Throughout its sixty-year history, the Cardiff School of Sport has built an international reputation for the quality of its academic, professional and extra-curricular work. The School offers some of the best and most popular sport related courses in the UK, all designed to meet current market needs. The curricula are formulated around a balance of theoretical studies, laboratory based work and practical teaching.
It is a very exciting time to study psychology at Cardiff Met. The department is vibrant and developing, with a tightly knit team of academics, administrators and technicians who are committed to ensuring you get a great education at university.
Professionally accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) (bps.org.uk) our students develop skills valued by employers, such as writing reports, statistical analysis and delivering oral presentations. Opportunities exist in Clinical Psychology, Health and Social Care, Health Promotion, Mental Health, Occupational Therapy, Sales and Marketing, Recruitment, Learning Support, Teaching, Police, Civil Service Administration, NHS Administration.
Graduates who have an accredited first degree in psychology can go on to apply for a range of postgraduate training programmes in areas such as clinical, educational, occupational, health and forensic psychology. We currently offer postgraduate training in Health and Forensic Psychology. The MSc programmes in Health and Forensic Psychology are the first step towards practitioner and chartered psychologist status.
Through our links with the British Computer Society (bcs.org), our professionally accredited, employer driven programmes in Computing and Information Systems offer pathways to cater for subject specialisations, including: Multimedia, Web Development and Networking. These specialisms help you to develop the necessary related skills and confidence needed to be an effective graduate in your chosen field. You can choose to study one of the following courses:
BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems
BSc (Hons) Computing
BSc (Hons) Software Engineering
Postgraduate Study is also available with options in Computing, Mobile Technologies, Communications and Technology Project Management.
Biomedical Science is the study of human disorders and disease processes. It includes areas such as physiology, biochemistry, haematology, transfusion science, cellular pathology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, infection and immunity. The Study of Healthcare Sciences includes the specialisms of Blood Science, Cellular science, Genetic science and Infection science.
Professionally accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) our undergraduate programmes in Biomedical Science and Healthcare Science offer students excellent career prospects. Healthcare Science provides students with excellent opportunities to develop their practical skills through work placements within accredited labs. Tuition Fees are also paid, for those who choose to study this course.
At Cardiff Met, our Humanities programmes in English, Drama, Creative Writing and Media provide an excellent opportunity to explore creative and cultural practice in the vibrant city of Cardiff; the largest UK creative industry sector outside of London.