Cardiff Metropolitan University
Cardiff | South Wales
Ucas code: C20
What students say about this university578 comments (130 students)
It's very good for sport if you are a top athlete however if you are not at the top it's better to play else where in CardiffReport
Compared with my friends, I have many more lectures, and additionally have a lot of clinical hours and regular in-depth...
Compared with my friends, I have many more lectures, and additionally have a lot of clinical hours and regular in-depth assignments. This means I am constantly working, and have a lot less time than my friends, particularly whilst placement is running alongside lectures my social life must be drastically reduced in order to do well. You have to be willing to work very hard in order to do this degree. There are only between 25 and 40 students in each year so the classes are quite small which is nice as you get to know everyone, however I feel generally more comfortable speaking out in tutorials (of about 10 students) and its a nice opportunity to voice how things are going and what you are learning on placement and share experiences with others. There are no option modules, everything is compulsory, meaning that some areas in which you are less interested, you still have to put your all into it, and probably work even harder in order to get your head around all the information - some of this can feel like a huge waste of time if you know you don't want to work in a certain clinical area. But as the course is so varied it also means there will always be some areas in which you are very interested. I am constantly challenged. Good mix of exams and assignments, more than other people and there is an awful lot to learn for the exams but it is manageable. It feels like the degree classification you get is very much a luck or by chance thing, as your grade is so dependent on which placements you get, how well you get on with your supervisors, which topic you get for your viva - for each person it is different. I don't like this. But you just have to work as hard as you can, put your best foot forward and try and do as well as possible at each stage. Feedback from lecturers is generally very delayed and very limited, not particularly constructive, but some are better than others. Rare good opportunities, eg. to sit in on an EPG session.×
Cv writing e modules and lectures. Interview skills e modules and lecture along with a written assignment on both. Have a...
Cv writing e modules and lectures. Interview skills e modules and lecture along with a written assignment on both. Have a career advisor take lectures on how to fill out application form and talk about how to answer questions and prepare.×
Thr inconstant marking - was poorReport
Cardiff Metropolitan University is still trying to develop more of their creative side, such as the recent addition (the last...
Cardiff Metropolitan University is still trying to develop more of their creative side, such as the recent addition (the last 10 years) of the English joint honours degrees with either Creative Writing/Digital Media/Drama and Art and Design courses available. There is an Art Film club, a new anime club and people have in the last few years organised Open Mic nights, where anyone can take the stage to show of their poetry, writing, singing, dancing, and any other talents they have. There is also a Cinematic society which arranges group outings to the cinema and special movie nights and events. As this area is growing I'm sure there'll be much more soon enough.×
Loads of work, but a good course.Report
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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