation practice is would bring, pending completion also required. Musculoskeletal of an additional mentored injection caseload and provide evidenceIn year one, students will study log, insurance cover to perform of CPD activities relating tomodules in: steroid injections to the foot. musculoskeletal diagnosis /// Critical Appraisal management.// Gait analysis Career Potential >>// The Pathological Basis of FEES: Students enrolling on this Musculoskeletal Disorders. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees programme will already be working in healthcare. However, theStudents will also undertake a CO URSE CO NTACT: enhanced knowledge base, and Ian Mathieson:work-based learning module called reflective, critical approach to email@example.comMusculoskeletal Examination and practice that results will enhanceDiagnosis. career development potential. For FULL CO URSE PROFILE: NHS employees this may be linked www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/A selection of optional modules postgraduate to eligibility for higher bandedfrom year two will include: posts under ‘Agenda for Change’ –// Sports, Biomechanics and Injury moving towards extended scope// Sports, Biomechanics and Injury practitioner roles. For those in Management private practice there will be// Introduction to Injection increased confidence and ability in Therapy* treating a wider variety of patients// Pharmacology for Podiatrists with a wider range of disorders.// Research Methods.
66/67OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH,SAFETY & WELLBEINGMSc/PgD/PgC’ // Management of planned and CAMPUS: unplanned Events Llandaff // Reflecting on ProfessionalDeveloped in accordance SCHOOL: Developmentwith the IOSH Higher Level Cardiff School of Health Sciences // Developing Health Safety andQualification Accreditation Wellbeing Strategies & CO URSE LENGT H:Framework this programme Interventions. One year full-time; Up to threefocuses on the theory and years part-time.application of the key Career Potential >>principles of health, safety Occupational health, safety and ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: wellbeing is a changing An initial degree in a disciplineand wellbeing management environment which requires relating to occupational health,in an occupational setting. safety and wellbeing. However,The programme aims to practitioners to develop not only candidates with other relevant traditional safety orientated skillschallenge the preconceptions qualifications and/or experience but also those that can be used to will be considered.and practice of participants, advise and lead on a range ofas well as developing their health and wellbeing issues as well. FEES:knowledge, skills, www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feescompetencies and ability to The programme has been designedreflect and learn from their to meet the needs of a wide range CO URSE CO NTACT:own professional practice. of occupational health, safety and Paul Belcher: firstname.lastname@example.orgThere is a strong emphasis wellbeing practitioners,on students’ own practice, professionals and others working to FULL CO URSE PROFILE:and students are encouraged achieve a more holistic approach to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/to base their studies on the occupational health, safety and postgraduateissues and situations they wellbeing management. The programme is aimed at anyone with ACCREDITED BY :face in their own field. an interest in developing, Institute of Occupational Safety implementing, monitoring and and Health (IOSH)Modules will include: evaluating health, safety and// Principles and Practice of Risk wellbeing strategies and Assessment interventions which encourage a// Risk Perception & proactive approach to improving Communication employee engagement, health,// Applied Research Methods and safety and wellbeing. Design// Management of Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing// Individual & Organisational Change H&S cardiffmet.ac.uk
CARDIFF SC HOOLof MANAGEMENT ’ At the Cardiff School of Management (CSM) we pride ourselves on having a strong reputation in applied research and active engagement with business and industry and can offer you first-class taught courses and unique research opportunities. Our award winning, state- of-the-art facilities at the Llandaff Campus provides a great learning environment and enables the School to continue to be a leading centre in the UK for teaching and research in business subjects. The School’s MBA currently has approximately 400 students on the full-time programme and many more on the distance learning and top-up options, making it one of the largest groups of programmes of its kind in Europe. It is an internationally recognised and respected qualification attracting students from the public and private sectors, from the UK and abroad.
68/69Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesThe MBA is complemented by the Research activities at the School are For further details of thenew part-time Executive MBA for organised into five broad themes research undertaken by Cardiffexperienced managers. It’s highly within business and management School of Management and thepractical and action-oriented and four Research Centres in range of taught degrees, visit:approach combines intensive specific areas. Much of our research www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/csmmodular input in weekend blocks is multidisciplinary, often carried outwith real business projects and with researchers from otherclose tutorial support. university faculties and knowledge networks around the world.The School also offers a range oftaught postgraduate programmes in The five broad themes which reflectComputing and Information the interests and expertise of activeSystems, Finance, Law, Tourism, researchers in the School are:Hospitality and EventsManagement. // Competitiveness, Innovation and EntrepreneurshipWithin CSM there is a well // Governance, Accountability andembedded research culture that Social Justicepermeates across the school. // Information Systems,TechnologyResearch not only serves to and Peopleadvance management knowledge, // New Economiesit underpins and enriches our // Tourismteaching and learning. Under these themes sit the SchoolsCSM has a vibrant portfolio of four Research Centres:specialist Masters as well as a PhDprogramme with over 60 enrolled // Cardiff Institute for Co-operativeMPhil, PhD and Professional StudiesDoctorate candidates. Many of our // Centre for Visioning Sustainableresearch degree candidates are Societiesinternational students funded by // Creative Leadership andscholarships from their Enterprise Centregovernments. We welcome // Welsh Centre for Tourismapplications from graduates who Researchare wishing to pursue MPhil andPhDs related to our areas ofexpertise. We also welcomeapplications for our MRes orProfessional Doctorateprogrammes. cardiffmet.ac.uk
Prestigious scholarship builds up Bethans career prospectsWhen Bethan Wyn Davies process and I chose to answer onegraduated with a degree in on customer satisfaction, becauseLaw and Welsh from Cardiff of my interest in marketing.University, she already knewshe wanted a career in “I was delighted to be awarded themarketing. scholarship by Wilmott Dixon. As part of the scholarship, I workedCareer-focused Bethan with Wilmott Dixon on my finaldecided to apply for the MSc dissertation project, which was ain Management and fantastic experience. We met toMarketing at Cardiff narrow down topics and agreed onMetropolitan University to a subject looking at relationshipgain further skills and marketing in the constructionqualifications before entering industry, particularly in the publicthe job market. sector.Based at the state-of-the-art new “I was given access to the WilmottCardiff School of Management Dixon database and spent timeBuilding on the Llandaff campus, interviewing previous and currentthe course offers a combination of customers, as well as potentialmanagement theory and practice, customers. It was really interestingto provide students with the skills to work so closely with such aand knowledge needed for a career major business as part of myin management in manufacturing, course, and I’ve built some greatcommercial and service sectors. relationships for the future.After being accepted onto thecourse, Bethan was also awarded a Bethan hopes to stay in Wales toprestigious scholarship by pursue a career in marketingconstruction company Wilmott management and has applied to theDixon. Willmott Dixon trainee manager scheme.Bethan said: “We were given fourchoices of essay questions as partof the scholarship application
70/71UNDER THE SP OTLIGHT 2010 >> 2010 >>’ Graduates from Cardiff University with an LLB Joint Honours in Law and Welsh Awarded the Wilmott Dixon Scholarship2007 >> 2010 >>Leaves school with three A Levels in Accepted to study for an MSc inWelsh, English and Business Studies Management at Cardiff Metropolitanand an A/S in History University cardiffmet.ac.uk
UNDER THE SP OT LIGHT >> >> Fellow of the Higher Education’ Bized: Virtual Worlds Arcade - Member Academy 2011 of project steering group 2000-2002>> >> >>MSc in Advanced Educational and Author, Co-author and contributor to Problem Based Learning WorkingSocial Research ten publications Group 2010 to the present
72/73MarkSutcliffe Program me Director MSc in Management Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management Mark has more than 25 years works to bring disciplines together teaching experience and is for a holistic and strategic approach currently Programme to management studies. Director for the MSc in Management at the Cardiff He is the author of eight School of Management. publications, many of which are distributed worldwide as well- Having spent 18 years teaching at known resources for students the University of the West of studying economics. Mark has also England, Mark began teaching at given conference papers at many Cardiff Metropolitan University in business, education and economics 2005. He is a graduate of the conferences; including the Royal University of the West of England, Economic Society Conference and with a first class joint honours at the University of Malaya. degree in Economics and Sociology, as well gaining an MSc Mark is currently undertaking PhD in Advanced Educational and Social research entitled Business Models Research from the Open University. and Complexity Theory: adaptive resilience and visual art ecology. Mark is passionate about the teaching of economics, particularly to students with no previous experience of the subject, and cardiffmet.ac.uk
COMPUTINGMSc/PgD/PgC’ In addition, one 20 credit module, CAMPUS: Research Methods for Technology Llandaff Dissertations is undertaken inThis broad programme preparation for the self-managed SCHOOL:enables students to develop Cardiff School of Management element.their skills in a range of CO URSE LENGT H:computing areas. 120 credits from these may result in One year full-time or two years the award of PgD; 60 credits from part-time.The programme has nine taught these may result in the award ofmodules. PgC. The MSc requires all nine ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: modules and completion of a 40 An honours degree (at least 2:2)Four foundational 10 credit credit project. or its equivalent in a relevantmodules covering: area e.g. Computing, Information Systems or an// Technology Adoption Career Potential >> appropriate Engineering// Technology Project This programme will enable specialism Management graduates to enhance their existing// Legal Applications in skills in anticipation of meeting the FEES: Technology increasing commercial demand for www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees advanced computing graduates.// Team Software Development Project CO URSE CO NTACT: Chris Russell:Four specialist 20 credit modules email@example.com: FULL CO URSE PROFILE:// Requirements Engineering www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/// Object-Oriented Programming postgraduate// Architectures and Operating Systems// Plus one option from the MSc Mobile Technologies programme.
74/75FINANCEMSc’ Career Potential >> CAMPUS: Demand for highly skilled and Llandaff knowledgeable financeThe MSc Finance has four SCHOOL: professionals is likely to be Cardiff School of Managementcore modules in common maintained over the coming years –with the MSc Financial and in the view of some may well CO URSE LENGT H:Management programme increase. As such, the Department One year full-time or two yearswith an additional two core of Accounting, Finance & part-time.modules. This programme Economics is pleased to offer this ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:focuses primarily on the programme geared towards Degree (2:1 or above) ortheoretical aspects of developing the knowledge, skills equivalent professionalfinance and students and understanding of students qualifications in a relevant areaundertake six taught core seeking serious careers in the e.g. Accounting, Finance ormodules and a substantial Finance Industry. Business Studies with a substantive finance element.self managed element. Non-graduates with five years or The programme seeks to meet individual and industry needs by more experience will also beStudents will undertake core considered. developing students with highermodules in: level cognitive skills and abilities// Quantitative Finance FEES: who also possess an excellent www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees// Capital Markets & Derivatives practical understanding of “how to// Corporate Finance & Risk apply” rather than just “why it CO URSE CO NTACT:// Management of Finance happens”. Chris Parry:// Behavioural Finance firstname.lastname@example.org// Management of Finance and Research Methods. FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Option Modules will include: postgraduate// Business Forecasting// Finance of International Business// Business & Sustainable Development// Corporate Social Responsibility// Managing Change.The self managed element of theprogramme will involve thecompletion of a Dissertation,Enterprise Project or ConsultancyProject. cardiffmet.ac.uk
FINANCE & INFORMATIO NMA NAGEMENTMSc’ Taught Modules will cover: CAMPUS: // Quantitative Finance Llandaff // Capital Markets & DerivativesFinance and information SCHOOL: // Corporate Finance & Riskmanagement are closely Cardiff School of Management // End User Computing Riskrelated in practice. Financial Management CO URSE LENGT H:decisions and predictions // Business Analysis One year full-time or two yearsneed to be based upon, // Information Management part-time.information that needs Software Tools ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:effective management. Such // Research Methods An undergraduate degreeinformation is often (normally of classification 2:1 orcontained in an information Self Managed Elements will include above) or its equivalent, or fivesystem. Finance has been a Dissertation, Enterprise Project or years relevant work experience.the domain of – and Consultancy Project. Suitable professional qualifications from bodies suchinspiration for - many Career Potential >> as ACCA, CII, CFA, IFS, BCSadvances in information would also be considered. Aspiring Information Systemsmanagement, such as Project Managers, BusinessFunction Point Analysis and Analysts and, especially, FEES:Structured Systems Analysis www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees Information Auditors need anand Design Method. appreciation of both finance and CO URSE CO NTACT: information management. Chris Russell:The MSc Finance and Information email@example.comManagement has seven coremodules: three more concerned FULL CO URSE PROFILE:with finance; three more www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/concerned with information postgraduatemanagement; and one inpreparation for the self managedelements. Whichever of the selfmanaged elements are chosen,it must be focused on theinterconnection of finance andinformation management ratherthan purely finance or informationmanagement.
76/77FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTMSc’ CAMPUS: The self managed element of the Llandaff programme will involve theThe MSc Financial completion of a Dissertation, SCHOOL:Management has four core Cardiff School of Management Enterprise Project, or Consultancymodules in common with the Project. CO URSE LENGT H:MSc Finance but One year full-time or two yearssupplements these with Career Potential >> part-time.elective modules that focus Demand for highly skilled and ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:of specific managerial/ knowledgeable finance Degree (2:1 or above) oroperational aspects. professionals is likely to be equivalent professionalStudents are advised that maintained over the coming years – qualifications in a relevant area and in the view of some may well e.g. Accounting, Finance orthe self managed elements increase. As such, the Department Business Studies with amust be focused on Financial of Accounting, Finance & substantive finance element.Management aspects rather Non-graduate with five years or Economics is pleased to offer thisthan purely finance or programme geared towards more experience will also bemanagement. developing the knowledge, skills considered. and understanding of studentsStudents will undertake core FEES: seeking serious careers in the www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesmodules in: Finance Industry.// Quantitative Finance CO URSE CO NTACT:// Capital Markets & Derivatives The programme seeks to meet Chris Parry:// Corporate Finance & Risk individual and industry needs by firstname.lastname@example.org// Management of Finance developing students with higher// Research Methods. level cognitive skills and abilities FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ who also possess an excellentOption Modules will include: postgraduate practical understanding of “how to// Business Forecasting apply” rather than just “why it// Finance of International happens”. Business// Business & Sustainable Development// Corporate Social Responsibility// Managing Change. cardiffmet.ac.uk
INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONTECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENTMSc/PgD/PgC’ CAMPUS: In addition, one 20 credit module, Llandaff Research Methods for TechnologyThis programme explores Dissertations is undertaken in SCHOOL:how information and Cardiff School of Management preparation for the self-managedcommunication technologies element. CO URSE LENGT H:may be managed, and how One year full-time or two yearsthey may serve the purposes 120 credits from these may result in part-time.of management. the award of PgD; 60 credits from these may result in the award of ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: PgC. The MSc requires all nine An honours degree (at least 2:2)The programme has nine taught modules and completion of a 40 or its equivalent in a relevantmodules. area e.g. Information Systems or credit project. Business Studies with aFour foundational 10 credit substantial technology element.modules covering: Career Potential >> Relevant work experience will// Technology Adoption Graduates have gained also be considered.// Technology Project employment as: ICT managers, Management project mangers and consultants; FEES: business and systems analysts; www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees// Legal Applications in Technology teachers and lecturers. CO URSE CO NTACT:// Team Software Development Chris Russell: Project email@example.comFour specialist 20 credit modules FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/covering: postgraduate// Business Analysis End User// Computing Risk Management// Information Security ManagementPlus one from:// Information Management Software Tools// Information Management/ Practical Data
78/79LLM INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSMasters in Law’ // Dissertation. CAMPUS: Llandaff Option modules may include: SCHOOL:The programme offers the // E-Commerce and Security Cardiff School of Managementfollowing pathways of study: // Legal Applications and// LLM International Intellectual Property in CO URSE LENGT H: One year full-time or two years Business (Information Technology part-time. Technology and // Entrepreneurship and Law Intellectual Property) // Mutual and Social ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Entrepreneurship A degree or professional// LLM International qualification in an appropriate Business // International Human Resource subject. Professional Experience (Entrepreneurship) Management will also be considered. // Employment Law and Practice// LLM International FEES: // Legal Issues in Mergers and Business (Employment www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees Acquisitions. and Human Resource) CO URSE CO NTACT:// LLM International Career Potential >> Bimpe Lincoln: Business (Finance). The programme aims to equip firstname.lastname@example.org individuals with the fundamentalsThe subject areas covered are of international business, through FULL CO URSE PROFILE:rooted in the business and development of legal knowledge www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/management environment, where and skills, which will enable them postgraduatethe advanced study of law is to operate efficiently and lawfullyundertaken in the context of real as managers, entrepreneurs andbusiness issues. Solutions to these specialist practitioners. It providesissues are taught by specialists, not disciplined legal context toonly in law but specialists in individual’s business knowledgemanagement, finance, human and experience in meeting theresource management, marketing, demands placed upon them in ainformation systems and strategy. highly competitive global commercial environment. TheStudents will complete core programme therefore opens amodules in: broad range of enhanced// Introduction to International employment opportunities in Business business, management and// Transnational Commercial Law administration, across private and// Business and Crime public sectors, including NGOs and// Role of Business in Society international organisations.// Legal Research Skills and Reasoning cardiffmet.ac.uk
MA NAGEMENTMSc’ As such, students will study the CAMPUS: following areas: LlandaffThis established programme SCHOOL: // Leadership Team Building Cardiff School of Managementhas grown and developed and Communicationover the past few years, // Understanding Organizations CO URSE LENGT H: One year full-time or two yearsproviding a top class // Knowledge and Communication part-time.business education. The in Organizationscourse team prides itself on // Managing People and ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Operations A degree at least 2:1 ordelivering not only an appropriate professionalexcellent educational // Managing and Accounting experience within the field ofexperience but promoting for Financial Resources management. // Strategic Marketingand developing high level FEES: // Enterprise and Entrepreneurshipbusiness skills and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees // Global Issues and Debatescapabilities. // Strategy, Innovation and Change CO URSE CO NTACT: // Research Methods for Business. Mark Sutcliffe:The programme provides a email@example.com grounding in the Students will also complete akey functions of management FULL CO URSE PROFILE: Dissertation. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/together with a critical analysis of postgraduatethe context in which managers Career Potential >>work. The principal objective of the With a combination of soundMSc is to provide the younger management knowledge andmanager with the skills and practice, as well as the competenceknowledge they need to manage and skills needed to be an effectivecompetently, capably, ethically and manager, this award will open up asustainably. wide variety of career opportunities in the manufacturing, commercialThe programme provides flexible and service sectors. Recentand comprehensive coverage of graduates have found employmentthe issues, debates and trends in with Accenture, McKinsey andmodern business theory and Robert Half Recruitment, and somepractice. have gone on to further study.
80/81M BAMaster of BusinessAdministration’ // International Human Resource CAMPUS: Development Llandaff // International RetailThe MBA is an internationally Management SCHOOL:recognised and respected Cardiff School of Management // International Managementqualification for managers. // International Marketing CO URSE LENGT H:Applicants are from both the // Managing Finance 12-16 months depending uponpublic and private sectors in // Project Management. start date. (October, Februarythe UK and abroad. The and July intake)course aims to encourage The dissertation or project is a final double module. Whether an ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:independent and creative academic piece of research or an A degree from a recognisedthinkers. This is done by university; Have relevant investigation into the launching of afollowing the UK Quality management experience, or business project; it is designed toAssurance Agency guidelines hold a professional or other be an intellectually challenging qualification which is deemed asin giving students a ‘strong piece of individual management acceptable for admission.practical and professional research. It will equip successfulorientation’ differentiating it students with the knowledge, The programme is conducted infrom other masters capabilities and competences English. As such applicants areprogrammes. required of today’s managers, in a expected to have an acceptable world in which the ability to TOEFL or IELTS score if theyThe core modules are designed to research new information is have not undertaken theirexpose participants to state of the increasingly important. Students previous studies in the language.art thinking in the key management are allocated a supervisor, who will FEES:disciplines and provide opportunity provide constructive comment on www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesthroughout to apply theory to real their work as it develops.life management situations. Its core CO URSE CO NTACT:modules are: Career Potential>> Julia Fallon:// Strategic Management The teaching programme is aimed firstname.lastname@example.org// Accounting for at those who are looking to Decision-Makers develop their careers and at ‘high FULL CO URSE PROFILE:// People and Organisations www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/mba flyers’ that need an understanding// Marketing. of all the major functions of business providing generalistStudents will be able to choose knowledge for prospective leaders.from a range of electives that may The course is aimed at those whoinclude: desire to undertake an executive// Finance of International role in an organisation, in the UK or Business overseas. cardiffmet.ac.uk
M BAProduct Deve lopmentManagement’ // Product Development CAMPUS: Management: Llandaff This provides students with aOne important aspect of sound overview of the product SCHOOL:business management that is Cardiff School of Management design & development process by Cardiff School of Art & Designsometimes overlooked by contextualising the product designinexperienced managers is activity within the broader CO URSE LENGT H:the understanding of the commercial business environment. One year full-time. (October,vital role designers and February and July intake)engineers perform in a // Managing the Product Development Process: ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:company; how their interplay This equips students with the In common with the rest of thewith other aspects of a MBA, Applicants should have a knowledge, skills and expertisecompany, such as marketing, good first degree (or equivalent) necessary to plan, implement andsales and finance is critical and at least two years manage successful product management experience.for ongoing business success development projects.and growth. FEES: Students are taught by staff with www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesThis specialist MBA pathway substantial expertise in the deliveryequips students with the of postgraduate programmes plus CO URSE CO NTACT:knowledge, skills and expertise professional management Paul Wilgeroth:necessary to plan, implement and email@example.com experience that covers all aspectsmanage successful product of design management, including FULL CO URSE PROFILE:development projects. In addition, design consultancy, concept and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/mbathe pathway will provide students detailed design, ergonomics, CAD,with a sound overview of the prototyping, tooling, batch anddevelopment of new products by mass manufacture.contextualising the productdevelopment process by linking Career Potential >>market and technical research, For business students who wish tocommercial and social drivers, become managers in the productconcept development, design for development and manufacturingmanufacture, production, sectors, it is critical that they havemarketing and sales. an understanding of the product development process and theStudents receive two specialist different technological optionsmodules in addition to the common available for rapid productshared or “core” modules that all development. This specialistMBA students undertake: pathway directly addresses these issues and highlights their impact on managerial strategy.
82/83 EXEC UTIVE MBA’ Option modules will be available in CAMPUS: a large number of electives and Llandaff pathways which will allow studentsThe Executive MBA is a two- to specialise. The management SCHOOL:year part-time programme Cardiff School of Management report will involve the completionfor experienced managers of a 14,000 word report based on a CO URSE LENGT H:and offers students real world management problem, Two years part-time.associate membership of the utilising both current theory and There are 8 start pointsChartered Management practice. Each student on the throughout the year makingInstitute (CMI). Its highly course will be allocated to a subject offering a flexible approach for expert and students will have six the working professional.practical and action-orientedapproach combines intensive months to complete this work. Furthermore all course work ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:modular input in weekend An honours degree at least 2:2 completed as part of theblocks with real business and at least four years programme can be focused on yourprojects and close tutorial management work experience. company, adding significant value Other professional qualificationssupport. to your studies. such as CIM or CIMA will also be considered.The programme aims to be action- Full module breakdown and courseoriented; build the foundations of brochure can be found on our FEES:knowledge; provide a customised website: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feeslearning experience; offer a hands- www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/execmbaon approach, be completely CO URSE CO NTACT:flexible and focus on leadership Mark Goode: Career Potential >>development. firstname.lastname@example.org This new Executive MBA has been designed to be very flexible and to FULL CO URSE PROFILE:Students will study core modules link into the existing executive www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/execmbain: courses in CSM. Credits achieved// Effectively Managing People on these other executive courses// Effectively Managing Markets can be transferred to the new// Effectively Managing Money Executive MBA.// Effectively Managing Systems// Developing Effective Strategy.The PRINCE2 project managementqualification is also included in theEffectively Managing Systemmodule. cardiffmet.ac.uk
MOBILE TECHNOLOGIESMSc/PgD/PgC’ 120 credits from these may result in CAMPUS: the award of PgD; 60 credits from Llandaff these may result in the award ofMobile technologies are a PgC. The MSc requires all nine SCHOOL:complex blend of hardware, Cardiff School of Management modules and completion of a 40software, network credit project. CO URSE LENGT H:architecture and human One year full-time or two yearsconsideration. This Career Potential >> part-time.programme helps to unravel This programme provides for athis complexity. variety of careers concerned with ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: mobile technologies, from network An honours degree (at least 2:2) infrastructure and operation or its equivalent in a relevantThe programme has nine taught area e.g. Computing,modules. through to the creation of devices Information Systems or an themselves and the systems and appropriate EngineeringFour foundational 10 credit apps that run on them. specialism. Relevant workmodules covering: experience will also be// Technology Adoption considered.// Technology Project Management// Legal Applications in CO URSE CO NTACT: Chris Russell: Technology email@example.com// Team Software Development Project FULL CO URSE PROFILE: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Four specialist 20 credit modules postgraduatecovering:// Mobile Network Architecture// Embedded Systems// Mobile Device Software// Interaction with Mobile DevicesIn addition, one 20 credit module,Research Methods for TechnologyDissertations is undertaken inpreparation for the self-managedelement.
84/85TECHNOLOGY PROJECTMANAGEMENTMSc/ PgD/PgC’ In addition, one 20 credit module, CAMPUS: Research Methods for Technology Llandaff Dissertations is undertaken inTechnological innovations are preparation for the self-managed SCHOOL:typically managed through Cardiff School of Management element.the medium of a project. This CO URSE LENGT H:programme enables a student 120 credits from these may result in One year full-time or two yearsto explore issues from the award of PgD; 60 credits from part-time.conception of a technology these may result in the award ofvia its implementation to PgC. The MSc requires all nine ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: modules and completion of a 40 An honours degree (at least 2:2)eventual adoption. credit project. or its equivalent in a relevant area e.g. Information Systems orThe programme has nine taught Business Studies. Relevant workmodules. Career Potential >> experience will also be The blend of more generic project considered.Four foundational 10 credit management competencies withmodules covering: specific technological awareness FEES:// Technology Adoption will provide a solid foundation for a www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees// Technology Project future career as a manager of technological projects. CO URSE CO NTACT: Management Chris Russell:// Legal Applications in firstname.lastname@example.org Technology// Team Software Development FULL CO URSE PROFILE: Project www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ postgraduateFour specialist 20 credit modulescovering:// Business Analysis// End User Computing Risk Management// Project Management Theory and Practice// Project Management Case Studies cardiffmet.ac.uk
TO URISM //HOSPITALITY//EVENTS MANAGEMENTMSc/PgD/PgC’ by facilitating groupwork on real CAMPUS: industry projects. The programme Llandaff also provides you with theThese cohesive programmes opportunity to further develop SCHOOL:are designed to enable you to Cardiff School of Management managerial and entrepreneurialdevelop concepts and theories skills. A study skills package is CO URSE LENGT H:relating to tourism, hospitality incorporated to support student One year full-time or two yearsor events management. They learning and individual career part-time.will stimulate critical thinking development needs.and use multidisciplinary ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Career Potential >> An appropriate initial degreeperspectives to transform Tourism, hospitality and events have (2.2 or above) or a non-graduatemanagement problems into qualification which has deemed assumed a critical role in the globalopportunities by the provision to be of a satisfactory standard. economy accounting for about 10%of an industry-relevant, Significant work experience will of jobs worldwide. Our programmes also be considered for entry.research-led and student- have many distinct features that willdriven programme; designed directly benefit students and give a FEES:to develop the next generation competitive edge. For example, our www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesof self-reflexive managers. cutting-edge Business Stewardship modules promote business ethics, CO URSE CO NTACT:The core modules will provide you responsible management and the Emma Bettinson:with strategic business skills and an email@example.com legacy of the tourism, hospitality andessential knowledge of the tourism, event industries. FULL CO URSE PROFILE:hospitality or events sector, whilst www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/optional modules and different The programmes are designed to postgraduatetypes of independent research promote and encourage theprojects enable you to have more development of advancedcontrol and flexibility over your management knowledge and skills.learning and allow you to tailor the Applicants include peopleMSc programme to your individual progressing from undergraduatecareer development needs. qualifications in the social sciences and humanities as well as from moreTeaching input is drawn from applied and inter-disciplinarysubject specialists, industry contacts undergraduate programmes such asand field visits. Research and tourism management, hospitalitytransferable skills are a strong management or eventsfeature of the programme and you management. The course is alsowill be encouraged to develop these designed to meet the career andskills throughout the programme. personal development needs ofThe new ‘THE’ Integrated Project professionals from the public,module embraces our industry links private or voluntary sectors.
86/87A LEADING CENTRE in t heUK fo r teaching and researchin business subjects ’ The award winning £21million, state-of-art management building was opened in Autumn 2010 at the Llandaff Campus cardiffmet.ac.uk
CARDIFF SC HOOLof SPO RT ’ Cardiff School of Sport, with its 60 year history, is a recognised centre of excellence within the United Kingdom. It has established a national and international reputation for the quality of its academic, sporting and research work. The Cardiff School of Sport provides students with a setting in which they can achieve academic, sporting and professional excellence in a supportive environment. The postgraduate programmes within the Cardiff School of Sport are contemporary in outlook. There is an emphasis on applied learning facilitated by close working relationships with industry experts. The postgraduate teaching team bring together a wide range of academic and practitioner skills and experiences. They are at the cutting-edge of research, scholarly, professional and consultancy activities, which they draw upon to inform their teaching.
88/89Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesAll programmes are informed by Research can be undertaken within For further details of thelinks to their respective six main subject areas: research undertaken by Cardiffprofessional bodies, for example, // Sport Psychology School of Sport contactthe British Association of Sport and // Physiology and Health Professor Scott Fleming:Exercise Science (BASES), the // Performance Analysis firstname.lastname@example.orgBritish Psychological Society (BPS), // Sport Coaching School Director of Research.and the Chartered Institute for the // Sport BiomechanicsManagement of Sport and Physical // Sport Development and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/cssActivity (CIMSPA). Due cognisance Managementis taken of developments within all // Sociology and Philosophy ofof those professional organisations Sport.which is illustrated by the currentmapping process being undertaken Additional to this the School has ato link the degree pathway with the thriving community of studentsknowledge and understanding undertaking research degrees atelements of relevant National master’s (MPhil) and doctoralOccupational Standards (PhD) level. A growing number of these students are in receipt ofAccording to the results of the funding from a variety of funding2008 Research Assessment sources and bodies.Exercise, 70% of the researchoutput of the Cardiff School ofSport has international impact, witha quarter being classified asinternationally excellent or worldleading. The university powerrankings calculated by ResearchFortnight, based on the quality andquantity of research output, rankedCardiff Metropolitan University as6th in the UK for Sports-RelatedSubjects. The School is preparingto submit the work of its excellentresearchers to the next ResearchExcellence Framework forassessment in 2014 in the Sportand Exercise Sciences, Leisure andTourism sub-panel. cardiffmet.ac.uk
UNDER THE SP OT LIGHT’ 2001-2002 >> degree in Dance and awarded the Studies a one year foundation course Programme Medal Award for Academic at Rubicon Dance Achievement2001 >> 2011 >> 2011 >>Leaves Cantonian High School, Cardiff Graduates from Cardiff Metropolitan Begins to study for an MA in Sportwith one A Level in Dance University with a first class honours Body and Society
90/91Dance Student Kathrynis First-Class In 2008, as a single mum flourished as one of the top and with only one A Level students; graduating with first class qualification, Kathryn Hughes honours degree in July 2011 and also winning the Programme Medal couldn’t have dreamed that Award for Academic Achievement. one day she would become an MA university student. Kathryn is now studying for an MA in Sport, Body and Society at the After leaving high school in 2001 Cardiff School of Sport, and hopes with an A Level in Dance, Kathryn to go on to study for a PhD. went on to study a one year foundation course with a Cardiff- Speaking about her achievements, based dance school, and soon after, Kathryn said: “I’m passionate about age 21, had her son, James. dance and the undergraduate course at the Cardiff School of Dreams of a career in dance had to Sport opened up so many take a backseat as she took a job in opportunities for me. We were retail to make ends meet as single given the chance to go through the parent. process of starting our own dance company ‘Camau Traed’ - from Four years later when James started funding applications to organising full-time school, Kathryn decided to dance tours. I also got involved in look into the possibility of re- the university’s widening access starting her career in dance and programme; working in community applied as a mature student to the projects bringing dance to disabled Cardiff School of Sport’s degree children. That is something I would course in Dance. definitely like to do more of in the future.” Kathryn said: “I was lacking in confidence when I applied to the “I regained my confidence, and course as it had been a few years have also been awarded a since I had studied anything. I also scholarship to study for the MA. It worried that my qualifications just goes to show that anything is weren’t good enough and that I possible and you don’t always have wasn’t ‘academic’ enough to study to take the typical and traditional at degree level.” route to achieve at university. ” Her fears were proved unfounded, as Kathryn was accepted on to the course and over three years cardiffmet.ac.uk
UNDER THE SP OT LIGHT >> >> Leading researcher in published Contributor to the 2010 Auto’ sporting autobiographies /Biography Yearbook and the >> Journal of Hospitality; Sport, Programme Director for MA in Leisure and Tourism Sport, Body and Society
92/93 Dr Carly Stewart Senior Lecturer in Socio-cultural studies Program me Director MA Spor t, Body and SocietyDr Carly Stewart is a Senior She is currently exploring the link as exploring a variety of differentLecturer in Socio-cultural between the limited numbers of physical cultures where the body isstudies at the Cardiff School female sports autobiographies and central to the understanding of the narratives surrounding women them.of Sport and Programme in sport.Director of the MA in Sport, Carly is a member of the BritishBody and Society. She also Carly has peer reviewed articles in Sociological Association as well asleads the Cardiff School of Sport and Society and the Journal the Leisure Studies Association.Sport Qualitative Group. of Hospitality; Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education, as well asShe is an active researcher in the contributing recent book chapterssociology of embodiment and in Auto/Biography Yearbook, andidentity formation in published Leisure Studies Associationsporting autobiographies – a Volumes and Critical Essays invirtually untouched area in the field Sport Psychology’.of sport sociology. Her general research interestsHer PhD and subsequent research include auto/biographical narrativefocused upon athlete’s methods, exploring new andautobiographies of interrupted different ways of undertaking andbodies through illness, including presenting qualitative researchthe case of Lance Armstrong. within the MA programme, as well cardiffmet.ac.uk
PERFORMANCE ANALYSISMSc/PgD/PgC’ experiential (Practical Labs) studies, CAMPUS: which are focused through Cyncoed ensuring a comprehensive analysisThe university has a unique SCHOOL: of the research process.Centre of Performance Cardiff School of SportAnalysis and leads the world Core modules will include: CO URSE LENGT H:in this field. This programme, // Research Methods for Sport Up to three years.the first postgraduate Studiesdegree in Performance ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: // Understanding the CoachingAnalysis in the world, is Applicants should have an Environmentdesigned to meet the Upper second class degree (2.1) // Research Issues in Performance and evidence of having studiedgrowing demand for Analysis Performance Analysis.performance analysis. The // Computerised Match Analysisprogramme prepares skilled FEES: // Analysis of Techniqueand experienced analysts www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees // Dissertation Project.with sound scientificprinciples on which to base CO URSE CO NTACT: Options will then be taken from: Huw Wiltshire:their work. // Independent Study email@example.com // Modelling, Profiling andThe programme offers students the Statistic FULL CO URSE PROFILE:opportunity to develop their www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ // Theoretical & Experimentalunderstanding of the theory behind postgraduate Sport Biomechanicstheir analyses, to gain experience // Work Experience.of elite performance and thecoaching process and feedback to Career Potential >>enable them to apply their Due to the demands of Nationalknowledge and skills to a variety of Governing Bodies, satellite andcontexts. terrestrial TV companies, football clubs, rugby clubs, Welsh InstituteThis programme is unique in its of Sport, the English Institutescombination of theoretical ideas, (regional centres) of Sport therepractical experience and exposure has been an increase in the rangeto the growing spectrum of of career opportunities in the fieldcommercial hardware and of performance analysis. Thissoftware. Opportunities for work programme prepares students for aexperience are also offered and range of analysis careers in thecontribute towards the degree. sports industry, particularly work which takes place with eliteThe course will provide students performers.with a balance of academic and
94/95P HYSICAL ACTIVITY& HEALTHMSc/PgD/PgC’ // Paediatric Exercise Science CAMPUS: and Health Cyncoed // Health and Exercise PsychologyThis programme offers an // Dissertation Project. SCHOOL:excellent opportunity for Cardiff School of Sportindividuals from a variety of Option modules can then be CO URSE LENGT H:backgrounds, including sport chosen from: One year full-time or up to threeand exercise graduates, // Exercise and Diet years part-time.those working in the health // Independent Study ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:and leisure industry and // Exercise Testing and An honours degree (normallyother health practitioners, to Interpretation 2.1 or above) in an appropriatedevelop their understanding // Strategic Management and discipline or a relevant Change. professional qualification.of the link between physical Relevant professionalactivity and health. Career Potential >> experience also considered. This course is of particularWith its multi disciplinary FEES: relevance to experiencedperspective, it is one of the few www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees professionals such as occupationalprogrammes in the UK to focus therapists, health promotion CO URSE CO NTACT:particularly on the association workers, physiotherapists, and David Wasley:between health and activity. others involved in the health and firstname.lastname@example.orgThrough the programme, students leisure industry and recentare able to develop a greater FULL CO URSE PROFILE: graduates, who wish to developappreciation for the complex and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ their skills in the provision ofdynamic issues of health and postgraduate physical activity programmes in aphysical activity which may be health context. The programmeapplied to their chosen career path. offers opportunities forThis programme may also be used professional development in theas a stepping stone for students to light of the new occupationalfurther their specific research standards implemented in manyinterests generated from their professions. Previous studentsundergraduate studies. have gone on to various careers including 5x60 officers, work inStudents will undertake core leisure providers or continue theirmodules in: studies to PhD.// Research Methods for Sports Studies// Physical Activity in Health and Disease cardiffmet.ac.uk
PHYSICAL EDUCATION & SPORTMSc/PgD’ // Teaching and Coaching: CAMPUS: Applying Theory to Practice Cyncoed // Research Skills in PhysicalThis part-time programme Education and Sport SCHOOL:offers a unique opportunity Cardiff School of Sport // Final project.for physical education CO URSE LENGT H:teachers or equivalent Option modules can then be Two years part-time.professionals to further chosen from: (This programme is taught indevelop their knowledge and // Independent Study bi-monthly, two-day blocks).understanding of issues to // Physical Activity in Health and ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:do with the leadership and Disease PGCE PE (Secondary) with 60management of physical // Paediatric Exercise Science credits at Masters Level and be and Health. employed as a physicaleducation in secondary education teacher or equivalent.schools. Career Potential >> The course is of particular FEES:The programme provides students www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees relevance to PE teachers with twowith the opportunity to develop to three years experience and CO URSE CO NTACT:their competencies and knowledge especially those who wish to move Julia Longville:of issues in physical education and into leadership and management email@example.com and develop their leadership roles such as Head of Departmentand management skills to allow FULL CO URSE PROFILE: or Subject Leader. The programmethem to progress within teaching to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ offers opportunities formiddle and senior management postgraduate professional and careerpositions. The applied nature of the development and focuses onprogramme encourages students to applied and experiential learning.utilise real experiences to helpinform their own and otherstudents’ learning. An ability toreflect on and initiate change withinthe students’ own school is a corefeature of the programme.Students will undertake coremodules in:// Principles of Leadership and Management in Physical Education and Sport
96/97SPORT & EXERCISE MEDICINEMSc/PgD/PgC’ Students will study the following CAMPUS: modules: CyncoedThis unique postgraduate SCHOOL: Postgraduate Certificateprogramme seeks to educate Cardiff School of Sport // Sports Injuries and Clinicalmedical doctors, chartered Methods CO URSE LENGT H:physiotherapists and // Sport and Exercise Medicine I One year full-time or three yearsosteopaths in the field of part time.sport and exercise medicine. Postgraduate Diploma (above plus) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:During the programme you // Sport and Exercise Science Applicants must either havewill be lectured by highly // Sport and Exercise Medicine II chartered physiotherapy status;qualified experts in sport // Research Methods successful completion of anand exercise medicine and undergraduate medical studies MSc (above plus) degree or be a registeredsport and exercise science // Dissertation osteopath and possesson the latest academic and membership to the HPC, GMCpractical developments in or GOsC as appropriate. In Career Potential >>the field. The postgraduate This programme is for medical addition, applicants will have toprogramme provides doctors, chartered physiotherapists demonstrate an interest in sportstudents with a wide and exercise medicine. and osteopaths who want tobreadth of knowledge across develop their expertise in sport and FEES:sport and exercise medicine exercise medicine. It offers unique www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesand the necessary skills to opportunities to work in multidisciplinary teams to gain CO URSE CO NTACT:apply theory into practice. improved understanding of all Yvonne Saker: firstname.lastname@example.orgParticipation in a clinical placement other disciplines within sport andin sport and exercise medicine exercise medicine. FULL CO URSE PROFILE:environment/sports injuries clinic; www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/delivery from a wide range of postgraduateprofessionals involved in sport andexercise medicine and sport andexercise science, and theopportunity to work with fellowprofessionals who are involved insupporting elite performers atnational and international level willalso be offered as part of theprogramme. cardiffmet.ac.uk
SPORT & EXERCISE SC IENCEMSc/PgD/PgC’ Option modules will include: CAMPUS: // Physiology of Sports Cyncoed PerformanceThis flexible programme is // Theoretical & Experimental SCHOOL:centred on research- Cardiff School of Sport Sport Biomechanicsinformed professional // Sports Psychology: Theory CO URSE LENGT H:practice and adopts a to Practice One to two years full-time or upstudent-centred approach to // Independent Study to five years part-time.develop understanding of // Working with Elite Performers ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:contemporary issues in sport // Physical Activity in Health & An honours degree (2.1 orand exercise through multi- Disease above) in a sport or exerciseand independent discipline // Paediatric Exercise Science & related area appropriate to the Health programme. Other qualifications(biomechanics, psychology & // Health & Exercise Psychology or exceptional and extensivephysiology) perspectives. // Exercise Testing & Interpretation. work experience in sport science or exercise science may also beThe programme’s core module is considered. Career Potential >>centred on enhancing awareness of Many graduates of the programmethe professional issues associated FEES: are currently studying for awith being a sport and exercise www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees research degree (MPhil/PhD) in ascientist in alignment with the related subject. Other graduates CO URSE CO NTACT:informed practice of the British have successfully pursued careers Dr Marianne Gittoes:Association of Sport and Exercise email@example.com in the fitness and training industry,Sciences. and as practitioners (health, applied FULL CO URSE PROFILE: sport science), consultants (appliedModules will include: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ sport scientists) and lecturers postgraduate// Research Methods (further and higher education). (Quantitative Route)// Professional Issues in the Sport & Exercise Science// Dissertation Project.The option modules arepurposefully structured to allowstudents to individualise theirprogramme based on their interestswithin the respective disciplines.
98/99SPORT, BODY & SOCIETYMA/PgD/PgC’ Career Potential >> CAMPUS: Awareness and knowledge of Cyncoed social issues by specialists in theWhilst drawing upon major SCHOOL: field of sport is increasingly in Cardiff School of Sportareas of study within the demand where there is an interestsocio-cultural study of sport, in people. Sports sociologists are CO URSE LENGT H:this degree takes a focused sought after in a range of sport Up to three years.approach to recent related occupations that include; ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:developments in the field, community sports development An honours degree (2.1 ordistinguishing this from programmes, management of above) in a sport or leisureother sociology of sport sport/leisure facilities in the private related area appropriate to theprogrammes. sector, sports administration roles pathway, or in an alternative and sports media. Further, this discipline area that is acceptableThe body politic has become ever programme is ideal for those with to the programme leader. aspirations of a research career or Exceptional and extensive workmore significant, and has become a continued study at PhD level and experience in coaching, leisurefocus as an area for investigation to fosters a range of transferable management or recreation willenhance the socio-cultural study of also be considered.sport. For example, explorations of skills.the body in sport include: FEES:becoming/being disabled, human www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesinterface with technology, jock CO URSE CO NTACT:culture, female bodies in boxing, Dr Carly Stewart:taking risks and cheating in sport. firstname.lastname@example.orgModules will include: FULL CO URSE PROFILE:// Sport, Body and Society www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/// Research Methods postgraduate (Qualitative pathway)// Sporting Bodies and Social Identities// Sport and socio-cultural change// Ethics in Sport// Independent Study Project// Dissertation. cardiffmet.ac.uk
SPORT COACHINGMSc/PgD/PgC’ // Strategic Management and CAMPUS: Change Cyncoed // Sporting Bodies and SocialThis programme engages Identity. SCHOOL:students in the process of Cardiff School of Sportapplying theory to their Career Potential >> CO URSE LENGT H:practice and develops Graduates from this course have One year full-time or up to fivereflective practitioners with developed careers in sport years part-time.the ability to effectively coaching, teaching, sport science ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:manage coaching problems. support, further and higher An honours degree (normallyIt offers opportunities for education, and sports 2.1 or above) in a related subjectprofessional and career development. The programme also area together with appropriate provides an excellent spring board experience. Non-graduates withdevelopment and focuses on for students wishing to progress to relevant experience will also beapplied and experiential MPhil/PhD study. considered.learning within a communityof practice. FEES: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesModules will include: CO URSE CO NTACT:// Research Methods for Sport Kevin Morgan: Studies email@example.com// Sports Coaching: Theory and Practice FULL CO URSE PROFILE:// Managing Coaching Problems www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/// Dissertation Project postgraduate// Working with Elite Performers// Paediatric Exercise Science and Health// Physiology of Sports Performance// Theoretical and Experimental Sport Biomechanics// Sport Psychology: Theory to Practice// Independent study// Notational Analysis of Performance in Sport Coaching
100/101SPORT DEVELOPMENT& MA NAGEMENTMA/PgD/PgC’ In order to qualify for the MA, CAMPUS: students are required to Cyncoed successfully complete aThe programme is designed dissertation project. SCHOOL:with a specific objective to Cardiff School of Sportdevelop a critical scholar Career Potential >> CO URSE LENGT H:and/or reflective practitioner The programme provides One year full-time or up to threewith an in-depth candidates with a balance of years part-time.understanding of the theoretical underpinning and ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:principles and processes of vocational relevance in the fields of An honours degree (normallysport development and sport development and coaching. 2.1 or above) in an appropriatecoaching. The programme will also be of subject, or in another subject, interest to teachers and lecturers together with substantial and extensive work experience in wishing to develop theirCore modules will include: sport development and/or knowledge about the sport coaching. Non-graduates with// Research Methods for Sport industry. In the main, graduates substantial and extensive work Studies work in the areas of sport experience in sport// Sport Development & development and/or coaching administration, sport development Management Principles and will also be considered. and coaching. Practice FEES:// Strategic Management and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/fees Change// Dissertation Project. CO URSE CO NTACT: Beverley Smith:Option modules will include: firstname.lastname@example.org// Independent Study FULL CO URSE PROFILE:// Contemporary Issues for Sport www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ Development & Management postgraduate// Sports Marketing// Understanding the Coaching Environment// Sporting Bodies and Social Identities// Physical Activity in Health and Disease. cardiffmet.ac.uk
SPORT MANAGEMENT& LEADERSHIPMA/PgD/PgC’ // Personal Skill Development CAMPUS: (half module) Cyncoed // Research Skills (half module).This is an innovative SCHOOL:programme designed for Cardiff School of Sport Option modules will include:working professionals // The Volunteer Workforce CO URSE LENGT H:interested in furthering their // Partnership, Politics and the Up to three years.knowledge, interests and Policy Agenda ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:career within the sport and // Entrepreneurship An honours degree (normallyleisure industry. // Independent Choice. 2.1 or above) in an appropriate subject and be in employmentThis executive management On successful completion of the and / or have appropriateprogramme is designed to bring taught modules, students may experience of managementtheory and practice together. It undertake the Final Project (usually three years). Non- (equivalent of 3 modules / 60 graduates will be consideredprovides students the opportunity credits) that leads to the award of provided the candidate hasto develop a deep understanding MA: Sport Management and substantial and extensive workof management and leadership by experience in sportusing: real life examples; external Leadership. management.speakers working in the industry;case study evidence; peer Career Potential >> FEES:mentoring and personal skill This course is of particular www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesdevelopment. Studying at masters’ relevance to experienced professionals such as sport CO URSE CO NTACT:level requires critical engagement Dr Nicola Bolton:in management and leadership managers and administrators and email@example.com as a means of developing others involved in the sport andpersonal knowledge and leisure industry who wish to FULL CO URSE PROFILE:understanding which will lead to develop their skills in management www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/improved performance. and leadership. The programme postgraduate offers opportunities forCore modules will include: professional and career// Principles for Management and development and focuses on Leadership applied and experiential learning.// Leadership and Sports Organisations// Organisational Strategy// Planning for Business Performance
102/103SPORT PSYCHOLOGY //APPLIED SPORT PSYCHOLO GYMSc/PgD/PgC’ // Counselling Skills for Sport CAMPUS: Psychologists Cyncoed // Dissertation Project.These programmes provide SCHOOL:students with the Cardiff School of Sport Sport Psychology students willopportunity to extend their complete one additional core CO URSE LENGT H:theoretical and applied module in Lifespan Development: One year full-time or up to three years part-time.knowledge and Considerations for Sportunderstanding of sport Psychology. Applied Sport ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:within a supportive student Psychology students choose For Sport Psychology, a BPScentered environment. The options form Understanding the accredited degree in psychologyprogrammes are designed to Coaching Environment; Working (2.1 or above). with Elite Performers andbe flexible, meet students’ Independent Study. For Applied Sport Psychology,needs and develop a range an undergraduate degree inof transferable skills that will sport psychology or sports Career Potential >>enhance their employability. These programmes are ideally science with a significant sport psychology element. suited for those aspiring to becomeThe programmes are delivered by practicing sport psychologists, as FEES:a team of dedicated sport well as teachers, lecturers and www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feespsychology staff, many of whom coaches. The programmes alsoare at the forefront of international provide an excellent springboard CO URSE CO NTACT:research and professional practice Dr Lynne Evans: for students wishing to progress todevelopments in their respective firstname.lastname@example.org MPhil/PhD study.fields. The application of theory to FULL CO URSE PROFILE:professional practice is the core Successful completion of the MSc www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/strength of the programmes. Sport Psychology forms Stage 1 postgraduate training towards BPS CharteredCore Modules, relevant to both Status and will enable students to ACCREDITED BY :programmes will cover: British Psychological Society progress onto Stage 2 training.// Research Methods for Sport (MSc Sport Psychology) The MSc Applied Sport Psychology Studies (Quantitative Pathway) provides a platform from which// Sport Psychology: Theory to students can pursue the British Practice Association of Sport and Exercise// Research Design in Sport Sciences (BASES) route of Psychology Supervised experience and// Professional Development and accreditation, or through a Practice in Sport Psychology conversion course, BPS Chartership. cardiffmet.ac.uk
STRENGTH & CONDITIONINGMSc/PgD/PgC’ Compulsory modules will cover: CAMPUS: //Research Methods for Sports Cyncoed Studies (Quantitative or QualitativeThis is the first programme Route) //Dissertation Project SCHOOL:of its kind to offer a Cardiff School of Sport //Strength and Conditioning:dedicated internship module Science and Application //Strength CO URSE LENGT H:through which students can and Conditioning: Theory to Up to three years.gain academic credits while Practice //Physiology of Sports ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:undertaking work experience Performance. An honours degree (2.1 orin a club structure, above) in a sport or exerciseprofessional organisation or Option modules will include: related area appropriate to theNational Governing Body. //Internship //Independent Study programme, or in an alternative //Theoretical and Experimental discipline area that is acceptable Sports Biomechanics //Analysis of to the programme director.Visiting lecturers, drawn from the Technique //Sports Psychology: Exceptional and extensive andUK’s most experienced strength Theory to Practice //Computerised relevant work experience willand conditioning practitioners, also be considered. Match Analysis //Understandingcomplement the lectures given by the Coaching Environmentspecialist staff in strength and FEES: //Working with Elite Performer www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesconditioning and associated //Managing Coaching Problemsdiscipline areas. Students are //Sports Coaching: Theory to CO URSE CO NTACT:afforded the opportunity to Practice. Dr Jeremy Moody:develop the academic skills of email@example.com appraisal and reflectionalongside the practical skills and Career Potential >> FULL CO URSE PROFILE: Graduates of the programme can www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/competencies that are required to continue their studies and register postgraduatework within this rapidly developing for a research degree (MPhil/PhD)field. The programme’s multi- in a related subject. Otherdisciplinary content is underpinned graduates will pursue careers asby the scientific knowledge that professional strength andsupports the practice of strength conditioning coaches, technicaland conditioning. A key aim of the coaches, work within the healthprogramme is to support students and fitness industry, act asin line with the UKSCA consultants and lecture (furthercompetency framework and in and higher education).preparation for UKSCAaccreditation (: AccreditedStrength and Conditioning Coach).
104/105The Cardiff School of Spor tis a re cognised centre ofex cellence in t he UK … ’ We provide our students with a setting in which they can achieve academic, sporting and professional excellence in a supportive environment. Image: Strength and Conditioning Room in NIAC cardiffmet.ac.uk/alumni
A DMISSIONS A NDENTRY REQUIREMENTS ’ Please also refer to the ‘Research Opportunities’ section of this prospectus for further information. The university has an admissions policy which seeks to accept all people HOW TO APPLY who would benefit from Higher Education. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ Applications are considered howtoapply on their individual merit and we will take into account Home Students formal qualifications, as well We encourage online applications: as any work experience you www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/selfservice may have. It is a quicker and more efficient way of applying for a programme. The Self Service System enables ENTRY REQUIREMENTS you to submit an application immediately and allows you to Taught Postgraduate attach relevant supporting Degrees documents (e.g. relevant Entry requirements for all taught qualifications, references, postgraduate programmes will vary transcripts etc.) depending on your chosen course and are available on each of the You can save your application and specific programme pages within return to finish it at a later date. this prospectus. More detailed Once submitted, you can log in and requirements are listed on our check the status of your application website at: and see when a decision is made. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ postgraduate If however you would like to apply using a hard copy application form, Research Degrees you may request one by contacting Entry requirements for all research the Admissions Unit on: degrees will also vary and can be tel: +44 (0)29 2041 6010 found online at: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/research
106/107Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesBefore commencing your WITHHOLDING DEGREE HOME STUDENTS:application, please ensure that you CERTIFICATES www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/have checked whether there are postgraduateany compulsory supporting Part of the contract that the student www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/documents required for application enters into when they enrol at the howtoapplyto your chosen programme. These university, is the payment of tuitiondocuments will need to be fees or any fees policy which the www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/uploaded and/or submitted along university adopts; in the case of selfservicewith your application. outstanding tuition fees, the university reserves all rights to INTERNATIO NAL STUDENTS:A list of programmes requiring withhold your degree certificate. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/additional supporting documents internationalcan be found online at: WIDENING ACCESS:www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ WIDENING ACCESS AT www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/journeyssupportingdocuments THE UNIVERSITYPGCE Prim ary and Cardiff Metropolitan UniversitySecondary Program mes welcomes people of all ages andIf you are applying for one of our from all backgrounds.teacher training programmes youshould apply direct to the GTTR Many people think that higher(Graduate Teacher Training education is beyond theirRegistry) at www.gttr.ac.uk and capabilities or they are unsurenot to the university. about what it means to be a student. At Cardiff Met weInternational Students consider a diverse range of entryInternational Students should visit: qualifications and it is our aim towww.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ make studying as accessible andinternational before making an courses as flexible as possible. Weapplication. Our dedicated will give you information about theInternational Team have produced financial assistance on offer andspecific guides to help you apply support and advice if you have anyfor your chosen programme and to problems.ensure all relevant and necessaryinformation is submitted as part of Further information, contact ouryour application. Widening Access Manager: Tel: +44 (0)29 2041 6288There may also be specific Email: firstname.lastname@example.org in place relevant to www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/journeysmaking an application. cardiffmet.ac.uk
CWBL// CPPDCentre for Focusing on individual Continuing performance development, andWork Based organisational development, weLearning can offer a range of options Professional Development including:(CWBL)Our Centre for Work Accredited work based learning at Cardiff MetBased Learning is a new Bespoke in-house traininginitiative which offers Business consultancy and Centre for Personal &flexible training and organisational diagnostics Professionaldevelopment solutions for Short courses for performance Development (CPPD)employers and employees enhancementthroughout businesses in At CPPD we understand that Applied Professional Practice individuals who want to developWales and beyond. Our degree Undergraduate or their professional skills andfocus is individual Masters programmesperformance development qualifications are sometimes unable to commit to long termand organizational university study. We providedevelopment. over 100 short professional courses. We have a range of subjects and professional expertise – visit our website at:For further information visit us at: www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/cppdwww.cardiffmet.ac.uk/cwblor contact the team: or give us a call on:call: 029 2020 1559 029 2020 1560email: email@example.com for further information on the right course for you.
108/109 T UITIO N FE ES & FINANCIAL SUPPORT’ www.findamasters.com Course Specific Bursaries www.hotcourses.com and Scholarships www.postgraduatestudentships.co.uk From time to time, some taughtPOSTGRADUATE FEES www.scholarship-search.org.uk postgraduate and research www.targetcourses.co.uk programmes will offer bursariesThe tuition fees you are charged www.prospects.ac.uk www.postgrad.com and scholarships to help supportwill depend on the postgraduate www.direct.gov.uk students through their studies.course you choose to study and Please refer to the individual coursewhether you are a Home or Research Funding pages in this prospectus and on ourInternational Student. If you are undertaking research, website to see if your course there may also be specific funding currently offers a bursary or available through the various scholarship.FUNDING research councils that are linked to the research you will be For up-to-date fee information,There is limited financial support undertaking. For further please visit our website at:available for postgraduate study, so information on the research www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/feesyou will need to plan well in councils that may be relevant toadvance how you are going to pay your studies, please refer to page Alternatively you can contact us on:the tuition fees and support 18 in this prospectus. tel: +44 (0)29 2041 6083, oryourself whilst you are studying. International Students can contact Postgraduate Scholarships us on: tel: +44 (0)29 2041 6045Student Financial Advisory The university currently offers aService limited postgraduate scholarshipOur student services department scheme worth £3000. All full-timeoffer a Student Finance and applicants from the UK or EU,Welfare Advisory Service should studying a taught mastersyou have any questions about the programme at the university arepossible support that may be eligible for a scholarship. Studentsavailable to you whilst you study. should be privately funded andFor further information visit must have obtained a first classwww.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ degree at Cardiff Met or anotherstudentservices university. This scholarship is not available to PGCE students.Other useful websites andresources for postgraduate To apply, visitstudents looking for funding www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/opportunities include: scholarships cardiffmet.ac.uk
ST UDENT SUPPORTSERVICES ’ Examples of the type of support include specialist software, equipment such as recording Student Services devices or non-medical helper Student Services are designed to support such as note takers or meet the support needs of all study skills support. We can help students and to offer help and you make an application for the guidance to ensure your time at DSA and guide you through the university is as enjoyable and process. For information on DSA, successful as possible. please go to: www.direct.gov.uk/disability The Service comprises six main areas: If you are thinking of studying with // Disability Service us, please contact us as soon as // Career Development Services possible to discuss support options // Finance & Welfare Advisory as it can take a while to put support Service in place. For more information you // Counselling Service can visit our website: // Health Service www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/disability, // The Chaplaincy. email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone us on 029 2041 6170 Disability Service to speak to a Disability Advisor. Each year our Disability Service supports about 1000 students with Disability Assessment a range of impairments. We work Centre with students on an individual basis The university has its own Disability to determine support and direct Assessment Centre situated on the reasonable adjustments across the Llandaff campus. Students can university. We offer advice and have their study skills and guidance on a range of matters technology assessment here as part relating to higher education of the DSA process. For more disability and dyslexia. information go to the Disability Service website or telephone us, as The Disabled Students’ Allowance above. (DSA) is funding available to assist with the additional disability related The Centre is an accredited centre cost of attending university if you under the DSA Quality Assurance have a disability, dyslexia, or long Group (DSA-QAG). term health condition, including mental health issues.
110/111Postgraduate Study & Research Oppor tunitiesCareer Development or email: of care, encompassing physical,Services email@example.com emotional and psychological healthWhether you need help choosing or: firstname.lastname@example.org and well-being. If you need help oror changing a course, deciding on if you want advice that is specific to advice on any aspect of health oryour future career, building your you. well-being, they provide aCV to make you more employable, confidential drop-in service in theor honing your job application Counselling Service medical centres on the Cyncoedskills, you’ll get plenty of If you feel anxious, upset or and Howard Gardens campuses.information and help from Career distressed because of personal They organise health educationDevelopment Services. Our difficulties during your time at events and it’s worth rememberingwebsite has a wealth of advice and university, counselling can help you that they provide a useful front-linecarefully selected links for students to focus and explore your service if you are feeling upset orand our interactive e-learning difficulties in a safe and supportive distressed during your time atmodule, ‘Your Career’, is full of environment with someone who is university. They can be contactedpractical exercises, film clips and trained to listen and offer honest during term-time by emailing:guidance. We work closely with feedback. email@example.com programme staff to tailor ourservices to your needs. Free, confidential counselling is In addition, a local GP practice available during term-time via an provides regular surgeries at theFind all you need at appointment system. Cyncoed campus for studentswww.cardiffmet.ac.uk/careers registered with that practice. We also offer e-counselling whichFinance & Welfare Advisory is an innovative, highly accessible For opening times and moreService service for our students, who have information visit our website:If you need specialist advice on found it to be a convenient way of www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/healthmatters such as sources of financial getting support that fits into theirsupport, benefits, budgeting, or busy schedule. Multi-fait h Chaplaincyany other financial problems that The Chaplaincy is a safe place ofmay affect your studies, book an If you would like any more welcome for those of any faith andappointment with one of our information about the Counselling those of none. The university isStudent Finance and Welfare Service, visit our website at: extremely diverse with 92 faithsAdvisers who are also the main www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/counselling from over 140 different countriescontacts for students leaving care. or phone 029 2041 6170 to make and in this environment it is easyFor more information, check out an appointment. sometimes to feel lost and alone.our website: The Chaplain is easily contactablewww.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ Healt h Service and is an open source of help,financewelfare Our Nursing Officers are responsible for all matters of faith experienced professionals who are within the university. committed to an integrated system cardiffmet.ac.uk
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS’ The 2012 Times Good University However, because the university is Guides ranks Cardiff Metropolitan still relatively small, the atmosphere University amongst the foremost is very friendly and our staffDo you want to study at one universities in the UK. The provides a supportive environmentof the UK’s friendliest university is also one of the highest that is conducive to study.universities with great ranking universities in the UK forinternational student the quality of its international All of our courses are competitivelysupport? student experience by the priced and represent great value’ International Student Barometer. The excellent facilities that the for money, but also remain fixed for the duration of your studies so as to university offers and the committed enable you to plan your budgetDo you want to obtain an and enthusiastic academic staff go well in advance.academic qualification from a considerable way towardsone of the UK’s most explaining this success. Cardiff - a multiculturalrespected modern student capitaluniversities? Our graduates are popular with The university is situated in Cardiff,’ employers; our courses are supported by a broad programme the capital city of Wales, a country with a long history of welcoming of applied research and students from all over the world.Would you like to study a consultancy, with many of the Cardiff has a reputation for being academic schools receiving friendly, affordable, and for offeringcourse that ensures you are national and international students a high standard of living.equipped with the skills that recognition for their work. Our It is a multicultural city and is homeyou will need to be students benefit from some of the to many different cultures andsuccessful in the job market? best facilities in the UK. The religions and is located only two’ university has planned £50million hours west of London by train. For of investment into the estate to more information about Cardiff see include world-class library and IT page 4.Then Cardiff Metropolitan resource centres, sports facilities, aUniversity is for you! brand new management centre and Accom modation accommodation. The university A wide variety of accommodation is also has its own facilities on campus available for our international for meditation and prayer. students and we guarantee all single international students a place With over 1000 international in university owned students enrolled from over 140 accommodation, provided they different countries, the university complete the application procedure has a unique multicultural mix. before the allocation deadline.
112/113“In Brunei, Cardiff Metropolitan University is one of t he most sought after universitiesin t he UK to attend. It has an excellent reputation for its Tourism Management courses,which attracts students who are in search of genuinely eye-opening experiences anda bright fu ture.”Fiona Chin Pao Ling from Brunei Darussalam,studying Tourism Management.Rooms include broadband internet These services are free and are Find out more about life as anfacilities, as well as private intended to help students adjust to international student at Cardiffbathrooms. Restaurants on campus British culture and settle down Met visit:cater for all dietary requirements. quickly in Cardiff. The team employ www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ internationalWe also have a dedicated bus student helpers throughout theservices running between all halls arrival periods. The helpers are all or contact us by email atand its campuses. current international students so firstname.lastname@example.org are well placed to offer advice andExceptional Academic and provide support. The International OfficeWelfare Suppor t Cardiff Metropolitan UniversityThe university has an excellent The team also organise a full Llandaff Campusreputation for the support it gives cultural and social programme Western Avenueto international students. The including parties, national day Cardiff CF5 2YBacademic and welfare support celebrations and a series of tripsmake it a popular place to study and excursions at the weekends to Tel: +44 (0)29 2041 6045 Fax: +44 (0)29 2041 6928and overseas student numbers London and other famous places inhave grown by over 30% in recent the UK. The social and culturalyears. programme helps ensure that international students have anOur international students benefit enjoyable experience throughoutfrom a dedicated, first-rate Student their studies and make the most ofWelfare Team; with an excellent their time in the UK.reputation for the invaluablesupport it offers.Services offered include:// Accommodation information// Airport welcome service// Orientation programme// Advice on finding part-time employment// Advice on money and finances// Advice on registering with a doctor// Information on places of worship// Study skills and english language support// Visa and immigration advice cardiffmet.ac.uk
ST UDENT FACILITIESAND LEARNING CENTRES ’ www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ accommodation Accom modation Services Tel: 029 2041 6188 or 6189 The Accommodation Service Email: email@example.com provides a comprehensive service allocating places in halls of Alternatively by letter to: residence, or helping students to Accommodation Service, find privately rented Warwick House, accommodation off campus near to Cardiff Metropolitan University, their place of study. You will need Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff. to request details and an CF23 6XD. application pack direct from the Accommodation Services Office. Library & Learning Centres Within the Library Division, our The Services central office is based dedicated and knowledgeable staff in Warwick House on the Cyncoed deliver a vibrant range of campus and it is open throughout professional services and the year during office hours comprehensive text, image and 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to sound resources in print and digital Thursday, 8.30am - 4.00pm Friday, formats. if you have any queries. All disciplines taught and Contact the accommodation team researched at the university are for information regarding: provided for within our extensive, // Halls of residence (on-campus) relevant and current library // Hall fees collections, in both print and // Private and rented electronic form. At Cardiff Met we accommodation can provide a full range of // How to apply and allocation electronic journal databases, criteria subject specialist support and // Disabled students technical training e.g. Endnote and // University bus service Secure Electronic Delivery (SED) of inter-library loan materials, to fully For full details of our support your research. accommodation options, policies In addition to this, our services and procedures, including virtual include accessible Learning tours of the accommodation please Centres for study, with extensive visit our website at: opening hours, modern IT
114/115Library and Inform ation Services are at t he hear t of t he learning, teaching andresearch experience of t he staff and students at Cardiff Metropolitan University.equipment and reprographic You will see members of our team information for all students,facilities, learning lounges, Wi-Fi , out and about as we teach sessions accessible via any internet browser.plus a full Electronic Library and and courses in all of Cardiff Mets’ Facilities also exist to allowonline portal presence to support five Schools. These sessions are connection of personal Wi-Fiyou 24/7. activity-focused and constantly devices to internet resources using updated to ensure we provide you the Cardiff Met wireless network.More information can be accessed with the best opportunity forat www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/lis academic progression and For further information contact development of employability ITHelpdesk@cardiffmet.ac.ukTo take a virtual tour of any of our skills. Our most recentlearning centres and facilities visit: development is the creation of ourwww.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ Academic Practice module,virtualtours specially designed to enable students to understand theAcademic Skills requirements of a degree and theAdapting to higher education best strategies for success.means learning to workindependently, think objectively, For further information contact:and write clearly. Any time and firstname.lastname@example.org you give to developingthese abilities will increase your Computing & ITchances of success on your degree There are PC and Apple Mac openand beyond. Whatever your access computers based in IT suitesstarting point, the academic skills across all three campuses. Each ITteam can teach you approaches, suite has a technology supportknowledge and habits that will raise desk providing expert assistance.your academic performance. Wehave a webspace covering fifteen Access to computers is available 24areas of learning including hours a day at Llandaff andassignment-writing, critical thinking Cyncoed. A wide range of cuttingand referencing. Each is packed edge and industry standardwith resources such as guides, e- software is available to ensurelessons and worksheets, as well as students gain experience oflinks to books and online material. software used in their chosen field.If you’re keen to develop your The IT training team deliverswriting we also offer a facility training courses in a range of ITwhere you can email a sample of skills required for studying atyour work to us and get feedback Cardiff Met. The student portal is aand solutions for improvement. web-based central point of cardiffmet.ac.uk
SP O RT for ALLThe university is internationally recognised for Spor t and can offer all studentsaccess to first class spor ts facilities, as well as high level par ticipation in awide range of spor ts... ’ R EC R E ATIO NAL SP O RT Students who wish to participate SPORTING FACILITIES for recreation or leisure can do so by joining the Sports & Leisure Cyncoed Campus Club, or by using the facilities on a The university offers a pay as you go basis. A dedicated comprehensive range of sporting team organises various activities for facilities all built and equipped to all levels including the complete the highest standards including: beginner who just wants to keep fit and have some fun. Activities // NIAC include aerobics, circuit training, // Eight lane outdoor athletics lane/recreational swimming, facility tennis, badminton, squash, // Fitness Centre and Disability athletics and table tennis. Sports Centre // Floodlit artificial hockey/ Intra-mural Spor t football pitch Cardiff Met Students Union // National league pitches for provides a programme of intra- rugby and soccer mural sport for students who wish // Gymnasia for gymnastics and to play sport for competitive fun. trampoline The sports currently offered are // Dance studio touch rugby, netball, 7-a-side // LTA regional indoor and floodlit football, mixed 7-a-side hockey. outdoor tennis complex // Multi-sports centre with specialist cricket provision, swimming pool and squash PERFORMANCE SPORT courts Spor ting Excellence // Sports science laboratories. The pursuit of sporting excellence requires time, commitment, expert Llandaff Campus coaching and access to high quality The Llandaff campus is home to a training and competition facilities, fully equipped fitness centre with all of which are offered at the the latest cardiovascular machines university. The Athletic Union and resistance stations, a multi- supports students representing 38 purpose hall for fitness classes and different sports with many teams outdoor pitches for rugby and and individuals competing in soccer. national league and cup competitions.
116/117The university has been BUCS For full details please visit: Details of sport and recreationchampions in rugby union, indoor www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/ activities for students can beathletics, basketball, trampolining, sportscholarships found at:football, gymnastics and indoor or Katie Austin: www.cardiffmetsu.co.ukcricket. email@example.com. www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/Cardiff/Glamorgan Centre Please note that no formal sportsfacilitiesof Cricketing Excellence application for a Sports ScholarshipUniversity Centre’s of Cricketing will be considered unless theExcellence Scheme (UCCE applicant has also applied for, andScheme). This scheme is run by the been offered a place on, a full-timeMCC who have provided course at the university.additional funding to develop thesix centres: FOCUS SPORT SUPPORT// Cardiff/Glamorgan Centre// Bradford/Leeds Centre Students who are in receipt of a// Cambridge Centre scholarship or a play for one of the// Durham Centre universities ‘focus sports’ (currently// Loughborough Centre athletics, men’s cricket, women’s// Oxford Centre basketball, women’s football, men’s football, women’s hockey, netball,These centres are aimed at male women’s rugby, and men’s rugby)students with potential to play first will receive free access to facilities,class cricket and female students strength and conditioning andwho have played to senior county sports science support and alevel. discounted physiotherapy rate.SPORTS SC HOLARSHIPSA very successful scholarshipprogramme operates at theuniversity supporting thedevelopment of elite performers ina range of sports. Offering up to£1000 per annum, specialistcoaching, and membership to theSports & Leisure Club. cardiffmet.ac.uk
Alumni Society “We have a t hriving network of graduates around t he wo rld, helping you to benefit from a lifetime of oppor tunities t hat your chosen course will open up for you...”’ Careers Networking www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/alumni Our network of graduates provides an unrivalled resource in industries Contact the Alumni Office:Though graduation may firstname.lastname@example.org as diverse as Education, Sports,seem like a long way away, Arts, Management, Tourism and tel: 029 2020 1590when you complete your Public Health. From careers Find us on facebook, Twitter anddegree, you will become a mentoring, informal after-work Linkedin!member of the Alumni gatherings, or more formal KTPSociety. With a thriving opportunities, we are creating anetwork of graduates around truly active network ofthe world, you can benefit hardworking, focussed, talentedfrom a lifetime of people.opportunities that yourchosen course, and the Facilities Our Alumni benefit from reduced-contacts you make here will rate access to Library and sportsopen up for you. facilities, as well as continued access to the Careers Service. We encourage you to participate in theALUMNI BENEFITS CPPD opportunities available, and open up our professorial lectures toKeep in Touch all alumni.You’ll receive the annual Alumnimagazine, e-newsletters and Internationaloccasional invitations to reunions We have a growing community ofand other events which may be of alumni overseas, in some cases ledinterest. We like to inform our by our volunteer Internationalalumni of the great work we are Alumni Ambassadors. Whereverdoing at Cardiff Met, and we also you’re from in the world, there maylove to find out about what our be fellow alumni just around theformer students are up to, so we corner!can share in their success. We’reproud of the education we provide, The Alumni Office wishes you alland of the students who come the best in your chosen studies,here, and that pride does not stop and we look forward to welcomingat your graduation ceremony! you to our network in the future!
118/119INDEXA E LAcademic Skills 115 Education 41 Learning Centres 114Accommodation Services 114 English 42 Library 114Advanced Dietetic Practice 54 English & Creative Writing 43 LLM International Business 79Advanced Product Design 28 Entry Requirements 106 (Masters in Law)Alumni 118 Events Management 86Applied Public Health 55 Executive MBA 83Applied Sport Psychology 103 MArt & Design (with pathways) 26 F Management 80 Fees 109 Master of Design 30B Finance & Welfare Advisory Service 111 Master of Fine Art 31Biomedical Sciences 56 Finance 75 MBA (Executive) 83Bursaries and Scholarships 109 Finance & Information Management 76 MBA (Master of Business 81 Financial Management 77 Administration)C Food Safety Management 59 MBA (Product Development 82Campuses 6 Food Science & Technology 60 Management)Cardiff 4 Food Technology for Industry 61 Mobile Technologies 84Cardiff School of Art & Design 20 Forensic Psychology 62 MPhil Opportunities 16Cardiff School of Education 34 Funding and Financial Support 109 Musculoskeletal Studies 66Cardiff School of Health Sciences 48 (Lower Limb)Cardiff School of Management 68 GCardiff School of Sport 88 Graduate Skills 19 NCareer Development Services 111 GTTR 107 National Centre for Product 10Ceramics 29 Design & Development ResearchChaplaincy 111 H (PDR)Clinical Research Methods 63 Health Service 111Contact Us 120 Health and Social Science Research 63 OComputing and IT Facilities 115 Health Psychology 64 Occupational Health & Wellbeing 67Computing 74 Health PsychologyCounselling Service 111 (Practitioner Programme) 65 PCourse Directory 8 Hospitality Management 86 Performance Analysis 94Creative Writing 40 How to apply 106 PGCE Primary 45CPPD/CWBL 108 PGCE Secondary 46 I PhD Opportunities 16D Information & Communication 78 Physical Activity & Health 95Dental Technology 57 Technology Management Physical Education & Sport 96Dietetics 58 International Students 112 Post Compulsory Education 44Disability Service 110 Investing in your future 2 & Training Postgraduate Certificate in 32 Professional & Research Skills: Art & Design cardiffmet.ac.uk
INDEX // CONTACT USR The information in this prospectus is CO NTACT USResearch Centres and Groups 10 intended to act as a general guide to Cardiff Metropolitan University, its Cardiff School ofResearch Councils 18Research Opportunities 16 courses and facilities; it does not form Ar t & DesignResearch Studentships 17 part of a contract. The university Cardiff Met, Howard Gardens, reserves the right to modify or Cardiff, CF24 0SPS withdraw without notice any of the Cardiff Met, Llandaff Campus, courses or facilities described in thisScholarships 109 Cardiff, CF5 2YB prospectus. All the information containedSponsorships and Research 17 in this publication was correct at theStudentships Cardiff School of Education time of writing.Sports Facilities 116 Cardiff Met, Cyncoed Campus,Sports Participation 116 Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6XD A warm thank you to all the academic,Sport & Exercise Medicine 97 support staff and students who helpedSport & Exercise Science 98 Cardiff School of with the production of this prospectus.Sport Coaching 100 Healt h SciencesSport Development 101 Cardiff Met, Llandaff Campus,& Management Cardiff, CF5 2YB Ed ited by:Sport Management & Leadership 102 Ben Lee,Sport Psychology 103 Cardiff School of Management Communications & Marketing,Sport, Body & Society 99 Cardiff Met, Llandaff Campus, Cardiff MetStrength & Conditioning 104 Cardiff, CF5 2YBStudent Support Services 110 Designed by: Helen Hallam, Graphic Designer, Cardiff School of Spor tT Creative Services, Cardiff Met Cardiff Met, Cyncoed Campus,Technology Project Management 85 Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6XDTourism Management 86 Photography by:Travelling to Cardiff 6 Photodrome, Phil Boorman, Matt Cant and Mal BennettWWidening Access 107 Printed by: Find us on Facebook:WIRAD - Wales Institute for 10 Eclipse facebook.com/Research in Art and Design cardiff.metropolitan.universityYYouth & Community Work 47 Follow us on Twitter: @uwic
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