Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff | South Wales
Ucas code: C20
What students say about this university578 comments (130 students)
There us a separate arts sectionReport
Costs are easy, if you know what you are doing. Try to avoid shopping sprees on student finance day and you should be okay!Report
I study dental technology at cardiff met and have to attend a mixture of lectures and practicals for approximately 22 hours a...
I study dental technology at cardiff met and have to attend a mixture of lectures and practicals for approximately 22 hours a week. Contact with lectures is excellent and when they are not in the office you have peace of mind knowing that they are only an email away to help with assignments and exam preparation. Throughout the first year of study you have to complete two assignments and a series of January and June exams. Course specific facilities are excellent and you always have the latest up to date equipment to aid your studies as to is the library service which is very useful for borrowing course specific books. Course feedback is received within 3 weeks prior to submission.×
Timetabling/organisation, the union- cardiff uni's union is much better.Report
This year we had approximately 15 hours of lectures a week. Long days once a week as they cater for day-release students. I...
This year we had approximately 15 hours of lectures a week. Long days once a week as they cater for day-release students. I don't love lectures as a teaching tool - impersonal, intimadating for asking questions, easy for people to mess around in and lose concentration. Lots of lab time for microbiology - most beneficial in terms of learning real techinques - as opposed to Med Biochem and Disorders of Cells and Tissues which had about four massive pracs in four chaotic sessions. Course content very broad and mostly interesting - there must be a better way to teach Q&Q. Assignments take *months* to come back - nowhere near the supposed 4 week turnaround time due to the number of students they keep shoehorning on to the course. Lots of deadlines clogged together in the second term and only one deadline at the end of the first term. Very few tutorials - cohort is just too big. Good stuff - placement offered seems very helpful to career prospects. 24hour IT room is a handy place to go. Most lecturers friendly and approachable.×
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction83%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students12,580
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate73%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time13%
of students are part-time
Male / Female52%
of students are female
Young / Mature17%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK26%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction68%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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